No one injured after car hits utility pole, flips upside down in Stonington

A driver heading north veered off the road and hit a utility pole in the area of 282 Elm St., causing the car to flip onto its roof and the pole to snap in half, police said.

Police logs - Oct. 17, 2017

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Silver alert issued for missing New London child

Police have issued a silver alert for a missing 12-year-old child.

Gingerella's accused killer to go to trial in 2018

Dante Hughes was arraigned last year in New London Superior Court on one count of murder and one count of domestic violence. Hughes is accused of shooting Joey Gingerella outside of Ryan's Pub about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 11, when Gingerella left the bar to try to stop Hughes from assaulting a woman in the parking lot, according to witnesses. rejected an offer from the state Monday to plead guilty in exchange for a 40-year prison sentence. (NBC Connecticut/Pool)

Dante A. Hughes, accused of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella in the parking lot of Ryan's Pub on Dec. 11, 2016, rejected an offer from the state Monday to plead guilty in exchange for a 40-year prison sentence.



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S&P raises L+M Hospital's debt rating to 'A+'

Nearly a year-and-a-half after lowering Lawrence + Memorial Hospital's debt rating because of "weaker than expected system operating performance," Standard and Poor's has raised it back up to an "A+" rating.

School administrator apologizes for New London school bus incident

A school administrator embroiled in a controversy that led to the reassignment of a bus driver last month has issued a public apology.

With new budget proposal, nonprofits remain concerned

At the end of a meeting of about 15 employees of local nonprofits, Michele Scott looked Monday at a page of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's newest state budget proposal, his fourth, to see the impact.

NL council makes more education cuts while it awaits state budget

The City Council on Monday approved drastic cuts to the school district in response to what councilors say is the likelihood of state cuts.



Malloy counters with ‘lean, no-frills, no-nonsense’ budget

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, right, and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman speak with reporters, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Hartford, Conn., about the fourth revised state budget that Malloy released Monday. Malloy said he hopes to help speed along closed-door budget talks between Democratic and Republican legislative leaders at the state Capitol. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)

In a bid to end Connecticut’s budget stalemate and persuade legislators to abandon a legally questionable deferral of contributions to the state’s underfunded pension system, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled his fourth budget proposal...

Entangled dock line blamed for Rhode Island tall ship crash

Tall ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry sits in the Newport Harbor, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Newport, R.I. U.S. Coast Guard officials said the ship was leaving a seafood festival Sunday evening when it lost power and began to drift in the harbor, hitting several boats. There were no injuries and minimal damage. (AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott)

The owner of a tall ship that crashed into four other boats in Rhode Island after a seafood festival is blaming the incident on a dock line that became entangled on its two propellers

NYC 'remains a target,' FBI says after bombing conviction

In this file photo from Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York in September is led into court in Elizabeth, N.J. On Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 jurors found Rahimi guilty of all charges, including counts of using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place. The Afghanistan-born man who was living in Elizabeth, New Jersey at the time of the bombing, faces a maximum punishment of life in prison. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Law enforcement officials are calling the swift conviction of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in New York City a victory but are urging continued vigilance

Police seize 52 pounds of pot worth $60K during traffic stop

Rhode Island State Police have arrested a California man they say had 52 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $60,000 in his car