Medical examiner: Norwich manhunt suspect died by suicide

The man who died during an October manhunt that shut down much of Greeneville died by suicide, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled.

Norwich shop suffers 'moderate' damage in fire; cause not yet determined

Fire officials continue to investigate a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a screen printing shop on Norwich Avenue.

Police: Engaged couple robbed Groton man who had solicited sex

City police have arrested an engaged couple they said worked together to rob a man who had solicited sexual favors from the female half of the duo.

Plane issues distress call, lands safely in Groton

A pilot who issued a distress call due to concerns of stuck flaps on his airplane made a successful landing at the Groton New London Airport on Thursday.

Norwich man to serve five years in prison for cocaine trafficking

A federal court judge sentenced 22-year-old Javon Morse of Norwich Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking cocaine, which the government said he stashed in storage units in Waterford along with loaded handguns.

NFA actors help Norwich police defuse crisis situations

Officer James Watts, second from left, keeps the boyfriend back while Officer Javier Santiago, second from right, talks to the the drunk girlfriend during a scenario taking place at a bar while Norwich Police Department officers participate in a follow-up de-escalation training featuring student actors from Norwich Free Academy Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Daniel Peter portrayed the boyfriend, Kelly Daigneault portrayed the drunk girlfriend and Ryan Cash, background, portrayed the bartender. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police knew back in March they wanted to take their de-escalation training to a new level by putting officers through realistic scenarios.But doing so raised an issue: Who would do the acting?

Kitchen sustains fire damage in New London condo blaze

Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a unit at the College Park Condominums complex at 19 Hawthorne Drive in New London Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Firefighters on Thursday afternoon quickly put out a blaze that damaged a 19 Hawthorne Drive condominium and left one child without Christmas presents — temporarily, at least.

Police logs - Dec. 15, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New London police suspend Nott for 2016 use of force

Patrol officer Deana Nott of the New London Police Department is shown in this July 2015 Day file photo. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The city police department last week wrapped up its investigation into Officer Deana Nott by suspending her for excessive use of force, according to police Chief Peter Reichard.

Medical examiner: Weekend shooting in New London was a homicide

Snow collects on a section of crime scene tape as a New London Police officer stands in front of a doorway at the scene of a fatal shooting at 4 Orchard St. in New London, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled Saturday’s fatal shooting on Orchard Street a homicide.

New London man charged in sexual assaults of 2 women

In what police Chief Peter Reichard called “the case of a career,” members of several different agencies worked together to quickly apprehend a man they said sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents this fall.

Tractor-trailer fire caused delays on I-95 in Stonington

Members of the Stonington Fire Department respond to a tractor trailer accident on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, south of the exit 92 ramp on Interstate 95 southbound.  The driver was taken to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries after the truck veered off the side of the road and caught fire after crashing in a ravine. Interstate 95 southbound is down to one lane in the area but will remain open.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

State police and environmental cleanup crews remained at the scene Tuesday night of an Interstate 95 south crash that saw a tractor-trailer peel off the right lane shoulder, turn over and catch fire Tuesday afternoon.

Norwich police seek missing 54-year-old

City police are seeking a 54-year-old man who they said went missing Saturday.

Police make arrest in fatal New London stabbing

Two New London Police officers guard the front of the building as the Connecticut State Police Major Crime squad conducts their investigation at 39 Tilley St. in New London Monday, December 11, 2017. New London Police have arrested Patrick McInerney, of Apt. 6 at that address, in the stabbing death of a man Sunday night. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Police within a few hours of the crime arrested a man who allegedly fatally stabbed another man on Tilley Street Sunday night.



Area firefighters knock down Groton City house fire

A fire at a house on Riverview Avenue was quickly knocked down by area departments Wednesday afternoon.

Chyung's lawyer asks to be removed from second murder trial

The state-appointed attorney representing Chihan Eric Chyung, as his murder case heads for a second trial, is seeking to be removed from the case on the grounds that there has been "a complete breakdown of the attorney-client relationship."

Police logs - Dec. 14, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New London man to serve 62 months for role in overdose deaths

A 30-year-old New London man who sold heroin that contributed to two overdose deaths within hours of each other in May 2016 was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 62 months in prison.

Police ID 21-year-old as victim of New London shooting

A Florida resident who frequently visited New London is the man who died in a Saturday afternoon shooting on Orchard Street, police said Tuesday.