Police investigating report of Mystic home invasion

Stonington police say they are investigating a report of a home invasion Tuesday morning at a home on Hewitt Road.

Culvert replacement to close portion of Oil Mill Road in Waterford

Crews on Monday are slated to begin the complete replacement of the culvert that runs underneath Oil Mill Road, according to police.

Justice is imperfect for family members of homicide victim Anthony Hamlin

Darlene Hamlin, mother of murder victim Anthony Hamlin, shows photos of her son's children to the court as she speaks at the sentencing of Christopher P. Vincenti, left, one of two men who plead guilty of manslaughter in Hamlin's 2006 death, in New London Superior Court Monday, September 18, 2017. Several members of Hamlin's family spoke before defense attorney Christopher Morano read a statement from Vincenti's girlfriend and Vincenti addressed the court and Hamlin's family. Judge Hillary B. Strackbein then sentenced Vincente to 20-years in prison. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Several generations and branches of Anthony Hamlin's family filled rows of courtroom benches in New London Superior Court Monday, alternately expressing grief, anger and their struggle for forgiveness and peace.

Man arraigned in North Stonington murder

Court officials on Monday lowered the bond for James Armstrong, accused of fatally shooting Ralph Sebastian Sidberry in April, from $2 million to $1.5 million, citing his lack of a criminal record and early cooperation with police.

Police investigating robbery at People's Bank in Groton

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they said robbed People's Bank Monday morning.

Police logs - Sept. 19, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New details emerge as man arraigned in North Stonington shooting

James Armstrong listens to testimony from the bail commissioner as he appears in court Monday, September 18, 2017 on charges of murder in the death of Ralph Sebastian Sidberry. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Court documents regarding James Armstrong of New London paint the picture of a man whose mental state was deteriorating in the years before he allegedly shot and killed his cousin in April.



The selfish class on Masons Island

Some residents of Masons Island are challenging federal support for the rebuilding of a seawall...


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Norwich to allow gas stations next to one another

Gasoline stations can be proposed now within 1,000 feet of one another after the City Council Monday eliminated a separation rule that had been in place for 50 years.

Several ferries canceled as Hurricane Jose moves closer

Cross Sound Ferry has canceled several of Tuesday’s trips because of the effects of Hurricane Jose.

Mystic Aquarium staff found a rabid bat in the bathroom last week

Aquarium staff found the bat motionless on the floor of the bathroom, which has an entrance that opens to the aquarium's outside cafe area, and isolated it for observation. When it died Friday, the aquarium's veterinarians sent its body to a state...

New LED parking lot lights at Dodd Stadium will save money

Norwich Public Utilities, the city and the Connecticut Tigers partnered this summer on a project to install new, energy efficient lighting in the parking lot at the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium.



Car gets stuck on stairs at Boston's City Hall Plaza

Another wayward car has found its way onto Boston's City Hall Plaza weeks after a man was arrested for driving down a staircase and crashing into an iron pole

Man charged in 1992 slaying of Massachusetts teacher's aide

Springfield-Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, left,  announced that Gary E. Schara, 48, of West Springfield, Mass., had been apprehended as a suspect in the 1992 slaying of Lisa Ziegert in Agawam.  Gulluni looks on as Ziegert's mom Diane (Dee) Ziegert speaks. (Dave Roback/The Republican via AP)

Authorities say a man has been charged with killing a Massachusetts middle school teacher's aide 25 years ago