Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Judge orders competency evaluation for Norwich murder defendant

To find him competent to stand trial, clinicians would have to determine that Patrick Antoine understands the court proceedings and is able to assist in his defense.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

UPDATED: Police ID person killed in early morning Mohegan Sun Boulevard crash

One driver was killed early Monday morning in a head-on collision with another vehicle, state police said.

Red Cross helps 5 people following fire Sunday morning in New London

The American Red Cross helped five people after a fire Sunday morning at an apartment complex on Nautilus Drive.

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State panel hears more about the pros, cons of L+M Hospital affiliating with Yale

A panel from the state Office of Healthcare Access heard Tuesday from supporters of having Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare join the larger Yale-New Haven Health System, and from those who fear the affiliation will undermine local control of the...

Dry spell to continue but effects on local farms, reservoirs not extreme

Below-average rainfall and high temperatures this summer are putting some stress on local farms and small wells, but crops and municipal reservoirs are weathering the heat without too much trouble.

Swim Lessons

Children in the beginning level class of the New London Recreation Department's summer swim program get a chance to jump into the pool following their lessons in the pool at Ocean Beach Park on Tuesday.

Family affair in New London

Lawrence Martins, from left, 7, and his siblings Michael, 11, Ahlanna, 9, and Mika, 6, spend time in the sunshine as they test their agility on the playscape at C.B. Jennings Elementary School in New London on Tuesday.

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The Cat in the Hat announces candidacy for president

Voters dissatisfied with the choice of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president have an alternative _ the Cat in the Hat

Charges dropped vs. Yale worker who broke window depicting slaves

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a black Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window depicting slaves The end of the criminal case Tuesday comes a day after Cofey Menafee returned to work at...