UPDATED: Man's body discovered in wood chipper in Stonington

A man's body was discovered in a wood chipper on Ogden Farm property following a 2:55 p.m. 911 call on Thursday, police said.

Massachusetts man sentenced for selling counterfeit components to military contractors

A Massachusetts man was sentenced to 37 months in prison Monday for importing thousands of counterfeit integrated circuits from China and Hong Kong and reselling them to U.S. customers, including contractors supplying them to the U.S. Navy for use...

Groton man now a suspect in 3 bank robberies

State and local police continue to search for a Groton man who is now a suspect in a string of three bank robberies, the latest on Tuesday in Stonington.

Jury selection to begin Friday in New London cold case murder

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Friday in Norwich in the case of two men charged with conspiring and carrying out the December 23, 2006, shooting death of Todd Thomas in New London.

Police logs - Oct. 8

Arrests made by state and local police.

Fire marshal: New London fire accidentally sparked by portable heater

Fire Marshal Vernon Skau determined a fire Saturday at Summer Street home was sparked by a portable heater operating too close to bedding.

Convicted sex offender Beemer may face new child molestation charges

Convicted child molester Robert Beemer was under a court order to have no contact with children, but for several months this spring, police say, he had access to a 5-year-old and 9-year-old for whom his live-in boyfriend was babysitting.



Bank of America directs fraud complaints to a sales pitch for cruises

Bank of America Waterford branch was giving out business cards directing customers to a sales phone...


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New London to rehire fired public works employee

The city has agreed to rehire one of the four Department of Public Works employees fired earlier this year as part of the fallout from a man’s death in a trash compacter at the transfer station in 2014.

L+M, Yale-New Haven move toward affiliation

The proposed affiliation of the larger of southeastern Connecticut’s two hospitals with the much larger Yale-New Haven Hospital network took a significant step forward Wednesday, when the parent organizations of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital...

Asbestos removal at New London High School to extend holiday weekend

Asbestos removal from the water damaged New London High School gymnasium floor is scheduled to begin Friday and has extended Columbus Day weekend by a day for staff and students, the school district announced Thursday.

A view from above

Muralist Faith Satterfield, right, works with two clients of Artreach, Barbara Stanley, left, and Marilyn Neale, on that agency's mural along Market St. in Norwich, Thursday.



State urges Connecticut poultry owners to register flocks amid virus threat

The state Department of Agriculture on Thursday urged all Connecticut poultry owners to register the location of their flocks with the state as a precaution to help reduce the risk of spreading avian flu.

Cops: Man stabbed at funeral, suspect tries to flee in limo

Police: Man stabbed at funeral after family argument, suspect tries to flee in back of limo