New London police now involved in Conn College incidents

New London police have begun an investigation into a number of occurrences at Connecticut College over the past week - the discovery of racist graffiti, reports of harassing phone calls and derogatory racially-based comments made to a member of the...

UPDATED: New London fire ruled an accident

Firefighters quickly extinguished a porch fire that was reported early Tuesday morning at 105 Garfield Ave.

Jury gets to work at Grant stray bullet murder trial

Jurors in the murder case of David J. Grant began deliberating Tuesday after listening to playback of testimony from key witnesses.

Police logs - April 1

Arrests by state and local departments

SUV goes up in flames in Stonington Borough

Firefighters quickly extinguished a motor vehicle fire Tuesday evening in the parking lot of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club at 32 Water St.

Online fund set up for family displaced by New London fire

An online fund was set up this week for a New London family left homeless as the result of an intentionally set fire that burned their home at 17. W. Coit St.

Norwich sex offender back in prison after violating probation terms

John R. LaFemina, 40, had been sentenced in 2005 to serve 12 years in prison, followed by 10 years of probation, for dragging a woman into the woods and sexually assaulting her on Dec. 25, 2003.

Jurors to focus on issue of intent in Norwich stray-bullet murder trial

Lawyers for the state and accused murderer David J. Grant focused on the issue of intent Monday as they delivered closing arguments at Grant's trial in New London Superior Court.

Causes issued on string of New London fires

A fire Sunday that displaced 13 people from 62 Jay St. remains under investigation while the city’s acting fire marshal on Monday released findings from investigation into some in a string of fires over the past two weeks.

New London, Norwich police departments hiring new police officers

The Norwich and New London police departments this week are each swearing in two new police recruits who will start classes Thursday at the state’s police academy.

Griswold man drags undercover trooper with car in attempt to avoid arrest

A Griswold man who was about to get arrested Thursday on a narcotics violation at his Norman Road residence injured a trooper with his vehicle as he attempted to flee the scene, police said.

Police ID Colchester murder victim

State police have identified the woman whose body was discovered on the side of the road as 28-year-old Nicole Kummer of Hartford.




Police logs -- March 31

Dylan L. Chang, 21, last known address of 72 Ginger Drive, Groton was charged Sunday with third-degree assault, interfering with an emergency call, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and disobeying the signal of an...

Police cancel Silver Alert for East Lyme man

Updated 3:36 p.m. – Police have canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 28-year-old man from East Lyme.

Overnight fire in New London displaces 13

A fire that broke out around 1 a.m. at 62 Jay St. displaced 13 residents and injured one.

Police Logs - March 30

Groton City A 15-year-old juvenile was charged Sunday with interfering with a police officer. Groton Town Samuel R. Carter, 25, of 325 Huntington St., New London, was charged Saturday with...

Groton sub base briefly placed in lockdown Saturday

The U.S. Naval Submarine Base was placed in lockdown briefly Saturday morning after a report of “suspicious vehicle activity” near the main gate on Route 12.