Groundbreaking ceremony for the new MGM Casino in Springfield Massachusetts (WTNH / Kevin Frederick)

New England’s battle for casino gamblers begins

The casino war between Massachusetts and Connecticut began in earnest Tuesday when MGM International broke ground for an $800 million casino…

This undated Connecticut Department of Correction inmate photograph shows Gary Gerard Castonguay, serving a prison sentence after being convicted in 1980 for killing a Plainville, Conn., police officer in 1977. The state Supreme Court released a decision Wednesday, April 13, 2011, rejecting Casatonguay's appeal that he was improperly sentenced. (AP Photo/Connecticut Department of Correction)

Cop killer’s parole to be reconsidered


A judge sentenced convicted cop killer Gary Castonguay to 25 years to life when a jury found him guilty of shooting Plainville officer Rober…