Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument


President Barack Obama has created a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres of scenic woodlands donated by the founder of Burt's Bees

Connecticut food delivery person slain; 4 teens charged

Police say a woman delivering Chinese food in Connecticut has been shot and killed and four people including two teenage girls are facing murder charges

Man facing charges in connection with fatal heroin overdose

A Connecticut man is facing charges after authorities say he distributed heroin that led to an overdose death

Police ID woman struck, killed by bus in downtown Providence

Police have identified a woman who was struck and killed by a bus while crossing a downtown Providence street

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to make stop in Maine

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is holding a pair of campaign stops in Maine

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Trooper pulls driver out of burning car

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Non-lethal guns stolen from state police office

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Legal battle continues surrounding West Hartford man killed in terror attack

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Liquor chain challenges Connecticut minimum pricing law

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Third fire this year at former Salem pheasant farm draws investigators

The third suspicious fire in six months had state and local investigators combing the grounds of a vacant game bird farm on Wednesday for evidence the fire was intentionally set.

Coast Guard crew rescues woman from Thames River

A crew from Coast Guard Station New London rescued a woman from the Thames River on Wednesday.

State police: New London woman slept, ate, showered in strangers' home

State police last week arrested a New London woman they said slept, ate and showered in a home that wasn’t hers in April.

New London man, subject of 2014 manhunt, charged in Westbrook

More than two years after an intensive manhunt led to the lockdown of an Old Saybrook neighborhood, police said they’ve found and charged the man they were searching for.

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State DOT to hold hearings on proposed bus and rail fare increases

The state Department of Transportation will hold a series of public hearings around the state on proposed bus and rail fare increases.

Norwich to celebrate History Day Sunday

Historic re-enactment groups, local historical societies and organizations and music groups will converge on the Norwichtown Green Sunday for History Day.

Savoring the Seasons: Tomatoes and peaches harmonize in this salsa

Cherry tomato peach salsa is equally at home on a tortilla chip as it is accenting a piece of grilled chicken or fish.

Water taxi to start offering special river tours

The Thames River Water Taxi will run a limited schedule of tours of the Thames River as an “end of season” special, Jacalyn Dietrich, president of the taxi service, announced Wednesday.