Trying for a breath of fresh air in treating asthma

Asthma strikes Connecticut residents at higher rates than residents of the nation overall, affecting 11.3 percent of children and 9.2 percent of adults in the state. It led to nearly 1,000 hospitalizations among children and more than 3,100 among...

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

Forecasters say southeast Massachusetts could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the East Coast

Tribes to begin narrowing field of proposed casino sites

Leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes announced Monday they expect to soon narrow the number of Hartford-area municipalities being considered to host a casino.

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Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci to be laid to rest

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being laid to rest in an event as big as his personality

Police: Man arrested on drug charges twice in 1 week

Police say a Manchester man has been arrested for possession of heroin just days after he was arrested on the same charges

Man who won new trial due to faulty hair evidence seeks bail

A man who was convicted of rape and spent 30 years in prison based in part on a single strand of hair is set to go before a judge to ask to be released on bail while he awaits a new trial

NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind

A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane has been eulogized as the final remnants of the crumpled steel were removed in New York City

Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and Canadian hydropower producers is being viewed by some as a potential game-changer in energy-starved New England

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Trump trumps the Democrats in this New Hampshire town

Day columnist David Collins visits Plymouth, N.H., attends a Trump rally and visits Sanders...

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Car crashes into house in Stonington Borough

A woman was taken to the hospital Sunday morning after police and fire officials say she crashed into a parked car and then a stone house adjacent to St. Mary Church in the borough.

Fire displaces North Stonington family

A chimney fire in a Norwich-Westerly Road home Wednesday night displaced four people and caused moderate damage to the home, a fire official said Thursday.

Task force arrests Norwich man on heroin, crack charges

An investigation into heroin sales in southeastern Connecticut by the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force led to the arrest of a Norwich man this week on multiple drug-related charges.

Police: Man driving stolen car charged with marijuana possession

A man who abandoned a stolen car when it became disabled on Route 2 was charged after officers found more than an ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to Norwich police.

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State ready to keep tabs on mosquitos that could carry Zika virus

Connecticut’s mosquito testing program will be alert for species of the insect that could carry the Zika virus, the infection spreading rapidly in South and Central America and the Caribbean and suspected of causing a cluster of cases of...

Seeking shelter

William Matias, left, and Jose Rosario, both employees of Yard Group, a landscaping company responsible for clearing the sidewalks in front of Union Station in New London, seek shelter in the foyer of the Greyhound station between rounds of clearing...

Meteorologist: Snowstorm will hit southeastern Connecticut hardest

Monday's snowstorm, not expected to taper off until after 4 p.m., will hit southeastern Connecticut harder than any other part of the state, a meteorologist said Monday morning.

Clearing the snow

Tony McLoughlin of Waterford, a parking lot attendant, clears snow from the parking lot of Tony D's Restaurant in New London on Monday.

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Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect

A Somalia government spokesman says that CCTV video footage at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint