Medical examiner: Norwich manhunt suspect died by suicide

The man who died during an October manhunt that shut down much of Greeneville died by suicide, the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled.

Norwich shop suffers 'moderate' damage in fire; cause not yet determined

Fire officials continue to investigate a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a screen printing shop on Norwich Avenue.

Police: Engaged couple robbed Groton man who had solicited sex

City police have arrested an engaged couple they said worked together to rob a man who had solicited sexual favors from the female half of the duo.

Plane issues distress call, lands safely in Groton

A pilot who issued a distress call due to concerns of stuck flaps on his airplane made a successful landing at the Groton New London Airport on Thursday.

Norwich man to serve five years in prison for cocaine trafficking

A federal court judge sentenced 22-year-old Javon Morse of Norwich Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking cocaine, which the government said he stashed in storage units in Waterford along with loaded handguns.

NFA actors help Norwich police defuse crisis situations

Officer James Watts, second from left, keeps the boyfriend back while Officer Javier Santiago, second from right, talks to the the drunk girlfriend during a scenario taking place at a bar while Norwich Police Department officers participate in a follow-up de-escalation training featuring student actors from Norwich Free Academy Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Daniel Peter portrayed the boyfriend, Kelly Daigneault portrayed the drunk girlfriend and Ryan Cash, background, portrayed the bartender. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police knew back in March they wanted to take their de-escalation training to a new level by putting officers through realistic scenarios.But doing so raised an issue: Who would do the acting?

Kitchen sustains fire damage in New London condo blaze

Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a unit at the College Park Condominums complex at 19 Hawthorne Drive in New London Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Firefighters on Thursday afternoon quickly put out a blaze that damaged a 19 Hawthorne Drive condominium and left one child without Christmas presents — temporarily, at least.



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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Florence Griswold Museum appoints first new director in four decades

Rebekah (Becky) Beaulieu has been named director of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, becoming the institution’s first new director in more than 40 years. Photo submitted

Rebekah (Becky) Beaulieu has been named director of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, becoming the institution’s first new director in more than 40 years.

New London development and planning director to depart in January

Tammy Daugherty, the director of the city’s Office of Development and Planning and someone who has played a role in nearly every major city economic and community development initiative during her six years with the city, is leaving at the...

North Stonington residents to vote for second time Monday on proposed education budget

Residents will go to the polls for the second time Monday to vote on a proposed 2017-18 education budget that previously failed by just 10 votes.

Facing deportation, New Britain man granted last-minute stay

Julia Chavez, from left, hugs Senior Minister Steve Jungkeit as they stand with her son Mariano Cardoso Sr. after a press conference on Friday, December 15, 2017, at the First Congregational Church in Old Lyme. Cardoso Sr., who has lived in the United States for almost 30 years, received a last minute stay of removal after being given a deportation order by the Hartford I.C.E. and had taken into sanctuary by the church. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

When Mariano Cardoso Sr. woke up Friday morning at First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, he faced the day for which his deportation order had been set. But in the afternoon, a stay was granted.



Yacht club in Branford settles alleged bias lawsuit by Muslim couple

A Connecticut yacht club has settled a lawsuit by a Muslim businessman and his wife who said club board members rejected their membership application because of their religion

Nurse charged with abusing patients files for state pension

A nurse accused of abusing a patient at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital has filed for retirement benefits