Firefighters respond to blaze at Waterford business

About 9:45 p.m. Friday firefighters responded to Bottinelli Custom Monuments, at 717 Broad St., for the report of a structure fire.

Police logs - June 25, 2016

Arrests by state and local police.

Video game argument leads to stabbing in Groton

A 14-year-old stabbed another teen in the head with a kitchen knife Wednesday during an argument over a video game the two were playing, police said.

Stonington town employee injured during fight while on job

A town highway employee was injured Thursday during a fight with a landscaper.

Police logs - June 24

Arrests by state and local police departments.

New London police, fire officials rescue woman from Thames River

Members of the police and fire departments early Thursday morning worked together to rescue a woman who'd fallen into the water behind Fred's Shanty, according to police.

Norwich police promote two veteran officers

Police Chief Louis J. Fusaro Sr. on Wednesday afternoon promoted two veteran officers to the rank of sergeant.

Ledyard police arrest three youths for illegally camping, partying near Highland Lake

Police on Saturday arrested three male juveniles who they said set up a campsite and partied on town-owned property near Highland Lake.

Groton man arrested at Crystal Mall after 1-hour chase

Waterford police arrested a 24-year-old Groton man Wednesday afternoon after a one-hour chase through stores in the Crystal Mall that ended when officers used a Taser to stop him.

UPDATED: Police cancel Silver Alert for East Lyme 15-year-old

Police late Wednesday night canceled the Silver Alert they had issued for a 15-year-old who was last seen around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police logs - June 23

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - June 22, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

UPDATED: Waterford Public Library reopens after police determine potential threat was unfounded

The Waterford Public Library has reopened following an hour-long closure, after police said the library received a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon from a 68-year-old man.

Ledyard police: Jewett City man mooned victim, violated protective order

Police said they arrested a Jewett City man Saturday after he allegedly mooned a person who has an active protective order against him.

Norwich man accused of impregnating teen

A 25-year-old Norwich man charged with fathering a baby last year with a 15-year-old girl appeared Monday in New London Superior Court.




Rape victim, father lash out at New London man's sentencing hearing

A teenage rape victim and her father lambasted 19-year-old Owen DeCosta on Tuesday as he was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting the victim over a prolonged period and for his role in an unrelated Groton home invasion.

Gomez pleads not guilty to promoting Griswold teen as prostitute

Ramon "B.I." Gomez pleaded not guilty Tuesday in New London Superior Court to pimping out a Griswold teen who died of an apparent heroin overdose in a Groton motel over Memorial Day weekend.

Preston firefighters extinguish basement fire, rescue cats

Firefighters quickly extinguished a basement fire in a single-story home at 18 Maynard Hill Road late Monday afternoon.

Report details immigration failures that led to Norwich murder

U.S. Immigration officials continued efforts to deport Jean Jacques, a violent criminal, to Haiti even after he was arrested a year ago for the murder of Casey Chadwick in Norwich, but as recently as February 2016 officials in his native country...

Antoine charged with baby’s death in Norwich murder case

The state added a charge Monday to the case against a Norwich man accused of fatally stabbing his pregnant wife, Margarette Mady, on June 2 and setting fire to their Norwich apartment.