Navy orders operational pause in wake of Pacific accidents

The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has ordered an operational pause of the Navy's 277 ships, including Groton-based submarines, following a collision between the Navy destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has ordered an operational pause of the Navy's 277 ships, including Groton-based submarines, following a collision between the Navy destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore.

Preston VFW to host fundraiser to benefit Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Project

Cmdr. George Baldwin and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9452 have donated the use of their facilities to host The Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Project Fundraiser. Tickets are $30 per person.

Submarine Electronics Computer Field members graduate

Forty-four sailors of Class 17090 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Aug. 17.

USS Triton Class joins the fleet

Fifty-eight sailors of "Class 17380," USS Triton, graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Aug. 18.

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Norwich officers promoted

Norwich Police Department's Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Ley, center, is pinned by wife Jamie as daughter Juliana, 1 year old, looks on during a ceremony Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  Four members were promoted during the ceremony: Ley and Sgt. 1st Class John Perry were promoted to lieutenant, and Detective Harrison Formiglio and K-9 Officer Nicholas Rankin were promoted to sergeant. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Norwich Police Department's Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Ley, center, is pinned by wife Jamie as daughter Juliana, 1 year old, looks on during a promotion ceremony Friday in Norwich.

Kris Dunn Day

Kris Dunn, a guard for the Chicago Bulls and former New London High School basketball stand out, shares a laugh with his former AAU basketball coach Javon Praylou of New London as Dunn returns to the city for Kris Dunn Day on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  Dunn appeared at the Williams Street  home of Terrell Hudson, where he gave away more than 100 backpacks for children, gift cards and water bottles. He also greeted several hundred friends and supporters, signed autographs and posed for photographs.  (Tim Martin/The Day)

Kris Dunn, a guard for the Chicago Bulls and former New London High School basketball stand out, shares a laugh with friends as he signs a shirt, during Kris Dunn Day on Friday in New London.

VIDEO: USS Hartford returns

Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien, center, is photographed by his aunt Debora Aurelien, left, as he gets a double-hug from his sister Tara, center left, and mother, Ginette, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)

The submarine was returning from a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. The Hartford traveled approximately 35,800 miles and made port calls in Haakonsvern, Norway; Faslane, Scotland, and Brest, France.

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Warrant details fight between attorney, bar patron in East Lyme

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Anthony C. Basilica of New London and Joshua W. Taylor of Colchester fought during a banquet at the Black Sheep Pub on Main Street for participants in a charity golf tournament.

Fire quickly extinguished in Gales Ferry

Crews quickly knocked down a blaze in the basement of a Gales Ferry home Tuesday morning, leaving the structure largely intact.

Norwich woman charged with worker's compensation fraud

State officials charged Norwich resident Stephanie L. Hart Tuesday with collecting $7,253 in workers' compensation payments while working at a job similar to the one at which she claimed to be injured.

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Yale to remove carving with gun pointed at Native American

In this May 23, 2013 photo provided by Yale University, a 1929 doorway carving depicts a Puritan settler, right, pointing a musket at the head of a Native American, left, on the school's campus in New Haven, Conn. The musket had been covered by workers with removable stone when the seldom-used doorway was converted into a main entrance. A Yale committee charged with assessing potentially offensive art decided to remove it, but will make it available for public display elsewhere so as to not destroy

Yale University will remove what it calls a "problematic" doorway stone carving depicting a Puritan settler aiming a musket at a Native American

Tribe sets up encampment on Brown University land

A sign is posted on Brown University land in Bristol, R.I. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Dozens of people, including members of the Pokanoket Tribe and supporters, have established an encampment on Brown University land, which the tribe says was illegally taken hundreds of years ago. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

Members of a Native American tribe and their supporters have set up an encampment on Brown University land, saying it was illegally taken from them hundreds of years ago

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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death