I-95 congestion 'less than expected' so far


Just less than halfway in to the 34-hour, construction-related closure of one lane of Interstate 95 north, workers under the bridge over Oil Mill Road reported seeing a traffic volume that’s been “less than expected.”

State tests unmanned aerial vehicle on Gold Star Bridge

The state Department of Transportation tested an unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, on the Gold Star Memorial Bridge for the first time Tuesday to determine if the technology could assist with bridge inspections.

With a stroke of luck, Waterford resident gets his ring back

New London native Elias "Lou" Hage watched last month as his gold wedding ring slipped off his finger into the water at Waterford Beach and disappeared into the sand. He had given up any hope of finding it until he got a phone call on Tuesday.

State police: Old Lyme infant death does not appear criminal

The death of an infant found at a Portland Avenue house last week does not appear to be criminal in nature, according to state police.

Man shot in New London Saturday night

Police are investigating the shooting of a 29-year-old city man Saturday night on Hawthorne Drive.

Food deliverer reports being attacked, robbed in New London

Police said Saturday that an employee of the Shanghai Garden Restaurant, 150 Broad St., reported being attacked and robbed by a group of people Friday night.

State police investigate shooting at Shewville Road home

Two people suffered gunshot wounds early Saturday morning in a shooting during a party at a private home on Shewville Road on the Mashantucket-Pequot reservation, the state Police Eastern District Major Squad reported Saturday.

Boat strikes rocks, runs aground in Little Narragansett Bay

Five people escaped without injury when they intentionally beached their boat after the vessel struck rocks off Osbrook Point in Little Narragansett Bay, the second such incident this month.

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At long last, Waterford Korean War vet comes home

The remains of James L. Campbell, missing from the Korean War, arrived to the Byles Memorial Home in New London just after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Latest naval technology includes Blackwing drones

Some of the latest innovations in undersea technology were on display here Thursday, including an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be launched into the air from a submarine or unmanned underwater vehicle.

Electric Boat revising cellphone policy

After undergoing necessary training, employees and visitors will be able to bring camera-enabled cellphones and devices into most work areas.

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Norwalk man first in New England to receive opioid treatment implant

The Norwalk native is the first New England recipient of a Probuphine implant, approved in May by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

After recent arrests, Rhode Island authorities re-examining 1992 mob hit

State and federal investigators are re-examining an unsolved 1992 gangland killing in Providence following the recent arrests of two major players in the New England Mafia

Crop mob descends on Vermont farm to harvest and weed crops

Volunteers called crop mobs are helping small farmers with everything from weeding and harvesting crops to putting up or cleaning out greenhouses.