Budget panel would blow by spending cap to restore social service, education funds

Democrats offer Connecticut budget that replenishes many Malloy cuts, changes spending cap

Teen who fought cancer treatment heading home from hospital

Teen forced by Connecticut Supreme Court to undergo cancer treatment finishes chemotherapy

Democrats restore many of Malloy’s proposed budget cuts

Hartford — Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly rebuffed many of the Democratic governor’s proposed spending cuts on Monday, approving an alternative plan that fully or partially restores reductions to budget items...

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Juvenile sentencing reform gains momentum in Hartford

A 33-year-old woman who has been incarcerated since she was 14 is serving as a poster child as lawmakers consider a bill that changes juvenile sentencing laws and enables juveniles who were tried as adults to get a "second look" before the state...

Police: Bristol man stopped for cellphone use had 1,000 bags of heroin in plain sight

Police: Man stopped for talking on cellphone found with 1,000 bags of heroin, $15K cash in car

Connecticut electrician to appear in 'Shark Tank' episode

Connecticut electrician to appear in 'Shark Tank' episode seeking investment in his company

Boy, 17, charged with assaulting officer at Burger King

17-year-old Hartford high school athlete charged after putting officer in headlock

Paving stone thrown through window of Mark Twain house

The Mark Twain House was damaged by someone who threw a stone through a window during a vandalism spree that police say also targeted businesses along the same street.

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Maybe it's time to throw in the towel again, Mr. Mayor

New London Mayor Daryl Finizio had a bad week.

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Plans for regional dispatch in Montville on hold

The unionization of emergency dispatchers in Colchester has delayed plans for establishment of a regional dispatch center in Montville.

Stonington bank robbery suspect arrested in Norwich

Police on Thursday arrested the man wanted in an armed robbery on April 7 at the Dime Bank branch in Stonington borough.

Norwich businessman arrested on drug charges

Norwich businessman Zane Megos, who is currently on probation for taking deposit money for apartments and houses that never became available, was arrested Tuesday on drug charges.

K2 overdoses on the rise in New London

Emergency medical service providers report a recent spike in the number of overdoses caused by so-called synthetic marijuana, marketed as K2 or Spice among other names.

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Women in Sciences Forum held at Conn College

Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut juniors react as Conn. College chemistry professor Stanton Ching uses the expanding gas of a liquid nitrogen to pop the top off a chip can while demonstrating the properties of...

Downtown Norwich sewer project uncovers engineering history

Norwich Public Utilities and sewer construction contractors got a close-up look Monday at how their predecessors over 100 years ago ran sewage and storm water collection lines beneath the downtown city streets.

Groton RTM takes up budget Wednesday

The proposed $125.75 million budget would require a tax rate increase of .82 mills, or 4 percent.