Fire causes multiple explosions at Boyd's Used Auto Parts in Norwich

The City of Norwich Fire Department's tower ladder pumps water on the fire as firefighters battle a blaze at Boyd's Used Auto Parts on Corning Road in Norwich, Thursday, March 22, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

An accidental fire at Boyd’s Used Auto Parts sent smoke into the air that could be seen from New London, but it resulted in no injuries, according to Norwich Fire Chief Kenneth Scandariato.

Groton Town police adopt new policy for school safety

Inspired by an early March meeting among several police chiefs and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Groton Town police have adopted a new policy regarding officer presence in schools.

Residents of five New London apartments displaced after fire

New London firefighters extinguish a structure fire in the rear of 12 Sharaf St. in New London, March 22, 2018. No injuries were reported. (Tim Martin/The Day)

The residents of the five apartments at 12 Sharaf St. have been displaced after a fire at the back of the building tore off the siding and broke a few windows, according to New London Fire Battalion Chief Tom Curcio.

Police logs - March 23, 2018

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'Concerning' Snapchat post leads to Lyme man's arrest

State police have arrested a 19-year-old who allegedly sent a “concerning” Snapchat post to several friends and Lyme-Old Lyme High School students Tuesday.

Norwich police arrest Norwalk man in domestic violence assault

A Norwalk man was arrested on assault and other charges Wednesday afternoon following a domestic violence incident on Cliff Street that brought a large police response to the neighborhood after initial erroneous reports of gunshots, police said.

Police logs - March 22, 2018

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Police: New London man found with 25 marijuana plants

Police said they found 25 marijuana plants in the home of a man they arrested Friday on a warrant for domestic violence-related charges.

Police logs - March 21, 2018

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Delays remain after morning crash on Gold Star Bridge

While crews quickly cleared a two-car crash on the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Tuesday morning, a state Department of Transportation website shows heavy delays remain in the area.

Review finds Montville officer was justified in fatal shooting

Investigators from the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Squad collect evidence at the scene of a shooting involving a Montville police officer and a suspect at the Chesterfield Lodge located at 1596 Hartford-New London Turnpike in Oakdale, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. The officer was injured and the male suspect was shot. (Tim Martin/The Day)

A town police officer was justified when she used deadly force on a man who had taken her Taser and repeatedly struck her with it, the State's Attorney for the Windham Judicial District announced in a Monday report.