Ledyard police searching for 3 after armed home invasion

Police are searching for three people who allegedly invaded a Gales Ferry home Thursday night and stole several guns and electronic devices.

New London struck with rash of synthetic marijuana overdoses

A bad batch of synthetic marijuana may be to blame for a rash of overdoses on Thursday that sent six people to the hospital, fire officials said.

Driver in crash that killed Conn College student gets 4.5 years in prison

James Sposito, was sentenced to 4.5 years in jail Thursday for hitting Ahmad Anique Ashraf in an early morning crash on Route 32 in December 2015.

Police: Backpage.com solicitation led to Norwich home invasion

A fifth and final person has been arrested in connection with a January home invasion that occurred after a man sought sexual services via Backpage.com.

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Silver Alert issued for Norwich teen

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for 15-year-old Jaylynn Bugbee, whom police described as an endangered runaway. Bugbee is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 foot 4 and weighs 135 pounds. She was last seen wearing...

Theft from Waterford Walmart prompts multi-agency manhunt

A New Haven man on Thursday afternoon turned himself in to police after leading multiple law enforcement agencies on a pursuit Wednesday evening.

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Electric Boat should open its wallet wider

Electric Boat and its corporate parent have pledged only a multi-year donation of $100,000 for the...

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World War I music on tap at Fort Trumbull July 27

Folk musician Rick Spencer will perform songs from the World War I era at 7 p.m. July 27 at the Fort Trumbull Conference Center in New London.

Green Party members pick up litter from Waterford streets

Volunteers, including three of Green Party candidates for town office, cleared trash from Spera Field, Gardiners Wood Road and the town’s civic triangle are around the Town Hall and library to clark Lane Middle School on June 24.

New London prepared to post police chief position

The city expects to post a job opening for the next police chief next week and this time around plans to enlist the community to help choose a candidate.

East Lyme, Old Lyme discuss creating joint police force

East Lyme and Old Lyme officials have announced that they are discussing the possibility of creating one police force that could serve both towns in the future — and potentially become a model for other communities.

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Police arrest man after Massachusetts pizza shop standoff

Police say they have arrested the man who fired at officers before barricading himself on the roof of a Massachusetts pizza shop

Malloy's budget director says fiscal 2017 to end in surplus

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director says last fiscal year projected to end $35.7 million in the black; Connecticut won't have to raid its reserve account