Longtime bookkeeper at Norwich real estate firm charged with stealing more than $71,000

A longtime employee for a local real estate firm was arrested for first-degree larceny Monday following an investigation into alleged financial misappropriations over several years, police said.

Crash victim helps East Lyme police make DUI arrest

Police on Sunday made a DUI arrest after the victim of a car crash followed the alleged perpetrator until officers arrived on scene, according to police.

Norwich police issue alert for missing 20-year-old

Police on Sunday evening issued a Silver Alert for a missing 20-year-old man.

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Somers to hold coffee hour on Friday in Mystic

State Sen. Heather Somers, R-18th District, will host a coffee hour on Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Green Marble Coffee House at 8 Steamboat Wharf. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Erika Pocock at 1-800-842-1421.

Car, foot chase leads to drug arrest in New London

New London police on Friday charged a man with a range of vehicle and drug charges after a brief pursuit.

Old Lyme selectmen outline tasks for police committee

The Board of Selectmen took a step this week toward forming a committee that will study options for policing — including collaboration with East Lyme — by approving the committee's charge.

Stonington police charge three in Pawcatuck burglary after foot chase

Stonington police charged three men early Friday morning after they burglarized a Pawcatuck shed and then ran from officers before being apprehended. They were found to be in possession of tools stolen from the shed, illegal drugs and a BB gun used...

Two dead, one seriously injured after boat overturns in Mumford Cove

One man remains in serious condition at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after the three hunters' boat capsized Saturday morning.

Norwich police arrest sex offender for fifth alleged registry violation in 7 years

Norwich police arrested a registered sex offender Friday, charging him with his fifth registry violation in seven years.

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Michael Passero: The empty buildings mayor

New London's downtown has sunk to a new low, with empty storefronts, boarded windows, litter in the...

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Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals

A telecommunications executive and his wife have given gifts worth a combined $100 million to two Boston hospitals to support innovation and patient care

Connecticut theater director accused of sexual misconduct

A Connecticut theater's artistic director is on administrative leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct

Yale fraternities delay rush events amid push to allow women

Several fraternity chapters at Yale University have postponed recruiting events amid a push by student activists to make the social organizations open to both men and women

Girl bitten on finger by rodent at Connecticut zoo

A small child has been bitten on the finger at a Connecticut zoo by a rodent native to South America