Hughes sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting death of Joey Gingerella

Joey Gingerella. (Courtesy of Tammy de la Cruz)

Dozens turned out for the sentencing hearing wearing black T-shirts printed with "Justice for Joey" and an image of a grinning Gingerella wearing his New York Yankees cap and sprouting angel wings.

Police logs - Oct. 18, 2018

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Stonington police seek information in distraction home burglary

Police are seeking information about a Tuesday afternoon burglary in which they said one man distracted a Canterbury Lane resident while another man stole cash from a dresser in her home.

Jury selection underway in New London stranger rape case

The trial of Monte P. White is expected to begin November 13 in New London Superior Court and last four to five days.

Adams released one more time prior to tax evasion sentencing

Judge Vanessa L. Bryant imposed an additional $250,000 cash bond on businessman David M. Adams and ordered him to be confined to his Old Saybrook home except for medical treatments.

Police logs - Oct. 17, 2018

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Norwich police seek missing 16-year-old girl

Police are seeking a 16-year-old girl who they said went missing Monday.

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Sunset casting in East Lyme

Augustine Buono of Bristol casts a line as the sun sets at Rocky Neck State Park on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.  Buono said he spent the late afternoon fishing from his kayak in Groton but when he noticed the weather on the drive home, he had to stop again.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Augustine Buono of Bristol casts a line Wednesday as the sun sets at Rocky Neck State Park.

Caught in a color cloud

People are covered in powdered paint Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, as they run past freshmen Riley O'Donnell, second from right, and Adrianna McLane, right, at one of the stations during the Color Run/Walk event hosted by the freshman class at Mitchell College in New London. The run was one of the final project events for the freshmen's First Year Experience class at Mitchell College. There was also a bubble soccer event taking place on campus Wednesday.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

People are covered in powdered paint Wednesday as they run past freshmen during the Color Run/Walk event at Mitchell College.

ISAAC students try walking in a water-fetcher's shoes

Nigerian immigrant Fiyin Lamidi gets seventh grader Prishtina Gashi, 13, to help him demonstrate how Nigerians would balance water on their heads to fellow students at the Interdistrict School for Arts And Communication (ISAAC), walk the streets of New London Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The students learned about the challenges of water access in other parts of the world from Lamidi, who the students met through their unit on immigration. The students then took three one-mile walks around the downtown area of the city  carrying gallon jugs of water to get just a taste of the challenges Lamidi outlined for them. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Seventh-graders, learning how difficult it is to access water in some parts of the world, heard from a local immigrant and got a small taste of “fetching water” Wednesday.

Work begins to repair Route 1 in Stonington

Work began Wednesday to replace a section of Route 1 in town that was improperly paved this past spring.

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Connecticut Insurance Department approves CVS-Aetna merger

A sign for Aetna Inc. is seen Aug. 19, 2014, atop a building at the company headquarters in in Hartford, Conn.  The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved CVS Health Corp’s $69 billion merger with Aetna. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved CVS Health Corp’s $69 billion merger with Hartford-based Aetna Inc.

District: 165 Providence students missed school over bus driver strike

Providence school officials say 165 elementary and middle school students missed every day of school during an 11-day bus driver strike