'The first thing you deal with is the shame'


Mothers of addicts join forces to take on heroin and opiate addiction.

Treatment available for addicts, but system can be confusing

Treatment for heroin and opiate addicts is available in Connecticut, but those who work with users and their families say navigating the system can sometimes be overwhelming.

Neighbors band together after German shepherd attacked in New London

Just more than two weeks after two unleashed pit bulls injured a German shepherd so badly it nearly lost its foreleg, New London residents in the area of the attack are doing their best to ensure something similar — or worse — doesn't...

New London fire company revives three overdose patients

Emergency medical technicians from the city fire department revived three patients Saturday afternoon who were suffering from suspected heroin overdoses.

Police logs - Feb. 6

Arrests by state and local departments.

Police logs - Feb. 6

Local and state police arrests from throughout the region.

New London man arrested on several drug-related charges

Working with state police, New London police Friday morning conducted a search warrant and arrested one man on several drug-related charges, police said.

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The Maynard charade continues

Sen. Maynard did not attend the governor's budget address.

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Chinese New Year and Spring Festival Celebration

Caitlyn Liu waits in the wings with fellow performers as they await the start of their Lion Dance performance.

Post-surgery pain pills lead to local veteran's addiction, death

On Dec. 22, Zachary Greenough was found in a public bathroom at the West Haven Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center after a fatal heroin overdose.

Local water testing protocols guard against Flint-like contamination

With the lead-tainted water supply in Flint, Mich., attracting ongoing national attention, local public drinking water officials are keenly aware that the public may be wondering about the quality of what comes out of their own home faucets.

Listen to what the man said: The McCartney Years at Mohegan Sun

Apparently, there's a game of some sort Sunday night? Well, if you don't planto watch that little football competition, here's something you could do instead: see The McCartney Years in concert at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den.

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Connecticut woman's unsolved slaying causes concern, speculation

The killing of a mother of two in Connecticut remains unsolved six weeks after she was found shot to death in her home

Unions concerned state workers targeted in budget plan

State employee unions are concerned the governor and lawmakers are looking to workers as a way to save money