Norwich Diocese, retired bishop sued in priest sex abuse case

The Norwich Diocese has previously settled two lawsuits brought by boys who say they were molested by the priest, Paul Hebert, when he served at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Pawcatuck from 1971 to 1981.

Groton man charged in domestic incident

A Groton man was charged Monday with breaking into his girlfriend’s home and threatening her children after the woman said she wanted to end their relationship, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

Police logs – Aug. 30

Arrests by state and local police departments

Area traffic deaths not increasing despite national trend

Despite data released last week that show crash-related fatalities are up this year state- and nationwide, area state police lieutenants said traffic fatalities so far are at or below par.

Police logs – Aug. 29

Arrests by state and local police departments.

New London police, firefighters respond to report of man jumping in Thames River

Police and firefighters responded to an incident early Saturday night in which a man was jumping into the water in the area of 400 Bank St.

Stonington teen leads police on chase, charged with DUI

Police charged a local teen with driving under the influence Saturday night after they say he refused to stop for officers while driving in excess of 70 miles per hour on Elmridge Road in Pawcatuck.

Miami trio charged in East Lyme with producing fake credit cards

Police announced Friday that on Aug. 19 they arrested three men from Miami, Fla., on charges of producing fraudulent credit cards.

Police logs – Aug. 28, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police logs - Aug. 27, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

UPDATED: New Britain man charged in I-95 accident that closed the highway Thursday

The crash that left one vehicle on its side and one person in critical condition happened when a driver failed to slow down for congestion.

New London police arrest three in narcotics field operation

Police on Thursday evening arrested three people in an operation that spanned that city and aimed to address quality of life issues.

Emergency responders handled two crashes in 3 hours on I-95 Thursday

"Having two big accidents on one day is pretty uncommon," said Flanders Second Assistant Chief Patrick Morris.

UPDATED: Reports of gunfire in New London lead to arrest

A local man is facing several charges after he allegedly shot at a woman Thursday evening, according to police.

Stonington Borough woman charged with Facebook threat

A borough woman was charged with breach of peace Thursday afternoon after police say she posted a message on the Stonington Community forum Facebook page in which threatened to beat local youngsters with a bat.




Ledyard, Stonington take active approach to prevent, respond to mass shooting incidents at schools

The Ledyard Police Union paid for school administrators to attend a school violence training session this week. According to a national instructor, that's highly unusual.

One of six men charged in staged car crash scheme pleads guilty

Pierre Jeudy, one of the six local men facing federal charges in the scheme, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud stemming from his involvement in an October 2013 crash.

Two New London residents facing drug charges after police searches

Police arrested two city residents Thursday morning under separate search warrants after they said they found cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in a Hope Street apartment and a loaded handgun and narcotics in a house on Mountain Avenue.

Tractor-trailer leaves roadway, hits tree off I-95 in East Lyme

The right lane of Interstate 95 south is closed between exits 72 and 71 after a tractor-trailer left the roadway there and knocked down a tree, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Police logs - Aug. 26, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.