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

New Sandy Hook Elementary School to open to media, Newtown residents Friday

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School will be opened to media and Newtown residents Friday, nearly four years after the mass shooting at the school.

Man arrested on charges he stole radioactive device from car

A Connecticut man has been arrested on charges he stole a soil-testing device containing radioactive material from the trunk of a car and then sold it to a local pawn shop

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Lyme man killed in East Haddam crash was to begin serving 10-year prison sentence

A Lyme man killed in a one-car crash in East Haddam Tuesday morning was scheduled to be in Superior Court in Litchfield later in the morning to begin serving a 10-year prison sentence.

Heat wave continues Wednesday, record not likely

It may not break the record, but this heat wave will come close.

Brown University police: Man followed woman into bathroom

Police at Brown University are searching for a man they say followed a woman into a bathroom last week

The Cat in the Hat announces candidacy for president

Voters dissatisfied with the choice of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president have an alternative _ the Cat in the Hat

Charges dropped vs. Yale worker who broke window depicting slaves

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a black Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window depicting slaves The end of the criminal case Tuesday comes a day after Cofey Menafee returned to work at...

White House drug official visits Rhode Island prison program

A new Rhode Island prison program to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction is getting attention from the Obama administration's top drug official

Condemned Cheshire home invasion killer is resentenced to life term

A Connecticut man condemned to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion has been resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty

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

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How did Rep. Hewett miss the boat on Amistad?

Hewett's attack on Soto for making a campaign donation to a Republican, someone Soto says has...

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Annual sunflowers event raises money for Make-A-Wish

A bouquet of sunflowers can be had for a $10 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation during the event, which runs through this weekend.

Local group contributing to increase in number of refugees settling in Connecticut

A New London-based humanitarian group is contributing to a major spike this year in the number refugees being welcomed into Connecticut.

Green and Growing: It's time to rethink groundcovers

The bottom line: Keep soil covered. But if you’re ready to go beyond pachysandra, bark mulch, and conventional turf grass, there are lots of choices.

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.

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Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle

A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states

U.S. general says five U.S. troops wounded in Afghan fighting

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says five American soldiers have been wounded in clashes with Islamic State fighters