West Nile detected in North Stonington

No human or horse cases have been reported with illnesses associated with the virus in Connecticut this season. There have been 131 human cases of West Nile virus-related illness, including three fatalities, diagnosed in Connecticut residents since...

Police seek suspects in Preston home burglary

State police are looking for two people who orchestrated a robbery on Route 2 in Preston by luring elderly homeowners away from their house, with one man claiming he worked for Eversource.

Woman dragged behind stolen truck in New London

A woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a man drove away her truck while she was loading furniture into it, dragging her for a short distance.

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Furry friends welcome at yoga fundraiser

While goat yoga classes are sprouting up around the country, Meghan Smith is inviting yogis not to do their practice with the farm animal, but to bring their own furry friends.

Federation of Old Lyme Beaches to host 'Meet the Candidates' events

The Federation of Old Lyme Beaches will host "Meet the Candidates" nights. The event for Republican candidates will be held Friday, Aug. 18, and the event for Democratic candidates will be held Friday, Aug. 25.

Connecticut tax-free week starts Sunday

Tax-Free Week, in its 17th year, runs Aug. 20-26.

Jordan Cove Road bridge to be closed in Waterford for 90 days

A portion of Jordan Cove Road will be closed for 90 days beginning next week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Jordan River.

Ledyard woman accused of hitting elderly person with purse

Police arrested a town woman Tuesday after they said she got into an argument with her mother and grandmother and struck one of them with her purse.

Police: Man threatened clerk, baby with rock in Norwich robbery

Facebook has once again helped police solve a crime, this time a robbery in which a man with a large rock threatened a sales clerk and her 1-month-old baby.

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Why is officer accused of excessive force still on the street?

Investigations into police department findings that Officer Deana Nott used excessive force have...

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Massachusetts had 65,000 non-fatal opioid overdoses over 15 years

Non-fatal overdoses in Massachusetts had soared by 200 percent from 2001 to 2015, with the total number of non-fatal overdoses during that period topping 65,000

Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed

The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died

50 cent tax hike on cigarettes takes effect in Rhode Island

The tax on a pack of cigarettes in Rhode Island is now 50 cents higher

Teen accused of vandalizing Holocaust memorial in Boston arraigned

A passerby, left, and a law enforcement official, right, stand near broken glass at the New England Holocaust Memorial on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Boston. Police say a person is in custody for allegedly vandalizing the memorial. It's the second time the memorial has been damaged this summer. Police say the suspect smashed a glass panel Monday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A 17-year-old boy accused of vandalizing the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been arraigned and released on his own recognizance

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