Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial

The fiancee of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has testified in his double-murder trial that she learned to keep her mouth shut and "not to ask any questions" in certain situations

Bill would allow Connecticut police to put weapons on drones

Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether the state should become the first in the U.S. to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons

Anti-transgender bus sparks protests as it visits US cities

Anti-transgender activists are generating protests as they drive through the northeastern United States in an orange bus emblazoned with the words "boys are boys" and "girls are girls."

Meriden Muslims, mayor present peaceful image of Islam at state Capitol

Members of the Amadi Muslim mosque that a Meriden man shot at with a rifle in 2015 brought their 'True Islam' campaign to Hartford on Thursday in an ongoing effort to encourage education and peace.

Police: Missing Plainville hiker found dead in woods

Police in Connecticut say an experienced hiker who had been missing for several days has been found dead


Police: Bridgeport officer shot, injured attempted robbery suspect

Connecticut State Police say a Bridgeport police officer shot a suspect after an attempted robbery in the city

Woman charged in Sandy Hook parent threat a court no-show

A Florida woman is set to plead guilty to threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, because she thought it was a hoax

Man accused of leading store theft ring, making threats

Vermont State Police have accused a man of forcing women to steal bed sheets, bicycle parts, school supplies and other items from Wal-Mart stores in a theft ring across New England

Man linked to art heist to plead guilty in unrelated case

A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in U.S. history has agreed to plead guilty to unrelated weapons charges

Connecticut police seek suspect in shooting of 3

Police in Connecticut have named a suspect in the shooting of two women and a juvenile that prompted lockdowns at schools and a hospital

Police: School bus driver was smoking marijuana

A Massachusetts school bus driver has been arrested after students about to depart on a field trip say they smelled marijuana smoke on the bus

Feds: ‘Systemic issues’ still hamper DCF care for foster kids

The Department of Children and Families often places abused or neglected youths in living situations without making a concerted effort to provide necessary supports to the youths and their caregivers, a federal report has found.

Gun control advocates say Newtown ruling is bad precedent

Gun control advocates are asking the Connecticut Supreme Court for permission to file briefs in an appeal involving the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school shooting



A too-calm Joe Courtney, in the time of Trump

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney might be too inclined toward bipartisanship, when so many of the principles...


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VIDEO: Body found in Quinebaug River in Preston

A body was found near the Quinebaug River Thursday morning, police said.

Police searching for missing Norwich teen

Police late Thursday issued a Silver Alert for a missing teen named John Castrillon. The 17-year-old is described as a white male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds, according to a police news release.

Norwich man charged in connection to 2016 robbery, assault

Police on Thursday arrested another person linked to a 2016 beating at a Norwich gas station that that left the victim with a traumatic brain injury and collapsed lung.

Fire displaces residents of Norwich group home

A group home was evacuated and residents displaced Thursday because of a fire in a second-floor room.



Waterford union donates $500 to Youth Service Bureau

Members of the union representing Waterford’s general government administrators donated $500 to the support the Youth Services Bureau’s annual “Ballroom Battle: Waterford vs. East Lyme Dancing with the Stars.”

New London mayor calls proposed tax hike a 'worst-case scenario'

Mayor Michael Passero on Thursday presented a proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18 that represents a 5 percent increase, a 6.1 mill tax hike, and is based on what Passero called an “unprecedented level of uncertainty in predicting state...

Budget crisis may force Groton to close an elementary school

Superintendent Michael Graner said Thursday he's looking at whether to close one of Groton’s seven elementary schools and move 300 students to deal with a multimillion-dollar cut to education aid.

Firm that has made nets for Mystic Aquarium, Minnesota Vikings comes to Montville

InCord, a Colchester-based manufacturer that makes nets for uses as wide-ranging as sports stadiums and seal enclosures is expanding into a new facility in the Oakdale part of Montville.