New London police gearing up for unrest with request for riot gear

Acting Police Chief Peter Reichard asked the City Council this week for permission to use $28,000 to purchase personal protective equipment, more commonly known as riot gear, for his officers.

Firefighting is family legacy for new fire lieutenant

Firefighter Jeremy Hynek carried on a family tradition Friday with his promotion to the rank of lieutenant with the New London Fire Department.

Definition of 'good standing' at heart of Mashantucket court case

An attorney calls former Mashantucket Pequot Treasurer Steven Thomas’ hiring at Foxwoods in December 2013 “an absurd outcome.”

UPDATED: Oil spill cleared on I-95 northbound in Old Lyme

An oil spill from a disabled tractor-trailer near Exit 70 on Interstate 95 North has been cleared, police from Troop F in Westbrook said.

Police logs - Dec. 19

Arrests by state and local departments.

State report: Troopers justified in shooting of robbery suspect in Westbrook

Two state policemen who shot a man at the conclusion of a high speed chase in Westbrook last year were justified in their use of deadly force, Middlesex County State's Attorney Peter A. McShane has concluded.

Clinton man arrested for writing racist epithet on bathroom stall

A Clinton man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly carved a racially biased word into a stall in the men's room in the Groton City Municipal Building.

Police logs - Dec. 18

Arrests from around the region.

New London police search for missing teen

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Dec. 5.

Police logs - Dec. 17

Arrests from around the region.

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Boat models stolen in Stonington Borough

Stonington — Police are investigating a Wednesday morning incident in which a woman got out of a car, smashed the window of the Water Street Barber Shop in the borough and stole two boat models valued at $400...

New London council can't agree on police pact

A measure to fund a new police contract failed by a 3-3 vote Monday after city councilors disagreed about how to pay for the contract.

Accident cleared on I-95 in Stonington

Stonington — Cars are moving again after a rollover accident on Interstate 95 south between Exits 90 and 91 stalled traffic in the area.

UPDATED: Norwich police cancel bulletin for missing teen

Norwich — Police have cancelled a Silver Alert for an endangered 16-year-old runaway who has been missing since Friday.

New London police identify woman who died on Saturday

Police today identified the woman who died Saturday as 23-year-old Sarah Ann Ruggles, with a last known address in Jackson, Michigan.

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