Two arrested for burglarizing Stonington home with crowbar

Police charged two people from Westerly with burglarizing a home on Pequot Trail Saturday.

Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM

This May 16, 2014, file photo shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. The United Auto Workers union is letting its contract with General Motors expire just before midnight Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

A top United Auto Workers official says the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night

Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theater

Law enforcement officials respond to reports of a shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Va., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Authorities said they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that is part of the mall. Reports of a shooting had prompted panic and a large police presence Saturday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that is part of a popular mall

22 hurt when house deck collapses during firefighter event

In this photo provided by James Macheda, one of the first responders talks to an onlooker as others carry an injured person, while some others work the scene of a building collapse, in the background, in Wildwood, N.J., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Multiple levels of decking attached to a building collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore, trapping people and injuring several, including children, officials and witnesses said. (James Macheda via AP)

Officials say a home's multilevel deck collapsed at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend and injured at least 22 people

Lying prisoners: New laws in Connecticut, other states crack down on jailhouse informants

In this June 8, 2017, file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. Swinton served almost two decades in prison for the 1991 killing of Carla Terry before he was cleared based on new DNA evidence. Several states have moved to toughen regulations on the use of jailhouse informants. Advocates said Swinton's erroneous conviction was based in part on the testimony of lying inmates. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File)

An effort to more tightly regulate the use of jailhouse informants is gaining momentum across the country in the wake of exonerations of the wrongly convicted

Security increased at Big E because of shootings elsewhere

It's the opening weekend of the annual Eastern States Exposition and officials have new security measures in place at New England's largest agricultural fair



Denise Merrill stonewalls FOI request for Bates spending

The secretary of the state has not responded to a request for spending authorizations by her...


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Various tax exemptions available to Stonington veterans

The Assessor’s Office is reminding residents who are veterans of the various tax exemptions available to them.

Go Fund Me page set up for Mystic man critically injured in industrial accident

Truck driver Alex Medina was injured when a large log fell on his head while he was loading his truck at a Stamford transfer station on Aug. 12. He suffered a head, neck and spinal cord injuries.