HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State authorities say Connecticut residents disposed of a record 43,000 pounds of unneeded medications last year at drug drop boxes at police stations all over the state.

      BOSTON (AP) — A man who says he was wrongfully imprisoned for more than three decades after being convicted of starting a 1982 Massachusetts fire that killed eight people is suing officers he says forced him to falsely confess.

      Gerrymandering is on trial as the U.S. Supreme Court and judges in a dozen states consider whether mapmakers — typically state lawmakers — have gone too far in manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts for their own advantage.

      STONINGTON —   Birchwood Farms, a 40-unit residential subdivision that will include 12 affordable units, received unanimous approval Tuesday from the Planning and Zoning Commission for subdivision and groundwater protection permits for the project’s 25-acre site located at 126 S. Broad St., …

      WESTERLY — The owners of Pond View Racquet Club can move forward with their plans for two new lighted platform tennis courts following approval Wednesday of their application to the Zoning Board of Review for a special use permit.

      RICHMOND — The Finance Board began preparing Richmond's fiscal 2020 budget Wednesday. There are still many unknowns, including the amount of the total budget, but it will likely be close to level-funded at $25 million.

      BOSTON — Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

      Like Title IX itself, perhaps the passing of its author, former Indiana Sen. Birch Bayh, as detailed in your March 15th obituary, cannot be overestimated, with tennis legend Billie Jean King calling him “one of the most important Americans of the 20th century.” Similar to Martin Luther King’…

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers voted Wednesday to advance legislation that could lead to electronic tolls on some highways, but it remained unclear whether 2019 is the year tolling legislation will finally pass the General Assembly.

        MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A judge has more than doubled the bail set for a volunteer firefighter accused of shooting at homes over several nights in Connecticut.

          PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement for Wells Fargo Securities to pay an $800,000 civil penalty to end a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video …

            BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities say a Palestinian man lied about his possible ties to terrorist organizations and acts of violence against Israeli military forces in order to travel to the U.S.

            ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — These Connecticut lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

            CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Wednesday: