Salem Democrats endorse Spang for first selectman

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

Camp Harkness to host summer festival

Camp Harkness will host its fifth annual “Summerfest” from 2 to 7 p.m. July 29.

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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.

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.

Silver Alert issued for Norwich teen

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for 15-year-old Jaylynn Bugbee, whom police described as an endangered runaway. Bugbee is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 foot 4 and weighs 135 pounds. She was last seen wearing...

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Courtney seeks to extend sexual trauma treatment to guard, reserves members

Members of the National Guard and Reserve will be able to seek treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs for military sexual trauma, if a proposal from U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, passes.

Sub base drill to include live automatic weapons firing with blanks

The Naval Submarine Base and its Naval Security Force will participate in Exercise "Citadel Protect," and conduct various training evolutions and drills along the base's waterfront from July 24 to Aug. 3.

Comcast pledges to hire more guardsmen, reservists

Comcast officials pledged to hire more members of the National Guard and reserves at an event Wednesday in Groton.

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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

Cops: Man arrested after 2nd dog in 3 years dies in hot car

Police say a Connecticut man who left his dog to die in a hot car three years ago has been arrested after another dog died the same way