Sen. Murphy weighs in on Russia probe, North Korea tensions

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., sat down with the editorial board at The Day on Tuesday afternoon for a wide-ranging conversation that touched on threats from North Korea, defense spending, gun control and the tax bill, which he feels has a 50-50 chance...

Year-old civil arrest warrant served against father in Groton parental rights case

Daniel Hatcher, a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and former senior staff attorney for the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C., said child support enforcement and the child welfare system sometimes intersect in...

City approves contract with New London police chief

New London police chief candidate Peter Reichard answers a question during a public interview on Nov. 9, 2017, at Science and Technology Magnet High School in New London. He was selected for the job and the City Council approved a contract with him on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a contract with new police Chief Peter Reichard, the first contract in recent memory with a New London police chief with a specified termination date.

Police: Two arrested in New London after drugs, stun guns found

Two New London residents were arrested on drug and other charges Tuesday after police found cocaine, heroin and stun guns at a residence on Moore Avenue, according to a police department news release.

Norwich police investigating possible shots fired incident

Police are investigating a Monday night incident in which a man said he had been shot at but later became uncooperative, according to Lt. John Perry.

East Lyme traffic stop results in drug charges for New London man

Officers arrested a 24-year-old Tuesday after they pulled him over for a minor traffic violation and allegedly found more than 3 ounces of marijuana in his car.

New London police arrest Norwich trio on drug-related charges

From left: 26-year-old Nehamiah Carroll, 19-year-old Nahkym Carroll and 25-year-old Javona Green.

City police and state parole officers last week arrested three Norwich residents who allegedly had substantial quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana in their possession.

Police expect to make arrests after "altercation" closes Norwich street

Police closed Hamilton Avenue in Norwich for several hours Sunday afternoon after they responded to reports of a the fight and that a person involved was armed.

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New program to offer money help, emergency financial assistance to vets

In Norwich, a new program at Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut will offer financial management training and emergency financial assistance to veterans.

Coast Guard Academy aims to cut its energy use in half

Dave Piermattei, Boiler Plant Work Leader at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, makes the hourly rounds to check the systems at the academy's boiler plant Monday, November 20, 2017. Replacing the boiler is among a number of energy efficiency efforts planned to reduce overall energy consumption by 48%. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Coast Guard Academy is kicking off the largest energy savings project in the history of the Department of Homeland Security, designed to reduce the 85-year-old campus' energy consumption by 48 percent.

State restores funding for military funeral honors

Funding for the Honor Guard detail that performs the three-volley salute at military funerals was restored under the state budget signed by Governor Malloy on Oct. 31.

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Lawyer: Former Connecticut college student charged in body fluids case isn't racist

Brianna Brochu, accused of contaminating her black roommate's belongings at the University of Hartford, addresses the court during a hearing, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Hartford. She's charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief and breach of peace. Prosecutors say they're determining whether to add a hate crime charge. (Mark Mirko/The Courant via AP, Pool)

The lawyer for a former Connecticut college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate's belongings says he doesn't expect authorities to file hate crime charges

Facing a $203 million state budget deficit, Malloy presses legislators to act

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intensified pressure on the legislature Monday to come into special session to repair the new state budget, projecting a $203 million deficit that exceeds a key risk threshold.

Hartford mayor mulling possible run for governor in 2018

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin says he's considering a possible run for governor and planning to garner feedback over the coming weeks