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Premium Content State Supreme Court upholds bank negligence in St. Bernard School embezzlement

 July 29, 2014

The state Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 jury finding that Bank of America's negligence enabled a former St. Bernard School employee to embezzle more than $800,000 from the school between 2002 and 2006.

Premium Content New London man charged with stealing vehicle

 July 29, 2014

A New London man was arrested Monday after state police said he stole a vehicle and then attempted to elude police.

Premium Content Whaling ship Charles W. Morgan scheduled to arrive in New London today

 July 29, 2014

Nearing the end of its summer tour of historic New England ports, the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan is scheduled to arrive at City Pier about 10 a.m. today.

Premium Content Fire quickly extinguished at Gales Ferry home

 July 29, 2014

Gales Ferry firefighters extinguished a fire Tuesday in the bedroom of a single-family home at 9 Laurel Leaf Drive that caused smoke and heat damage throughout the home, fire officials said.

Premium Content Woman charged in accident that led to death of teacher from Groton

 July 29, 2014

State police have charged a 50-year-old woman in connection with a car versus pedestrian accident in the parking lot of RHAM Middle/High School in Hebron that led to the death of a longtime teacher from Groton.

Premium Content Foley, Osten get testy over layoffs at Sprague press conference

 July 29, 2014

At times talking over each other, gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and state Sen. Cathy Osten took part in a heated exchange during a press conference Tuesday that Foley had called to highlight what he called Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s...

Pfizer's second-quarter profit sinks 79 percent but tops forecasts

 July 29, 2014

Pfizer’s second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world’s second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion. The latest results still edged analyst expectations.

Region's tribes voice support for changing federal recognition rules

 July 29, 2014

American Indians at a Tuesday hearing at the Mashpee Wampanoag community center on Cape Cod said they support a plan to make gaining federal recognition easier, but others urged the U.S. Department of the Interior to go further.

Premium Content Amid earnings decline, Mohegan authority committed to expanding

 July 29, 2014

Despite dramatic declines in earnings, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority executives said Tuesday they'll aggressively continue to pursue out-of-state gaming licenses and expect to break ground by the end of the year on a $110 million hotel at Mohegan...

Premium Content Missing person alert canceled for 14-year-old Griswold girl

 July 29, 2014

State police have canceled a Silver Alert for 14-year-old Gabrielle Quillman, who was reported missing from Griswold on July 24.

Five local rivers likely to be eligible for wild and scenic status

 July 29, 2014

Five rivers in the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed are likely meet eligibility and suitability criteria to be included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association announced today.

Sun fall to the Dream

 July 29, 2014

Atlanta — Angel McCoughtry rediscovered her shooting touch with 25 points Tuesday, helping the Atlanta Dream snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun.

Premium Content UConn football picked to finish tied for ninth in AAC

 July 29, 2014

UConn was picked to finish tied for ninth in the American Athletic Conference preseason football media poll. 

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

 July 29, 2014

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

 July 29, 2014

A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday.

Connecticut man cleared in killing seeks compensation

 July 29, 2014

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.

New Britain mayor calls police after alderman's outburst

 July 29, 2014

The head New Britain's Common Council has stepped down after what police say was a drunken confrontation with the mayor in her office.

Feds discuss changing tribal recognition process

 July 29, 2014

The federal Department of the Interior is holding a hearing in Massachusetts on its plan to make it easier for American Indian tribes to gain federal recognition.

Report: Connecticut averages 14 domestic homicides

 July 29, 2014

A new report shows Connecticut averaged about 14 domestic violence-related homicides each year between 2000 and 2012.

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