Lapping in the snow in Niantic


Paul Lapedis runs down Main Street in Niantic as a snowstorm begins to impact the region.

Police say man tried to burn evidence after New London restaurant robbery

A New London man attempted to burn the cash he stole in an armed robbery of the Golden Wok Chinese restaurant Saturday when he heard police knocking on the door of his Terrace Avenue apartment, according to a police report. 

Fugitive agrees to return to New York to face murder charge

A 43-year-old homeless man accused of a Jan. 20 stabbing death in Times Square waived extradition Monday when he was arraigned as a fugitive from justice in New London Superior Court. 

LOCAL

Ziolkovski challenging Waterford first selectman

Kevin M. Ziolkovski has said he intends to run against incumbant Daniel Steward for First Selectman in the 2015 election.

Communitywide arts and music celebration coming to Groton

Northeast Academy will host its “Celebrate the Arts” event, which displays artwork and offers performances by students and community groups, in Groton on Thursday and Friday.

Mystic Aquarium, Covanta team up to fight marine debris

Mystic Aquarium in partnership with Covanta unveiled a new interactive exhibit Thursday that is designed to educate visitors about how discarded marine debris can be turned into clean energy.

Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

Police: Norwich man charged with assault for spitting in faces of officers

A man spat in the faces of two police officers Friday morning while being arrested, adding two counts of assault on a police officer to his charges.

STATE

Guard depot supervisor handed probation for stealing scrap metal

Enfield (AP) - A former maintenance depot supervisor for the Connecticut National Guard was ordered to serve probation Monday on charges that he stole hundreds of dollars' worth of scrap metal. James Liss was fired a year ago as a...

Malloy declares state of emergency, issues travel ban

UPDATED 4:15 p.m. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard, which is anticipated to heavily impact the state tonight through Tuesday.

Bill offered by Waterford lawmaker attempts to deal with 'spite fences'

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that attempts to ensure local zoning officials have the power to take action when good fences donít make good neighbors.

State's job gains aren't translating locally

Connecticut added 4,800 jobs in December, but the Norwich-New London area saw none of those gains.

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