Police logs - Aug. 22, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Police: Intoxicated woman drove car with 2 deflated tires through Ledyard

Police on Friday arrested a Norwich woman they said was driving while intoxicated in a car that had two deflated tires.

Police logs - Aug. 21, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Motorcycle crash kills Norwich man

Police said Anthony Caruso was found dead on the sidewalk at Chelsea Harbor Drive about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, after several people called to report the crash.

Police: Woman crashed car into North Stonington liquor store

Damage sustained to Stateline Discount Liquors in North Stonington is seen in this composite image after a vehicle crashed into the building early Saturday evening, Aug. 19, 2017. (Photos courtesy of store manager Brett Marggraff)

Police said a woman was in custody after she crashed a vehicle into Stateline Discount Liquors, 270 Clarks Fall Road, early Saturday evening.

Norwich police ID dead man found in Shetucket River

Police have identified the man as Jay T. Oat, 54, who had a last known address of 28 Curtis St.

Police logs - Aug. 20, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.



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Sound View resident takes legal step to fight Miami Beach fence

Kathleen Tracy, whose Hartford Avenue cottage is a stone's throw from Sound View Beach, has taken the first step to legally challenge a fence and fee program that the neighboring Miami Beach Association instituted this summer.

Eclipse brings out amateur astonomers, curious sun-gazers in Groton

Kaleigh Allen, 11 of Groton, from left, Allysiah Sheffield, 11 of Mystic, Shanelle Sheffield, 9, of Mystic and D'Nae Sheffield, 7, of Mystic, watch the partial solar eclipse outside the Groton Public Library in Groton on Monday, August 21, 2017. (Peter Huoppi/The Day)

Astronomy buffs — along with people who only realized Monday morning that the moon would cross between the sun and the earth — went outside together, taking peeks through reflective lenses at the first solar eclipse to be visible...

Road resurfacing to begin in East Lyme Tuesday

The contractor will start at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday with North Bridebrook Road, from the house at 38 N. Bridebrook Road to Route 156, then proceed with additional roads through the following two to three days.

Seventy-three years later, World War II veterans return to D-Day transport vessel

WWII veteran Arthur Hubbard, right, of Redding, Mass. and his friend, Lorraine Hanson of Melrose, Mass. are greeted by Capt. John Wilbur of the Cross Sound Ferry Cape Henlopen, formerly the USS LST 510, as they arrive to see the wheel house Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.  Hubbard and fellow veterans, Lindsay Spaltro, of Wallingford and Leslie Malone of Little Compton, R.I., not shown, and their fellow members of the Army 110th Anti-Aircraft Gun Battalion Battery B were aboard the Cape Henlopen when they landed on Omaha Beach during D-Day June 6, 1944.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The LST-510, now enjoys a second act in Southeastern Connecticut with Cross Sound Ferry as the Cape Henlopen, making regular trips between New London and Orient Point. Three of the veterans who served on the ship took the ferry back and forth to...



Tribe sets up encampment on Brown University land

A sign is posted on Brown University land in Bristol, R.I. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Dozens of people, including members of the Pokanoket Tribe and supporters, have established an encampment on Brown University land, which the tribe says was illegally taken hundreds of years ago. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

Members of a Native American tribe and their supporters have set up an encampment on Brown University land, saying it was illegally taken from them hundreds of years ago

Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died

Anthony Rutherford listens during his arraignment in court in Waterbury, Conn., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Rutherford is accused of killing an anti-domestic violence activist and her 9-year-old daughter. (Steven Valenti/The Republican-American via AP, Pool)

A Connecticut woman who became an anti-violence activist after her sister's killing four years ago and who was found slain with her 9-year-old daughter last week is being remembered as "a wonderful human being."