Jury selection to begin Monday in New London murder case

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in New London Superior Court in the case of Keith R. Delvalle, who is charged with fatally shooting Jesus "Gee" Pinero near Connecticut Avenue and Prest Street in New London on Aug. 29, 2013.

Police: Waterford man attempted to sexually assault minor

Members of multiple police agencies on Thursday arrested a local man they said arranged to meet what he believed was a 13-year-old girl to perform sexual acts in exchange for money in New London, according to police.

Stonington police warn residents of widespread IRS scam

Police are warning residents of an IRS phone scam which prompted more than 25 phone calls to police from concerned residents on Thursday.

North Stonington police investigate recent burglaries

Police in North Stonington and Norwich are investigating thefts from vehicles and homes and urge residents to lock doors and call police if they witness suspicious activity.

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Police awaiting toxicology results for suspicious death at L+M

Police on Thursday said they're waiting on toxicology results to determine the cause of the "suspicious" death of a Norwich woman at Lawrence + Memorial on Tuesday.

Judicial Branch lays off six locally as latest wave of cuts begins

In this second round of layoffs, which a state Judicial Branch spokeswoman said would continue into next week, 113 people will be released from their jobs, bringing the total layoffs to date to 239.

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Tax commisioner denies 'deal' with hedge fund executive

Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan denies a report in the New York Times...

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College completing work on Mitchell Woods project

A major portion of what has been deemed a “rejuvenation” of the Alfred Mitchell Woods is wrapping up this month with more work being planned for a pond and other attributes of the 26-acre woodland and public recreation area.

Cuauhtémoc leaves New London

The Mexican tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc left City Pier in New London on Friday following a five-day port call.

Two rescued seal pups become permanent members of Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium announced Thursday that two female Northern fur seal pups that have been deemed unreleasable after being stranded in California last year will now become part of the aquarium's permanent collection.

Salem to hold budget referendum Wednesday

Residents can vote to approve or reject the $15.3 million town budget at Town Hall 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.

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Veteran, newcomer vie for 2nd District GOP nomination

Daria Novak, a conservative radio host who wants to return the U.S. to the gold standard, has failed twice to win the Republican nomination for the 2nd District congressional seat. Now, after nearly six months as the only candidate for the...

Hampden DA promises review of cases involving ex-chemist

The Hampden County District Attorney has promised a "thorough and objective review" of all cases involving a former chemist who was high almost every day she went to work at an Amherst drug lab for eight years