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Rhode Island police K-9 featured in Netflix's 'Rescued by Ruby' euthanized

Ruby, a working K-9 for the Rhode Island State Police and former shelter dog, outside the state police barracks in North Kingstown, R.I., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Australian shepherd and border collie mix was featured in a Netflix movie titled

A Rhode Island dog whose inspiring story of going from shelter dog to life-saving police K-9 became the subject of a recent Netflix movie has been euthanized

Americans bet $125 billion on sports in 4 years since legalization

A sign bearing an advertisement for Caesars Entertainment's sports betting operation sits near a sports betting terminal in the sports betting lounge at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Caesars is one of the most frequent advertisers of sports betting in the United States, where gamblers have wagered over $125 billion on sports with legal betting outlets in the four years since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for all 50 states to offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Americans have bet more than $125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it

7-year-old girl dies after house fire rescue attempt

A 7-year-old girl died has died in a Connecticut house fire after firefighters removed her from the building following unsuccessful rescue efforts by her parents

7 people injured during clash between motorcycle clubs

Seven people have been injured during a melee between rival motorcycle clubs in a Massachusetts city

Southeastern Connecticut legislators lament killed bills

The Connecticut state House of Representatives gathers for a debate on the final day of the legislative session Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the state Capitol in Hartford.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Many bills that didn't get passed this session will be reintroduced next session.

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Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume

This Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, photo shows radio show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones at Capitol Hill in Washington. The Sandy Hook families' lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting in Connecticut a hoax appear poised to resume soon. That is based on agreements revealed Friday, May 13, 2022, in a Texas bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

The Sandy Hook families’ lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting in Connecticut a hoax appear poised to resume soon

Police investigate killing of bear that left 2 cubs orphaned

Connecticut environmental conservation police are investigating the fatal shooting of a bear that left two cubs without a mother

Faculty furious over Malloy's failure to disclose no confidence votes

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his budget address to members of the House and Senate inside the Hall of the House at the state Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The University of Maine System chancellor who didn’t think a no-confidence vote was important enough to share with a search committee is now the subject of his own no-confidence votes

Cause of blaze that killed New Haven firefighter goes undetermined

The cause of a fire that killed a New Haven firefighter a year ago could not be determined but it does not appear a crime was involved, police said Thursday

2 get life sentences in shooting death of 17-year-old girl

Two Rhode Island men who pleaded guilty in connection with the 2019 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl have been sent to prison for life

Conn. selects new top prosecutor after scandal, retirement

Veteran prosecutor Patrick Griffin has been named Connecticut’s new chief state’s attorney

By chance, Polish cop helps Lech Walesa with flat tire in U.S.

In this photo provided by the Connecticut State Police, Trooper Lukasz Lipert shakes hands with former Polish President Lech Walesa on Interstate 84 in Tolland, Conn., on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. State police said Lipert responded to the call of an SUV with a flat tire, and was greeted by Walesa, who had spoken in Hartford on Tuesday as part of his U.S. tour advocating for aid for refugees who have fled Ukraine during the war with Russia. (Connecticut State Police via AP)

A Connecticut state trooper who is a native of Poland got quite the surprise while responding to an SUV with a flat tire — a passenger in the vehicle happened to be former Polish President Lech Walesa

New report addresses barriers faced by Massachusetts Latinos

A new report says while the diverse Latino population in Massachusetts continues to struggle through the pre-pandemic issues of reduced educational and economic opportunity, and health care disparities, there is reason for optimism,

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UPDATED: Motorcyclist injured in New London crash

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was injured early Sunday night when he was involved in an accident with a minivan on Montauk Avenue

New London police looking for missing 12-year-old girl

Alivyah Wright is described as Black with black hair and brown eyes, five feet, six inches tall, 155 pounds and last seen wearing a white shirt and possible green pants.

Firefighters and police rescue man from water at Ocean Beach Park

The New London Fire Department said an emotionally distressed man was in 48-degree water for about 20 minutes Saturday morning.

Mystic half-marathon, 10k runs to cause delays, detours Sunday morning

Nearly 2,000 people are expected to participate in the runs on roads in Stonington and Groton.

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My Pet Pal: Abbie

She is 2 years old and loves to ride in the truck, go to Home Depot, walk at Eastern Point Beach, the park, play bean bag and most important loves to cuddle.

Lyme-Old Lyme High School announces honor roll

These students have been named to the Lyme-Old Lyme High School honor roll for the third quarter.

Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School announces honor roll

These students have been named to the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School honor roll for the third quarter.

Blessing the bikes in New London

Motorcyclists line up for the drive-thru blessing at the New London Motorcycle Club's annual bike blessing Sunday, May 15, 2022 at New London Waterfront Park. The event re-located from Ocean Beach Park where it was held last year. The event opened at 11 a.m. with vendor booths, food trucks, a bike show, and music by the band American Honey on City Pier Plaza. The drive-thru blessing began at 2 p.m. The $10 admission fee benefits a number of local charities, including Covenant Shelter, Waterford Country School, and MALTA, Inc. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Hundreds of motorcyclists crowded the waterfront park and downtown New London for the annual New London Motorcycle Club blessing of the bikes Sunday.