No bail for 15-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with decapitating classmate


A 15-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river last week has been held without bail

Ex-boxing promoter, hoops coach convicted of embezzlement

A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute has been convicted of embezzlement

Connecticut Gov. Malloy to serve 2nd term as DGA chairman

The Democratic Governors Association has chosen Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to serve a second one-year term as chairman

Federal murder trial begins for reputed Hartford gang member

A federal trial has begun for a reputed Hartford street gang member accused of gunning down a Windsor man in 2011

'Crimetown' podcast tells of mob and political corruption in Providence

Two of the people behind HBO's documentary miniseries "The Jinx" now have a serial podcast about the underbelly of corruption in Rhode Island's capital city

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Authorities recover body of missing Coventry hiker in woods

Authorities have found the body of a missing Coventry woman who didn't return home from a walk in the wilderness area with her dogs last week

Suit: State police overlook women, minorities for promotions

Four current and former Massachusetts State Police troopers are suing the agency, alleging it routinely passed over female and minority troopers for advancement

Big fire, no serious injuries; 'nothing short of miracle'

Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a huge blaze that ripped through a Boston-area neighborhood, displacing about 60 to 80 people

2 Rhode Island lawmakers want to outlaw panhandling

Rhode Island state lawmakers are bracing for a fight with free-speech defenders as they prepare to introduce legislation that would bar panhandlers from soliciting money from drivers

Pratt & Whitney machinists get raises in new contract

The union representing approximately 2,600 workers at Pratt & Whitney has ratified a new labor contract with the company

Blumenthal to call on Trump and his Cabinet nominees to release tax returns

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is scheduled to announce a new legislative effort Monday morning that would amend Senate rules to compel all presidential cabinet nominees to release at least three years of tax returns.

Boston students to protest Trump with mass walkout

High school students in Boston are planning a mass walkout from their classes on Monday to protest President-elect Donald Trump

As transit fares soar, NYC advocates push for discounts

For most New Yorkers, subways and buses are necessities of city living

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Former Amistad overseer directs new $29 million state program

The deputy DECD commissioner who agreed to continue state funding for Amistad America, after it...

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New London police, fire, schools team up for toy drive

Members of the city’s police and fire unions on Saturday will be collecting toys outside Toys R Us in Waterford to help the children of families in need.

Norwich man charged in connection with second sexual assault

Police on Monday morning charged a 34-year-old city man in connection with a second September rape, according to police.

Car ends up on its roof at Montville service center

State police responded to the Montville service center off Interstate 395 Monday morning for a car that was on its roof.

Vehicle rollover causing delays on I-395 in Norwich

The left lane of Interstate 395 south is closed between exits 18 and 14 because a vehicle flipped over there, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Norwich officials approve new firefighters union contract

The City Council voted unanimously and without comment Monday to approve a new three-year contract with the city's paid firefighters' union that calls for 2 percent raises in each year, but with significant concessions by the union in the areas of...

State will buy 201 acres in Groton for open space despite town opposition

The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is buying 201 acres north of Interstate 95 to preserve for open space, a purchase the Groton Town Council opposed two years ago.

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New London city council elects new president

Three-term city councilor and city police officer Anthony Nolan replaced Erica Richardson Monday as the city council president.

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Security increased after threatened attack on LA rail stop

The FBI and local law enforcement agencies say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter rail system after the FBI was told a terrorist attack on the Universal City subway station was planned for Tuesday