Grant to help Opioid Action Team streamline access to treatment

Right now, most people who struggle with addiction in the region turn to Google when they want to seek help. The Opioid Action Team of Southeastern Connecticut is hoping to change that.

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.

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.

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.

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?



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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Wreaths placed and veterans' lives remembered at Jordan Cemetery

Paula Crocker comes to Jordan Cemetery every couple months to pay her respects to her parents, and she usually lays down Christmas flowers around this time of year. But on Saturday, she lay wreaths.

Restrictions to Millstone financial data challenged

A state consumer advocacy group and a nationwide power company recently filed motions challenging regulators who agreed to keep Millstone financial data secret.

Norwich officials push to keep DCF in downtown

The state Department of Children and Families' lease in the Shannon Building expired about 18 months ago, and city officials are rallying to support a long-term renewal of the downtown anchor amid rumors that the state is considering moving DCF to a...

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...



To bail or not to bail? Sentencing Commission mulls constitutional amendment

Real estate heir Robert Durst, who skipped town in 2001 after posting $250,000 bail following his arrest for killing and dismembering a man in Galveston, Texas, was quoted years later saying that "of course" somebody charged with murder should not...

Judge puts off request to dismiss lawsuit in mystery deaths

This Sept. 27, 2016, file photo shows Nathan Carman arriving in a small boat at the U.S. Coast Guard station in Boston. A New Hampshire judge is scheduled on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, to hear arguments to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Carman of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother to collect an inheritance. No one has been arrested. Carman has denied any involvement in either case. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

A New Hampshire judge has put off a decision on whether to dismiss a lawsuit accusing a Vermont man of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother to collect an inheritance


Ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries

Police say a ski lift malfunction at a Pennsylvania ski resort had stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries.