Sturbridge Wal-Mart employee denies setting fires at store

A Massachusetts Wal-Mart employee charged with setting three fires in the Sturbridge store has pleaded not guilty

Monument marks grave of 1st black woman to earn Yale degree

The final resting place of the first African-American woman to receive a degree from Yale University is now marked by a monument detailing her life's accomplishments

Drug lab no longer suspected in Providence hotel evacuation

Police say investigators no longer suspect that a makeshift drug lab is to blame for an incident that prompted the evacuation of a hotel on Providence's waterfront

Rescue at sea turns new attention on unsolved 2013 killing

An unsolved killing in Connecticut is getting new attention after the victim's grandson was rescued from a life raft off the Massachusetts coast following a week in the Atlantic Ocean

Man thought missing in Norwalk River found alive

A man who was the subject of an extensive water search after he disappeared Sept. 16 in the Norwalk River following a brawl, has been found alive and well.


Ex-student gets year in prison for on-campus drug overdoses

A former student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut who sold drugs involved in a series of on-campus overdoses has been ordered to serve a year and a day in prison

Malloy: New plan will end DCF court oversight

A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a revised agreement that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says will forge a path toward ending decades of federal oversight of the state's child welfare agency

Man who used wheelchair in Rolex theft pleads guilty

A Connecticut man who pretended he needed a wheelchair so he could steal a $37,000 watch from a jewelry store is heading to prison

Feds charge sales manager in kickback scheme for drug prescriptions

Federal investigators said Thursday that a pharmaceutical sales manager helped organize a kickback scheme that paid tens of thousands of dollars in illicit fees to medical professionals in Connecticut and elsewhere who prescribed a powerful...

Police return lost World War I dog tag to veteran's family

A Massachusetts police department has used social media to track down the family of a World War I soldier whose nearly 100-year-old dog tag was found along the side of a road

Denmark's crown prince couple kick off 2-day Boston trip

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary are kicking off a two-day trade mission to Boston

State launches Pay for Success substance abuse program for parents

Five hundred families with substance abuse problems will be receiving treatment right in their homes over the next 4.5 years, and the state of Connecticut will be paying the $11.2 million price tag for the first-of-its-kind program only if it works.

Mother of 'Baby Doe' to testify against ex-boyfriend

The mother of a 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe after her body washed up inside a trash bag on a Boston Harbor beach last year plans to testify at her ex-boyfriend's trial in the toddler's death



Trump impersonator at Trump rally a puzzler

Trump bashing took center stage at a pre-debate event at Foxwoods dominated by Trump supporters.


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New London police seize almost 300 grams of crack cocaine, arrest 2

Police on Thursday carried out two search and seizure warrants, netting more than $2,000 in cash, almost 300 grams of crack cocaine and two arrests.

New London police: 5 victims in 'citrus-type spray agent' incident

A local woman is in custody after she allegedly sprayed a "citrus-type spray agent" Thursday evening, hitting one person directly in the face and affecting four others, according to police.

Police: New London pair stole more than $500 in Sears merchandise

Police on Thursday were able to find and apprehend two New London residents on the same day they allegedly stole merchandise from the Sears located within Crystal Mall.

Norwich firefighters extinguish fire in downtown building

City firefighters on Thursday extinguished a fire in a second-floor apartment at 321 Main St., known as the Alice Building.



Cutting hair, chatting up customers for more than 50 years in New London

Anyone looking for a haircut and lively conversation focused on sports, politics and current events, with some salty language thrown into the mix, knows where to find Louie Pica.

Norwich Fire Department to host open house Saturday

The Norwich Fire Department will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, with interactive events for children to learn how to crawl out of a smoky house, see how sprinklers work and check out the “Hazard Hamlet,” a giant...

NRC finds four 'very low' security violations at Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Friday that it has cited Millstone Power Station with four violations of “very low” safety significance found during an inspection of security-related areas.

Five-day bicycle ride to raise money, awareness for Norwich diocese Outreach to Haiti

For the second consecutive year, a team of bicyclists from the Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti Ministry will lead a five-day long distance bike ride from Freeport, Maine to Connecticut to raise awareness and funds for rebuilding in Haiti.