New London firefighters retrieve bridge engineers stuck on Gold Star Bridge


All lanes of Interstate 95 southbound on the Gold Star Bridge have reopened following the Tuesday afternoon breakdown of an inspection truck.

Motorcyclist dies in Norwich

Police said a motorcyclist died Monday after he lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of New London Turnpike and Dudley Street.

Truck driver involved in fatal Old Lyme accident drove with suspended license

A truck driver who is accused of starting a chain-reaction accident on Interstate 95 north in Old Lyme that killed two people and injured nearly a dozen people earlier this month was driving with a suspended license, court records show.

UPDATED: Military Highway in Groton reopened after accident

Military Highway was closed in the area of Lestertown Road late Tuesday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash, according to Groton Town Police.

Police logs - Aug. 26

Dodie L. Afonso, 47, of 35 Crouch St., Apt. 9, Groton, was charged Monday with third-degree forgery.

Mashantuckets appoint judges to tribal court

The tribal council has reappointed a former Mashantucket Pequot judge and named two new judges to the Mashantucket Pequot Court of Appeals.

Man sentenced to strict probation, sex offender registry for assault in Ledyard foster home

A 21-year-old man who sexually assaulted an intellectually impaired teen while both resided in the foster home was sentenced to 10 years of strict probation and registration as a sexual offender.

Man pleads guilty in Groton, New London robbery-burglary spree

Judge Hillary B. Strackbein will sentence the man on Oct. 29 to 20 years in prison, suspended after 12 years served, followed by five years probation.

Delvalle rejects plea offer in New London murder case

Keith R. Delvalle, who is accused of fatally shooting Jesus "Gee" Pinero in New London two years ago has turned down an offer from the state to plead guilty in exchange for a 35-year prison sentence.

Two New London stores receive infractions for selling tobacco to minors

Police issued infractions Monday to two convenience stores found in violation of tobacco sales laws during an inspection of 22 stores in the city.

State police charge Waterford 10-year-old with arson

State police charged a 10-year-old from Waterford with arson Thursday in Colchester.

Stonington police charge man with home invasion

Police charged a 50-year-old man with home invasion Sunday morning after they say he used a baseball bat to smash car windows at a Route 184 residence where his girlfriend is living. Another person living with the woman then took the baseball bat...

Lawsuit filed on behalf of victims in fatal Waterford crash

The families of the three people killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in Waterford last year have filed wrongful death suits against the driver of a tractor trailer who they claim is responsible for the deaths.

Two Stonington businesses cited after unannounced tobacco inspections

Clerks at two Stonington businesses were cited following unannounced compliance inspections by Stonington police and staff from the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Program.

Court report: Woman left child unattended during attempt to burglarize home

A Mystic woman who allegedly broke into a Noank home earlier this month, and subsequently was arrested after an extensive police search of the neighborhood, was arrested last month by Stonington police after she left her daughter alone in a park to...

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Police logs - Aug. 25

Shalonda White, 29, of 10 Ephraims Path, Mashantucket, was charged Saturday with failure to drive in the proper lane and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Caregiver sentenced to 40 months for thefts from elderly clients in Stonington

A caregiver who stole jewelry, silver and credit card services valued at more than $100,000 from clients at a Stonington retirement facility was sentenced Aug. 18 to 40 months in prison followed by five years of probation.

Police logs - Aug. 24

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Groton man pleads guilty in confrontation with police officers

A Groton man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday on charges that stemmed from an incident in January when he threatened police officers with a knife and struggled with officers.