Truck involved in Old Lyme fatal had been cited for brake violation

View from Four Mile River Road in Old Lyme of the stretch of I-95 northbound Thursday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2017 with a car slamming on its brakes after coming over the hill and finding traffic backed up and moving at a slow speed.   This area was the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Two women — one from Guilford and another from Pennsylvania — died Wednesday afternoon when a heavily braking dump truck collided with the back of their car on Interstate 95 north, according to state police.

Norwich police arrest alleged drug dealer for 3rd time in 45 days

Police on Wednesday arrested a city man for the third time in 45 days after they allegedly caught him in the act of dealing drugs from his 11th Street apartment.

Norwich police, FBI arrest 5 in prostitution sting

From top left: Jerome M. Taylor, Tamara 
Dean, Nicole M. Larosa, Ashley L. Harnois and Passion Adams. (Courtesy of Norwich police)

Police arrested one man and four women last week as part of an FBI-led, nationwide effort aimed at locating underage victims who have been forced into prostitution.

Police logs - Oct. 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Two killed in Old Lyme crash, I-95 closed for hours

Scene of a motor vehicle accident on I-95 north bound between exits 71 and 70 in Old Lyme Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police say two people were killed in a crash that closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 95 between exits 70 and 71.

Norwich man arrested for April gunfire incident

A local man was arrested Wednesday morning on a warrant for multiple charges stemming from an April 17 gunfire incident at the Oakwood Knoll public housing complex.

Police logs - Oct. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Groton motel room-mate sentenced in overdose death of Olivia Roark

Adele K. Bouthillier, 43, of Groton, who had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor and possession with intent to distribute heroin, could have received life in prison for the offenses.

Police logs - Oct. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

FBI warns of new fake kidnapping scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning residents across the country of a scam in which a caller claims to have kidnapped a relative for ransom.

Groton City police issue alert for missing man

City police are searching for a 35-year-old who went missing Monday.

No one injured after car hits utility pole, flips upside down in Stonington

A driver heading north veered off the road and hit a utility pole in the area of 282 Elm St., causing the car to flip onto its roof and the pole to snap in half, police said.

Police search for suspect who stole cash from Norwich Five Guys' safe

Police are investigating the theft of cash from a safe at the Five Guys restaurant on Salem Turnpike early Sunday morning.

New London church looking for stolen snow blower

The St. James Episcopal Church is asking the community to keep an eye out for its Ariens 24 LE snow blower after someone stole it earlier this week.

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Silver alert issued for missing New London child

Police have issued a silver alert for a missing 12-year-old child.

Police logs - Oct. 17, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Gingerella's accused killer to go to trial in 2018

Dante Hughes was arraigned last year in New London Superior Court on one count of murder and one count of domestic violence. Hughes is accused of shooting Joey Gingerella outside of Ryan's Pub about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 11, when Gingerella left the bar to try to stop Hughes from assaulting a woman in the parking lot, according to witnesses. rejected an offer from the state Monday to plead guilty in exchange for a 40-year prison sentence. (NBC Connecticut/Pool)

Dante A. Hughes, accused of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella in the parking lot of Ryan's Pub on Dec. 11, 2016, rejected an offer from the state Monday to plead guilty in exchange for a 40-year prison sentence.

Missing New London lion statue found in baby stroller

The lion statue that belongs on the porch at 160 Broad St. in New London, pictured on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, was found a mile away in a child's stroller after it went missing last week. (Courtesy of Bob Paolino)

A lion statue that went missing Wednesday is back home at its owner’s Broad Street home after it was found abandoned in a child’s stroller Saturday morning.

Police logs - Oct. 16, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.