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GOP prosecutors threaten lawsuits over Biden's vaccine requirement

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Two dozen Republican attorneys general are warning the White House of impending legal action if a proposed coronavirus vaccine requirement for as many as 100 million Americans goes into effect

U.S. booster shots in question as FDA prepares for key decision

In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

A planned booster shot campaign in the United States is dividing experts, as the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory committee prepares to meet Friday for a nonbinding vote on whether the agency should approve a third dose of the vaccine...

Bodycam: Woman argued with boyfriend before vanishing

This police camera video provided by the Moab, Utah, Police Department shows Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021. The couple was pulled over while they were having an emotional fight. Petito was reported missing by her family a month later and is now the subject of a nationwide search. (The Moab Police Department via AP)

A Florida police chief says they haven't begun a physical search for Gabby Petito out West because they don't know where to begin

Biden faces new emergency with migrants at Texas border

Migrants cross between the United States and Mexico at the Rio Grande in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. They're part of an influx of migrants arriving to the U.S., mostly from Haiti, since early 2021. (Photo by Sergio Flores for The Washington Post)

The Biden administration is facing a new humanitarian emergency along the border in South Texas, where thousands of mostly Haitian migrants waiting to be taken into Border Patrol custody are sleeping outdoors under a highway bridge after crossing...

Chauvin pleads not guilty to violating teen's civil rights in 2017 case similar to Floyd

In this April 15, 2021, file image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and defendant, former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, address Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin, convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, for allegedly violating the civil rights of a teenager in a separate case that involved a restraint similar to the one used on Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool File)

The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge that he violated the civil rights of a 14-year-old boy when he used a chokehold to restrain the teenager and hit him with...

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Groton's Democratic Chairman Conrad Heede needs to resign

Heede should listen to his party's voters, who overwhelmingly rejected his candidacy for Town...

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Woman dies in Griswold car crash

State police said 29-year-old Bianca Rodriguez of Brooklyn, Conn., died as a result of a car accident on I-395 southbound on Wednesday afternoon.

Man shoots himself in the foot in East Lyme

A man shot himself in the foot at the Niantic Sportsmen’s Club on Wednesday night, according to police.

Water main break in Yantic affects 50 Norwich Public Utilities customers

NPU crews responded to a water main break Tuesday morning that will likely disrupt water service for about 50 customers in Yantic for 12 to 14 hours.

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Friends share a totally tubular tradition in East Lyme

Friends, from left, Ella Rose Wagner, Eleni Xifaras, Melissa Solomindes, Maddie Baldwin and Brooke Cody, all 12 and of Farmington, attempt to share an inner tube Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, as they play at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

They spent a day off from school Thursday playing at Rocky Neck State Park.

New London Landmarks to host walking tour of Belden Street in New London

New London Landmarks will host a free walking tour of Belden Street from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, explaining ongoing preservation efforts along the route.