Courtney: Ohio-class submarine replacement program going as planned

A separate fund, outside of the Navy's shipbuilding budget, that would support the Navy's new nuclear missile submarines is expected to receive the green light when the president signs the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act into law.

USS Virginia home for the holidays

The attack submarine USS Virginia enters New London Harbor Thursday. The Virginia, the first submarine in its class, was built at Electric Boat in Groton and commissioned in 2004.

12 sub sailors investigated in filming of female officers

Twelve sailors are reportedly under investigation in connection with an alleged incident where their female shipmates were secretly recorded while undressing in a submarine shower over a period of 10 months, according to a Dec. 11 article from the...

U.S. Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender.

LOCAL FEATURES

SSKP announces annual appeal

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries annual appeal is under way.

Church opens immigration center with a noble goal

Church of the City's new immigration center officially opened Wednesday night with the mission of assisting low-income immigrants and their families to improve their legal status and serving as community support for all immigrants in eastern...

A Thyme To Cook named Caterer of the Year

A Thyme to Cook has been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association.

LOCAL NEWS

New awakening: Today's congregations call yesterday's sanctuaries home

A four-day series on the changing religious landscape in New London. Today: New Christian congregations are occupying old mainline church buildings in New London.

Shops enjoy one last holiday hurrah

Saturday was a a busy day for locally-owned stores in Mystic serving the season's last-minute shoppers.

Make a Difference: New London Housing Authority

Alishia raises her three children, including one son who has special needs, by herself. Her hours at work have been cut, and now she's having difficulty making ends meet for her and her three kids.

Rally aims to promote police brutality discussion on Parade Plaza in New London

Edward Derr, an adjunct professor of history and sociology at Three Rivers Community College, said the purpose of the protest was promote open discussion of police brutality.

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Why is no one walking the Amistad plank?

Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane should investigate Amistad America finances.

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UConn says emergency cuts won't affect tuition

Tuition and classes at the University of Connecticut won't be affected by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's order that the school cut $3.6 million from its operating budget to help offset the state deficit, school President Susan Herbst said.

State's first responders learning to use Narcan

As the number of heroin overdoses increases, more first responders are being trained and equipped to use a life-saving drug.