Providence zoo announces birth of rare kangaroo

Officials at the Roger Williams Park Zoo have announced that an endangered kangaroo native to Papua New Guinea was born at the Providence zoo in February

Rhode Island sues to get Russian sub removed from scrapyard

Rhode Island environmental officials are suing to get the hollowed-out hull of a Russian submarine removed from the site of a Providence scrapyard

CT says it's on track to end chronic homelessness by year end

Connecticut is on pace to eliminate chronic homelessness by the end of the year, the state’s top housing official said at a press conference in Waterbury Tuesday.

Trooper pulls driver out of burning car

With the help of two others, a state trooper was able to pull a local man out from a burning car on Route 72 Tuesday morning, state police said.

Non-lethal guns stolen from state police office

State police say 11 non-lethal firearms used for simulations were stolen from the firing range after a break-in Friday night.

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Legal battle continues surrounding West Hartford man killed in terror attack

Twenty years after his son was killed in a suicide bombing on a bus in Jerusalem, Leonard Eisenfeld is still locked in a complex legal battle, trying to secure a $327 million payment from the Iranian government, which U.S. courts said was...

Liquor chain challenges Connecticut minimum pricing law

A national liquor retailer is taking Connecticut to court over the state's minimum pricing rules for certain alcoholic beverages

Norwalk man first in New England to receive opioid treatment implant

The Norwalk native is the first New England recipient of a Probuphine implant, approved in May by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

After recent arrests, Rhode Island authorities re-examining 1992 mob hit

State and federal investigators are re-examining an unsolved 1992 gangland killing in Providence following the recent arrests of two major players in the New England Mafia

Crop mob descends on Vermont farm to harvest and weed crops

Volunteers called crop mobs are helping small farmers with everything from weeding and harvesting crops to putting up or cleaning out greenhouses.

Family home of Louisa May Alcott spared by tornado in town

A tornado that briefly touched down in the Massachusetts town of Concord uprooted trees and damaged dozens of houses but spared the family home of author Louisa May Alcott

Woman resentenced for gambling while on supervised release

A former paralegal who stole more than $1.7 million from South Windsor law firm is headed back to a federal prison after a judge Monday resentenced her for ignoring his previous warnings to quit gambling at casinos.

Glastonbury to postpone construction of roundabouts until spring

The construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Hebron Avenue and New London Turnpike to ease traffic congestion will not take place this year.

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Ledyard head-on car accident sends two women to hospital

A two-car, head-on accident about 11 a.m. Tuesday sent two people to the hospital with injuries.

UPDATED: DEEP identifies man who drowned in North Stonington lake

The 30-year-old man a group of bystanders pulled from Billings Lake on Monday night died not long after being rescued, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

State police: Old Lyme infant death does not appear criminal

The death of an infant found at a Portland Avenue house last week does not appear to be criminal in nature, according to state police.

Man shot in New London Saturday night

Police are investigating the shooting of a 29-year-old city man Saturday night on Hawthorne Drive.

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City councilors, union leaders urge regulators to take their time on L+M-Yale New Haven decision

Saying the decision is “too important to be rushed,” six of the seven City Councilors and Mayor Michael Passero on Wednesday urged state regulators to resist pressure to act quickly on the application for an affiliation between...

Local shellfishermen want support from the state

Members of local shellfish commissions and shellfishermen alike say the state is missing the opportunity to support and nurture a burgeoning shellfish industry and are asking local legislators for help.

Water taxi to start offering special river tours

The Thames River Water Taxi will run a limited schedule of tours of the Thames River as an “end of season” special, Jacalyn Dietrich, president of the taxi service, announced Wednesday.

Police chief wants to make Groton a 'law enforcement destination'

Groton Police Chief Louis J. Fusaro has had occasion to order officers to work overtime when they would otherwise be off, and this is something he says he'd like to avoid.