Suspicious death, bomb threat investigated at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital went into full lockdown and patient diversion for about an hour Tuesday afternoon in response to a bomb threat called in to the hospital Emergency Department, L+M spokesman Mike O'Farrell said.

New London's "green garages" trial ends with hung jury on most counts

A jury in U.S. District Court in Hartford was unable to reach verdicts in all but one count at the trial of two New London men accused of conspiring to kill Javier Reyes in September 2012 to protect a drug-dealing enterprise run out of a series of...

More Judicial Branch layoffs expected Thursday; courthouse closures, consolidations anticipated

The Judicial Branch, facing massive funding reductions under Governor Malloy's proposed budget, has announced it would issue pink slips Thursday to 110 employees and is working on plans to close and consolidate courthouses.

State police to help Connecticut nonprofit collect wheelchairs Saturday

State police on Saturday will open barracks across the state for wheelchair collection in an effort to help a Connecticut-based nonprofit that refurbishes and redistributes the wheelchairs to people in need around the world, police said.

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The new plan for an arts magnet high school at the Garde Arts Center calls for the demolition of...

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New London schools and Garde have deal on magnet school plan

The school district and Garde Arts Center have reached an agreement on the newest iteration of a plan to bring a visual and performing arts magnet arts high school to the downtown.

Preston would review rock festival site as 'stadium'

The town's zoning regulations do not specifically allow a concert festival grounds in the resort commercial district, but the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday decided Foxwoods Resort Casino's proposal to create a rock festival on a field off...

New pump station accesses water from deep part of Lake Konomoc

On Tuesday, the New London Water & Water Pollution Control Authority joined city officials in dedicating the new $5.9 million pump station that reaches that deep bowl in the lake and sends the water into the treatment system and from there, to...

Senate passes animal cruelty bill; it now goes to Malloy

A bill sponsored by State Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, that will allow judges to assign volunteer legal advocates to assist prosecutors in compiling information in animal cruelty cases, has now been passed by both houses of the General...

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Captain James Cook's centuries-old ship likely discovered in Newport Harbor

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project officials are set to announce that the group is almost certain that a ship Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is located somewhere below the depths of Newport Harbor.

Pregnant Connecticut woman diagnosed with Zika virus

Officials say a Connecticut woman who traveled to Central America and became pregnant while there has been diagnosed with the Zika virus

Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after a case that exposed high-level corruption in the Capitol and brought down one of its most influential figures

Malloy: No deal but "substantial progress" in budget talks

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says "substantial progress" has been made toward a budget agreement with his fellow Democrats in the legislature but there's still no deal on a plan to cover next fiscal year's $960 million deficit