Gray tasting freedom after long incarceration for New London shooting death

Bennie Gray Jr., formerly of New London, is taking his second chance at life and running with it, like he once ran with a football in the green and gold uniform of his hometown high school.

East Lyme police arrest suspect in 12 area burglaries

Police on Sunday arrested a man as he attempted to illegally enter a house on Old Black Point Road, just hours after another burglary in which he is a suspect.

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Waterford police, firefighters help right capsized sailboat

Police and firefighters jointly assisted a man whose sailboat capsized Saturday in the waters off Pleasure Beach.

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A Craigslist creep preying on UConn women?

An ad looks for UConn women willing to participate in medical role play.

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Tossing Lines: Enjoying life’s precious journey to a wedding

A quaint, open-to-the-sky pedestrian bridge held strong symbolism for the newlyweds-to-be, the bridging of two lives. They’d accept no other venue. There was no Plan B in case of rain.

CG retiree receives equipment for equine therapy for vets

A former Coast Guard member from New London was one of 14 veterans who received donations this month from the Noank-based Work Vessels for Veterans to support their entrepreneurial projects.

Salem’s new librarian brings passion for learning

Vicky Coffin brings 17 years of public and academic library experience to Salem.

My Pet Pal: Georgia

Georgia loves strolling around Mystic to visit every available water bowl on Main Street.

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MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics

Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on MIT's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings

Former WWE wrestling executive becoming GOP mega donor

Former wrestling executive and two-time Senate candidate in Connecticut Linda McMahon is becoming a mega-donor in national Republican politics

State launches interactive website to explore rail trails

The state has launched an interactive website designed to provide outdoor enthusiasts with information and maps detailing Connecticut's network of rail trails

WWII Navy chief reunited, in spirit, with his ship's bell

A Navy chief who died saving his shipmates during the attack on Pearl Harbor has been reunited, in spirit, in Rhode Island with the bell from his ship