Police: Engaged couple robbed Groton man who had solicited sex

City police have arrested an engaged couple they said worked together to rob a man who had solicited sexual favors from the female half of the duo.

NFA actors help Norwich police defuse crisis situations

Officer James Watts, second from left, keeps the boyfriend back while Officer Javier Santiago, second from right, talks to the the drunk girlfriend during a scenario taking place at a bar while Norwich Police Department officers participate in a follow-up de-escalation training featuring student actors from Norwich Free Academy Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Daniel Peter portrayed the boyfriend, Kelly Daigneault portrayed the drunk girlfriend and Ryan Cash, background, portrayed the bartender. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police knew back in March they wanted to take their de-escalation training to a new level by putting officers through realistic scenarios.But doing so raised an issue: Who would do the acting?

Plane issues distress call, lands safely in Groton

A pilot who issued a distress call due to concerns of stuck flaps on his airplane made a successful landing at the Groton New London Airport on Thursday.

Norwich man to serve five years in prison for cocaine trafficking

A federal court judge sentenced 22-year-old Javon Morse of Norwich Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking cocaine, which the government said he stashed in storage units in Waterford along with loaded handguns.

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The longest painting in the world, a whaling tale, may surface in Mystic

An 1848 panorama, depicting a whaling voyage around the world, could be displayed in Mystic.

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Mystic Middle sixth graders champion PNC food drive

Five sixth-grade students from Mystic Middle School organized a Thanksgiving food drive for the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center that resulted in the school’s students donating more than 750 food items to the center.

New London taxpayer group disbands, plans donation to library

The local taxpayer group known as Looking Out for Taxpayers has ended a 17-year run of what members say was an attempt to keep local government in check.

Draft report: Millstone profitable; closure would hurt economy, ratepayers

State regulators released an initial report Thursday on Millstone Power Station's economic viability as officials consider energy market changes that would benefit the facility.

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Malloy, legislators in a new standoff over budget priorities

After battling to a stalemate over competing fiscal priorities, legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are grudgingly confronting a new reality: They can repair a relationship fractured since a mid-September budget veto, or accept that...

Cannabis panel backs pot sales at variety of businesses

Massachusetts marijuana regulators have given preliminary approval to a plan that would allow pot "bars" as well as the sale and consumption of pot at businesses including restaurants, yoga studios, movie theaters, and massage parlors

Officer demoted after phony racist letter sues city again

A Connecticut police officer who was demoted after an investigation into a phony racist letter is suing the city of Bridgeport again

Teen's Harvard acceptance video generates wave of support

A video of a 16-year-old boy and his classmates erupting in joy when they learn he was accepted to Harvard is drawing millions of views online