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.

Woman accused of embezzling from Lebanon farmer to be tried again

On Monday, New London Superior Court Judge Hillary B. Strackbein denied Lauri J. Villa's application for accelerated rehabilitation, a diversionary program that allows first-time offenders to clear their criminal records after completing a...

New attorney appointed in New London murder case

Accused murderer David McKeever, who was headed for an insanity trial before changing his mind last month and asking for a new lawyer, met his new attorney Monday as the pretrial process restarted in New London Superior Court.

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.

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MGM has mastered the art of the stunt

No MGM casino will be built in Connecticut.

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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.

New London bracing for further cuts under state budget proposal

The City Council has already cut the positions of two city employees and expects to add more to the list as it continues to cope with losses in state revenue.

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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

Rhode Island girl collapses at soccer game, dies at hospital

A Rhode Island school district is in shock and mourning after the death of a popular student-athlete