Democrats likely to replace N.Y. Assembly speaker

Democrats in the New York state Assembly debated Tuesday on how to select their next leader — even though longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver has yet to resign after he was charged with taking millions of dollars in kickbacks over a decade.\n

Officials seek 12-year sentence in fraud case

A Venezuelan financier who ran a massive fraud scheme used investment funds as personal piggy banks to support a lavish lifestyle, including a $5 million home on Connecticut’s Gold Coast, prosecutors said in a memo urging a federal judge to sentence...

Malloy likes community college plan, but questions funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said he’d participate in President Obama’s plan to provide free tuition to community college students, but he would find it tough to fund the program.


UConn reopens Wednesday

The University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs and the Avery Point campus in Groton will reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, university officials announced this afternoon. Classes will resume at that time.

NU workers deliver no-confidence message

The blizzard played a role in a political action staged Monday at the State Capitol by unionized utility workers unhappy with staffing cutbacks at two Northeast Utilities subsidiaries, Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas.

Neither snow nor rain? Postal service suspends mail service

Boston (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night? Not exactly. The U.S. Postal Service says it won't be delivering mail to a large swath of the Northeast.

Governors lift snowstorm-related travel bans in New York City, New Jersey

Motorists can get back on the roads in New Jersey and New York City, and transit will restart soon.

Electrical outages rare in Connecticut in massive storm

Power outages have been rare despite the significant snowfall in the winter storm pummeling Connecticut.



Mayor Finizio's CNN moment

New London found its groove in the peace of a snow day.


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State Sen.Osten requesting funds for three fire departments

Three volunteer fire departments, including two in Norwich, stand to benefit from $840,000 in funding requests submitted to the state legislature this month by State Sen. Cathy Osten.

Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

Police: Norwich man charged with assault for spitting in faces of officers

A man spat in the faces of two police officers Friday morning while being arrested, adding two counts of assault on a police officer to his charges.




Though the snowstorm that moved through the region Tuesday may not have lived up to prognostication elsewhere, southeastern Connecticut felt the full brunt of the blizzard, finding itself blanketed beneath about 2 feet of snow. While total...

Down on the farm, cows can delight in winter wonderland

Cows like snow, according to local farmers. "They were like kids at recess."

Norwich mayor goes to Washington

Norwich Mayor Deberey Hinchey met with mayors from cities of all sizes across the country last week at her first U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.

Lyme-Old Lyme Solarize workshop postponed

Lyme-Old Lyme Solarize Workshop postponed