Jury hears 911 call, views video of Norwich crime scene as murder trial begins


Prosecutor Stephen M. Carney played a 911 recording as his opening salvo at the murder trial of LaShawn R. Cecil, who is accused of fatally shooting Jaclyn Wirth while trying to collect a drug debt.

Police: Death near Crystal Mall likely result of hit-and-run

Police are considering a death that occurred near a Crystal Mall parking lot overnight or early Thursday morning the result of a hit-and-run crash.

Lawmakers want to make homicide by sale of opioid a new crime

Two state representatives are hoping to establish a new crime in Connecticut that would allow police to charge drug dealers with homicide by sale of an opioid.

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Stonington police charge 16-year-old boy with stealing car

Police charged a 16-year-old boy with first-degree larceny Tuesday after they said he stole an SUV in the New Haven area and drove to Stonington with it.

One lane of I-95 north closed in Groton

A two-car crash has closed the left lane of Interstate 95 north between exits 88 and 89, according to the state Department of Transportation.

State Supreme Court hears arguments in Norwich murder case

Attorney Conrad O. Seifert argued Wednesday to the state Supreme Court that it should overturn the conviction of Chihan Eric Chyung because a jury in New London Superior Court had found Chyung guilty in 2014 of both murder and first-degree...

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Music inspires Groton students at Northeast Academy's art celebration

Northeast Academy Arts Magnet School's annual Celebrate the Arts event brought in performers from across the region and drew hundreds to the school in the evening.

Not all tattoos are forever

Everyone who has had an old tattoo covered up has a story to tell.

UConn-Avery Point kicks off 50th year birthday celebration

Students met former Major League Baseball player John McDonald on Wednesday at the kickoff event of University of Connecticut-Avery Point campus's 50th birthday celebration.

State's delegation heading to inauguration, 'ready to start the fight'

A mix of Connecticut's congressional delegates and state and local officials plan to attend President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in Friday.

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Nonprofits: More privatization can save state $1.3 billion

Nonprofit agencies that provide human services say they can save Connecticut $1.3 billion during the next three years if more programs are shifted from the state to them

17 Rhode Island lawmakers oppose high-speed rail bypass

A group of Rhode Island lawmakers is opposing a plan to build a new Amtrak line that would speed up rail travel between Boston and New York