State's attorney rules New London police use of force 'appropriate' in death of Lashano Gilbert

The New London Police Department on Thursday released 911 calls, radio transmissions and video of incidents involving Lashano Gilbert, a 31-year-old who died Oct. 4, 2014 after a violent encounter with police in the booking area of the New London...

Attorney Matthew Shafner, legal champion of working people, dead at 80

Attorney Matthew Shafner of Groton, a legal giant and humanitarian who broke new ground with asbestos, maritime injury and workers compensation cases, died Thursday morning.

State police announce DUI checkpoints for Labor Day weekend

Connecticut State Police say they will concentrate enforcement efforts over the Labor Day Weekend on drunk driving, speeding, seat belt violations and distracted driving

Stonington police to hold free child car seat check Sept. 10

The police department will conduct a free child safety seat checkpoint on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the police department.



A Confederate flag flies in Stonington

A big Confederate flag appeared recently over a house on the water in Stonington.


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East Lyme grad shows film in Guatemala

More than 10 years after three East Lyme High School graduates created a film about their cross-country travels in a Volkswagen bus, one of the filmmakers has brought the film to Guatemala.

East Lyme student studying a year in Macedonia

Senior will stay with a host family and attend high school in Macedonia.

Construction begins at former home of Randall's Ordinary

Just shy of six months since Carla and Rodolfo Bartolucci bought the property that used to house Randall's Ordinary, construction on the new Jovial Foods Inc. headquarters has begun.

Dog days of summer

Tina Dukehart of Ledyard spends time letting her two German shepherd dogs and her Havanese dog, not shown, swim and chase after tennis balls that she tosses while at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Thursday.



Iconic Connecticut lighthouse draws high bid of $290,000

Iconic Connecticut lighthouse draws high bid of $290,000 in federal government auction

Production of renowned Ovation guitars to resume in US

A Connecticut factory that produced Ovation guitars for nearly a half century before closing last year will resume making the renowned instruments, thanks to the efforts of factory employees.

Coast Guard rescues 3 in boat adrift off Block Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 crew members from fishing boat adrift off Block Island

State's wildlife policy debated after encounter with bear

Encounter between woman, bear provokes new round of debate over Connecticut wildlife policy