School bus drags Maine kindergartner whose backpack strap was stuck in door

BUXTON, Maine (AP) — A kindergartner whose backpack got stuck in the door of a school bus was dragged about about 575 feet (175.2 meters)Read More

RI lawmakers revise bill to legalize recreational marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers unveiled changes Tuesday to a bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana, revisions that aim to ensure theRead More

Firefighters demoted after investigation into death and drug use at fire stations

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — One New Britain fire official has been fired and seven other firefighters have been disciplined following an investigation into drugRead More

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Mail suspended for some northern Mainers due to potholes

DYER BROOK, Maine (AP) — Residents of a town in far northern Maine are experiencing trouble with mail delivery that officials blame on roads fullRead More

Police: Wallingford man abused puppy; snout was taped shut

WALLINGFORD, CT. (AP) — A Wallingford man has been arrested on an animal cruelty charge after police said he was seen on video manhandling aRead More

School bus drags boy whose backpack strap was stuck in door

BUXTON, Maine (AP) — A kindergartner whose backpack got stuck in the door of a school bus was dragged about about 575 feet (175.2 meters)Read More

Bail hearing postponed for man charged in mom’s death at sea

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with killing his mother at sea to inherit the family’s estate will remain in custody, after hisRead More

Rhode Island police dog featured in Netflix’s ‘Rescued by Ruby’ euthanized

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island dog whose inspiring story of going from shelter dog to lifesaving police K-9 became the subject of a recentRead More

Bobcat enters home and attacks resident

WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A bobcat burst into a home in Vermont on Friday morning and attacked a man before he was able to trapRead More

7-year-old Connecticut girl dies after house fire rescue attempt

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl died in a Connecticut house fire Saturday after firefighters removed her from the building following unsuccessful rescue effortsRead More