Body found in woods confirmed as missing Waterbury bar owner

Connecticut police say a body found in a wooded area of Wolcott is that of a missing bar owner from Waterbury who hadn’t been seen in a week

House passes Courtney bill to help health care workers attacked by patients

The bill would require health care and social service employers to write and implement workplace violence prevention plans.

Yale women’s soccer coach leaves school amid report of misconduct

Yale University says women’s soccer coach Brendan Faherty has left the school amid misconduct allegations by former players at a college where he previously coached

State offers $50,000 reward in unsolved veteran killing case

Connecticut officials have announced a $50,000 reward for information that would help solve the killing of an Air Force veteran last year

Waterbury school board member faces multiple charges

A member of a Connecticut school board and her husband are facing charges after authorities intercepted more than 5 pounds of cocaine

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Inmate sentenced for running drug ring from prison

A Connecticut inmate has been sentenced to nearly eight more years behind bars for running a cocaine distribution ring while locked up in prison

Massachusetts approves ban of flavored tobacco products

Massachusetts lawmakers have passed a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes

Why raiding Connecticut's rainy day fund might not be a great idea

The Office of Fiscal Analysis noted that projected operating deficits between 2022 and 2024 could consume nearly the entire reserve.

Foreign ski-area investors sue U.S. over residency petitions

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, the Lodge at Burke Mountain is pictured on the day it officially opened in East Burke, Vt. Foreigners who invested in the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain ski area developments that are now linked to alleged fraud say the federal government is declining to act on their petitions for U.S. residency. A federal lawsuit filed in Florida on Friday, Nov. 13, 2019, accuses the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of leaving their residency petitions in limbo. The agency declined comment. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

Foreigners who invested in Vermont ski area developments that are now linked to a fraud case say the federal government is declining to act on their petitions for U.S. residency

Lawmakers approve ban on drivers using hand-held cellphones

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2011, file photo, a driver talks on a cell phone while driving through the Financial District of Boston. Massachusetts drivers would no longer be able to use hand-held cellphones behind the wheel under a bill approved in the House on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, and coming up for a vote in the Senate on Wednesday before heading to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Massachusetts drivers would no longer be able to use hand-held cellphones behind the wheel under a bill approved by state lawmakers.

New England wind turbine plan proposed to allay concerns

The plan would maintain equal spacing between wind turbines creating a grid pattern across the seven adjacent lease areas off New England.

Rhode Island police officer has his personal rifle stolen

A Rhode Island police officer’s rifle remains missing after a car with the weapon inside was stolen

Federal judge tosses $3 billion suit challenging Wynn’s casino license

A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Wynn Resorts of cheating to win its casino license for Encore Boston Harbor

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Gov. Lamont, come clean on the stalled New London port deal

The excuse blaming the lawyers on the wording of the document is no longer credible.

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Man who allegedly harassed Facebook forum moderator now charged with smashing windows of two vehicles

State police charged Morgan Dean, 40, with first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree criminal trespass.

Stonington police charge man with making, igniting two Molotov cocktails

Police charged a local man Wednesday with making two Molotov cocktails and igniting them along a wooded area of North Main Street on Oct. 24.

With ladder truck broken, New London firefighters look to neighbors for help

In this file photo,  Jordan Fire Company's ladder truck W15 assists the New London Fire Department with a smoke investigation on Truman Street Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.  Damage to the New London’s only working ladder truck has the city’s fire department leaning on its neighbors for help. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Damage to the city’s only working ladder truck has the city’s fire department leaning on its neighbors for help.

North Stonington man charged with home invasion

Marc Caswell allegedly assaulted someone with a baseball bat.

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Court cases detail violent clashes between Norwich, New London groups

A New Year's Day stabbing, a Halloween shooting and shootings under investigation in Norwich involved "warring factions" from New London and Norwich, according to court documents and testimony.

Utility cooperative close to naming new CEO, releases 2020 budget

CMEEC annual meeting approved new board leaders, extended an offer to a prospective new CEO and released its 2020 budget.

Essex resident gets first-hand look at impeachment hearing

Kyle Knickerbocker of Essex poses Nov. 13 outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Submitted photo)

Kyle Knickerbocker of Essex happened to be in southern Maryland taking a licensing exam when he got the word that impeachment hearings would be starting a few days later on Nov. 13 at the nation’s capital.

State health department mandate adds pressure to East Lyme water project

Town officials hope to receive $1 million in additional funding for project to address high levels of manganese in some public water.

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House urges court to lift hold on subpoena for Trump records

House Democrats and the Manhattan’s top prosecutor told the Supreme Court Thursday that President Donald Trump’s arguments to shield his tax returns and financial records are weak, and not deserving of the justices’ intervention