Victim dies hours after Carlton Henderson arraigned in Pawcatuck stabbing

Carlton Henderson appears Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in New London Superior Court GA10. Henderson, 44, of Stonington is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and attempted assault on a police officer.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A 12-year-old boy who witnessed his mother being viciously stabbed by her live-in boyfriend at their Pawcatuck home on Nov. 30 ran to a neighbor's house and said the man he calls "Chico" was killing his mother.

UPDATED: Two homes destroyed, two others damaged in Old Saybrook fire

Firefighters battle a blaze Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in the Chalker Beach section of Old Saybrook. (Courtesy of the Old Saybrook Fire Department)

Four structures, including two that were destroyed, caught fire Friday amid high winds in the Chalker Beach section of town.

Police logs - Dec. 7

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Man in Thames River in New London taken to hospital for hypothermia

After receiving multiple 911 calls, firefighters and police found him clinging to a dock in the water.

Former NFA coach Anthony Facchini pleads no contest to reduced charges

Former NFA coach Anthony Facchini pleaded no contest to risk of injury to a minor and reckless endangerment Thursday in New London Superior Court.

Police arrest Carlton Henderson, suspect in Nov. 30 stabbing in Pawcatuck

He has been charged with criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and criminal attempt to commit assault on a police officer.

Police logs - Dec. 6

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.



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Ivy Leaguers get community service for Harvard-Yale football game protest

Students from Yale and Harvard University, along with members of the Greater New Haven community charged with disorderly conduct after a protest interrupted the annual Yale-Harvard football game, wait in Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., for their arraignments on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.  (Arnold Gold/New Haven Register via AP, Pool)

Students from Harvard and Yale universities and others who staged a climate change protest on the field during last month's football game between the Ivy League schools have been sentenced to perform community service

Search continues for missing 1-year-old in Connecticut

The search for a missing 1-year-old girl whose mother was found dead in her home continued Friday as authorities urged anyone with knowledge of the case to come forward