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Stories with place: New London
  • Conn. College, high school students unite for mural project 
    Updated: May-02-15 4:07 am

    NEW LONDON, Connecticut - On a Saturday morning at Bates Woods Park, New London High School senior Harry Georges told Connecticut College art professor Andrea Wollensak that he had figured it out. He had decided on the quote he wanted to paint onto the mural he and other students were creating at the park.

  • Boy, 11, charged after gun goes off in school bathroom 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:08 pm

    NEW LONDON, Connecticut - New London police have charged an 11-year-old boy in connection with the firing of a handgun in a middle school bathroom. No one was injured.

  • Car crashed into East Lyme clinic, trapping worker 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 7:40 am

    EAST LYME, Connecticut - A worker sitting at the front desk of a walk-in medical clinic was injured when a car crashed into the building.

  • City in Connecticut looks at seceding from town 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 6:00 pm

    GROTON, Connecticut - City councilors in Groton are discussing whether the city should secede from the town of Groton to become financially independent, after the town cut its budget requests.

  • Mohegan Sun to build casino at Korean airport 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 9:05 am

    NEW LONDON, Connecticut - The Indian tribe that operates the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut has reached an agreement to build and run a gaming resort on the grounds of Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

  • Connecticut congressional effort proposes Coast Guard coin 
    Updated: Apr-18-15 2:04 pm

    NEW LONDON, Connecticut - Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are again proposing a commemorative coin to help fund a National Coast Guard Museum in New London.

  • Foxwoods, dealers union settle dispute over leader's firing 
    Updated: Apr-18-15 11:37 am

    MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut - The union representing the Foxwoods Resort Casino's table-games dealers says it has settled a grievance over the casino's firing of its former president.

  • Ex-Millstone contractor asks US to protect whistleblowers 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 4:17 pm

    WATERFORD, Connecticut - A contractor who said he was fired from Millstone Power Station after he reported a co-worker abusing narcotics in 2011 has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to protect whistleblowers at the nuclear plant.

  • Correction: Coast Guard Academy-Obama story 
    Updated: Apr-13-15 12:04 pm

    NEW LONDON, Connecticut - In a story April 10 about commencement at the Coast Guard Academy, The Associated Press erroneously reported its size as compared to the nation's other four service academies. The Coast Guard Academy is the fourth-largest, not the smallest of five.

  • Advocates opposing Malloy plan to strip preservation fund 
    Updated: Apr-06-15 8:26 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Advocates for land conservation, affordable housing, historic preservation and farming are opposing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to remove money from a fund for historic preservation, open space purchases and affordable housing.