Handling of unclaimed bodies is the latest issue brought on by state budget cuts

Whether the responsibility for unclaimed bodies falls to the state, or to towns and cities, is the latest debate brought on by cuts to the state budget — but a compromise could be near.

Groton's Fort Griswold Celebration on the Thames is back on

Groton Utilities will cover the cost of renting the park, providing portable bathrooms, staffing and cleanup after the pre-fireworks celebration.

Local faith, LGBT community meet to discuss social actions in wake of Orlando

If Wednesday’s forum was any indication, gun reform legislation advocates have gained allies from the local LGBT community in the wake of the massacre in Orlando.

Police: Speed, improperly secured coiled steel contributed to New London rollover

The ramp connecting state Route 32 to North Frontage Road and Interstate 95 south was closed for four hours Tuesday after a tractor-trailer carrying coiled steel failed to negotiate its curve, police said.

Former sailor stationed in New London pleads guilty to enticing minors

Adam M. Simpson is scheduled to be sentenced in September for enticing minors to perform sexually explicit acts over video chat.

Police: Mohegan Sun supervisor, dealer and patron collaborated to steal at least $29,000

A Mohegan Sun floor supervisor, dealer and patron each have been charged with first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny for their alleged role in a scheme that cost the casino at least $29,250 in May alone.

I-395 reopens after motorcycle crash

One southbound lane was closed on Interstate 395 after a motorcycle crash between exits 14 and 13, according to the Department of Transportation.

Police say Quaker Hill man claimed ownership of two abused dogs

The local man arrested on Tuesday in connection with a February investigation into animal cruelty was charged because he admitted two of the affected dogs were his in court last week, according to an affidavit.




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UConn adopts largely flat budget, asks for big increase next year

The budget will increase spending by $13 million, or 1 percent, over last year, but the increase is much smaller than the $104.7 million, 9 percent increase that UConn experienced in the 2015-16 fiscal year.

State workers layoffs continue, interpreters receive notices

Connecticut state employees are continuing to receive layoff notices, including interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing

UConn revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

The University of Connecticut has revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby, saying he engaged in conduct "incongruent" with the university's values