Protesters oppose U.S. plan to normalize relations with Cuba

Cuban opposition leaders from the island joined Cuban-American politicians and activists on Saturday, pledging to oppose President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the communist nation.

Congress finishes up, its members grumbling

Washington - The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did, eventually. By the time Congress limped out of town last week, one of its last acts was to honor...

Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent - and that may be his best strategy.

NYC police shooting protested

Constance Malcolm, center, mother of fatal police shooting victim Ramarley Graham, and other protesters lie on the ground inside chalk outlines as they rally Friday in front of the U.S. Attorney's office in New York to demand that the Department of...

LOCAL FEATURES

SSKP announces annual appeal

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries annual appeal is under way.

Church opens immigration center with a noble goal

Church of the City's new immigration center officially opened Wednesday night with the mission of assisting low-income immigrants and their families to improve their legal status and serving as community support for all immigrants in eastern...

A Thyme To Cook named Caterer of the Year

A Thyme to Cook has been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association.

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New awakening: Today's congregations call yesterday's sanctuaries home

A four-day series on the changing religious landscape in New London. Today: New Christian congregations are occupying old mainline church buildings in New London.

Shops enjoy one last holiday hurrah

Saturday was a a busy day for locally-owned stores in Mystic serving the season's last-minute shoppers.

Make a Difference: New London Housing Authority

Alishia raises her three children, including one son who has special needs, by herself. Her hours at work have been cut, and now she's having difficulty making ends meet for her and her three kids.

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Why is no one walking the Amistad plank?

Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane should investigate Amistad America finances.

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New London police gearing up for unrest with request for riot gear

Acting Police Chief Peter Reichard asked the City Council this week for permission to use $28,000 to purchase personal protective equipment, more commonly known as riot gear, for his officers.

VIDEO: Mobile home fire in Mystic declared not suspicious

The 100 Fair Acres Circle mobile home that caught on fire Saturday is expected to be a total loss, according to Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards.

Firefighting is family legacy for new fire lieutenant

Firefighter Jeremy Hynek carried on a family tradition Friday with his promotion to the rank of lieutenant with the New London Fire Department.

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UConn says emergency cuts won't affect tuition

Tuition and classes at the University of Connecticut won't be affected by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's order that the school cut $3.6 million from its operating budget to help offset the state deficit, school President Susan Herbst said.

State's first responders learning to use Narcan

As the number of heroin overdoses increases, more first responders are being trained and equipped to use a life-saving drug.