Homecoming prince turns into killer


A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

A New York physician who recently returned from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa tested positive Thursday for the deadly virus after falling ill, days after his arriving back in the United States.

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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...

Red sky at night ...

The spire of the First Baptist Church in New London is shown in silhouette against Monday's early evening sky.

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Old Lyme church takes stance for Palestine

The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme initiated a resolution to encourage churches to divest from “companies profiting from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories by the state of Israel.”

Unopposed in the 43rd District, Urban touts accomplishments

Democratic State Rep. Diana Urban, who is running unopposed for her eighth term representing the 43rd District (Stonington and North Stonington) points out that she has accomplished much in the past two years.

Bone marrow donors sought for Groton man with lymphoma

A bone marrow drive will take place from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Groton Municipal Building to try save the life of Mark Grabherr, a wastewater treatment plant operator and lifelong resident of Groton.

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Will GOP gloom sell at the Connecticut polls?

Assessments of the state differ widely among campaigns.

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Comptroller candidates want to bolster transparency, fiscal security

The candidates vying to become Connecticut’s chief fiscal guardian agree more must be done to improve state government’s transparency and fiscal security.

Foley a no-show for latest gubernatorial debate

The discussion of the issues in the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate was overshadowed by the elephant who was not in the room — Republican candidate Tom Foley.