Archaeological concerns that delayed final Norwich Hospital cleanup resolved

An agreement worked out by state, Preston and Mohegan tribal officials Friday has resolved an impasse over how to preserve some of the state’s most sensitive archaeological sites, a problem that nearly derailed the final cleanup of the former...

Malloy, UConn president warn proposed budget could shutter Avery Point campus

With an uncertain timeline for the veto he promised on the General Assembly-approved state budget, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus on Monday to decry the cuts to UConn in the budget.

I-95 tree removal project to run through Oct. 9

The state Department of Transportation's project to remove damaged trees along the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, between Exit 74 in East Lyme and Exit 70 in Old Lyme, began Monday and is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 9, weather permitting.

Loaded gun found in abandoned child's backpack in New London

Police are investigating after a resident found a loaded gun in a kids’ backpack left in the lower parking lot of a city funeral home.

Norwich police charge local man who allegedly struck two people with a hammer

Police said they charged a 28-year-old man after he allegedly struck two people with a hammer Monday night, but no one was seriously injured.

Winds bring down trees in Groton, New London

About half of those who live on or around Midway Oval were without power on Friday after a large tree fell on a car, taking wires with it.

Ledyard police respond to rollover crash, find no one on scene

Police on Friday morning launched an investigation after they came across a car on its roof that had no one inside.

Stonington police determine woman falsely reported home invasion

Stonington police say that a reported home invasion at a residence on Hewitt Road Tuesday morning did not happen.

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USS South Dakota Class joins the fleet

Groton —  Fifty-eight sailors of "Class 17420," USS South Dakota, graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School, on Sept. 15. Seaman Jack Percival is class honor graduate and continues in apprentice team...

Military Retiree Appreciation seminar set for Oct. 14

Groton — The Retired Activities Office at the Naval Submarine Base will sponsor the annual Military Retiree Appreciation Seminar on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dealey Center Theater on base. Several speakers will...

Thames River Detachment to meet Sept. 26 in Niantic

Niantic — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the American Legion Post on 16 York Ave. The Marine Corps Ball and other future activities will be...

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Murders and manslaughters drop 33 percent in Connecticut

Murders and non-negligent manslaughters decreased 33 percent in Connecticut from 2015 to 2016, but the state saw a slight uptick in overall violent crime

The Codfather gets nearly 4 years for evading fishing quotas

A U.S. fishing magnate known as The Codfather who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal has been sentenced in Boston to nearly four years in prison

Brown, tribe sign agreement to end tribal encampment

Brown University says it has reached an agreement to end an encampment by members of a Native American tribe on land it owns in Rhode Island