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.

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.

Blaze that destroyed New London Taco Bell ruled accidental

Havy damage to a Taco Bell restaurant on Colman Street in New London is seen Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, after an early morning fire. (Deborah Straszheim/The Day)

The roaring blaze that tore through Taco Bell last month, leaving its roof in danger of collapsing, has been ruled accidental.

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.

Colchester man shot dead by police was troubled but had 'huge heart'

While the Colchester man shot dead by police in San Diego over the weekend was well known to law enforcement officials here in Connecticut, friends and family described Kyle Zahacefski as a good person who made a positive impact on those around him.

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.

Man stabbed to death in New London found on second floor

Even as New London police were investigating a shooting death on Orchard Street Saturday afternoon, they reported a man was stabbed to death on Tilley Street Sunday night.

Ledyard police searching for missing 17-year-old

Police have issued a Silver Alert for Analise Rolan, a 17-year-old described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes, weighing 160 pounds and standing 5 feet 6 inches tall.



Police logs - Dec. 13, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Witness says argument about rent prompted New London stabbing

Patrick McInerney appears in New London Superior Court GA 10 Monday, December 11, 2017. McInerney is charged in a Sunday stabbing on Tilley St. in New London that left another man dead. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A self-employed painter, known to police for being combative and carrying knives, was arraigned Monday in New London Superior Court on charges that he fatally stabbed a homeless man who was staying with him after the two argued about rent.

Crime-filled weekend leaves New London officials disappointed but determined

First responders handled two shooting incidents and a stabbing in a span of three days, leaving some wondering what’s going on in the city.

Police logs - Dec. 12, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Man killed in stabbing on Tilley Street in New London

Police are investigating the death of a man who was stabbed at 39 Tilley Street Sunday night.