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Woman suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in Mystic house fire

Firefighters battle a house fire Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at 97 Somersett Drive in Groton. (Courtesy of Stephen Alfield)

A house fire injured two residents at 97 Somersett Drive on Thursday night, including an elderly woman who was flown to the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital with life-threatening injuries, Groton Town police say.

Man struck by train, seriously injured in Norwich

A Mohegan Volunteer Fire Co. boat returns to the Trading Cove boat launch Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, after assisting in the search for a person in a train vs. pedestrian incident.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries Thursday night after he was hit by a train, Norwich police say.

Police logs - Sept. 24, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Early morning kitchen fire in Groton displaces one person

A fire broke out in an apartment kitchen early Wednesday morning, leaving one person displaced from their home, according to fire officials.

New London NAACP co-hosts Sunday walk in historic burial ground

Ye Antientist Burial Ground in New London. (Courtesy of Connecticut Landmarks)

Hempsted Houses' Nicole Thomas and New London NAACP President Jean Jordan on Sunday will host a walking tour of Ye Antientist Burial Ground, one of New England’s earliest graveyards.

Norwich man charged with manslaughter in Jan. 3 'domestic incident'

“The victim was transported to William Backus Hospital for head injuries,” police said in a news release Wednesday. The victim died Jan. 17 after succumbing to the injuries she sustained.

Three-vehicle crash in Waterford sends 4 people to hospital

About 4:41 p.m. on Route 32 north, near Hempstead Drive in Quaker Hill, three vehicles were involved in a crash, according to Waterford police Sgt. Michael Fedor.

Police logs - Sept. 23, 2021

Arrests by local and state police in the region.

New London man pleads guilty to having cocaine mailed to him from Puerto Rico

A man from New London pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to receiving a package full of cocaine in the mail from Puerto Rico and is facing up to 40 years in prison.

Department of Correction staff deliver baby at York prison in East Lyme

Department of Correction medical staff on Saturday delivered a baby to an expectant woman in her early 20s at York Correctional Institution.

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Police logs - Sept. 22, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Man arrested after he is discovered hiding in Old Lyme home

A 16-year-old Old Lyme resident arrived home Monday to find a Jeep Cherokee with no license plates in his garage and an unknown, shirtless man in his home.

Double stabbing under investigation in Essex

State Police Central District Major Crime Squad says this person is a suspect in a double stabbing that occurred Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at the Bestway Sunoco gas station at 1 Saybrook Road, Essex. (Connecticut State Police)

State police were outside the historical Griswold Inn on Main Street and at a nearby gas station Monday evening investigating a stabbing incident.

Todt murder trial date pushed back to November

A judge on Monday granted a request to move the start date for Todt's trial from Sept. 27 to Nov. 1 and cancelled a hearing in Todt's case that had been scheduled for Monday.

Police logs - Sept. 21, 2021

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.