Business, unions dig in over proposed state public pension plan

Round two is about to begin in the fight between business and organized labor over Connecticut's proposed public retirement plan.

UConn president previews school's master plan

Hartford - University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst on Thursday gave the school community a preview of the university's new master plan, which she says will recreate the Storrs campus into unique districts and concentrate growth in...

Police stymied finding ID of man accused of tour bus stabbings

Hartford (AP) — Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper in Norwalk.

MORE STATE NEWS

Malloy orders Ebola drills at all hospitals in Connecticut

Hospitals statewide have been directed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to conduct Ebola preparedness drills within the next seven days and preferably within the next 48 hours, and a Unified Command Team of state officials has been formed to coordinate...

Police seek boater who arrived in Clinton from LI

Clinton (AP) — Police are searching for a boater who arrived in Clinton and may have hypothermia.

Police: Man stabbing people on bus headed to Mohegan Sun fatally shot

A man who stabbed two passengers in a rampage aboard a casino-bound tour bus was shot to death on Interstate 95 by a Connecticut state trooper, who accidentally shot a third passenger, authorities said Wednesday.

Conviction reinstated in warrantless search case

A divided Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a gun conviction against a man who awaits sentencing in a related New Jersey homicide case, ruling that police properly conducted a warrantless search in Stamford that found the murder weapon.

Courtney fundraising still strong

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, raised more than $230,000 in campaign contributions over the past three months, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission.

MAPS & DATA

COLUMNS

New London whaling treasures are scattered

The summer of 2014 will go down as the summer of whaling nostalgia in eastern Connecticut, thanks...

NEWS FROM OUR TOWNS

Find news in your town:

Body in New London identified by family as missing Middletown man

The man whose body was discovered in a wooded area off an Interstate 95 ramp earlier this month is a 65-year-old Middletown man who was reported missing last year, family confirmed Tuesday.

‘Cold Case’ cards hold four unsolved homicides from region; information sought on deaths in New London, Waterford, Norwich

The latest deck of “Connecticut Cold Case” playing cards unveiled Tuesday features four unsolved homicides from New London County.

Police search for Waterford runaway

Waterford – Police has issued a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Waterford girl, classified by police as an endangered runaway.

UPDATED: Norwich police arrest man in liquor store robbery

Norwich — Norwich police are investigating the Sunday afternoon robbery of the Amazing Wine and Spirits liquor store at 235 West Thames St.

AP CONNECTICUT

LOCAL NEWS

Panel hears appeal of Michael Thomas' embezzlement conviction

An attorney for Michael Thomas, the former Mashantucket Pequot tribal chairman convicted of embezzling, told a panel of U.S. appellate judges Tuesday that a trial judge's rulings kept Thomas from mounting a proper defense.

Keeping the Sabino shipshape at Mystic Seaport

Karl Kohler, a deckhand on Mystic Seaport's steamship Sabino, sands the remnants of barnacles off the ship's propeller Monday, October 20, 2014. The Sabino, built in 1908 and the last wooden, coal-fired steamboat in operation in the U.S., will be...

Remains of Norwich men to be returned today to resting places

The reinterment and memorial ceremony for famed Norwich African-American folk artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris will be held at noon today at Maplewood Cemetery.

Legislators' trips abroad apparently above board

Office of State Ethics records and correspondence pertaining to trips taken by Rep. Kevin Ryan, D-Montville and Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington to Turkey, and by Rep. Ernie Hewett, D-New London, to Taiwan, provide insight into the ambiguities of...