Malloy proposal addresses inmate births, other female prisoner issues

Inmate births are common at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, and staff can't recall any issues when dealing with the delivery of a child of an incarcerated mother, according to hospital public relations Director Michael O'Farrell.

Lottery headquarters flags lowered 20 years after shootings

U.S. and state flags outside the Connecticut Lottery headquarters are at half-staff on the 20th anniversary of the killings of four lottery executives

Residents seek study of Connecticut police firing range

Residents are urging Connecticut lawmakers to halt plans to build a state police firing range in Griswold and instead study alternative sites

Star field hockey player gets probation in shoplifting case

The star player on the national champion University of Connecticut field hockey team who was charged with stealing $34 in makeup has been accepted into a probation program

Former ESPN on-air personality files sex harassment lawsuit

A former on-air personality at ESPN has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was subjected to sexual harassment and then fired in retaliation for complaining about it


3 brothers plead guilty in child porn, child neglect case

Three brothers who police say lived in a Connecticut home with three severely neglected children have pleaded guilty to child porn charges

State, tribes, Interior agree MGM lacks standing to intervene in third-casino lawsuit

In filings Monday, attorneys for the tribes and the Interior Department and its secretary, Ryan Zinke, argue that MGM Resorts International lacks standing to intervene in the case.

Two prominent Shelton firefighters charged with arson

Two prominent volunteer firefighters are facing arson charges in connection with a blaze outside of their firehouse in Connecticut

Rhode Island museum denies Picasso painting was stolen by Nazis

Rhode Island School of Design denies claim that a Pablo Picasso painting at the museum was stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish art collector's mansion in occupied France

Push is on to restore power with a 2nd storm on the way

Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)

Power is slowly being restored in the hardest-hit areas of the East Coast, days after a destructive nor'easter whipped across the area and as a second storm approaches

Court flooded by people challenging 12K speed camera tickets

A Rhode Island court has been flooded with people contesting speeding tickets, after new school zone speed cameras issued 12,000 tickets in 33 days

Settlement reached in lawsuit over educators, alleged cult

A settlement has been reached in a bizarre lawsuit that accused four Connecticut high school educators of "indoctrinating" three sisters into a religious cult that celebrates death

Harvard University professor placed on leave

Harvard University places professor on administrative leave following a series of sexual misconduct allegations



Amateur hour with park-selling Sen. Formica

Senator's bill requires selling Seaside in Waterford to the highest bidder, but he said prior to a...


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Groton police seek 15-year-old ‘endangered runaway’

Payton Kirkland, who went missing earlier Tuesday, is described as a white male who has red hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 115 pounds.

Groton Town police arrest 3 on drug, gun charges

Town police on Monday arrested three people and seized drugs and a handgun during an operation of the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force.

State police say man facing attempted murder charge assaulted Corrigan officer

A man who is in state Department of Correction custody on charges including attempted murder was arrested again Friday for allegedly assaulting a Corrigan Correctional Institution employee, according to state police.

Route 1 reopened in Waterford after morning crash

A portion of state Route 1 was closed for about six hours Tuesday morning after a truck crashed into a telephone pole and snapped it in half, police said.


Attorney general: Groton needs court permission to build school on Merritt property

Groton may not use the land adjacent to Robert E. Fitch Middle School to build its new middle school until it obtains court permission, a spokeswoman for the Office of the Attorney General said Tuesday.

Changing forecasts suggest lighter but uncertain storm on the way

Jeremy Place of Morrone Excavation uses a compact track loader to rebuild the sand dune at Jim's Beach Trailer Park on Atlantic Avenue in Westerly on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The nor'easter this past weekend washed the sand of the dunes into the trailer park lot and Place spent the day Tuesday rebuilding them in preparation for the next storm, expected Wednesday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A storm that last week looked like another potential nor’easter on the horizon took a dramatic turn Tuesday morning, altering forecasts and offering a potential reprieve for southeastern Connecticut residents.

Norwich school board threatens court action if City Council makes major cuts to budget

Faced with a budget shortfall this year and a projected 9 percent, nearly $7 million increase next year, the Board of Education threatened to take the city to court if the City Council fails to approve “sufficient funds” after years of...

L+M grant will go to plan for expanding urban farming projects in New London

FRESH community garden farm manager Tekowa Omaara-Otunnu, left, and volunteer Christ Jacobs hang bundles of garlic on July 11, 2017. FRESH announced Tuesday it received a grant from Lawrence + Memorial Hospital to plan an expansion of urban farming in the city. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Speaking Tuesday at the FRESH New London community garden on Mercer Street, Executive Director Alicia McAvay said the money will allow the organization to pay people to collect feedback from city residents, cover transportation costs to Boston so...