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Groton youth still underestimate danger of prescription drugs

Fewer young people in Groton are smoking cigarettes, using marijuana or drinking alcohol, but many still don't understand the risk of using prescription drugs, a youth survey has found.

City Council a 'mediator' in getting answers about L+M joining Yale-New Haven

A coalition of health care advocacy, consumer and union representatives that say they’ve been “stonewalled” in their attempts to raise concerns about Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare joining the Yale-New Haven Health network has...

Two arrested in alleged New London kidnapping

City police said they received a report of a kidnapping in the city on Friday afternoon and, after an investigation, the female victim was returned to her home uninjured.

Two New London men arrested on drug charges in Groton

Police arrested two New London men on narcotics charges and confiscated 21.4 grams of crack cocaine on Thursday in Groton.

UPDATED: Waterford man critically injured in one-car crash

A Waterford man was in critical condition Friday after his car struck a tree on Douglas Lane in Waterford on Thursday night, according to a police department news release.

Salem resident troopers collecting toys for kids

The town of Salem and its two resident troopers will be collecting new, unwrapped toys to distribute to local children in need from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Salem Marketplace, 20 Hartford Road.

Norwich police want help identifying hit-and-run driver

Police are hoping the public can help them identify the driver of a truck they said hit a pedestrian about 6 p.m. Dec. 2.

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Billions continue to flow to Connecticut's submarine industry

That spells good news for Electric Boat and its 450-plus suppliers in the state.

Courtney wants Virginia congressman to be Trump's secretary of Navy

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney has penned a letter showing his support for Republican congressman Randy Forbes of Virginia, whom he's worked with on a House Armed Services subcommittee where vital discussions about funding for shipbuilding occur.

For Pearl Harbor survivor from East Lyme, trip back leads to chance encounter

Floyd Welch, who lives in East Lyme, had just finished showering and was getting ready for the church service on the battleship USS Maryland when just before 8 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes began bombing Pearl Harbor.

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Malloy strikes deal with unions to stretch out spiking state pension costs

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a deal Friday with state employee unions that would allow Connecticut to dodge a fiscal iceberg by holding annual pension costs close $2.2 billion until 2032.

ACLU sues Rhode Island over computer benefits system delays

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state over the troubled rollout of a new $364-million benefits system, which has caused thousands of delays in giving residents food stamp benefits

Nine arrested after ransacking Hartford convenience store

Officers have arrested nine of the juveniles who were part of a "flash mob" group that rushed into a gas station convenience store last month causing thousands of dollars in damage.

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GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry

Key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences