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Men convicted in New London murder resentenced

Two men who had been serving 50-year prison sentences for their roles in the 1995 shooting death of Darrell Wattley Jr. in New London were resentenced Tuesday to 28 years in prison.

Port Authority critic questions ongoing criminal vandalism case

One of the directional signs on State Pier Road in New London, leading to State Pier, is covered Aug. 11, 2020, with pink paint. Kevin Blacker, the Noank man who painted two New London road signs pink in an act of civil disobedience, has rejected a plea offer from the state that would have resolved his criminal case without a prosecution.  (Greg Smith/The Day)

Kevin Blacker, the Noank man who painted two New London road signs pink in an act of civil disobedience, has rejected a plea offer from the state that would have resolved his criminal case without a prosecution.

Police logs - Aug. 4, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Police logs - Aug. 3, 2021

Arrests by state and local police around the region.

Police issue alert for missing New London teen

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 13-year-old girl who has been classified as an "endangered runaway."

Police trained on new marijuana laws

With the recent legalization of cannabis in Connecticut, state and local police are learning how to adapt to the new law and procedures surrounding the once illegal substance.

Police logs - Aug. 1, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

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Whaling City dealership mum on pleas from Sen. Blumenthal and AG Tong to honor warranty

Both Connecticut's senior U.S. senator and its attorney general have suggested Whaling City has an...

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Groton, New London become sister cities with Kingston, Jamaica

Mayor Delroy Williams of Kingston, Jamaica; Groton Town Mayor Patrice Granatosky; Jamaica Consul General Alsion Wilson; State Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Leslie Campbell of Jamaica; Groton City Mayor Keith Hedrick and New London Mayor Michael Passero pose for a photo Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, after the mayors signed agreements to be

The City of Groton, Town of Groton and New London became sister cities with Kingston, Jamaica.

Time at the park

Debbie Devona runs along while she pushes her granddaughter Chloe Marshall, 1, while they follow her other granddaughters, Mia, 5, and Cambrie, 3, all of Waterford, while they ride their scooters Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford. Devona and her granddaughters were at the park with their mother, Mallory Marshall, and extended family members, since it was a nice day to to spend some more time outdoors before the kids return to school.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Debbie Devona was pushing her granddaughter Chloe Marshall, 1, driving a little car while they follow her other granddaughters, Mia, 5, and Cambrie, 3, all of Waterford, on their scooters at Harkness Memorial State Park.

Norwich City Council seeks more public input on COVID-19 aid spending plan

The Norwich City Council voted to delay endorsement of the American Rescue Plan spending package until Sept. 7.

New London State Pier project obtains crucial state permit

A crew from Stamford Wrecking Co. removes the last remnants of the old warehouse Friday, July 23, 2021, as workers continue the demolition work at the State Pier in New London. Construction manager Kiewit Corp. is overseeing a number of subcontractors as well as performing much of the demolition and preparation work. The work is in preparation for the transformation of the site for wind turbine construction and staging.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes on Tuesday issued a decision that clears one of the final hurdles to the $235.5 million redevelopment of State Pier.

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Lamont wants legislature to be involved in COVID decisions

Gov. Ned Lamont says he would welcome a special legislative session to decide how to respond to the latest wave of the pandemic in Connecticut

Computer glitch hobbles fingerprinting for some Connecticut police forces

Police departments across the state have been forced to use "old-school" paper-and-ink fingerprinting techniques after they weren't able to connect to a new $22 million fingerprinting system that went live on July 25.