Youngsters learn from Olympic hockey star at Norwich ice rink


U.S. Olympic women’s ice hockey player Julie Chu held an on-ice seminar Sunday for about 30 girls at the RoseGarden Ice Arena.

'The chocolate-covered bacon is delicious'

Mini chocolate tacos, chocolate chicken chowder and chocolate dipped dates were just a few of the offerings on hand at the Art of Chocolate event at Mystic Marriott Sunday.

Car rips into Waterford garage

A Waterford police officer investigates an accident in which a Cadillac smashed into a garage at 314 Willetts Ave. in Waterford on Sunday after striking another vehicle and knocking down a portion of fence.

Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

Police: Norwich man charged with assault for spitting in faces of officers

A man spat in the faces of two police officers Friday morning while being arrested, adding two counts of assault on a police officer to his charges.

Worker killed in accident at Middletown steel factory

A worker has died in an accident at a steel processing plant in Middletown.

Proposed legislation targets fire district elections

State Rep. John Scott has introduced a bill that would change the way boards of fire districts are elected.

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Courtney still at work to set the abolition vote record straight

U.S. Rep. Courtney will release an online guide to Connecticut's vote on abolition.

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Submarine School selects top performers

Groton — Machinist Mate 1st Class Robert Fallaw is the Naval Submarine School’s sailor of the first quarter 2015, selected Jan. 20 in ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20.

NLVO schedules Stand Down planning meeting

New London — The New London Veterans Organization Stand Down event is tentatively scheduled for April 27 at the Crocker House in New London from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The next planning meeting for the event is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Jan. 28 at...

USS California welcomed home after maiden deployment

“The last hour seemed as long as the whole deployment,” Andrew Dye, the electronics technician third class who had the honor of being the first submariner to go ashore, said with a smile.

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Bill offered by Waterford lawmaker attempts to deal with 'spite fences'

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that attempts to ensure local zoning officials have the power to take action when good fences donít make good neighbors.

Volunteers brave winter weather for annual count of bald eagles

Dozens of volunteers across Connecticut braved freezing temperatures to conduct the annual mid-winter bald eagle survey earlier this month.