Attorney fields questions at packed immigration forum for New London parents


With the specter of deportation a growing concern among undocumented immigrants, the school district took a step Monday to allay fears for parents of school age children in the city.

Navy petty officer charged with child porn possession

A Norwich man is due to make his first appearance Tuesday in the New London court where major crimes are tried on charges that he downloaded 125 videos containing images of young children engaged in sexually explicit activity.

Driver dies after his car rolls over in Groton early Monday morning

Police said a man died at the hospital from injuries he sustained during a one-car rollover crash early Monday morning on Military Highway between Lestertown Road and Fulton Drive.

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Arrests from state and local departments around the region.

New London woman charged in crash that seriously injured man riding bike

A New London woman is facing charges related to a July crash that sent a bicyclist to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police: Home health aide stole $2,000 from Old Lyme resident

Police on Feb. 18 charged a Westbrook home health care assistant with larceny after she allegedly made numerous withdrawals without the permission of the resident she was caring for.

Cigarettes stolen from East Lyme store in morning burglary

Police are seeking information after someone broke into the Trakas Sunoco Mini Mart Monday morning and stole a large quantity of cigarette cartons.

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Why not a commercial casino in Bridgeport?

MGM senior vice president suggests Connecticut could make more money having a competition for a new...

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Committee drafting casino bill that would open up application process

Lawmakers are about to propose two casino-expansion bills, one of which would open the application process to operators willing to compete for a commercial gaming license, according to the co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Public Safety...

Groton school board approves $77.7 million budget

The Groton Board of Education has approved a $77.7 million budget for the coming fiscal year, a 1.67 percent increase over current spending.

Environmental protection, historic preservation organizations detail concerns over rail bypass

An environmental advocacy organization is calling for a more thorough review of how a proposed Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., rail bypass could affect wetlands and endangered species, while an organization focused on historic preservation is raising...

Malloy's budget plan would be costly for L+M, Backus

The region’s two hospitals are bracing for a possible increase in state taxes over the next two years, after the Connecticut Hospital Association assessed the impact of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, estimating it would add...

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Boston transit agency leads US in light rail derailments

The eight Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains that derailed last year were the most of any light rail public transit agency in the country

Sen. Whitehouse announces intention to seek re-election

Democratic US Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse formally announced that he will be seeking re-election before roughly 300 supporters at the Biltmore Hotel on Sunday