Father, young son perish in fiery crash on I-95 in Stonington

The driver of a tractor-trailer and his 7-year-old son have been identified as the victims of a fiery crash on Interstate 95 northbound Monday evening.

Police logs - July 29

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - July 28

Arrests by state and local police

Key witness in Wirth homicide in Norwich hospitalized on eve of court hearing

As the life ebbed out of her in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011, 26-year-old Jaclyn Wirth told a 911 dispatcher she was "pouring out blood," and begged responders to hurry. In the background, her 7-year-old son, Sergio, cried and screamed,...

Judicial Marshal Sgt. Roode is a motivated, steady supervisor

Judicial Marshal Sgt. Melissa A. Roode realized how important her job was during her first month at work, when a prisoner tried to hurt himself at the Norwich courthouse.

East Lyme investigator Jean Cavanaugh gives voice to victims of sexual assault

Investigator Jean Cavanaugh's work is heartbreaking, but rewarding. She is a member of a regional multi-disciplinary team of professionals that collaborates on child sexual assault cases. She is a certified forensic interviewer and is sometimes...

Correctional lieutenant puts game face on shift after shift

"In corrections, there's no gun strapped to our waists," says Correctional Lt. Elizabeth Wagner. "We are on the floor with (prisoners) all day long. We trust each other to protect each other. When we say, 'I have your back,' we mean it. It's a trust...

Police logs - July 27

Arrest by local and state police departments.

Women find their niche in law enforcement

Women in law enforcement have made great strides over the past 30 years, but challenges remain.

A tough 'Nott': New London cop shows strength, compassion on the beat

"Don't mistake my kindness for weakness," says Deana Nott, a 5-foot-3-inch dynamo who will shake hands with a suspect two minutes after a scuffle, and regularly feeds and clothes the down-and-out.

Man's swim to Ram Island prompts search

A man whose disappearance while swimming with his wife off Noank led to a search by multiple agencies on Friday — and ultimately the discovery that the man was safe.

Updated: Crash cleared from I-95 in East Lyme

East Lyme – One lane of Interstate 95 South was closed due to a two-car motor vehicle accident.

Police: Shoplifting suspect drove more than 100 mph to flee from authorities

Police are looking a female suspect who they allege stole from the Target department store on Route 85 in Waterford and then took off in speeds in excess of 100 mph when she saw approaching police.

Norwich police locate missing teen

Police on Thursday canceled a Silver Alert that was issued for a missing 16-year-old who was last seen on Tuesday.

Car and dump truck collision in Stonington delays traffic

Four people suffered minor injuries and traffic was delayed when a car collided with a dump truck Thursday after coming down the off ramp from Interstate 95 at Exit 92, according to police.




Detective Heather Beauchamp a true team player

You either have to keep up with Groton Town Police detective Heather Beauchamp or move out of her way, says the head of the region's cold case task force.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local departments.

Navy petty officer charged with taking illegal photos aboard Groton-based submarine

A Navy petty officer has been indicted by a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport Thursday for illegally taking photos inside restricted areas while serving aboard the Groton-based USS Alexandria.

Police Log - July 25

Arrests by state and local police.

Third correction officer charged in sex assault of inmate

State police arrested a third state correction officer Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the sexual assault of an inmate at York Correctional Institution in Niantic.