Police logs - June 17, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments across the region

Life Star called in Ledyard crash

Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning that led to Life Star helicopter transporting a seriously injured motorcyclist to the hospital.

Police Logs - June 16, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

NFA campus safety director applies for accelerated rehabilitation

NFA Campus Safety Director Kevin Rodino applied Friday for accelerated rehabilitation, which, if granted, would lead to dismissal of criminal charges against him.

Two years after incidents, East Lyme dog receives less controversial muzzle order

Two years, four attorneys and one state agency later, a bulldog accused of an April 2017 attack has landed a less controversial muzzle order.

Police logs - June 15, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police search for Norwich man missing since Wednesday

Vincente Velazquez is described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is about 5 foot 9 and weighs 124 pounds. He was last seen June 12 wearing blue boxer shorts, a black T-shirt and black socks.

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Talking quilts

Beverly Herbert, left, of Groton, talks to Nancy Langlois as she looks at her quilts during the Hodges Square Arts & Crafts Exhibit on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in New London.  The inaugural festival featuring art, food and music was sponsored by Hodges Square Village Association, Thames Valley Sustainable Connections, Bike New London, New London Landmarks and Lyman Allyn Art Museum. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Beverly Herbert, left, talks to Nancy Langlois as she looks at her quilts during the Hodges Square Arts & Crafts Exhibit in New London on Sunday.

Model train club to hold open house Saturday

Stu Dom of Ledyard, a member of the Mohegan-Pequot Model Railroad Club, watches a train run along the HO-gauge tracks Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the group’s clubhouse, 73 Route 2, in Preston. The club will hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019. (Claire Bessette/The Day)

The Mohegan-Pequot Model Railroad Club will hold an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at its clubhouse in the Tally Ho Mall at 73 Route 2, Preston.

Five NFA staff members remain on paid leave as school year ends

The status of five NFA staff members placed on paid administrative leave at various points during the 2018-19 school year remains unresolved.

Coast Guard Band plays Fort Griswold

Members of the Coast Guard Band play the Guardians Big Band Jazz Concert at Fort Griswold on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Groton. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Members of the Coast Guard Band play at Fort Griswold on Sunday in Groton.

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Lamont plans to meet with leaders about electronic tolls

Gov. Ned Lamont and Connecticut legislative leaders are expected to discuss a possible special session on electronic tolls

Airliner landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

This photo provided by Caroline Craddock shows emergency personnel helping passengers off a plane after a  United Airlines plane skidded off the runway after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Newark, N.J.  (Caroline Craddock via AP)

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt