April 15, 2014; Updated: 8:03 pm
Iron Street, closed to all traffic shortly after 2:30 p.m. when a tree branch fell onto the power lines, reopened to traffic late this afternoon.
April 15, 2014; Updated: 6:56 pm
Washington Street in the area of Chelsea Parade was temporarily closed this afternoon while utility crews work to repair a damaged transformer.
April 15, 2014; Updated: 1:36 pm
A 35-year-old man pleaded guilty to drug-dealing charges this morning in the midst of his trial in New London Superior Court.
Kevin Cherry will be sentenced June 17 to four years in prison for...
April 15, 2014; Updated: 12:57 pm
A chocolate Labrador retriever city Animal Control staff named “Murphy” might want to change his name to “Lucky” after he emerged uninjured but covered with ceiling foam debris after a large pine tree crashed through the roof...
April 15, 2014; Updated: 12:44 am
A father and son from East Lyme pleaded not guilty to possession of child pornography this morning during their first appearance in the New London court where major crimes are tried.
Brian Faford, 25,...
April 15, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am
Russell J. Dykema, 52, of 35 Inchcliffe, Gales Ferry, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
April 15, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
A man facing criminal charges of purchasing two "eight balls" of crack cocaine from accused drug dealer Kevin Cherry in Norwich last year testified at Cherry's trial Monday in hopes of garnering leniency in his own case.
April 15, 2014; Updated: 12:19 am
New London State's Attorney Michael L. Regan has ruled that the use of deadly force by Norwich police officers last year in the fatal shooting of a Norwich man was justified and “appropriate” — clearing the officers of any criminal...
April 15, 2014; Updated: 9:25 pm
The local chapter of the American Red Cross said they are helping a family of four — two adults and two children — with emergency clothing and food needs after a fire Monday afternoon at 15 Chapman Lane in Gales Ferry.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 11:48 pm
A wind-fed fire tore through a house at 15 Chapman Lane in Gales Ferry Monday afternoon, heavily damaging about one-third of the structure and likely making it unlivable, fire officials said.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 9:44 pm
Emergency 911 calls from across eastern Connecticut were rerouted to the western side of the state for about an hour on Monday following an evacuation of the state police consolidated emergency dispatch center at Troop C in Tolland, police said.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 8:22 pm
The Yantic Fire Engine Company No. 1 re-elected Frank Blanchard to another one-year-term as fire chief during the department’s annual meeting April 6.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am
William Bueno-Hiraldo, 30, of 280 Hempstead St. was charged Saturday with criminal mischief, violation of a protective order, disorderly conduct and second-degree failure to...
April 14, 2014; Updated: 11:49 pm
Town police and the state Department of Consumer Protection have cited eight restaurants and bars for allegedly selling alcohol to minors, after checks of 22 businesses Saturday night.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm
Three people were due in New London Superior Court today after police charged them Friday with petty shoplifting charges, which ultimately led to further charges on outstanding warrants.
April 14, 2014; Updated: 11:51 pm
The cause of the fire Sunday that destroyed a six-unit dwelling at 218 Washington St. has yet to be determined, a city fire official said Monday.