Two dead in fiery crash on I-95 in Stonington


The driver of a tractor-trailer and his 7-year-old son have been identified as the victims of a fiery crash on Interstate 95 northbound Monday evening.

Mystic woman gets suspended sentence in Windham arson case

"Our position was, at the time of trial, and remains, that she didn't set the fire," said attorney Norman A. Pattis. "Nobody in their right mind uses fireworks to set fire to their home. I think in the end even the state had to come to its senses."

Pending layoffs at Newport News not expected to impact work at EB in Groton

Matt Mulherin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding, announced last week in a letter to shipbuilders that more than 500 employees will be laid off in 2015, and likely more than 1,000 employees will be laid off in 2016. EB and Newport...

Inland Wetlands Agency says Landmark proposal requires permit to determine impact on wetlands

Landmark Development's proposal for the Oswegatchie Hills "involves regulated activities" that would require a permit application for the Inland Wetlands Agency to fully evaluate them, according to a letter from the agency's chairwoman.

Norwich Public Utilities issues power alert Wednesday through Friday

Norwich Public Utilities has issued a power alert effective from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in response to extremely warm and humid weather expected this week.

Several new faces on slate of candidates nominated by Waterford Republicans

The Waterford Republican Caucus on Monday night nominated its slate of candidates.

Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

HEMPSTEAD, Texas — Texas authorities are releasing more video of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail. Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said Tuesday that several hours of jail footage is being distributed to the media, partially...

East Lyme Republicans endorse Nickerson for first selectman

East Lyme Republicans endorsed Mark Nickerson for first selectman at their caucus on Monday.

High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse

High rollers, high maintenance: Casino dealers describe special treatment, abuse, bananas

Brady's suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for "Deflategate" upheld by Commissioner Roger Goodell

Pfizer raises forecast for 2015

Drugmaker Pfizer beats 2Q net income and revenue expectations, raises forecast

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America’s first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

UPDATED: Teens missing on fishing trip strayed from agreed-upon route

After 4th night of search, few clues on what happened to 2 teens who set out on fishing trip

New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of two killers

New York prison worker pleads guilty to helping 2 convicted killers in their elaborate escape

Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan

Greece pushes on with bailout talks as government takes heat over top-secret euro exit plan

300 years after shipwreck, treasure hunters find $1M in gold

300 years after shipwreck, treasure hunters find $1 million in gold off Florida coast

More than a dozen families left homeless in Hartford fire

Firefighters suffer minor injuries, more than a dozen families left homeless in Hartford fire

Obama: Africa must create jobs for its next generation

Obama says creating jobs, opportunity for the next generation is Africa's most urgent task

FIFA's Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says

FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Russian President Vladimir Putin says

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates 37th birthday with veggie ice cake and, of course, bamboo

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Key witness in Wirth homicide in Norwich hospitalized on eve of court hearing

As the life ebbed out of her in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011, 26-year-old Jaclyn Wirth told a 911 dispatcher she was "pouring out blood," and begged responders to hurry. In the background, her 7-year-old son, Sergio, cried and screamed,...

East Lyme investigator Jean Cavanaugh gives voice to victims of sexual assault

Investigator Jean Cavanaugh's work is heartbreaking, but rewarding. She is a member of a regional multi-disciplinary team of professionals that collaborates on child sexual assault cases. She is a certified forensic interviewer and is sometimes...

Man's swim to Ram Island prompts search

A man whose disappearance while swimming with his wife off Noank led to a search by multiple agencies on Friday — and ultimately the discovery that the man was safe.

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Sail away in Fishers Island Sound

The Optimist-class sailboats are part of the Ram Island Yacht Club's annual Austin LaFrance Opti Regatta featuring sailors under the age of 16 from yacht clubs around the region.

Ruley's death 'undetermined,' son-in-law's death called homicide

Autopsies done on the body of Norwich African American artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris revealed that Ruley did die of hypothermia and exposure to cold, as was originally reported in 1959, but it could not be determined what...