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  1. Connecticut beaches very busy on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WTNH

    MADISON & NIANTIC, Conn. - Many Connecticut beaches were packed on Monday as people enjoyed the beautiful weather and celebrated the Fourth of July a day early.


  2. East Lyme police search for car thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WTNH

    East Lyme police are trying to find the person who stole a black Ford Escort that was parked on Spencer Avenue in the Niantic section of town sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning. Police say the car that's missing can be easily identified because it has a Grateful Dead tie-dye lightening bolt sticker on the left corner of the rear window.


  3. News 8 celebrates Connecticut dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WTNH

    In honor of Father's Day, News 8 has put together this great collection of Connecticut dads that have been sent in via Report-It! Happy Father's Day from all of us at News 8! "Hands down the best Husband, Father, and Grandpa anyone could ever have. At the age of 19 he could have walked out and taken the easy way out but he didn't.


  4. Casino plan favoring tribes passes Senate, House has other ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WTNH

    Connecticut's Native-American casino operators have won the first round in the battle to establish a third gambling facility in the State Senate ; but the House of Representatives may go off the reservation. Advocates for the tribe's proposal were bolstered when the Governor said the state should maintain its longstanding relationship with the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes.


  5. Income tax revenue collapses; Malloy says taxing the rich doesna t workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WTNH

    Connecticut's state budget woes are compounding with collections from the state income tax collapsing, despite two high-end tax hikes in the past six years. It means the current budget year, which ends in just two months, is now seriously in the red and next year's deficit has ballooned to $2.2 billion.


  6. Cruisin' Connecticut - " Seal Watching on the Long Island SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTNH

    This morning, we are Cruisin' Connecticut to Niantic, home of the Black Hawk II fishing charter. Today we're keeping the rods ashore, and taking a National-Geographic-like adventure in search for Harbor Seals in the Long Island Sound.


  7. Outside competition drives bill to slash boat sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WTNH

    Don MacKenzie is a Niantic boat seller, pushing a bill at the Capitol Tuesday that would cut the sales tax in half for boat purchases in Connecticut. "All we're asking for is a level playing field so we can be competitive with our neighboring states," MacKenzie said, president of Boats Incorporated.


  8. Irish-themed events for Saint Patricka s Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WTNH

    While the big Saint Patrick's Day celebrations are held on Friday, there are a few Irish-themed events coming up this weekend across Connecticut. On Saturday, the O'Niantic 5K will take place, starting at Niantic Bay Bicycles on Methodist Street at 9:00 a.m..


  9. Shoreline towns prepare for Friday morning stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WTNH

    Most towns still have plows on their trucks which is a good thing because they will need them Friday morning. The shoreline could take the brunt of the latest storm.


  10. Governor Malloya s executive order aims at protecting transgender studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WTNH

    President Trump may have rescinded President Obama's order protecting transgender students but Governor Malloy is trying to make sure protections stay in place in Connecticut schools. Four gender neutral bathrooms have been available to all students and staff at Norwich Free Academy since 2015.


  11. Lawmakers pushed to officially oppose Amtrak bypass lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WTNH

    The massive opposition in Southeastern Connecticut to the federal proposal to move the Amtrak rail line burst into the State Capitol Monday. Business leaders and environmentalists lined up today to urge the General Assembly to officially go on record as opposing the federal government's multi-billion dollar plan to move the rail line between Kenyan, Rhode Island and Old Saybrook , Connecticut in order to trim 20 minutes off the trip from Boston to Washington .


  12. Cruisin' Connecticut - " Book Worma s Bliss at The Book Barn in NianticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WTNH

    What started 29 years ago as three cases of books in a barn, has grown to four locations, where people can buy and sell used books. Owner, Randi White, reminisces about the starting his business: We were flat broke and started living in one room, and living with nothing.


  13. York Correctional Institution in Niantic.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | WTNH

    Civil libertarians are working with the state's Department of Correction commissioner to put into state law changes he has made to greatly reduce the number of inmates in administrative segregation, commonly known as solitary confinement. Connecticut's ACLU chapter and Commissioner Scott Semple want to ensure such policies remain in place for future administrations, a move that concerns some correctional officers.


  14. Connecticut prisons officials investigate death of inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | WTNH

    A Department of Correction spokesman says 32-year-old Monica Piette, of East Haddam, was found in her cell at York Correctional Institution in Niantic at about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday by a guard on routine patrol with a ligature around her neck.


  15. Beyond barbed wire, horses help heal at womena s prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WTNH

    If you head beyond the barbed wire at Connecticut's female state prison in Niantic, you will come upon a surprising site. "This is Icey.


  16. Accident and stabbing under investigation in NorwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | WTNH

    Police responding to a motor vehicle accident in Norwich Tuesday night discovered a stabbing victim from the crashed vehicle and arrested one occupant and are still searching for two others. Police say 4 people were in the vehicle that crashed near 45 Union Street at 10:39 p.


  17. Effort to keep Halloween celebration underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WTNH

    A petition is being circulated calling for the celebration to go on as in past years at Lillie B Haynes School. The event includes wearing costumes and a parade.


  18. Niantic school cancels Halloween celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WTNH

    It's been a tradition for years. Students even parents dressing up for Halloween.


  19. Woman being held in Connecticut prison diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | WTNH

    A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Department of Correction tells The Day of New London that officials at the York Correctional Institution in Niantic were conducting a routine medical assessment of 29-year-old Alexandra Low on Tuesday when they determined she should be taken to the facility's medical unit. The Longmeadow, Massachusetts, woman was then transferred to an outside hospital by ambulance where she died.


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