Several structures, hotel destroyed in Fire Island blaze

Several structures, hotel destroyed in blaze in Fire Island's Cherry Grove community

Police shoot, kill armed man during domestic disturbance

Webster police shoot, kill armed man during domestic disturbance after he fires on them

Norwalk mosque dispute prompts US Justice agency involvement

US Justice Department asks Norwalk to review religious institution rules over mosque dispute

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State Regents raise tuition, fees at colleges, universities

Board of Regents increases tuition, fees 4.8 percent at community colleges, state universities

Newport opposes proposed state luxury tax on pricey homes

Newport votes opposition to second-home tax, urges state lawmakers to reject luxury levy

Report: Connecticut lags behind much of U.S. in personal income rise

Hartford — New federal statistics show Connecticut residents failed to see their incomes rise as much last year as most other Americans did. The U.S. Commerce Department reported Wednesday that Connecticut was 39th among the states...

Hartford sues to end group arrangement in city home

Hartford — The city of Hartford is suing a group of homeowners, demanding an end to a living arrangement among eight adults and three children. The Hartford Courant reports that officials say the residents in the city's wealthiest...

Lawmakers revise Malloy plan for transit development

Legislative leaders, responding to complaints from municipal officials about the taking of property and worries about a loss of local control, have revamped a proposal by Gov. Malloy to boost economic development near transportation hubs.

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From gas station to wine bar

A former Mystic gas station proposed as a wine bar is clean

A world without spares: Stranded 3 1/2 hours in an electric Volt

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Griswold man drags undercover trooper with car in attempt to avoid arrest

A Griswold man who was about to get arrested Thursday on a narcotics violation at his Norman Road residence injured a trooper with his vehicle as he attempted to flee the scene, police said.

Police ID Colchester murder victim

State police have identified the woman whose body was discovered on the side of the road as 28-year-old Nicole Kummer of Hartford.

Arson fire displaces eight early Thursday in New London

A two-alarm fire that displaced eight tenants early Thursday was intentionally set, New London Fire Battalion Chief Keith Nichols said.

Norwich police officer earns top graduate award from police academy

Norwich Police Officer Jared M. Szuba has earned the Top Graduate Award for finishing at the top of his class at the Connecticut Police Academy

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Groton bowling fundraiser benefits area groups

Paul Filippetti hands his wife, Gail, and daughter Stephanie a string of raffle tickets for gift baskets during the All Benefits Children bowling fundraiser at Spare Time Family Fun Center in Groton, Friday, March 27, 2015. Funds raised from the...

Groton will need magnet programs to solve racial imbalance, consultant says

Building larger elementary schools will not be enough by itself to satisfy state mandate.

New London family displaced by fire can't catch a break

An intentionally set fire that burned their apartment is just one in string of recent setbacks for the Sands family, whose resiliency is once again being tested.

100 gallons of syrup from 600 trees in Lebanon

Evelyn Grabber and John Drum, who have been producing syrup commercially since 1991, fed wood into the evaporator firebox at Oweneco Sugar Shack in Lebanon Friday. They hope to make at least 100 gallons of syrup from the sap they will draw from...