Police reforms have NYC officers handing out business cards

New York City Police Department officers confer in New York's Times Square, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. New reforms aimed at improving police interactions in New York City include requirements that officers hand out their business cards to people they stop and explain why law enforcement activity is taking place. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

New reforms aimed at improving police interactions in New York City include requirements that officers hand out their business cards to people they stop and explain why law enforcement activity is taking place

Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debate

Massachusetts Senate candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, and her opponent State Rep. Geoff Diehl shake hands before a debate in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, have clashed in their first debate on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's release of a DNA test

Two women being treated after being attacked by a fox

Police in Scituate, Massachusetts, are warning residents to be careful after two women reported being attacked by a fox

Two more agree to plead guilty in Massachusetts State Police OT scandal

Two more people have agreed to plead guilty in the Massachusetts State Police overtime abuse scandal

Police shooting under investigation in Connecticut

Connecticut State Police are investigating after Meriden police officers shot and wounded a man with a gun


Police still searching for Windham shooting, stabbing suspect

Police this morning are still searching for the suspect who reportedly stabbed and shot an Uncasville man in a Windham apartment Tuesday evening.

Temperature rising in gubernatorial debate

Republican Bob Stefanowski’s promise to eliminate the state income tax came under attack Thursday by Democrat Ned Lamont and petitioning candidate Oz Griebel.

Latest police profiling report leads to something new: a thoughtful discussion

Minority drivers were pulled over for equipment violations, like burned-out tail lights, at higher rates than white drivers in most of the eight towns examined in the state’s latest report on racial disparities in police traffic stop patterns.

Ex-Newtown officials defend handling of shooter's education

Former educators in the Connecticut town where 20 children and six adults were shot to death in an elementary school are pushing back against a state report that was critical of how the shooter's education was handled

Officer sues online market where gun used on him was sold

Boston police Officer Kurt Stokinger, front, and his wife, Janella Stokinger, left, enter a conference room before a news conference at a law office Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Boston. The officer is suing an online marketplace where the gun used to shoot him was sold. The lawsuit filed Thursday by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence on behalf of Stokinger alleges that Armslist enables illegal gun sales and lacks safeguards to prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A Boston police officer is suing an online marketplace where the gun used to shoot him was sold

Lawsuit: Teacher shamed student over pledge protest

A Connecticut teenager who says she was mocked and shamed for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance filed a federal lawsuit this week against her teacher and the school board

UConn to offer cannabis course, but it’s not about getting high

UConn students are going to have the chance to learn how to grow the ideal crop of cannabis next semester, but it has nothing to do with getting high.

UConn agrees to 15-year media rights extension with IMG

UConn and IMG have announced a 15-year contract extension for licensing and multimedia rights to broadcast and promote Huskies athletics


Five minutes or five hours, $12 to park in Mystic

To the chagrin of many merchants, the Mystic Museum of Art has charged a flat rate at its lot since...


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Bibliophile heaven in Norwich

Melissa Jenkins, left, of Norwich and Charlotte Rogers of North Franklin select books from the shelves at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale on its opening day Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Book fans search for bargains at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale.

The first Mystic Film Festival showcases movies, discussions

Actor Thomas McCormick, center, of Easton, Mass., and his parents, John and Tracy McCormick of Tonopah, Nev., listen to instructions from Shona Nilsson, promotions director for 102.3 The Wolf, while having their picture taken Thursday, Oct.18, 2018, on the red carpet opening night of the Mystic Film Festival at the Mystic Luxury Cinemas located at Olde Mistick Village. Thomas McCormick is starring in the movie

The fest, which started Thursday and runs through Sunday, was created by Shareen Anderson, a filmmaker who is based in Manhattan and lives part-time in Mystic.

Candidates for East Lyme, Salem House seat differ on tolls and tax proposals

Democrat Hugh McKenney and incumbent Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman, seen in this composite image, are vying for the 37th District House seat.

Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman and her opponent for the House, Hugh McKenney, have distinct positions on tolls and other proposed taxes.

Ledyard charter revision on November ballot

Alongside selecting state representatives and senators, residents will be voting whether to approve a new set of charter revisions when they take to the polls Nov. 6.