Motorcyclist listed in serious condition following Old Lyme crash

A man who was flown to the hospital by Life Star helicopter Tuesday after he crashed his motorcycle on Route 156 is listed in serious condition, a Yale-New Haven Hospital official said Wednesday.

New law requires ignition interlock device for first-time offenders

If the prospect of getting arrested, losing your license, having your name in the paper and going to court doesn't deter you from drinking and driving, how about the idea of having to blow into a device for the next six months in order to start your...

Searchers say plane crash unlikely in East Lyme

East Lyme police, Niantic firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the waters between Rocky Neck State Park and Black Point on Tuesday following a report of a downed airplane. Responders found no evidence of a crash.

Police logs - July 1

Arrests by local and state departments.

Motorcyclist injured in Old Lyme crash

A motorcyclist was flown by Lifestar medical helicopter to a Yale New Haven hospital Tuesday following a crash in the area of Route 156 and 4 Mile River Road.

Third correction officer charged in sex assault of inmate

State police arrested a third state correction officer Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the sexual assault of an inmate at York Correctional Institution in Niantic.

Norwich police plan for fireworks on Thursday

Police are reminding residents and visitors to exercise safety when driving or walking around in the city during Thursday’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration.

Message with possible racial overtones found in New London jury room

Potential jurors in the case of an African American defendant in New London Superior Court were dismissed and questioned after a court officer found the message "HANG EM' HIGH!" scrawled on a whiteboard in a jury room.

Waterford, New London hire new police officers

New London and Waterford each have announced the hiring of two police recruits for placement in the next police academy class that starts in July.

Teen who raped young girl resolves case with plea deal

An 18-year-old man who sexually assaulted a young girl in East Lyme received a fully suspended prison sentence Monday in New London Superior Court.

Norwich, State police to conduct DUI checkpoints over holiday weekend

The Norwich Police Department and state police at Troop E in Montville will conduct sobriety checkpoints from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Saturday.

Colchester man killed in motorcycle crash

The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Haddam Colchester Turnpike at Launching Area Road.

Montville man faces several charges after rollover crash in Westerly

The one-car accident along Route 78 on Friday night sent two of the vehicle's passengers to the hospital.

Norwich doctor facing new sexual assault charges

A Norwich doctor charged last month for allegedly sexually assaulting a patient is facing new charges after police said two more alleged victims came forward.

UPDATED: Serious crash reported on Route 78 in Westerly

Two people were flown by medical helicopter to a local hospital Friday following a crash on Route 78.




Police logs - June 30

Arrests by state and local police.

Montville man to serve 30 months for beating children

A 27-year-old Montville man pleaded guilty Thursday to beating two young children while caring for them at their Norwich home in February 2014.

Willimantic police arrest 23 in ‘Operation Thread City Round Up’

Police announced on Monday that a three-month long investigation into illegal drug trafficking, dubbed “Operation Thread City Round Up,” led to more than 20 arrests.

Police logs — June 28

Kathy D. Klesitz, 58, of Newtown was charged Saturday with failure to drive in the proper lane and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Police logs - June 28

Arrests by state and local departments.