Norwich vigil participants vow not to let hatred prevail


More than 70 people joined in a prayer vigil to remember the “Emanuel Nine” Thursday evening in a solemn gathering outside City Hall vowing to remember the victims and to work for unity.

Morning chores aboard the Amistad in New London

Deckhands Rachel Chapnick, front, and Ian Carey scrub the deck during morning routine for the crew of the schooner Amistad, Thursday, docked at the Custom House Pier in New London.

Starting with a bang

Fireworks from the annual Norwich 4th of July Fireworks Festival explode over Norwich Harbor on Thursday.

Waterford police charge man with home invasion, kidnapping

A man was extradited Wednesday from a New Hampshire prison to face charges in Connecticut that allege he participated in a 2011 home invasion in Waterford.

New London man charged with failing to safeguard gun discharged at middle school

A New London man was arrested Wednesday and charged with being in possession of a gun that was taken by an 11-year-old boy, who in turn took the weapon to the Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School, where it accidentally discharged in a bathroom.

Norwich police charge man with failing to register as a sex offender

Police arrested a man Wednesday evening and charged him with failing to register as a violent sex offender.

Police looking for motorcyclist in connection with Franklin robbery

State police are investigating a robbery at a gas station on Route 32 on Tuesday night.

Truck pulls down live wires, traps passengers in nearby car

Emergency and utility workers were able to deactivate the wires, allowing the passengers to exit the car safely.

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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Police: Ice cream truck driver impersonated wanted man

Police: Ice cream truck driver impersonated man with active arrest warrant

Petition seeks to remove slavery supporter's name from Yale college

The debate over removing symbols of slavery and racism, such as the Confederate battle flag, from places of honor is occurring at Yale University, where calls to rename Calhoun College have been revived.

Some towns fare better, some not, in new state budget

The state budget signed into law Tuesday increases state funding for cities and towns by $23.5 million in the 2015-16 fiscal year, which begins today.