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Despite storms, sticker shock prompts many to opt out of flood insurance

So ever-increasing premiums for flood insurance through the federal government's National Flood Insurance program are making the policies a hard sell, despite more heavy storms hitting homeowners in areas at risk of flooding, according to data...

Foster mother describes how DCF uproots children

Debra Post looks at her husband Brad as they sit in their home in Groton on Friday, September 22, 2017. The couple cared for the four children of Kirsten Fauquet at the center of a recent case with the Department of Child and Family Services.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Debra Post cared for four of the five children at the center of the parental rights case to be heard in Waterford Juvenile Court on Oct. 23. She is expected to testify.

After Irma, an uncertain future for evacuees of St. Martin

Donna Hodge, right, and her 16-year-old daughter, Stephanie, seen Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, evacuated from St. Martin after Hurricane Irma and are staying in Groton with one of Donna’s brothers for the time being. (Erica Moser/The Day)

Jocelyn Curiel stood in her mother's living room, items donated by Waterford Youth Services at her feet: a backpack with school supplies, a bathrobe, a copy of "Lady and the Tramp," sidewalk chalk, blankets.

Bamboo grove leads to criminal charge in New London

Bamboo shrouds the property of Carlos Carrion on Borodell Place in New London on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A New London man whose bamboo grove has captivated, and alternatively annoyed, surrounding neighbors on his small dead end road is now the subject of a criminal complaint by the city.



Police: Two dead from injuries after Clinton mobile home explosion

Police say a mobile home explosion has left a married couple dead in Connecticut

Doctor gets 32 years in prison for killing Yale physician

Lishan Wang, center, appears in court with Chief Public Defender Thomas Ullmann, left, during his sentencing at New Haven Superior Court Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 in New Haven, Conn.  Wang, convicted of killing a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute, has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.  The judge handed down the punishment to Wang for the 2010 shooting death of Dr. Vajinder Toor. He pleaded no contest in June to manslaughter and other charges.  (Brad Horrigan/The Courant via AP)

A doctor who police say killed a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute has been sentenced to 32 years in prison

State could lose $7 billion under teetering ACA overhaul plan

Federal health care funding to Connecticut would be reduced by about $7 billion, and “dramatic numbers” of individuals would lose coverage or have it reduced between 2020 and 2026 under the latest Republican proposal to repeal and...

1st case of West Nile confirmed in Rhode Island this year

Rhode Island health officials say they have confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in the state this year