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Premium Content UPDATED: Power restored in Waterford, Route 1 reopens

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 6:45 pm

Waterford – A downed wire on Route 1 Thursday left 1,659 Connecticut Light & Power customers temporarily without power and closed Route 1. Power was restored to all customers by 6:30 p.m.


Premium Content Foxwoods jackpot leads to arrest of wanted fugitive

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 3:39 pm

Mashantucket – Police say a man who scored two jackpots worth a total of $164,000 at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday was wanted by Florida authorities for violating probation on a grand larceny conviction.


Premium Content Pre-trial guilty plea entered in New London bank robbery case

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 9:02 pm

Jerry David Thompson pleaded guilty Thursday morning to robbing the Citizens Bank in downtown New London as testimony was set to begin at his trial in New London Superior Court.


Premium Content 3 hospitalized following deck collapse in Ledyard

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 4:11 pm

Three women were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon when a deck collapsed at a home at 31 Robin Hood Drive in the Gales Ferry section of town.


Premium Content UPDATED: Groton man arrested following domestic dispute

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 2:28 pm

A Groton City man faces 10 charges stemming from a domestic dispute early Thursday in which a woman was injured but declined medical treatment.


Premium Content Police logs - July 24

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:30 am

Anthony D. Prescott, 21, of 139 Shewville Road, Ledyard, was charged Tuesday with second-degree larceny.


Premium Content Mellon settles backhoe vs. motorcycle lawsuit

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm

A Plainfield motorcyclist who suffered serious injuries after his motorcycle collided with a backhoe operated by Lyme resident Timothy Mellon in December 2009 has received a $1.3 million settlement, according to New London attorney Kelly E. Reardon.


Premium Content New London man pleads guilty in connection with homicide in drug rivalry case

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:47 pm

A New London man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to committing a violent crime in the aid of racketeering, which stemmed from the September 2012 homicide of 36-year-old Javier Reyes.


Premium Content UPDATED: Left lane of I-95 North in Groton reopens following vehicle rollover

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 1:01 pm

The left lane of Interstate 95 North between Exits 88 and 89 has reopened following a single-car rollover accident.


Premium Content UPDATED: Teen charged with home invasion in New London

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:54 am

A 15-year-old teen was charged with home invasion early this morning after police said he broke into a residence at 308 Crystal Ave. armed with a loaded handgun and knife.


Premium Content Police logs - July 23

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:31 am

Everett James Mitcher, 20, of Hamden, was charged Monday in Groton with reckless use of a highway by a pedestrian, interfering with a police officer and breach of peace.


Premium Content Chyung sentenced to 40 years for wife's murder

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am

Chihan Eric Chyung, who insisted throughout his trial that he accidentally shot his newlywed wife, Paige Ann Bennett, at their Taftville home on June 2, 2009, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder.


Premium Content UPDATED: New London firefighters extinguish two-family home fire; residents displaced

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 7:37 pm

City firefighters on Tuesday extinguished a fire at a two-family home at 7 Williams St. that displaced multiple residents


Premium Content UPDATED: Accident cleared on I-95 in East Lyme

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 5:13 pm

An accident on Interstate 95 South that led to traffic congestion for several miles prior to the Rocky Neck connector at Exit 72 has been cleared, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Premium Content Animal control reports pets being killed by coyotes in Waterford

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 2:37 pm

Coyotes were responsible for the deaths of at least two pets over the past two weeks, and the local animal control officer is warning residents to be vigilant.


Premium Content Police search for missing New London teen

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 12:15 pm

State police have issued a Silver Alert for a New London woman who was last seen Monday.


Premium Content Man accused of damaging athletic fields at Old Lyme high school

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 9:24 am

An Old Lyme man was arrested early Monday morning after police said he drove his father's car and damaged several athletic fields at Lyme-Old Lyme High School.


Premium Content Three charged in overnight burglaries in Mystic

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 7:36 am

Town police early this morning arrested three people who they say broke into cars in the area of Pequot Avenue in the Mystic section of town.


Premium Content Police logs - July 22

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am

Herman E. Smith III, 37, of 50 George Ave., Apt. 1, Groton, was charged Sunday with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license or registration,...


Premium Content Holmes sentenced to 54 years for Norwich murder

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am

New London Superior Court Judge Barbara Bailey Jongbloed sentenced 27-year-old Daquan R. Holmes to 54 years in prison Monday for the murder of Johnny Amy in Norwich three years ago, calling the Franklin Street shooting a senseless act of violence in...


Premium Content Old Lyme man charged with possession of child porn

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 3:55 pm

A 20-year-old Old Lyme man who admitted to investigators that he was “obsessed” with collecting sexual images of minor boys pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of child pornography when he was presented Monday morning in New...


Premium Content New London police ID victim in fatal motorcycle crash

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 3:04 pm

Police have identified the motorcyclist who died in a crash on Bank Street Saturday as 51-year-old Donna Starzecki of Shelton.


Premium Content Two displaced in Norwich fire

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 6:53 am

City firefighters Sunday night quickly extinguished an apartment fire at 2 East Baltic St. that displaced two adults.


Premium Content Norwich police rescue man from Shetucket River

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 6:29 am

Norwich police Sunday rescued a man in distress who was struggling to get out of the Shetucket River in the area of the Eighth Street bridge.


Premium Content Police logs for July 21, 2014

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

Herman E. Smith III, 37, of 50 George Ave., Apt. 1, Groton, was charged Sunday with possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license or registration, improper use of markers/registration/license, failure to...


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