Norwich man charged after disturbance Tuesday at Bluff Point

A Norwich man has been charged in connection with a domestic dispute Tuesday night at Bluff Point State Park, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Computer issue exposed employee information at Niantic women's prison

Computer files containing current and previous employee information temporarily were accessible by staff members on computer terminals at the Janet S. York Correctional Institution earlier this week.

Defense attorneys say bail reform act benefits their clients, society

Attorney Sean F. Kelly, supervisor of public defenders at New London's Geographical Area 10 courthouse, said he still is studying the bail reform act, but said it appears to be beneficial both for the indigent clients his office serves and society.

Norwich police charge five for selling alcohol to a minor

City police said they have charged five individuals for allegedly selling alcohol to a minor, as a result of a previously announced liquor store compliance investigation.

Police logs - June 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Former Mohegan Sun Pocono exec sentenced in money-laundering scheme

A former executive at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the Mohegan Tribe's racetrack casino in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was sentenced last week in federal court to 32 months in prison for conspiring to commit money laundering.

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New London scores a super yacht, for a week

A 127-foot sailboat, probably worth more than any single house in New London, made some waterfront...

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Stonington Odd Fellows Lodge awards scholarships

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Stonington Lodge #26 recently awarded scholarships to several area students based on financial need, community service and volunteerism, extracurricular activities and academic achievements.

Public hearing set for Seaside environmental impact evaluation

The public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 31, at the Waterford Town Hall, 15 Rope Ferry Road.

Appeals court upholds dismissal of MGM's claim against 2015 law favoring tribes

MGM, in its appeal, had claimed that Special Act 15-7, which granted the tribes the right to form a joint venture and to seek casino site proposals, was unconstitutional.

Yale New Haven Health to add 40 new jobs in New London

Yale New Haven Health is creating 40 new jobs and preserving 79 existing positions in New London as it shifts statewide financial services of its medical group into an office building on Howard Street.

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New Haven heroin dealer gets more than 12 years in prison

A man described by authorities as the leader of a major heroin distribution ring in Connecticut has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison

Trinity College closes due to threats made after professor's posts

A private college in Connecticut says it has closed its campus due to threats made against the school

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Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its bishops, rather than help his victims