Oxford animal control officer accused of stealing puppies

Oxford's animal control officer has turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on a warrant accusing her of stealing two pure-bred dogs from a resident in the town

Missing South Kingstown woman's cause of death is released

The Rhode Island Medical Examiner's office has released the cause of death for the South Kingstown woman whose body was found late last week after she had been missing since April 15

New poll shows Clinton and Sanders race a toss up

With a new poll showing a virtual dead heat between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Connecticut, the candidates will both hold get-out-the-vote rallies Monday ahead of the primary on Tuesday.

'Guy from Connecticut' continues to fight deportation

Giammarco, 60, had lived in the United States since he was 4, but never became a citizen. In 2011 federal immigration officers arrested him at his home in Groton and detained him for 11 months, then deported him.

GOP budget plan: Slash agency budgets, cut bonding drastically

The GOP minorities in the House and Senate would dilute the two big initiatives Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democratic majority launched last June: a 30-year investment in transportation and a plan to share sales tax receipts with cities and towns.

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House passes ‘comprehensive’ opioid bill

After a floor debate laced with stories of the toll drug addiction has taken across Connecticut, the House on Monday unanimously passed what legislators described as a comprehensive measure aimed at curbing the epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse.

Connecticut court: Law doesn't bar cigarette cancer lawsuits

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers aren't prohibited in the state by an exemption in liability law

Sanders tells New Haven throng he wants a political revolution

Bernie Sanders lit up The Green as the sun set Sunday, railing against an economy and political system he says are controlled by an oligarchy, repeatedly jabbing at his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, as a candidate of wealth and Wall Street.

Bedbugs cause stir at Yale, New Haven city schools

Bed bugs are causing a stir in New Haven, where the blood-sucking parasites have been making unwelcome appearances in places including Yale University

Clinton looks past Sanders, calls Trump, Cruz dangerous

A hoarse Hillary Clinton closed her Connecticut primary campaign Sunday with an implicit nod to the supporters of her Democratic rival, Bernie Sanders, and a loud repudiation of how she says America has been divided by the anti-immigrant rhetoric of...

Connecticut Man arrested, charged with threatening to bomb Trump rally

A 20-year-old Connecticut man is charged with threatening to bomb a Donald Trump rally in the state Saturday

UConn board set to vote on closing Torrington campus

The University of Connecticut's Torrington campus is headed to the chopping block

Connecticut lawmakers hope to vote on budget in coming days

Democratic legislative leaders are hoping to vote in the coming days on a revised Connecticut budget for next fiscal year, which is about $922 million in deficit

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Car crashes into pole, closes Route 32 in Montville

State Route 32 is closed in both directions in the area of Gallivan Lane after a car hit a pole around 9:25 Tuesday morning, state police said.

State Police and DEA announce locations for Drug Take-Back Day

State police and the Drug Enforcement Administration have announced locations for the public to dispose of prescription drugs on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30.

East Lyme man arrested nine days after high-speed chase with state police

State police arrested an East Lyme man earlier this month after he crashed the car he was driving during a high-speed chase and eluded capture for more than a week, according to police.

Montville man charged with stealing $5,000 in tools from Old Lyme garage

State police last week arrested a Montville man who allegedly stole more than $5,000 in tools from an unlocked Old Lyme garage on at least two occasions last summer.

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BIA says proposed changes in tribe's agreements with state will protect payments

The Mashantucket Pequote and Mohegan tribes are seeking to develop a casino in the Hartford area to mitigate the impact of MGM Springfield.

Voters head to polls for presidential primaries

All across southeastern Connecticut, voters were undeterred by rain and headed to the polls to cast their ballot in the Democratic or Republican primaries in another round of Super Tuesday voting that included not just Connecticut, but Rhode Island,...

Sheep Farm Hike planned by Groton Open Space Association

A family-friendly “Sheep Farm Hike” will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 245/255 Hazelnut Hill Road.

Developer seeks zoning variance for Seafood Etc. property

Developers proposing a new retail building at the current site of Seafood Etc. first will seek a zoning variance to reduce the size of the parking lot and to reduce the buffer strip with an adjacent property.