West Haven mayor's son denies embezzling $80,000 from restaurants he ran

The son of a Connecticut mayor has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $80,000 from two restaurants he ran

Connecticut-based Sikorsky sued over fatal Army helicopter crash

The widow of an Army specialist killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland last year and two other soldiers who were critically injured have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sikorsky Aircraft in Connecticut

New shingles vaccine hard to come by across Connecticut

A new vaccine to protect against a painful disease known as shingles is a victim of its own success and nearly impossible to find in Connecticut and many parts of the United States.

Columbia student seen ranting in 'white men' video says he's not racist

A Columbia University student who screamed "We're white men! We did everything!" in a widely shared video says he is not a white supremacist or a racist.

Malloy defends jobs record

Outgoing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is defending his jobs record at his final State Bond Commission meeting

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Fire at Windham recycling plant spreads to junkyard

Firefighters from several towns spent several hours Monday night battling a blaze at a recycling plant and junkyard in North Windham.

Anger grows after NYC police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office

Outrage is building over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn food stamp office

ACLU settles suit over Maine governor's censored Facebook page

Maine's Republican governor has settled with the ACLU over a lawsuit that charged his Facebook page was blocking the governor's critics

Whitey Bulger lawyer says he will sue over prison killing

A lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger says he plans to sue the government over the notorious gangster's prison killing

Man convicted in Connecticut triple slaying denied parole

A Connecticut man convicted of killing three security guards during a robbery nearly 40 years ago has had his latest bid for early release rejected

Woman found shot to death near Bridgeport boat ramp

Police in Connecticut are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman found dead of a gunshot wound near a boat launch ramp

Agencies warn Lamont of looming surge in state retirements

Incoming Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, standing, listens to members of one of the 15 transition public policy groups he formed to help provide recommendations for his new administration, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)

Agency heads have told Connecticut's incoming governor that large numbers of veteran employees will retire in the coming years

Newtown shooter described 'scorn for humanity'

Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting

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Attorney general investigation of Connecticut Landmarks is finished

The office of Attorney General George Jepsen has been investigating how Connecticut Landmarks has...

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State police to conduct drunken driving spot checks Dec. 21

With a holiday weekend soon approaching, state police have announced they will conduct drunk driving spot checks along Route 2 in North Stonington on Dec. 21.

Stonington man charged after bullet is accidentally fired into neighbor's apartment

Police charged a local man Tuesday night after they say he accidently discharged his gun while cleaning it, sending a bullet through the wall into an adjoining apartment where it struck his neighbor’s refrigerator.

K-9 teams search Stonington High School

Eleven K-9 teams conducted a 15-minute sweep of the hallways and parking lots of Stonington High School on Wednesday morning.

Driver of motorized scooter sustains minor injuries following collision in Norwich

Police said the driver of a motorized scooter sustained minor injuries after a vehicle pulling out of Rosewood Manor collided with him.

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Lee's Kitchen: Three easy recipes for spreading holiday cheer

These recipes can be made right now and will hold for Christmas.

SBS student selected for national Honors Chorus

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Grace Murphy of Gales Ferry was selected to perform as part of the National Association for Music Education’s All Eastern Honors Mixed Chorus.

A stop at the beach

Stan Forostoski of Manchester relaxes in the sun Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at Rocky Neck State Park.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Stan Forostoski of Manchester relaxes in the sun Wednesday at Rocky Neck State Park.

State: Mystic boathouse park site safe for crew team

An artist's rendering shows the view from Route 27 of the Hart Perry Boathouse and the Mystic River Boathouse Park, including proposed parallel parking spaces. (Courtesy of the Mystic River Boathouse Park Implementation Committee)

A state health department epidemiologist has informed the town that it is safe for Stonington High School crew team members to use the Mystic River Boathouse Park site.

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Three found alive inside West Virginia coal mine

Authorities say three people missing since last weekend have been found alive in an underground coal mine in southern West Virginia