Ledyard, state police investigating Tuesday night shooting

In the morning light, Ledyard police on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, retraced their footsteps at the scene of a Tuesday night shooting at Shewville Road and Coachman Pike. (Lindsay Boyle/The Day)

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday in the road near the intersection of Shewville Road and Coachman Pike, Chief John Rich said Wednesday morning.

Crash causing backup on Gold Star Bridge in New London

Two lanes of Interstate 95 south are closed as crews work to clear a two-car wreck, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Two-car collision closes Route 97 in Norwich

A two-car collision has closed both directions of state Route 97 at Lilly Bridge Road, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Chyung denied bond, gets plea offer in Norwich murder

Chihan Eric Chyung, whose conviction in the June 2, 2009, shooting death of his newlywed wife, Paige Anne Bennett, was overturned by the state Supreme Court in April, will remain in prison as he mulls an offer from the state to resolve his case...

Lee-Seales appears headed to trial in New London murder

Shaquan Lee-Seales, accused of shooting into a crowd of people on Grand Street in New London and killing Gilberto Olivencia in December 2015, received a plea offer Tuesday in Superior Court that his attorney said Lee-Seales is likely to reject.

Police logs - Aug. 23, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Fire quickly extinguished in Gales Ferry

Crews quickly knocked down a blaze in the basement of a Gales Ferry home Tuesday morning, leaving the structure largely intact.



GOP fields them young

A 22-year-old candidate for North Stonington first selectman seems to follow what could be an...


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Tossing Lines: ‘Bike-friendly’ could save New London

A bicyclist heads up Broad Street in New London past the Miracle Temple Church, formerly the Second Congregational Church. (Lee Howard/The Day)

This city has a lot to offer, but with businesses leaving the state in search of smart, young employees, it had better get bike-friendly in a hurry.

Rowdy summer concerts prompt new website about underage drinking

As teenagers prepare to return to school following a busy concert season, the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a website aimed at reducing underage drinking.

Groton Town Council votes to abolish Zoning Commission

The Town Council voted Tuesday to abolish the Zoning Commission and designate the Planning Commission as the body to handle planning and zoning matters effective Jan. 1, 2019. The change is part of a broader effort to streamline the development...

Norwich speakers vow to fight bigotry

People bow their heads during a moment of silence during the Norwich vigil honoring the victims of violence in Charlottesville at the David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard at Norwich City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

More than 100 people representing diverse ethnic groups, religious and political affiliations stood outside Norwich City Hall on Tuesday evening and declared that hatred of any one of them would not be tolerated in their city.



Democrat Euer wins Rhode Island Senate special election

Democrat Dawn Euer has been elected to the Rhode Island Senate in a special election, retaining for her party the seat formerly held by retired Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed

Family believes Connecticut sailor among 10 missing

Family members of a U.S. sailor from Connecticut say they believe he is among 10 sailors who are missing since a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia