Friday 'quiet' in New London after 14 K2 overdoses in 48 hours

After treating 14 suspected K2 overdoses in a 48-hour period that began Wednesday, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital officials on Friday said things appeared to be quieting down.

East Lyme police arrest two on drug-related charges

Police said they charged two people Thursday evening after finding heroin and drug paraphernalia in a vehicle that was stopped for an equipment failure.

New London man charged with operating a drug factory

A city man is in custody after a lengthy investigation into the dealing of heroin and crack cocaine in New London County led state and local police to him.

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.

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.

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.

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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Spurred by everything from chickens to Trump, newcomers jump onto Montville ballot

Two relatively unknown school board candidates are part of a small handful of people in town who can't claim the "incumbent" title and have never had their names on a ballot before.

Salem Democrats endorse Spang for first selectman

The Salem Democrats endorsed Sue Spang as their candidate for first selectman at a caucus Thursday night.

Judge delays decision on affordable housing plan for Edgerton School property

A New London Superior Court judge has declined to immediately sign off on an agreement that would help clear the path for construction of a 72-unit housing complex at the site of the former Edgerton School.

Ledyard commission considers allowing tattoo parlors

The town's Planning and Zoning Commission is considering changes to the town's zoning regulations that would allow a tattoo parlor to open on Route 12 in Gales Ferry.

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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