Heels over head in New London


Luis Minaya, 7, right, of New London watches a friend fall off a water float while playing in the water at Green Harbor Beach in New London on Wednesday.

Norwich man charged with fraudulently collecting unemployment compensation

A Norwich man was charged Tuesday with using another person's name and Social Security number to illegally collect more than $4,000 in unemployment benefits.

Norwich clinic doctor wants trial in sexual assault cases

A physician charged with sexually assaulting four women at the Concentra Urgent Care Clinic in Norwich turned down an offer Wednesday in New London Superior Court to plead guilty in exchange for a three-year prison sentence followed by 10 years...

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East Lyme resident to host community discussion on race on Friday

An East Lyme resident is hosting a community discussion on race this Friday at the East Lyme Senior Center.

New London to hold discussion on community-police relations

Mayor Michael Passero and the City Council will host "A Community Conversation" Thursday, a panel discussion on the relationship between the New London community and its police.

Norwich police plan retirement gala for Chief Fusaro

A retirement dinner to honor retired Police Chief Louis Fusaro Sr. will be held Aug. 27 at the Marina at American Wharf.

Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

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How did Rep. Hewett miss the boat on Amistad?

Hewett's attack on Soto for making a campaign donation to a Republican, someone Soto says has...

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Congressman asks Obama to keep classified intel from Trump

A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security

Court: Workers hurt in explosion can't sue for negligence

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that two workers injured in a power plant explosion that killed six other people in 2010 cannot sue the contractor in charge of building the plant for damages for alleged negligence

City to review summer camp protocol after boy, 7, found dead

Boston has launched a review of protocols at all of its summer camps after a 7-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a camp at a beach and later was found dead in the water

New Sandy Hook Elementary School to open to media, Newtown residents Friday

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School will be opened to media and Newtown residents Friday, nearly four years after the mass shooting at the school.

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