Norwich police announce plans for DUI checks

Police will conduct a sobriety enforcement checkpoint Sept. 6 to Sept. 7.

Police logs - Sept. 2

Arrests by state and local departments.

UPDATED: Route 161 reopens after crash in East Lyme

Route 161 in East Lyme was closed in both directions at Old Society Road for more than two hours following a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

Hazmat spill contained at Waterford weigh station

Officials from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and area fire departments contained a hazardous material spill at the weigh station on Interstate 95 south.

Watch Hill firefighters extinguish 'suspicious' boat fire

Fire and police officials are investigating a suspicious boat fire that happened early this morning on Napatree Point.

Police logs - Sept. 1

Juan Rivera, 40, of 131 Moxley Road, Montville, was charged Sunday with third-degree strangulation and disorderly conduct.

Police locate Norwich teen

Police on Monday canceled a Silver Alert issued for a Norwich teen who was reported missing Saturday.

New fire code prevents grills on most balconies of multifamily homes

A recent change in the Connecticut Fire Safety Code prevents the use of outdoor cooking devices, like grills, to be used on balconies of a multifamily homes that have three or more units.

Police logs - Aug. 31

Danielle Medrano, 44, of 673 Shennecossett Road, Groton, was charged Saturday with breach of peace.

Fallen tree closes Route 2A in Preston

Route 2A in Preston was closed for about four hours early Sunday morning near the Brookside Cafe after a large oak tree fell across the road.

No injuries in Ledyard house fire

No one was injured when a house caught fire early Sunday morning at 9 Pennywise Lane in the Highlands subdivision.

Norwich girl, 16, being sought

A silver alert has been issued by the Connecticut State Police for a 16-year-old runaway Norwich girl, Cerenitty Cote.

Lisbon man identified as victim in fatal Norwich motorcycle crash

Police said investigation is ongoing into a motorcycle crash on Monday evening that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Lisbon man.

Car accident closes portion of Route 156 in Waterford

Motorists are being asked to avoid Route 156 after a car struck and damaged an utility pole in the area of Waterford High School.

Motorcyclist in fair condition following East Lyme accident

A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday was he was rear-ended and pushed into oncoming traffic, according to police.

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State police say Hamden man led them on high-speed pursuit in Waterford

State police said a 21-year-old driver from Hamden engaged them in a pursuit at speeds in excess of 120 mph Friday night when a trooper who had pulled him over for speeding attempted to arrest a passenger who was wanted by Norwich Police.

Accident on I-95 south snarls traffic between Exits 91 and 92

Driver veered off the highway on the left side into the median.

State police in Westbrook announce 'aggressive' DUI enforcement

Troop commander Lt. Arthur Goodale said that in addition to DUI enforcement, troopers would be on the lookout for drivers violating seatbelt, distracted driving and other motor vehicle laws.

Police logs - Aug. 30

Arrests by state and local departments.

A year after class action suit settlement, Thames River project moving forward

New London's housing authority is as close as it has ever been to knocking down the dismal high rise housing complex known as the Thames River Apartments and building cleaner and safer housing for low-income residents, according to executive...