State looking into New London police's reporting of traffic stops

State researchers are looking into police departments that still use paper traffic stop forms, including New London, to see whether reporting issues exist.

Tractor-trailer rollover closes I-95 southbound lanes in Old Lyme

A tractor-trailer rollover on Interstate 95 temporarily closed several southbound lanes around Exit 70. The accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. State police announced on Twitter that minor injuries were involved and that traffic was slow around the...

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Key witness in Mallove murder case to remain on probation

Foster, who had entered a witness-protection program and implicated the father of her children and his cousin in the crime, served four years and 10 months in prison for hindering prosecution and tampering with evidence.

Judge denies Megos' request to reduce bond, change conditions of release

A New London Superior Court judge on Thursday denied a request by Norwich businessman Zane Megos’ attorney to significantly reduce the bond and set new conditions for his release while awaiting appeal of his violation of probation conviction.

Norwich man charged with arson in April 20 apartment fire

Police on Thursday arrested a 28-year-old Norwich man on arson charges in connection with an April 20 fire at an occupied building at 27 McKinley Ave. that injured four people, including a firefighter, killed three animals and caused $50,000 in...

Groton man charged with threatening, assault rifle possession

A Groton man is facing threatening and weapons charges connected to an incident in March in which he allegedly pointed a shotgun at a female victim.

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Connecticut Democrats need a reboot

State Democrats might be expected to do well, in the time of Trump, but voters next election will...

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Norwich budget cuts would mean layoffs, school impacts, no swimming at Spaulding Pond

Cutting 5 percent from the city budget as requested by Republican aldermen would eliminate several city employees, including an assistant city engineer, recycling coordinator, two police officers and a human services case manager and close Spaulding...

Scott Bates of Stonington considering run for governor

Democrat Scott Bates of Stonington, who currently chairs the Connecticut Port Authority and serves as the deputy secretary of the state, is considering seeking his party’s nomination to run for governor next year.

Man named in Choate sexual misconduct report worked part-time at local colleges

One of 12 former Choate Rosemary Hall faculty members named in an April report detailing past cases of sexual misconduct with students is a man who has been teaching part-time at multiple state colleges, including two local ones, for several years,...

New London police using coyote as an educational tool

A coyote that appears to have taken up residence in the Whaling City has now become something of an educational tool at the city’s middle school.

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Major Boston teaching hospital offering buyouts to 1,600

One of Boston's most prestigious teaching hospitals is offering voluntary buyouts to 1,600 employees as a way to rein in costs during a period of uncertainty in the health care business

State, town appeal ruling favoring Vineyard casino plan

The state of Massachusetts and a Martha's Vineyard town are appealing a federal court decision that could pave the way for a native American tribe to build a casino on the resort island