Ambush suspect nabbed


A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area...

Nurse fuels Ebola debate

The U.S. Ebola debate Thursday centered on a small town in Maine, a governor vowing to use the “full extent” of his power to quarantine a humanitarian nurse, and the defiant nurse herself taking a rogue bicycle ride.\n

Mob impersonator guilty of extortion in Connecticut

Hartford (AP) - A 65-year-old New York man who prosecutors say pretended to be a mob enforcer has been convicted on federal conspiracy and extortion charges in Hartford. A jury Thursday found Edward Memoli of Unadilla, N.Y., guilty...

Want to buy an election ad? Good luck

A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire’s one network station–and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

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Jewish holiday preparations

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man carries palm fronds Tuesday to be used to build a Sukka in Jerusalem. According to Jewish tradition, during the Sukkot holiday, known as the Feast of the Tabernacles, Jews are commanded to bind together a palm frond, or...

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Putting a face on festivities in Old Saybrook

Students in the Culinary Arts One class at Old Saybrook High School carve pumpkins Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, for the "Pumpkins On The Point" Halloween spectacular at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa.

New London voters face five questions on Election Day

In addition to electing state and congressional leadership, New London voters casting ballots Tuesday will be asked to answer five municipal ballot questions that could determine the future of the Whaling City.

U.S. Sen. Murphy backs Bjornberg for State Senate

Portland — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., endorsed Emily Bjornberg, a Democratic candidate for the 33rd state Senate District, at a news conference Wednesday.

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Lighthouse Inn: Still empty, but haunted?

City mayor needs to do more to market the Lighthouse Inn.

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State trooper in Griswold uses Narcan to save overdose victim's life

A week after he started carrying Narcan, a medication used to reverse the effects of opiate narcotics such as heroin, a state trooper saved the life of an overdose victim in Griswold, police say.

Stonington teacher charged in DUI crash

Stonington — A veteran first-grade teacher at West Vine Street School was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Wednesday night after police say she crashed her car into a guardrail on...

Life Star called to accident on Route 9 in Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook - The entrance to Route 9 from Interstate 95 North was temporarily closed this afternoon due to a motor vehicle crash, state police said.

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Attorney general race is clash of ideologies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Three candidates with sharp ideological differences are running for Connecticut attorney general in a campaign that has seemed largely subdued with few TV ads and no outside money pouring in.

Michelle Obama wows gathering in New Haven

First lady Michelle Obama revved up the Democratic Party faithful in Connecticut on Thursday, urging voters to help re-elect Gov. Dannel Malloy and calling him an “instrumental partner” to her husband.\n