Police ID suspect dead after multitown police chase

Several police cars involved in a Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 chase that started in Norwich are now parked in front of the Windham IGA on Route 32. (Sean Elliot/The Day)

State police identified the man as 39-year-old Kyron Marcell Sands of Hartford, who has an extensive criminal record.

Police: New London firefighter had heroin at L+M

Police said 0.2 grams of bagged heroin fell out of a city fire lieutenant’s sweatpants when a nurse picked them up while he was at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Feb. 10.

Providence man found guilty of heroin trafficking in southeastern Connecticut

Authorities began investigating after several heroin overdoses in southeastern Connecticut, including two deaths involving a heroin and fentanyl mix in January 2016.

Police logs - Feb. 21, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Lamont continues focus on second chances with criminal justice recommendations

Gov. Ned Lamont's budget recommendations for criminal justice agencies appear to follow the playbook of the previous administration, focusing on a reduction in crime, declining prison population and second chances.

Chyung pleads guilty to murdering wife in Norwich ahead of second trial

Chihan Eric Chyung arrives at New London Superior Court on March 19, 2014, for the first day of his trial. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, he pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Paige Anne Bennett, his newlywed wife of three weeks, in June 2009.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Chihan Eric Chyung pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering his wife, Paige Anne Bennett, in June 2009 and will be sentenced next month to 25 years in prison.

New London firefighter faces second arrest in a week

A New London Fire Department lieutenant, charged last week in Groton with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, was charged on a warrant Tuesday with possession of suspected heroin.



Mystic car dealer builds ad contest around Trump's wall

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Finding Middle Ground: Why you should become a candidate for local office

Local government has a more immediate impact on your life than either the state or federal governments.

Waterford High School Quarter 2 Honor Roll

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Rezoning approved for Mystic River Boathouse Park site

An artist's rendering shows the view from Route 27 of the proposed Hart Perry Boathouse and the Mystic River Boathouse Park. The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, of an application by the town to rezone the park paves the way for a redesign of the controversial boathouse. (Courtesy of the Mystic River Boathouse Park Implementation Committee)

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval Tuesday night of an application by the town to rezone the Mystic River Boathouse Park paves the way for the redesign of the controversial boathouse being planned for the Route 27 site.

State budget shows winners and losers for local cities and towns

New London and Norwich would see major overall increases in Lamont’s proposed two-year budget.



Lamont presents $43 billion, two-year plan to legislators

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont delivers his budget address Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at the State Capitol in Hartford. (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing changes to Connecticut's tax system, including imposing the sales tax on a long list of goods and services

Lamont seeks giveback from future state retirees

Gov. Ned Lamont will seek concessions that could reduce pension benefits to future retired state employees by more than $130 million per year — a move that was immediately met with resistance Tuesday from union officials.