Teen Palestinian protester gets 8 months in prison

In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is in a courtroom at the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem.  Israeli military court sentenced Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking two soldiers after plea bargain was reached. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)

Israeli military court sentences Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking two soldiers after plea bargain reached

Mueller investigated Sessions for perjury on Russia statements

Special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI investigated Attorney General Jeff Sessions last year for misleading lawmakers about his contacts with Russians before eventually closing that part of the case, according to three people with knowledge of...

Republican Rick Saccone concedes defeat to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special election

Republican candidate Rick Saccone conceded defeat in the tight race for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, clearing the way for Democrat Conor Lamb to be sworn in next month.

Northeast gets clobbered with fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

A restaurant employee uses a large bag for protection while shoveling snow off the parking lot during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Spring has kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast


Nature Notes: Herring gulls not your ordinary shorebird

This young herring gull is resting on a jetty in Weekapaug, R.I. They are the most common gulls in New England, and can live 29 years or longer in the wild. (Photo by Bill Hobbs)

For many, the herring gull is synonymous with the Connecticut coast, but few know how clever this “seagull” is.

ELHS’s Thomas Bartok enjoys his football journey

East Lyme High School offensive lineman Thomas Bartok (photo submitted)

Bartok’s love of the game might have not have prevented some parents from denying him the opportunity to play because of the fear of concussions.

New London considering idea of privatizing trash collection

Some nudging by the City Center District has the City Council exploring the idea of privatizing curbside trash collection even as it studies the potential benefits of a pay-as-you-throw trash removal system.



il Pomod'Oro Restaurant & Pizzeria: Hold the handicapped access

New restaurant on Boston Post Road has no exterior handicapped access, just a sign with a phone...


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Lawmakers consider bills to reclassify young adult offenders

State lawmakers are considering proposals from Governor Dannel P. Malloy designed to keep more young offenders out of Connecticut's prisons

Police: EMS volunteer took photos of patients

Police say a Connecticut Emergency Medical Services volunteer took inappropriate photos of patients riding in the ambulance