Malloy offers Connecticut's assistance with reuniting immigrant families

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addresses the House and the Senate as the legislative session ends at the State Capitol, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

In a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar, the governor pressed federal authorities to work quickly to reunite the families that had been separated under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy.

State Troubadour to sing the praises of Connecticut

Middletown professional soul and pop singer Nekita Waller is named to honorary State Troubadour position

New Hampshire prep school settles with abused former student

An elite New Hampshire prep school has agreed to a legal settlement with a former student who was sexually abused in the 1970s

R.I. gets more federal funding to combat opioid addiction

Rhode Island has been awarded more federal funding to combat opioid addition

Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' guilty in slaying

This 1995 file photo taken in West Palm Beach, Fla., and released by the FBI shows Francis P.

An 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss has been convicted of killing a nightclub owner more than two decades ago

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Reuniting immigrant kids with parents? Not so easy, says Blumenthal

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks as U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., right, listens after a tour of a Port-of-Entry facility which houses tent shelters used to hold separated family members, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Tornillo, Texas. President Donald Trump's order ending the policy of separating immigrant families at the border leaves a host of unanswered questions, including what happens to the more than 2,300 children already taken from their parents and where the government will house all the newly detained migrants in a system already bursting at the seams. (AP Photo/Matt York)

After a day visiting immigration facilities at the Texas border Friday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said "there is no plan, there is no strategy" to reunify immigrant kids who have been separated from their undocumented parents.

Investigation sheds harsh light on CCSU campus police department

An outside investigation into the way a Connecticut university handled a female campus police officer's allegations of sexual assault by a male officer has found multiple issues within the department

Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

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Regents approve plan to consolidate community colleges in 2023

The governing board of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges voted Thursday to move forward with implementing a new plan to merge the schools into a single accredited institution — but this time in five years.

U.S. House bill cuts thousands from Connecticut’s free school lunch program

The U.S. House on Thursday narrowly approved a massive farm bill that would cut thousands of children from free school meals in Connecticut. It would limit “categorical eligibility” for the food stamp program.

Connecticut congressional delegation heading to US border

Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are heading to the US border to meet with migrant families

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State's election is about Trump, not Malloy

Malloy is not on the ballot but Donald Trump is in the White House, and Connecticut Republicans...

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From turbines to homes, wind power is coming to Connecticut

Workers on the jack-up construction vessels Brave Tern and L/B Caitlin prepare to install the final blade on the the fourth of the five power generating wind turbines as part of the Deepwater Wind project three miles south of Block Island on Aug. 15, 2016. The Block Island Wind Farm developer says by late 2023, electricity will make its way to Connecticut from up to 25 wind turbines of a new project in federal waters about a dozen miles southwest of Martha's Vineyard. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Deepwater Wind says electricity will make its way to Connecticut from a wind farm near Martha's Vineyard. But permitting and construction likely will take about five years.

Malone celebrates 25 years of sobriety, helping others

Jack Malone, executive director of Lebanon Pines in Lebanon, Conn., a 110-bed, long-term facility for men with alcohol and drug addiction, and executive director of the Southeastern Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, poses for a photo at the Lebanon Pines facility Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (Tim Martin/The Day)

On Monday, Jack Malone is planning to go to his regular Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, where he expects to receive a medallion and eat cake — "Even if I have to buy the cake myself" — to celebrate his quarter-century of sobriety.

Gun range opponents taking a stand

From left, members of the Friends of Pachaug Forest Inc. Tom Gaudreau, President Ryan Snide, Vice President Bob Panko, secretary Susan Lane, Alan Cornelius, public information director Bobbi Cornelius and director of logistics Jesse Gay, stand on the edge of the Button Farm property located off Lee Road in the center of the Pachaug Forest in Griswold on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  The group is not happy that Gov. Dannel Malloy and the state police want a gun range built on the farm property.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Groups with names like Keep Voluntown Quiet have made clear they want no part of the potential noise and environmental hazards that a state police training facility could bring, following the lead of groups in Willington and East Windsor that...

New London festival celebrates Basque culture

The Gauden Bat dance group from Chino, Calif., performs during the Basque Fest on Parade Plaza in New London Saturday, June 23, 2018.  The festival was hosted by the New England Basque Club.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The New England Basque Club held Basque Fest New London, its largest event to date, at Parade Plaza on Saturday.