Small child abandoned on Bank Street taken to New London fire station

A motorist rescued a toddler abandoned in a stroller on Bank Street Monday night and brought the girl to the nearby New London fire station.

Police say Lyme woman had more than 10 unclean, emaciated horses

A local woman is due in court Tuesday after animal control officers say they found more than 10 emaciated horses in squalid conditions at her Grassy Hill Road residence in April.

Pawcatuck firefighters extinguish furnace fire

Pawcatuck firefighters quickly extinguished a furnace fire at 26 Croft Court early Monday night

Norwich man charged with stabbing in domestic incident

A Norwich man accused of stabbing a relative of his children's mother during an altercation on July 15 made his first appearance Tuesday in the New London court where major crimes are tried.



A future of floods for Mystic

New predictive maps show how vulnerable Stonington will be to flooding as the sea level rises.


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Head of regional energy cooperative defends Kentucky Derby trip

The executive director of the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative on Monday vigorously defended so-called “strategic retreats” by staff, board members and numerous guests to the Kentucky Derby in each of the past four...

Norwich volunteer group sponsors Norwich's first Syrian refugee family

The Greater Norwich Welcome Group has worked since spring to prepare for sponsoring Norwich's first Syrian refugee family. The family is now settled in the city, learning English and applying for jobs.

Manufacturing training program exceeding expectations, officials say

Ninety-two percent of those who completed the pipeline’s first round of classes for outside machinists and welders have already secured employment, most with Electric Boat.

Parents circulate petition to reinstate Halloween parade at East Lyme school

A group of parents have circulated a petition to ask school officials to reconsider a decision to cancel the Halloween parade at the Lillie B. Haynes School -- or at least consider allowing students to wear costumes in school.



Old mental institution attracts filmmakers and the curious

University of Connecticut officials say there are no ghosts at the former mental institution that now serves as the school's Depot Campus in Mansfield

UConn power outage caused by squirrel

A circuit problem caused by a squirrel in a transformer led officials to cancel some classes as power was knocked out to more than two dozen buildings at UConn Monday, a university spokeswoman said.

5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

State police say five people, including four college students, died early in a fiery crash caused by a wrong-way driver on a Massachusetts highway

Police: 1 dead, several hurt in multi-motorcycle crash

Connecticut State Police say one person is dead and several people are injured after a crash that involved multiple motorcycles in Litchfield