New London police, children gather for National Night Out


New London police and school district volunteers gathered Tuesday for National Night Out at Ocean Beach Park.

Former Hartford officer remains in custody after his fifth arrest in a week

A former Hartford police officer, who had been arrested five times in area towns over the past week, remains in custody this morning at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center.

Anti-Defamation League applauds arrest of man charged with yelling anti-Semitic remarks

The Anti-Defamation League and members at Congregation Beth El commended police this week for swift action in arresting a man who was allegedly yelling anti-Semitic remarks at a congregation member over the past several weeks.

Judge finds probable cause in Norwich murder case despite witness recanting

Judge Hillary B. Strackbein ruled Tuesday the state has enough evidence to prosecute LaShawn "BI" Cecil for the 2011 murder of Jacln Wirth in Norwich even though a key witness recanted his statements to police from the witness stand.

Police logs - Aug. 5

Rosa E. Sosa, 51, of 30 Paul Revere Road, Groton, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to submit to fingerprinting, interfering with police and failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane...

UPDATED: Accident causes traffic delays on I-95 in Stonington

A single-car accident on Interstate 95 south between Exits 91 and 92 has closed the left lane of traffic, according to the Department of Transportation.

Former Groton Ambulance employee facing larceny, drug charges

A former Groton Ambulance Association employee is due to appear in court on Friday to face charges she pilfered money from coworkers while they were on medical calls.

Mirror of pick-up truck hits two people Monday evening in Ledyard

The town police department is investigating an incident that occurred Monday evening in which the passenger-side mirror of a pick-up truck struck two individuals.

Niantic woman dies in I-95 crash in Stonington

A Niantic woman died Tuesday when the vehicle she was driving hit a metal guardrail on Interstate 95 and she was ejected. Her unborn child was critically injured.

Anonymous letter accuses Oswegatchie fire department of coverup

The letter said that two weeks ago volunteer members of the department harassed a resident by detonating a "homemade explosive devise" on the resident's porch.

New London man faces additional charges for alleged anti-Semitic remarks

Police on Monday filed additional charges against a 29-year-old New London man who allegedly shouted anti-Semitic remarks at members of a synagogue on Ocean Avenue.

Police departments across the region participate in campaign to curb texting and driving

Police departments across the region, along with the state Department of Transportation, are participating this month in a campaign aimed at curbing texting and driving.

Woman reportedly pushed out of a car in Pawcatuck

The incident was reported at 6:44 p.m. Police said the woman sustained minor abrasions and did not have to be taken to the hospital.

Police search for missing Griswold teen

Police issued a Silver Alert Sunday for a missing 17-year-old girl who was last seen Friday.

Former Hartford police officer has more run-ins with police over the weekend

The saga of a former Hartford police officer, who was arrested twice last week, continued over the weekend as he was charged by both Groton Town and Stonington police in boating related incidents.

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Police logs - Aug. 4

Arrests by state and local police departments

Former Groton town police chief indicted in Maine on burglary, stalking, harassment charges

Former Groton Police Chief Michael J. Crowley was indicted on two felony and three misdemeanor charges on May 6 by a grand jury in York County, Maine.

Police logs - Aug. 3

Arrests by state and local departments.

Mother of Norwich murder victim working with attorney on deportation policy

Questions linger about why a Haitian national charged in the June 15 stabbing death of a 25-year-old Norwich woman was not deported back to his home country after serving a 16-year-sentence for an attempted murder conviction.

Residence attached to Old Saybrook gun store heavily damaged by fire

Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a fire Saturday that caused heavy damage to a large wood-frame home attached to the Grouse Perch Gun Store at 15 North Main Street.