Martin Luther King scholars honored

The 2018 MLK Scholars sing during an Ecumenical Service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on Sunday, January 20, 2019, at St. James Episcopal Church in New London.  The 35th annual event, sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr. Scholarship Trust Fund, featured music, poetry, speakers and the 2018 MLK Scholars. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The 2018 MLK Scholars sing during an Ecumenical Service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King on Sunday.

Dispute over legal fees delays criminal case of indicted utility officials

The case against five utility officials indicted on federal corruption charges is being delayed by a dispute over whether the CMEEC must pay for their defense.

Harmony Trail project expanding

An effort to install large outdoor musical instruments in downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck is expanding to possibly include more instruments in other sections of the two towns.

Police logs - Jan. 20, 2019

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Police logs - Jan. 19, 2019

Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

New London police seek help finding missing 14-year-old girl

Police on Friday night issued a Silver Alert for Rose Melendez, 14, of New London.

New London police make arrest in New Year's Eve stabbing

Police on Thursday arrested a 26-year-old man from New York state in connection with a home invasion and stabbing of an elderly man on New Year's Eve.

Groton Town police say goodbye to faithful police K-9 Nico

Groton Town police officers and K-9 handlers from the region gathered on Friday to commemorate Officer Shawn Lisee's retired partner K-9, Nico, a 13-year-old German Shepherd.

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Bitter cold sets in as winter storm wreaks havoc on travel

John Ott clears snow on Madison Avenue in Pittsfield, Mass., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow.

Connecticut insurance agency recoups nearly $8 million

Connecticut's Department Insurance says it recouped nearly $8 million for policyholders and taxpayers

Connecticut Supreme Court issues fewer rulings in 2018

Connecticut officials say state Supreme Court rulings declined sharply in 2018, possibly a result of a major shakeup of the court over the past two years that included the appointments of a new chief justice and four new associate justices

NATION/WORLD

Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday effects

The federal government shutdown is rippling into everyday life even for people who don't usually think their lives are closely tied to Washington.