U.S. Supreme Court rules Mohegan employee not immune from 'individual capacity' lawsuit


In an 8-0 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that in a lawsuit brought against a tribal employee in his individual capacity, the employee, not the tribe, is the “real party in interest” and is not protected by the...

New London OKs plans for Hygienic amphitheater project

Plans are moving forward for the first of a series of ambitious enhancement projects at the Hygienic Art Galleries and Art Park, the flagship for art and culture in downtown.

Groton notifies parents of 300 children that school will close

Superintendent Michael Graner on Tuesday sent a letter home to 300 parents of children at Pleasant Valley Elementary School, informing them the school would close, and offered an early retirement incentive package to teachers to try to avoid layoffs.

Ledyard police charge juvenile in Instagram hit list case

Police on Saturday evening located and charged the juvenile they said created an Instagram account that included an apparent hit list that named Ledyard High School students.

Small electrical fire quickly contained at New London nursing home

A small electrical fire at Harbor Village North Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 78 Viets Street Extension was quickly contained before firefighters arrived on Monday.

Plainfield man seriously injured when car crashes into tree

A 31-year-old Moosup man sustained serious injuries when his car crashed head-on into a tree early Saturday morning, police said.

Two Bank Street bars cited during liquor compliance checks

City police said two Bank Street bars were cited with violations by the state Department of Consumer Protection’s Liquor Control Division after compliance checks Friday.

Groton City police arrest man wanted in Virginia

Police located and charged a man Friday after a Virginia police department reported that there was an active arrest warrant there for him.

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State budget process collapses amid dissension

The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee failed to adopt a $41 billion budget proposal Tuesday afternoon as Democrats were unable to hold together a paper-thin majority on the panel.

Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed

Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez are formally asking that his first-degree murder conviction be dismissed in Massachusetts now that he has died

Several states consider tossing bottle deposit programs

As curbside recycling has grown, environmentalists around the United States find themselves fighting to protect decades-old bottle recycling programs that critics say are becoming obsolete