New London police suspend Nott for 2016 use of force

Patrol officer Deana Nott of the New London Police Department is shown in this July 2015 Day file photo. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The city police department last week wrapped up its investigation into Officer Deana Nott by suspending her for excessive use of force, according to police Chief Peter Reichard.

Medical examiner: Weekend shooting in New London was a homicide

Snow collects on a section of crime scene tape as a New London Police officer stands in front of a doorway at the scene of a fatal shooting at 4 Orchard St. in New London, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled Saturday’s fatal shooting on Orchard Street a homicide.

Area firefighters knock down Groton City house fire

A fire at a house on Riverview Avenue was quickly knocked down by area departments Wednesday afternoon.

Chyung's lawyer asks to be removed from second murder trial

The state-appointed attorney representing Chihan Eric Chyung, as his murder case heads for a second trial, is seeking to be removed from the case on the grounds that there has been "a complete breakdown of the attorney-client relationship."



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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High School Chamber Orchestra members perform with Lindsey Stirling

Standing in the front row are (left to right) Catherine Yao, Lindsey Stirling, Viviana Martinez and Stacey Tasoulas. Standing in the back (left to right) are Ryan Dombroski, Sophie Joseph, Sophie Wang, Olivia Billis and Andre Mastrandrea. (photo submitted)

Waterford High School Chamber Orchestra members performed with violinist and Dancing with the Stars semi-finalist Lindsey Stirling in her Nov. 11 concert at Foxwoods.

Many area schools on 2-hour delay because of weather

Many area schools and organizations are on a two-hour delay because of Thursday morning's snowfall.

Mohegans’ Pennsylvania casino fined $1 million over lapses in financial procedures

In a settlement approved last month, Bobby Soper, a former Mohegan Sun executive who resigned in February, agreed to pay a $60,000 fine for failing to properly disclose his ownership interests in 10 companies.

Reality show hopefuls convene at casino to convince they can "outwit, outplay, outlast"

Lance Aldave, right, of West Hartford, takes a picture with twin brother Logan, left, as they pose with Survivor stars Joe Anglim, center top, Joe Mena, center, and Carolyn Rivera, as the Aldave bothers join hundreds of people in line along the main concourse at Mohegan Sun Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, for a chance at fame as the reality TV show Survivor holds a casting call for their upcoming season.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

Hundreds of prospective reality-show contestants on Wednesday flocked to a tribal casino in the hopes of someday attending a tribal council.



Family of man who died playing beer pong gets almost $16M

The family of a Connecticut man who fell to his death from a fourth-floor window after a fight while playing beer pong has been awarded nearly $16 million in a lawsuit filed against three other players

Show about viral video judge gets national syndication deal

In this Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, Providence Municipal Court Judge Frank Caprio sits on the bench in Providence, R.I. The television program featuring the 81-year-old judge, who made a splash on social media, is going national. The producers of the local show

A TV show featuring an 81-year-old municipal court judge in Rhode Island who has made a splash on social media is going national

Woman who grabbed 'OK To Be White' notes thanks supporters

This file booking photo released Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, by the University of Connecticut Police Department shows Catherine Gregory, who turned herself in on Sunday to face charges of attempted larceny and disorderly conduct for taking notes from the lectern while Lucian Wintrich was speaking on the UConn campus on Nov. 28. Gregory made her first court appearance Wednesday, Dec. 13. (University of Connecticut Police Department via AP, File)

Woman charged with trying to steal notes of right-wing commentator who was at University of Connecticut to give speech titled 'It's OK To Be White' appears in court, thanks supporters for helping her fight 'racism and fascism'

New political frustrations aired in Tea Party re-enactment

In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 photo, visitors to the Boston Tea Party Museum throw replicas of historic tea containers into Boston Harbor from aboard a replica of the vessel Beaver, in Boston. The museum is encouraging Americans to send unused tea leaves to toss into Boston Harbor as part of the Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, annual re-enactment of the historic act of defiance that led to the Revolutionary War. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Some Americans are airing their frustrations with modern politics through an annual re-enactment of the historic Boston Tea Party protest.