Artists designs to celebrate subs' history in Connecticut

Artists in southeastern Connecticut are being called upon to design sculptures of submarines for a public art project celebrating 100 years of subs in the Groton area

Officials: New England will have enough energy in 2019, 2020

The region's electric grid operator says New England should have sufficient energy to meet demand in 2019 and 2020

Old, faulty police cruisers are driving New Haven officers crazy

Police in New Haven, Connecticut, say the city's cruisers are in such poor condition that it's creating unsafe conditions for officers and the public

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died


Brazil troops battle Zika mosquitoes

More than 200,000 army, navy an air force troops fan out across Brazil to teach people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus

Debate: GOP contenders say no court nominee for Obama

Republican White House hopefuls called for President Barack Obama to step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court justice, as they opened a debate jolted by Saturday's death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia

Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes

Former students say a private boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa routinely kept them in small concrete rooms for days and even weeks at a time

5 killed when car going wrong way slams into SUV in Ohio

Police say five people have died after a car going the wrong way on an Ohio interstate slammed head-on into an SUV

R.I. transportation director expects truck tolls in 18-24 months

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation says it's working to get the state's new truck tolling and road maintenance program started

Police: Massachusetts school bus driver drunk in crash

A Massachusetts school bus driver charged with being drunk when he crashed his bus carrying 11 high school and middle school students into a utility pole has pleaded not guilty

Manhole cover crashes into SUV's windshield, killing Boston driver

Dislodged manhole cover goes airborne, crashes through SUV's windshield on major Boston highway, killing driver

Pope 'finally' meets Russian Orthodox leader

Pope Francis meets with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, an historic step in Christianity's 1,000-year schism that may be more about Russia asserting itself than any new ecumenical...

Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her money

Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time

2 students dead in murder-suicide at Phoenix-area high school

Police say two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over

'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restaurant

Police say a man with a machete entered an Ohio restaurant and immediately started attacking employees and patrons, leaving 4 people hurt

Pentagon has no idea how often military hazing occurs, investigation finds

Five years ago, 21-year-old Marine Lance Cpl. Harry Lew kept falling asleep while on guard duty, a major gaffe for an infantryman in a war zone. His sergeant told two other Marines in his unit that "peers correct peers," and so Lew was forced to do...

North Korean mobile ballistic missile called top threat by U.S.

North Korea continues to develop a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile that "would likely be capable of reaching much of the continental United States," the Pentagon said in a new report to Congress on the secretive regime's military...

Missing Canada man to reunite with family after 30 years

Missing Canada man assumed dead recovers memories, to reunite with family after 30 years



Toll me: Rhode Island gets it done

The little state to the east has developed a plan for what Connecticut can't seem to: Toll revenue.


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