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Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

People stand outside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport after a shooting with multiple victims was reported late Thursday night, April 15, 2021. (Mykal McEldowney/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

Police in Indianapolis say eight people were shot and killed at a FedEx facility

Senators to Biden: Waive vaccine intellectual property rules

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 14, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden removes his mask to speak at a news conference at the White House, in Washington. Ten liberal senators are urging Biden to back India and South Africa’s appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual property rules so coronavirus vaccines can be manufactured by nations that are struggling to inoculate their population. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)

Ten liberal senators are urging President Joe Biden to back India and South Africa’s appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual property rules so coronavirus vaccines can be manufactured by nations that are...

Pandemic may lead to long-term changes in Connecticut school calendar

Connecticut officials say the impact of the pandemic on students and their families could lead to long-term changes in how the school day and school year look in the state

Unused vaccines pile up across U.S. as some regions resist

Syringes filled with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are shown, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center in Jackson Memorial hospital in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Many U.S. states and cities have a growing surplus of coronavirus vaccines, a sign that in some places demand is slowing before a large percentage of the population has been inoculated, according to an analysis by Bloomberg News.

Chauvin declines to testify in his defense at Floyd murder trial

In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, address Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill during motions before the court Thursday, April 15, 2021, in the trial of Chauvin, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.  Chauvin told the judge he will not testify on his own behalf. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

Derek Chauvin spoke publicly for the first time since his arrest in May, telling a judge Thursday that he would invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination and not testify in his own defense in his murder trial in the death of George...

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New London man arrested in alleged Norwich home invasion

A New London man faces assault, robbery and other charges stemming from an alleged home invasion at a Norwich residence.

Mountain biker severely injured in Groton

On Wednesday afternoon, a mountain biker had to be transported by Life Star helicopter from the Groton Town police department after sustaining severe injuries, police say.

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Arrests by state and local police in the region.

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In the Times: Poole named new assistant Times editor

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I’m happy to announce that the Times has a new assistant editor: Owen Poole, a former sportswriter and most recently copy editor for The Day.

Lacrosse game held in the rain on new Groton field

Fans take cover from the rain Thursday, April 15, 2021, while watching the Fitch vs. Waterford boys´ lacrosse game in Groton.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Fans took cover from the rain Thursday while watching the Fitch vs. Waterford boys' lacrosse game in Groton.