Police searching for missing snowmobile driver at Pachaug Pond

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection police have identified a missing snowmobile driver as local resident John Dubois.

UPDATED: 27-year-old man fatally stabbed in New London

Police on the scene where a man was found stabbed at 22 Grand Street in New London and later died at the hospital Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Travon Brown, 27, is dead after New London police say they found him suffering from stab wounds in a house on Grand Street on Sunday afternoon.

Police logs — Dec. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region

Grant to help Opioid Action Team streamline access to treatment

Right now, most people who struggle with addiction in the region turn to Google when they want to seek help. The Opioid Action Team of Southeastern Connecticut is hoping to change that.

Police logs — Dec. 17, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Medical examiner: Norwich manhunt suspect died by suicide

The man who died during an October manhunt that shut down much of Greeneville died by suicide, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled.

Police: Engaged couple robbed Groton man who had solicited sex

City police have arrested an engaged couple they said worked together to rob a man who had solicited sexual favors from the female half of the duo.

Norwich shop suffers 'moderate' damage in fire; cause not yet determined

Fire officials continue to investigate a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a screen printing shop on Norwich Avenue.

Plane issues distress call, lands safely in Groton

A pilot who issued a distress call due to concerns of stuck flaps on his airplane made a successful landing at the Groton New London Airport on Thursday.

Norwich man to serve five years in prison for cocaine trafficking

A federal court judge sentenced 22-year-old Javon Morse of Norwich Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking cocaine, which the government said he stashed in storage units in Waterford along with loaded handguns.

Kitchen sustains fire damage in New London condo blaze

Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a unit at the College Park Condominums complex at 19 Hawthorne Drive in New London Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Firefighters on Thursday afternoon quickly put out a blaze that damaged a 19 Hawthorne Drive condominium and left one child without Christmas presents — temporarily, at least.

Medical examiner: Weekend shooting in New London was a homicide

Snow collects on a section of crime scene tape as a New London Police officer stands in front of a doorway at the scene of a fatal shooting at 4 Orchard St. in New London, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled Saturday’s fatal shooting on Orchard Street a homicide.



NFA actors help Norwich police defuse crisis situations

Officer James Watts, second from left, keeps the boyfriend back while Officer Javier Santiago, second from right, talks to the the drunk girlfriend during a scenario taking place at a bar while Norwich Police Department officers participate in a follow-up de-escalation training featuring student actors from Norwich Free Academy Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Daniel Peter portrayed the boyfriend, Kelly Daigneault portrayed the drunk girlfriend and Ryan Cash, background, portrayed the bartender. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police knew back in March they wanted to take their de-escalation training to a new level by putting officers through realistic scenarios.But doing so raised an issue: Who would do the acting?

Police logs - Dec. 15, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New London police suspend Nott for 2016 use of force

Patrol officer Deana Nott of the New London Police Department is shown in this July 2015 Day file photo. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The city police department last week wrapped up its investigation into Officer Deana Nott by suspending her for excessive use of force, according to police Chief Peter Reichard.

Area firefighters knock down Groton City house fire

A fire at a house on Riverview Avenue was quickly knocked down by area departments Wednesday afternoon.

Chyung's lawyer asks to be removed from second murder trial

The state-appointed attorney representing Chihan Eric Chyung, as his murder case heads for a second trial, is seeking to be removed from the case on the grounds that there has been "a complete breakdown of the attorney-client relationship."