Many leads, little progress 2 months after mom vanished

This undated photo on a missing persons flier provided by the New Canaan Police Department shows Jennifer Dulos, missing since May 2019. Two months after the mother of five vanished in Connecticut, authorities said they're following up on more than 1,200 tips and leads. (New Canaan Police Department via AP)

Two months after a mother of five vanished from a tony Connecticut town, authorities say they're still following up on more than 1,200 tips and leads

Roof torn off Cape Cod hotel, as high winds, tornado strike

Yarmouth Fire crews look through the parts of the roof that blew off the Cape Sands Inn during a morning tornado that touched down on the structure, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in West Yarmouth, Mass. The National Weather Service said radar showed that a tornado struck Yarmouth just after noon on Tuesday. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)

A hotel roof was torn off, downed trees blocked roads and thousands of customers lost power as a series of powerful winds including a radar-confirmed tornado tore across Cape Cod

Attorney general given diocese files to review abuse claims

Rhode Island's attorney general says he has gained access to nearly 70 years of records from the Diocese of Providence for his review of allegations of sexual abuse by clergy

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power to return

People line up to get dry ice from a Con Edison truck in a neighborhood without power in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, July 22, 2019. Mayor Bill de Blasio called for an investigation Monday of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers

Titanic survivor's light-up cane goes for $62,500 at auction

This 2019 file photo provided by Guernsey's Auction House shows a walking cane that was owned by Titanic survivor Ella White. The cane, contained a built-in electric light that she used to signal from a lifeboat. Guernsey's said Monday, July 22, 2019, that the cane sold for $62,500 during an auction of several maritime items in Newport, R.I. (Rafael Zegarra/Guernsey's Auction House via AP, File)

A Titanic survivor's walking stick with an electric light she used to signal for help from a lifeboat has sold for $62,500 at an auction of maritime items in Rhode Island

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Lawmakers' probe of motor vehicle agency's role in fatal case put on hold

In this July 6, 2019, file photo, motorcyclists participate in a ride in Randolph, N.H., to remember seven bikers killed there in a collision with a pickup truck in June. State transportation officials in Massachusetts were expected to be questioned during a legislative hearing on Monday, July 22, 2019, in Boston, about the Registry of Motor Vehicles' failure to suspend the commercial license of the truck driver charged in the crash that killed the seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire. (Paul Hayes/Caledonian-Record via AP, File)

Massachusetts lawmakers opened and then abruptly suspended their inquiry into the troubles at the state motor vehicle department exposed by a crash that killed seven motorcyclists

Lockdown ordered at R.I. prison after inmate is stabbed

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections has ordered a lockdown at the state prison because an inmate stabbed another inmate

Man accused of harassing black official denies gun violation

In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, Max Misch walks out of the Bennington County courtroom in Bennington, Vt. Misch, a self-described white nationalist and

A self-described white nationalist and 'online troll' accused of harassing a black legislator has pleaded not guilty to violating a condition of release on gun-related charges

Con Ed defends decision to shut off power

Con Edison is defending its decision to shut off power to thousands of New Yorkers amid the weekend's high temperatures

Police: 3 dogs die after being left in hot vehicle

Police in Rhode Island say three dogs left in a vehicle on a day when temperatures soared into the 90s have died, and their owner is facing charges

Plan would make Old Saybrook coastal mansions eligible for disaster aid

In this April 2, 2019, photo, a multimillion-dollar home sits on a peninsula in Old Saybrook, Conn. The home is among more than 900 structures on the East Coast that would become newly eligible for federal disaster aid, under a proposed remapping of coastal protection zones by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (AP Photo/Dave Collins)

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Heat, humidity grip East Coast another day; relief on the way

A firefighter cools off while fighting a five-alarm fire in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Christi Christo/The Boston Herald via AP)

The East Coast sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy

Some lawmakers will attempt to override Lamont veto

The House of Representatives is expected to try and override one of Gov. Ned Lamont's vetoes

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Lamont should demand resignations at scandal-ridden port authority

The former board chairman presided over hiring a colleague without port management experience for a...

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Norwich woman faces larceny charges in alleged purse theft

A woman was charged in connection with an alleged theft of two Stop & Shop employees’ purses from the store’s employee locker room, police said.

New London Fire Department extinguishes vehicle fire

The New London Fire Department said it extinguished a vehicle fire on Interstate 95 Northbound prior to Exit 85 that was reported at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday.

Police: Pawcatuck man found in girl's bedroom, charged with sexual assault

Police said they charged an a 18-year-old Pawcatuck man with sexual assault Tuesday morning after he was found in the bedroom of a 13-year-old girl.

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LOCAL NEWS

Norwich utilities commission appoints Chris LaRose as general manager, approves contract

The 'acting' title was removed from new Norwich Public Utilities General Manager Chris LaRose’s title Tuesday, with an approved three-year contract.

Salvation Army revives Boys & Girls Club in New London

Girls in the new Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of New London, from left, Amani McClellan, 12, Jaivana Monplaisir, 10, Diana Coronado, 13, and Edwina Wallace, 13, joke around after finishing their lunch Tuesday, July 23, 2019, during a local history program at the New London Historical Society's Shaw Mansion. The Salvation Army has revived the Boys and Girls Club that had closed with the shuttering of the Thames River Apartments on Crystal Avenue last year. The program at the Shaw Mansion has the children studying their personal family history and will culminate with the Aug. 8 opening of an exhibit of personal

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of New London County, a partnership between the two nationally affiliated groups, has opened in New London.

As other states require consent for pelvic exams, Connecticut bill stalls

Connecticut was one of more than a dozen states to introduce a prohibitive bill, but it didn't go anywhere this session.

Libertarian, petitioning candidate added to Norwich City Council ballot

Two-time Libertarian mayoral candidate William Russell and petitioning candidate Rebecca Melucci will be on the Norwich Nov. 5 election ballot for City Council.