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A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police on Friday evening and seriously wounded a decorated officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reminded anglers Friday that recent changes to sport fishing regulations include moving the date of Opening Day of trout season forward by one week.
Paul Filippetti hands his wife, Gail, and daughter Stephanie a string of raffle tickets for gift baskets during the All Benefits Children bowling fundraiser at Spare Time Family Fun Center in Groton, Friday, March 27, 2015. Funds raised from the gift basket raffle and bowling-a-thon benefited the Emerson Theater Collaborative, Higher Edge, Riverfront Children's Center and The Light House, who organized the event.
The owner of McQuade’s Marketplace explained Friday that he is worried the approval of parking plan for the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center could make it difficult for his customers to find parking spots in his lot.
A sailboat from the waterfront program at UConn Avery Point sailed near New London Ledge Light Friday. The National Weather Service predicts a chance of rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers likely.
The World Health Organization said last year that bacteria resistant to antibiotics have spread to every part of the world and might lead to a future where minor infections like strep throat could kill.
About 15 percent of all veterans living in New London County are receiving disability compensation, and less than one percent are receiving disability pension benefits, according to a recent report from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Evelyn Grabber and John Drum, who have been producing syrup commercially since 1991, fed wood into the evaporator firebox at Oweneco Sugar Shack in Lebanon Friday. They hope to make at least 100 gallons of syrup from the sap they will draw from about 600 trees tapped on their property.
The property owners involved in a lawsuit brought by the Lyme Land Conservation Trust for violations of a conservation easement on their Selden Road property in Lyme have been ordered to pay damages and legal fees.
Fall River, Mass. — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday shortly after the judge overseeing the case dismissed a juror for personal reasons.
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday.
Washington — U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, and economists are looking for an even weaker showing in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the retreat is expected to be short-lived. Stronger growth is expected for the rest of the year, thanks to a recovering job market that should boost consumer spending.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in Gwoza, a town in northeast Nigeria. It was not possible to verify Friday's victory that comes the day before critical presidential elections.
Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets.
This is in response to the article "Supreme Court to rule on Confederate flag license plates," (March 22). Is the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans aware that the Confederate flag was the symbol of a failed insurrection against the United States of America?
When it comes to dual standards in Middle East foreign policy, the Obama administration is second to none. Nowhere in the balance of the Reuters story was there any condemnation of Abbas' stance at that time while there is strident criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu's presently. Based on Obama's record I suppose we should not be surprised at this level of hypocrisy, but it does not make it any less unpalatable.
The article, “Experts agree: Luster is off eminent domain after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Kelo,” (March 21), makes it sound as if Susette Kelo was given some slack in her effort to keep New London from taking her property. a well-kept house. Not so.
I agree there is a serious problem in dealing with mental health issues associated with restraining orders and firearms. I don't think the solution is using statements like Second Amendment Purists and NRA Zealots.
I have to respond to the letter, “Vietnam vet treatment is often exaggerated,” (March 15). Maybe this definitive piece of (I will call it, politely) information, is just a continuing ripple of quilt from my generation.