Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bill that addresses concerns that the war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes

Ollie alleges UConn deterred him from filing racial discrimination complaint

Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed litigation alleging that UConn has illegally attempted to deter Ollie from filing a racial discrimination complaint.

Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge states disgust

President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and his wife Lori Andrade arrive at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

A judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country

Report on child deaths in Connecticut urges better access to day care

A new report on child deaths at Connecticut day cares says most victims died at illegal home care programs

Norwich police issue alert for missing 52-year-old man

Police are seeking a 52-year-old man who they said went missing Nov. 30.

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

The New York attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation has agreed to dissolve and give its remaining assets to other charities

White House says it wants to keep government open, will find other ways to fund border wall

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

Sarah Sanders told Fox News Channel: "We have other ways that we can get to that $5 billion."

Flynn heads to sentencing, with 'Good luck' wish from Trump

In this July 10, 2018, file photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, following a status hearing. Michael Flynn may have given extraordinary cooperation to prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing has exposed tensions over an FBI interview in which the former national security adviser lied about his Russian contacts. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Flynn will likely walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors

State police Troop K announces anti-drunk driving campaign

State police Troop K will employ extra troopers to find and arrest drunk drivers Thursday through Dec. 26, police said.

Chicago police: 2 officers die after being struck by train

Police investigate the scene where two officers were killed after they were struck by a South Shore train near 103rd Street and Dauphin Avenue on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Chicago. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi posted on Twitter that the

Chicago police say two officers investigating a shots-fired call on the city's far South Side have died after being struck by a train

Russian disinformation teams targeted Mueller, says report prepared for Senate

Special counsel Robert Mueller leaves a meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on June 21, 2017. (Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer)

Months after President Donald Trump took office, Russia's disinformation teams trained their sites on a new target: special counsel Robert Mueller III. Having worked to help get Trump into the White House, they now worked to neutralize the biggest...

Comey lambastes GOP over Trump's continued attacks on FBI: 'Stand up and speak the truth'

Former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, after a second closed-door interview with two Republican-led committees investigating what they say was bias at the Justice Department before the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Former FBI director James Comey on Monday accused President Donald Trump of trying "to burn down the entire FBI" and charged that congressional Republicans were willing accomplices for failing to challenge him.

Heart attack risk is 37 percent higher on Christmas Eve

Heart attacks are believed to be more common in times of heightened emotions, brought on by things such as sporting events, hurricanes and stock market crashes. Now, add Christmas Eve to that list.



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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City poised to settle lawsuit blocking Fort Trumbull development

The city and its development arm, the Renaissance City Development Association, are poised to settle two pending lawsuits that have served to stymie development efforts on a swath of land at the Fort Trumbull peninsula.

Living Nativity in N. Stonington

Peter Kirmmse, 6, dressed as an angel, practices walking without tripping on his gown as Gabe Dobley, 10, dressed as a shepherd, looks on before a living Nativity on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the  Congregational Church of North Stonington.  The annual event featured live animals and a children's pageant with music by  the Youth Choir and the Senior Choir. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Peter Kirmmse, 6, dressed as an angel, practices walking without tripping on his gown as Gabe Dobley, 10, dressed as a shepherd, looks on before a living Nativity at the Congregational Church of North Stonington.