Man trying to drown 2 children on Connecticut beach is stopped by officers, police say

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A man trying to drown two small children at a Connecticut beach early Saturday morning was thwarted by police officers,Read More

State senate passes bill banning single-use plastic shopping bags

State senators have passed a bill banning single-use plastic shopping bags in stores statewide. The “Act to Reduce Plastics” now heads to the house forRead More

Minivan carrying more than a dozen puppies crashes in Connecticut. Most are OK

WOODSTOCK, Conn. (AP) — A minivan carrying 14 puppies hit a utility pole and rolled over in Connecticut on Thursday morning, injuring several dogs, authoritiesRead More

Healey to sign revenge porn bill

Gov. Maura Healey plans to sign legislation Thursday morning that bans revenge pornography and cracks down on coercive control by domestic abusers, her office said.Read More

Vermont lawmaker apologizes for repeatedly pouring water in her colleague’s bag

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker from Vermont has apologized for repeatedly pouring water into a Democratic colleague’s bag, after he caught herRead More

Karen Read shares her thoughts on prosecution’s case after judge previews testimony from expert witnesses 

Two months into the Karen Read murder trial, Read shared her thoughts about the case against her after another day in court Tuesday.  “How doRead More

Healey: More “Soon” On State Police Leadership

Gov. Maura Healey on Monday promised more information “soon” on her pick to lead the Massachusetts State Police, amidst renewed calls for reform at theRead More

Maine police kill armed man after a night of gunfire and burned homes

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine State Police tactical team fatally shot a man on a rooftop early Saturday after an hourslong standoff in whichRead More

Police in Maine cancel shelter-in-place order after explosions and fire are reported

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have canceled a shelter-in-place order in the city of Auburn after reporting that an armed person was inRead More

Driver dies after car crashes into tollbooth, catches fire in Bedford, NH

A 52-year-old man died after the car he was driving crashed into a tollbooth and caught fire in Bedford, N.H. Thursday afternoon, according to NewRead More