Boston, several suburbs see major population growth

Boston, several suburbs see major population growth according to US Census

Bill expanding workers comp for first responders approved by Connecticut state Senate

The Senate early Friday approved a bill that would significantly expand the workers compensation system for first responders.

Newtown ordered to pay long-term disability to officer

Newtown ordered to pay disability to officer who has not worked since Sandy Hook shooting

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Senate passes revamped Connecticut casino bill

Senate passes revamped tribal casino legislation; creates two-step process for possible casino

Connecticut state parks in jeopardy from state budget cuts, advocates warn

Just as Memorial Day weekend approaches and many people will be heading to state parks to enjoy the warm, sunny weather in the forecast, advocacy groups are calling attention to the threats to parks looming in the legislature.

Father charged after autopsy finds alcohol in baby's body

Father charged with manslaughter after alcohol found in autopsy of 5-month old

Connecticut says it has six months of transportation funds if Congress fails to act

The law that authorizes federal transportation spending in Connecticut and across the nation runs out at the end of the month, and the fund that pays for that spending is expected to go broke two months later, but Connecticut says it has...

House adopts ‘drive-only’ license bill

The House of Representatives adopted a measure late Monday that would make it easier for undocumented residents to obtain a restricted, “drive-only” license.

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A Connecticut commuter train to Westerly?

An idea to extend Shore Line East service to Rhode Island needs traction.

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Waterford man charged with possession of child pornography

The 40-year-old turned himself in Thursday on a warrant that charged him with third-degree illegal possession of child pornography.

New London police investigating possible hit-and-run accident

The woman was walking her dog on Montauk Avenue on Wednesday evening when she was possibly struck by some type of vehicle causing her to be knocked to the ground, according to police.

State police charge Florida man with sexual assault

A Florida man was extradited from the Indiana Department of Correction and arraigned Wednesday in Norwich Superior Court on sexual assault charges.

Six Groton businesses cited for selling tobacco to minor

Groton Town police on Tuesday cited six local businesses for selling tobacco products to an underage buyer during unannounced compliance inspections.

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Salem group home closing after break-ins lead to questions about management

Group home management announces it will relocate three remaining residents and list house for sale.

80 feet above the ground, daredevil Nik Wallenda promotes Foxwoods shopping mall opening

Famed aerialist Nik Wallenda walked a tightrope strung 75-80 feet off the ground for 711 feet between the Rainmaker parking garage and the new Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods mall Friday.

Late afternoon fadeaways at Bartlett Park in New London

Long shadows are cast by those playing on the public basketball courts at Bartlett Park on Broad Street in this aerial view late afternoon Friday.

Finizio orders Police Chief Ackley to return to work Tuesday

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has ordered police Chief Margaret Ackley, whom he placed on paid administrative leave about 10 months ago, to return to work Tuesday morning, the city's attorney said Friday.