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New London State's Attorney Michael L. Regan has found that several New London police officers were justified in their use of force when trying to subdue Lashano Gilbert who died Oct. 4 while en route from the police department to the hospital.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning told Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis she would be jailed until she complied with his order to issue the licenses. Davis said "thank you" before she was led out of the courtroom by a U.S. marshal. She was not in handcuffs.
A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will appeal.
The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community.
Hungary's leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for a lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the hundreds dashed into Budapest's main train station after police stopped blocking its entrance.
The Board of Finance unanimously approved funding Wednesday night to make repairs to the Stonington Volunteer Ambulance Corps building, fix the Lantern Hill Road bridge and restore $8,000 in funding to Westerly Adult Day Care.
Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe.
The East Lyme Board of Selectmen on Wednesday approved funding for new baseball dugouts, a replacement boat for the harbor master, upgraded emergency management phones and a project to improve a local trail system.
The Parks and Recreation Commission will be in charge of finding a permanent solution to the persistent problem of Canada geese at Preston Community Park, and will have $12,000 to address the problem through June 30.
Connecticut’s entire Congressional delegation on Wednesday sent a letter to Lt. Gen. Tom Bostick, commanding general and chief of engineers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the recently-released draft plan for managing dredge material from Long Island Sound.
Democratic mayoral candidate Michael Passero has scheduled a news conference for Sept. 10 to formally accept endorsements from both the local police and fire department unions: New London Police Union AFSCME Local 724 and New London Firefighter Union IAFF Local 1522.
With Russia intent on exploiting changes that are opening new shipping lanes and access to natural resources across what were once permanently frozen areas, the United States cannot afford to sit by passively.