Malloy administration estimates deficit only $5.7 million

Malloy's budget office estimates Connecticut's main spending account only $5.7 million in deficit; figure at odds with legislative office's $78 million estimate

Man accused of videotaping women in UConn Law Library bathroom

A Hartford man faces voyeurism charges after he used his cellphone to record videos of women using the bathroom in UConn's law library, police said.

Massachusetts Senate President: I'm voting for pot question

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg says he's planning to vote for a ballot question that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state

Fire marshal: Fire that killed Plainfield girl was accident

Plainfield's fire marshal says a fire that killed a 6-year-old girl and badly injured her mother was an accident

Newport councilman proposes unique law to combat panhandling

A city council member in Newport has proposed a unique way to address the issue of panhandling in the coastal Rhode Island city


Student pilot in Farmington crash died of burns, smoke inhalation

A medical examiner says a student pilot killed in a Connecticut plane crash that authorities believe was intentional died of burns and smoke inhalation

Arkansas chancellor first woman to lead Connecticut school

Arkansas chancellor appointed first woman to lead Central Connecticut State University in New Britain

Panel drafting rules that could protect famed Boston Citgo sign

The iconic Citgo sign in Boston's Kenmore Square would be more likely to stay under protections being sought by the city's landmarks commission

Massachusetts man accused of torturing puppy gets prison in larceny case

A man currently on trial for animal cruelty charges has pleaded guilty to stealing $4,500 from a Massachusetts church

DOT to re-route traffic on Interstate 95 lane in Providence

The state Department of Transportation will make its second attempt to move traffic on an Interstate 95 lane onto a newly built Providence Viaduct bridge after the first try resulted in delays and driver confusion

Prosecutors launch 2nd bid for conviction in Etan Patz death

Prosecutors have launched their second bid for a conviction in one of the nation's most influential missing-child cases by revisiting a crime that shattered a bygone era's sense of safety

Fire call that resulted in UConn student's death was false alarm

The fire call that resulted in a UConn student's death Sunday was a false alarm, the university said Wednesday.

Police: Charges likely against teen seriously hurt in crash

Police in Westerly say charges are likely against a 16-year-old driver who was seriously hurt in a rollover crash that sent four other teenagers to the hospital



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Ledyard man arrested in domestic incident

The man faces charges of second-degree strangulation, threatening, third-degree assault, second-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Longtime Old Lyme police officer facing five-day suspension

A 15-year veteran of the Old Lyme Police Department is facing a five-day unpaid suspension.

Norwich police: man attempts to flee while handcuffed

A Greeneville man being arrested on numerous charges Wednesday attempted to flee from police on foot while handcuffed behind his back, but was apprehended within a short distance, police said.

Groton police seek suspect in armed robbery

Town police on Tuesday announced that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a 35-year-old Mystic resident in connection with an armed robbery at the Henny Penny gas station and convenience store at routes 184 and 177 in May.



Dozens of utility, municipal officials attended $342,000 Kentucky Derby 'retreat'

A lavish most-expenses paid trip to the Kentucky Derby hosted by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative billed as “strategic retreats” for dozens of board members, municipal officials and guests affiliated with the...

New London Landmarks to host candidate debate

New London Landmarks will host and live stream a candidate forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Public Library of New London.

Talk on therapies for children planned at L+M

The Connecticut Family Support Network's Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Parents Group will host a presentation about occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech and language therapy at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at L+M.

Savoring the Seasons: Traditional apple crisp is better with bourbon

I love apple crisp so much that I’ve been known, on occasion, to request it instead of birthday cake. But when it comes to making it, until this year, I’d always stuck to the same basic recipe.