As K2 overdoses in New Haven continue, New London officials wary

New Haven emergency personnel respond to overdose cases on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  More than 30 people overdosed Wednesday from a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana there. No deaths were reported but officials said at least two people had life-threatening symptoms.  (Arnold Gold/New Haven Register via AP)

As New Haven continues to deal with a rash of overdoses on K2, or synthetic marijuana, officials are watching to see whether any of the strong and fast-acting batch makes it to New London.

Police investigating Norwich fire believed to be intentional

Police are conducting a criminal investigation into a fire at 20 Stanley Place on Wednesday afternoon that they believe was intentional.

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Police: Woman's body found floating in river in New London

Emergency personnel lift a raft from the water on City Pier in New London on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, after recovering a woman's body. (Lindsay Boyle/The Day)

Emergency personnel found the body of a woman in her mid- to late 50s floating in the water underneath City Pier on Wednesday morning, police said.

Police: Niantic man charged with DUI after hitting cruiser on I-95

The man told police he had consumed three beers a few minutes before he drove through a set of flares a state trooper had arranged around a broken-down vehicle on the left side of I-95 northbound and hit the cruiser from behind.

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New London beating victim remembered at manslaughter sentencing

About 15 friends and relatives of Marlon Beasley attended the sentencing hearing for Edgar Sanchez-Valencia, who attacked Beasley early Thanksgiving morning in 2016 and inflicted injuries that resulted in Beasley's death four days later.

Police: Man attempted to abduct boy at New London park

A 12-year-old boy was walking down the steps of Fulton Park about 4:16 p.m., when a man wearing a ski mask, gray sweatshirt, black pants and hiking boots reportedly grabbed the boy by the wrists and dragged him toward a vehicle parked on Crystal...

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New Hampshire man pleads guilty to raping woman at Foxwoods

A 25-year-old New Hampshire man pleaded guilty Tuesday in New London Superior Court to forcing a woman into his hotel room at Foxwoods Resort Casino and sexually assaulting her on Oct. 14, 2017.



Driver injured in crash that snapped pole, brought down lights in Waterford

A driver received injuries that were not life threatening Sunday night after crashing into and snapping a pole off Route 85 near Douglas Lane, police said.

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Armstrong remains incompetent to stand trial in cousin's murder

Once James Armstrong stood up and addressed the court, it became clear he persists in what court officials say is a delusional claim that the victim, his cousin Ralph Sebastian Sidberry, was intentionally infecting members of their tribe with HIV.

Police worried about statute to protect those who rescue dogs from cars

Certain people who enter cars to remove animals will be protected from civil and criminal liability beginning Oct. 1, a concept three local police leaders said was well-intentioned but could pose problems in practice.

Father to serve four years in prison for 'reign of terror' against son's foster parents

The victims, Dawn and Tim Londregan, said they objected to the plea deal Michael Callanan received and asked instead that he be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, which would land him in prison for 26.5 years.

Jury selection underway in New London shooting case

Jury selection began Monday in New London Superior Court in the case of Javier J. Muniz, who is charged with shooting a man in the leg in New London on June 22, 2017.

McKeever to use insanity defense in New London murder case

David S. McKeever has formally notified New London Superior Court officials that he will use an insanity defense when he goes on trial for fatally stabbing his longtime companion, Delma Murphy, in their New London home in November 2015.