Witness says argument about rent prompted New London stabbing

Patrick McInerney appears in New London Superior Court GA 10 Monday, December 11, 2017. McInerney is charged in a Sunday stabbing on Tilley St. in New London that left another man dead. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A self-employed painter, known to police for being combative and carrying knives, was arraigned Monday in New London Superior Court on charges that he fatally stabbed a homeless man who was staying with him after the two argued about rent.

Crime-filled weekend leaves New London officials disappointed but determined

First responders handled two shooting incidents and a stabbing in a span of three days, leaving some wondering what’s going on in the city.

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Norwich police seek missing 54-year-old

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Police make arrest in fatal New London stabbing

Two New London Police officers guard the front of the building as the Connecticut State Police Major Crime squad conducts their investigation at 39 Tilley St. in New London Monday, December 11, 2017. New London Police have arrested Patrick McInerney, of Apt. 6 at that address, in the stabbing death of a man Sunday night. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Police within a few hours of the crime arrested a man who allegedly fatally stabbed another man on Tilley Street Sunday night.

Man stabbed to death in New London found on second floor

Even as New London police were investigating a shooting death on Orchard Street Saturday afternoon, they reported a man was stabbed to death on Tilley Street Sunday night.

Man killed in stabbing on Tilley Street in New London

Police are investigating the death of a man who was stabbed at 39 Tilley Street Sunday night.

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Charge dropped for 'It's OK To Be White' commentator

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