Police logs - Sept. 23, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Winds bring down trees in Groton, New London

About half of those who live on or around Midway Oval were without power on Friday after a large tree fell on a car, taking wires with it.

Ledyard police respond to rollover crash, find no one on scene

Police on Friday morning launched an investigation after they came across a car on its roof that had no one inside.

Waterford shaken by news of ECSU student's death

Dylan Konakowitz is pictured in this undated photo. The 21-year-old sophomore and Waterford native was found dead Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in his Eastern Connecticut State University dormitory. (Courtesy of Stacey Konakowitz)

The news that sophomore Dylan Konakowitz was found dead in his Eastern Connecticut State University dormitory Wednesday hit Waterford hard.

Stonington police determine woman falsely reported home invasion

Stonington police say that a reported home invasion at a residence on Hewitt Road Tuesday morning did not happen.

Police logs - Sept. 22, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Police link Norwich woman to credit card fraud case

A 50-year-old Norwich woman is facing felony larceny charges linked to alleged credit card fraud.



Rivera for mayor?

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Enrollment down at Conn, but officials say that may not be so bad

Colleges across the country are struggling to hit their enrollment goals, and Connecticut College is no exception. This year, the college brought on 447 first-year students and 21 transfer students. Last year, those numbers were 472 and 20,...

Community Foundation celebrates women at annual breakfast

Dozens of women — and a few men — packed the ballroom of the Hilton Mystic on Friday morning for the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut's annual Celebration of Women Breakfast.

A day of firsts

Anneke Martin, 1, of Plainville watches the tide with her mother, Martha, on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Harkness Memorial State Park. It was Anneke's first ever trip to the beach.

For at least one little girl, her first-ever visit to the beach coincided with the first day of fall.

New Norwich community development supervisor held the post 11 years ago

Kathy Crees, who served as what was then called the community development director for 13 years, returned this week to her former department on the second floor of the planning and development building at 23 Union St.



Doctor gets 32 years in prison for killing Yale physician

Lishan Wang, center, appears in court with Chief Public Defender Thomas Ullmann, left, during his sentencing at New Haven Superior Court Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 in New Haven, Conn.  Wang, convicted of killing a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute, has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.  The judge handed down the punishment to Wang for the 2010 shooting death of Dr. Vajinder Toor. He pleaded no contest in June to manslaughter and other charges.  (Brad Horrigan/The Courant via AP)

A doctor who police say killed a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute has been sentenced to 32 years in prison

State could lose $7 billion under teetering ACA overhaul plan

Federal health care funding to Connecticut would be reduced by about $7 billion, and “dramatic numbers” of individuals would lose coverage or have it reduced between 2020 and 2026 under the latest Republican proposal to repeal and...