Lawmakers weigh in on Yale merger as L+M awaits decision

State Rep. Ernest Hewett, D-New London, said he's received new information that raises "significant concerns" to him about the proposed affiliation between Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare and the larger Yale-New Haven Health System.

Sabino, under repair since 2014, lowered into water

The Sabino, built in 1908 in East Boothbay, Maine, is the last surviving coal-fired steamboat in regular operation today and is designated a National Historic Landmark vessel.

Three Rivers won't pursue armed security just yet

Three Rivers President Mary Ellen Jukoski said that while the state legislature in June approved a new state law that allows community colleges to hire armed security guards, the legislation contained no funding for the trained security defined in...

Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Lyme man dies when minivan goes off road, strikes tree

A Connecticut man was killed when the minivan he was driving traveled off the road and struck a tree

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

UPDATED: Police ID person killed in early morning Mohegan Sun Boulevard crash

One driver was killed early Monday morning in a head-on collision with another vehicle, state police said.

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Coast Guard Band to stay in New London

The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

Naval Submarine School celebrates staff excellence

Groton — Navy Diver 1st Class Ryan Foster is Naval Submarine School's Sailor of the Third Quarter 2016. Foster was selected July 11, in award ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20. Foster is the...

Destroyer vets can find out about reunions on Tin Can Sailors

Attention destroyer veterans: Is your ship having a reunion? If you'd like to learn about it contact us and we'll let you know. More than 475 ship reunions are registered with Tin Can Sailors. Call 1 877-846-2267 or email

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Congressman asks Obama to keep classified intel from Trump

A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security

Court: Workers hurt in explosion can't sue for negligence

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that two workers injured in a power plant explosion that killed six other people in 2010 cannot sue the contractor in charge of building the plant for damages for alleged negligence

City to review summer camp protocol after boy, 7, found dead

Boston has launched a review of protocols at all of its summer camps after a 7-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a camp at a beach and later was found dead in the water