Glassman edges Hayes for Dem nomination for US House seat

Former lieutenant governor candidate Mary Glassman has narrowly won the Connecticut Democratic endorsement for the congressional seat currently held by Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in a nationally watched race

Fundraiser planned for officers injured in barn explosion

A fundraiser has been planned to help nine Connecticut police officers injured in a barn explosion

Man suspected in girlfriend's death arrested in New York

Man suspected in the death of a Connecticut woman arrested in New York City

4 charged with tainting cupcakes with bodily fluids

Police have charged four people they say brought cupcakes tainted with bodily fluids to their Connecticut school last year

Woman says hospital fired her over pumping breast milk

A Connecticut woman says in lawsuit filed in state court that she was fired from her job at a hospital because she pumped breast milk in her office

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Nanny who killed 2 kids gets life in prison without parole

Yoselyn Ortega, a trusted nanny to a well-to-do family, reacts during court proceedings Monday, May 14, 2018, in New York. Ortega was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. (Alex Tabak/The Daily News via AP, Pool)

A nanny convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care has been sentenced in New York City to life in prison without parole

RI commission to vote on residential skyscraper project zoning

The Providence City Plan Commission is scheduled to vote on zoning regulations that could usher in the tallest building in Rhode Island

Lincoln Chafee, a political enigma, eyes his old Senate seat

In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during the a Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas. Chafee, a Republican-turned independent-turned-Democrat, is considering a 2018 run for the Senate seat he lost to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse in 2006. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

A political enigma named Lincoln Chafee eyes recapturing his old Senate seat from an old friend

New chief justice wants to improve confidence in judiciary

In this Thursday, May 10, 2018 photo, New Connecticut Chief Justice Richard Robinson poses in the state Supreme Court hearing room in Hartford, Conn. Robinson, the state's first African-American chief justice, said he wants to improve public confidence in the judiciary and ensure the system is fair to everyone. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)

Connecticut's new chief justice says his top priorities include improving public confidence in the judiciary and continuing efforts to make sure the poor, disabled and others have equal access to the justice system

Deal could restart stalled NYC Ferris wheel tourism project

Developers of a 630-foot Ferris wheel overlooking New York Harbor have four months to restart the tourism project or cancel it under an agreement submitted to bankruptcy court

Independent gubernatorial ticket to hold its own convention

A Republican and Democrat gubernatorial team is holding its own convention in Hartford

assachusetts bills would prohibit public schools from 'meal shaming'

Lawmakers are considering proposals that would prohibit school districts in Massachusetts from denying hot lunches to children who don't have the money to pay for them or whose parents have fallen behind on meal plan installments

UPDATED: Republicans pick Danbury mayor as party's candidate for governor

Republican nominee for governor Mark Boughton addresses the audience at the State Republican Convention, Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Mashantucket, Conn. Connecticut Republicans are gathering for a second consecutive day to finish endorsing their slate of candidates for the November elections, including the hotly contested race for governor. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton won the Republican endorsement for governor Saturday, emerging as the choice of GOP delegates from a field of eight candidates on the third ballot. But he faces a primary in August, most probably with five candidates,...

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Medical examiner: 'Homicidal violence,' stabbings to blame in Griswold deaths

Ruth Correa appears before judge Hillary B. Strackbein in New London Superior Court Part A on Monday, May 14, 2018 on murder, arson, home invasion and first-degree robbery charges. Correa is charged in connection with the December 2017 fire in Griswold that killed Janet and Kenneth Lindquist. The Lindquist's son Matthew Lindquist was found dead in nearby woods last week. (Pool photo, Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A 23-year-old woman accused of brutally murdering three members of one family remains in custody on a $2.5 million bond and is next due in court June 6.

Stonington police charge man with violating protective order for the fourth time

A New London Superior Court judge ordered a Willimantic man held on $175,000 bond Monday after he was charged with violating a protective order involving a Pawcatuck woman for the fourth time.

Body found in yard of New London home

It’s the second time in a week a body has been found in the city.

Gold Star Bridge lanes reopened, congestion remains

Crews closed two lanes of the southbound Gold Star Memorial Bridge Monday morning because of a multiple-vehicle crash, the State Department of Transportation said.

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New London Finance Board expected to vote on city budget today

The city’s Finance Board is scheduled to meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the city finance office on Masonic Street to discuss and vote on the city’s proposed $49.9 million general government and $42.9 million education budgets for fiscal...

Biologist will give lecture on Connecticut River artist Roger Tory Peterson

The president of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute will speak Thursday about the naturalist, artist and conservationist who found inspiration on the banks of the Connecticut River Estuary.

Follow the fibers to Bushnell Farm

Former Madison Town Historian Warner Lord will be processing flax at Bushnell Farm in Old Saybrook, on Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (photo submitted)

Bushnell Farm in Old Saybrook is having an open farm day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.

Yoga club starts the day with calmness

Bethany Kohary, center, Pakhi Agrawal, 11, and Michael Russo, 10, right, strike a warrior pose as Katy Vernet, not pictured, a second grade teacher at Claude Chester School in Groton, leads the school’s Yoga Club for a group of students  on May 8.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The formation of the yoga club originated with a push from Principal Jamie Giordano for teachers to do community-building activities with kids in other classes.