Man of many aliases pleads guilty to bilking distressed homeowners


Timothy W. Burke, who did business throughout Connecticut using more than a dozen aliases, pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford in connection with a long-running fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners.

Route 85 reopened in Montville

Police had closed a portion of state Route 85 early Tuesday after a tree fell and took down wires and a pole.

Groton man arrested on burglary charge

Police arrested a Groton man Monday on burglary and other charges after a break-in at a Groton City apartment.

Police logs - Jan. 25, 2017

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Norwich police charge man in Saturday night deli robbery

Police have taken into custody and charged the city man they believe robbed a Bridge Street deli Saturday night and fled the scene.

Garage, vehicles a total loss in East Lyme blaze

Firefighters from several departments fought strong winds Tuesday morning as they battled a blaze at 106 Black Point Road.

2 stabbed, 8 arrested in New London brawl

Police said they arrested eight people Monday night after responding to a brawl on Broad Street during which two people were stabbed.

Second state witness recants testimony in Norwich murder case

For the second day in a row, a witness who had helped investigators build a case against LaShawn R. Cecil on Tuesday recanted his statement from the witness stand at Cecil's murder trial in New London Superior Court.

Downed trees, wires close roads throughout region

Strong winds took down trees, poles and wires throughout the region overnight.

Soto hits ground running by backing nine bills

State Rep. Chris Soto, D-New London, has wasted little time in lending his voice to the General Assembly, introducing, co-sponsoring or in the process of introducing nine different bills aimed at everything from boosting the minimum wage to $15 an...

State police seeking suspect in Monday's Preston home invasion

State police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man they said is a suspect in a Monday morning burglary/home invasion on Branch Hill Road.

United Way to conduct homeless count in Waterford on Tuesday

Police are asking residents to be aware that volunteers with the United Way will be attempting to contact each homeless person in the town Tuesday night.

Police seeking witnesses to fatal I-95 crash in Old Lyme

State police are seeking witnesses to the Interstate 95 crash that left one Florida woman dead Sunday afternoon.

Suspect in Saturday night robbery at large after Norwich police chase, shoot at him

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Bridge Street deli Saturday night and then fled while officers shot at him.

Police: Norwich man arrested after stealing, crashing box truck

A city man is in custody after he allegedly stole a box truck, led police on a chase and intentionally struck a state police cruiser Friday morning, according to city police.

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Police logs - Jan. 24

Arrests by state and local police departments

Witness recants statement at Cecil murder trial

Considered a hostile witness for the state after notifying them in December that he didn't want to testify, Jeremy Dawson, 39, of Norwich, had been arrested last week on a so-called "capias" warrant after failing to respond to phone calls from the...

Ban the Box tries to keep job applicants' criminal past from ruining their future

The region's major employers, most of which have positions that require security clearances or professional licenses, have made the required adjustment to their hiring processes.

Local police want to invest in drones but want rules set first

Across the region, police officials have big ideas about how drones could bolster residents’ safety and well being.

UPDATE: I-95 northbound in Old Lyme reopened after crash

The northbound side of I-95 in Old Lyme was closed Sunday evening after a crash.