State's third casino gets legislative approval, awaits Malloy signature


The House vote of 103 to 46 was surprisingly lopsided, exceeding the 2-1 margin last month in the Senate. A companion bill that helps the pari-mutuel industry by expanding the number of available off-track betting licenses from 18 to 24, passed on a...

Police: Connecticut man spotted hiking naked in state park

A man police say twice was spotted hiking naked in a Connecticut state park is facing public indecency charges

Providence police recruit injured in accidental shooting

A Rhode Island police recruit has been injured in an accidental shooting at a friend's apartment

1 rescued, 1 missing after boat capsizes off Massachusetts

The Coast Guard is searching for a person who went missing when their boat capsized in rough waters off Salisbury

Fiery Worcester crash topples WWII monument

One woman has been injured in a fiery crash that toppled a monument in Massachusetts to those who served and died in World War II

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Charges dropped against retired detective found dead

The Massachusetts attorney general's office has announced it will formally drop all charges against a former officer who was found dead at his home

'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

Bill Cosby's accuser at his sexual assault trial in suburban Philadelphia says the comedian groped her in 2004 after giving her three blue pills that left her paralyzed

NYC subway passengers are trapped in dark, hot train for an hour

Passengers of a long-delayed subway train in New York were clawing at the door to escape _ having been trapped in the sweltering underground tunnels with no air conditioning or light for nearly an hour

Deal is struck: House to authorize tribes’ East Windsor casino

The Senate’s approval of a little-noticed mixed-martial arts bill Tuesday evening was the signal: A deal has been struck for the House of Representatives to vote in the waning hours of the 2017 session to authorize the owners of...

Connecticut lawmakers toughen penalties for hate crimes

Connecticut lawmakers, scrambling to enact meaningful legislation in the waning days of this year's session, approved a bill they said makes the state's hate crimes laws the strongest in the nation.

House inches closer to tolls on Connecticut highways

The House of Representatives took two steps Tuesday — one legal and one symbolic — to move Connecticut slightly closer to the imposition of tolls on its highways.

Newspaper: Harvard pulls student offers over online comments

Harvard University's student newspaper says the school has revoked admission offers to at least 10 prospective freshmen over offensive online messages

6 arrested at state Capitol following budget protest

Six activists face misdemeanor charges for trying to disrupt the Connecticut Legislature and voice concerns with the state budget

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Sprague first selectwoman on town employees: Almost everyone is related

The first selectman's son-in-law, charged with assaulting her, is an employee of the town she runs.

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East Lyme employees working to repair water main break

Town water department employees are working to repair a water main break near 51 Attawan Road, public safety officials announced late Wednesday morning.

Naked man leads police, fire personnel on chase through New London

Public safety personnel on Wednesday morning briefly chased a naked man through city streets after he ran from fire officials, police said.

Old Lyme pastor 1 of 6 arrested at state Capitol

One of six activists arrested Monday at the state Capitol was the Rev. Carleen R. Gerber of the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, according to a State Capitol Police news release.

Several hundred NPU customers in dark after car crash

About 330 Norwich Public Utilities customers are without power Tuesday evening after a car struck a utility pole at Hunters Road and Harland Road-Route 169, NPU officials said.

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Senate gives new life to Millstone relief bill

Dominion Energy and its allies in the Senate Republican caucus managed Wednesday to salvage elements of a bill intended to stabilize the profitability of Millstone Power Station, a nuclear plant that produces nearly all of Connecticut’s...

Norwich Transition Acadeny graduates have jobs, prospects

The nine graduates in the new Norwich Transition Academy post-high school vocational program proved they share a strong work ethic and determination to learn new skills needed in the region's job market.

A view to the arts

Seventh grade students from the Arts Magnet Middle School in New London toured Connecticut College Tuesday, June 6, 2017 for National Higher Education Day. The students took a tour of the dance, music, visual arts and theater facilities, as well as...

Mural becomes a lesson in artistry

All of Juliet W. Long School's 286 students will have a hand in the project, which is painted solely by them filling in the outline drawn by New London artist Michael McNabney.