New London man charged with murder of tribal cousin

A 30-year-old New London man, accused of fatally shooting his cousin Ralph Sebastian Sidberry on April 12 in North Stonington, was arrested in Waynesville, Mo., last month and is being held as a fugitive from justice.

Mims returns to court quickly with claim of illegal sentence

Three weeks after he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping and assaulting the mother of his child in April 2016 in Ledyard, Christopher R. Mims was back in front of a New London Superior Court judge Thursday with a claim that the...

Police logs - Aug. 18, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

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Sales tax hike seems an 'inevitability,' but questions remain

Connecticut’s top state senator said Wednesday he believes moderate Democrats are “growing increasingly comfortable” with a sales tax increase that could ease pressure to slash municipal aid and help break an impasse that has...

New York files lawsuit opposing dredge dumping in L.I. Sound

New York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing a plan to allow dredged sediments to be dumped into the Long Island Sound