1 dead, 4 wounded in Hartford nightclub shooting

In this image taken from video, police investigate the scene of a shooting at the Majestic Lounge, in Hartford, Conn., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Multiple people were shot at the Connecticut nightclub, police said early Sunday.  (FOX61 WTIC via AP)

The mayor of Connecticut's capital city says illegal handguns were involved in a nightclub shooting that killed a man and wounded four other people

Truck crashes into house, man charged with drunken driving

A 36-year-old man has been charged with driving drunk and barreling his pickup truck into a house in Falmouth

Connecticut bill would ban punishing students for unpaid lunch bills

Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to address school lunch debt

Sergeant shoots at suspect trying to rob man in wheelchair

Authorities say a Massachusetts police sergeant opened fire on a suspect who pulled a gun after trying to rob a man in a wheelchair

As Harvey Weinstein’s fate heads to jurors, who will they believe?

Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves Manhattan's Criminal Court after prosecutors completed their closing argument in his rape trial, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

One by one, the women shook, cried, stammered and struggled to recount the horrors they said Harvey Weinstein inflicted upon them.


Drug overdose deaths in Connecticut reach record-high of 1,200

Connecticut officials announced drug overdose deaths in the state increased by nearly 20% last year

State secures custody of nearly 200 neglected farm animals

Connecticut officials have secured custody of nearly 200 animals that were found severely neglected on a farm last month

A.E. Hotchner, author with a gift for famous friendships, dies at 102

In this undated file photo, A.E. Hotchner, left, and author Ernest Hemingway pose for a photo in Seattle. Hotchner was staging Hemingway's story

In December 1980, writer A.E. Hotchner mixed up a batch of salad dressing with his Connecticut neighbor - actor Paul Newman - to give away to friends at Christmas.

Lamont elected to lead association of northeastern governors

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has been elected to lead a nonpartisan association of northeastern states

State police ordered to undergo training on public records

A state commission has ruled that Connecticut State Police improperly withheld video of a high-speed car chase requested by a newspaper and must undergo training on releasing public records promptly

Names for Connecticut Democratic and GOP primaries released

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announces the names of Democratic candidates who will appear on the state's presidential primary ballots on April 28, during a news conference in Hartford, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Haigh)

Connecticut's secretary of the state has announced which candidates will appear on the ballot for the state's April 28 presidential primaries

Proposals to ease post-prison transitions en route to lawmakers this session

Advocates on the council echoed the need to hold employers and property owners accountable should the proposals become law.

Lawmakers to revive aid in dying, crisis pregnancy centers legislation

Aid in dying, which did not make it out of committee last year, would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to terminally ill patients.


Lamont abandons New London on wind deal

A 2003 state law might allow New London to tax the new wind port planned for State Pier, if the...


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My Pet Pal: Cooper

Cooper's birthday present of choice is a piñata full of treats.

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Volunteer John Kennedy, left, and Diane Chodkowski, right, look for birds during a guided count for the Great Backyard Bird Count on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Connecticut College Arboretum. The field training, led by volunteers from the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center,  is part of the citizen science project to collect wild bird data across the country. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The Connecticut College Arboretum hosted area birders as part of an international effort to identify different species of birds.

Groton woman: 'God sent Trump to save America'

Flags supporting the reelection of President Donald Trump adorn the Alina home on Route 1 in Groton Friday, February 14, 2020. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Retired postal worker Cynthia Alina has large Trump flags in the front yard of her Groton home.

Chokas legal fees near $100,000 for Stonington schools

The school system spent almost $100,000 through Dec. 31 on legal fees associated with the controversy surrounding former high school teacher Timothy Chokas.