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Ledyard police: Man dies from self-inflicted gunshot after falsely reporting home invasion

Police said the man shot himself after they arrived, and there was no intruder.

Connecticut court administrator mulling post-COVID judicial operations

Connecticut's Chief Court Administrator, Judge Patrick L. Carroll III, said in a phone interview Wednesday that he has been envisioning daily what jury trials, the foundation of the legal system, might look like with social distancing measures in...

UPDATED: Three hurt in crash involving two motorcycles in Groton

Ledyard police officer Ben Burbank, a member of the Regional Accident Reconstruction Team, marks evidence as he begins the investigation of a two-motorcycle crash on Route 184 near Tollgate Road in Groton Sunday, May 24, 2020. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Three people were injured, two seriously, when two motorcycles heading in opposite directions were involved in crash early Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Route 184 and Tollgate Road.

Multi-car crash on I-95 in East Lyme causes traffic backup

Responders from the East Lyme fire department and Connecticut State Police work at the scene of a five-car motor vehicle accident involving one rollover on I-95 northbound near exit 75 Sunday, May 24, 2020. At least one person was transported to L+M Hospital. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A multi-vehicle car accident on Interstate 95 north caused traffic delays and minor injuries early Sunday afternoon.

Police logs - May 24, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Body of missing Stonington woman found in Pawcatuck River

The body of a woman who was reported missing from Stonington was found dead Thursday morning in the Pawcatuck River.

Car destroyed in Old Lyme fire

A car was destroyed Friday evening after it caught fire at 78 Old Colony Road, town fire Chief Steve Super said.

Police logs - May 23, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police: Suspects at large after Norwich stabbing Friday

Police were trying to identify two “persons of interest” who filmed by a surveillance camera walking together on Baltic Street just prior to an assault Friday, May 22, 2020, in which a man was stabbed. The persons are believed to live in the area. (Courtesy of Norwich Police Department)

City police are asking the public to help identify two persons of interest after a man was stabbed multiple times at Franklin Park near Lake Street on Friday afternoon and brought to the hospital with critical injuries.

Ledge Light Health District discourages swimming at two beaches in East Lyme, New London

Elevated bacterial levels have Ledge Light Health District discouraging swimming in waters at Boardwalk Beach in East Lyme and Greens Harbor Beach in New London.



Two people taken to the hospital with serious injuries in Wednesday accident in Groton City

Two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday with serious injuries following an accident involving a motor vehicle and a scooter at Poquonnock Road and Rainville Avenue.



State police to conduct drunken-driving patrol Memorial Day weekend

Connecticut State Police at Montville’s Troop E barracks announced it will be conducting an aggressive drunken-driving enforcement campaign over the Memorial Day holiday weekend through Monday, May 25.

Police logs - May 22, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Prison staff say conditions remain unsafe at state facilities

Members of unions representing approximately 4,500 correction officers, medical staff and clerical workers said during a virtual news conference Wednesday morning that they continue to feel unsafe and unsupported on the job.

Fire breaks out at East Lyme housing complex

A fire broke out at 267 Roxbury Road in Niantic early Wednesday evening, requiring several residents to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Police searching for missing Stonington woman

Evelina Gaccione, 76, is described as a 5-foot-tall white female with brown eyes, weighing 118 pounds. She was last seen Tuesday wearing blue jeans, a brown sweater and white sneakers.