Message with possible racial overtones found in New London jury room

Potential jurors in the case of an African American defendant in New London Superior Court were dismissed and questioned after a court officer found the message "HANG EM' HIGH!" scrawled on a whiteboard in a jury room.

Waterford, New London hire new police officers

New London and Waterford each have announced the hiring of two police recruits for placement in the next police academy class that starts in July.

Teen who raped young girl resolves case with plea deal

An 18-year-old man who sexually assaulted a young girl in East Lyme received a fully suspended prison sentence Monday in New London Superior Court.

Police logs - June 30

Arrests by state and local police.

Willimantic police arrest 23 in ‘Operation Thread City Round Up’

Police announced on Monday that a three-month long investigation into illegal drug trafficking, dubbed “Operation Thread City Round Up,” led to more than 20 arrests.

Montville man to serve 30 months for beating children

A 27-year-old Montville man pleaded guilty Thursday to beating two young children while caring for them at their Norwich home in February 2014.

Norwich, State police to conduct DUI checkpoints over holiday weekend

The Norwich Police Department and state police at Troop E in Montville will conduct sobriety checkpoints from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Saturday.

Colchester man killed in motorcycle crash

The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Haddam Colchester Turnpike at Launching Area Road.

Police logs — June 28

Kathy D. Klesitz, 58, of Newtown was charged Saturday with failure to drive in the proper lane and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Montville man faces several charges after rollover crash in Westerly

The one-car accident along Route 78 on Friday night sent two of the vehicle's passengers to the hospital.

Norwich doctor facing new sexual assault charges

A Norwich doctor charged last month for allegedly sexually assaulting a patient is facing new charges after police said two more alleged victims came forward.

UPDATED: Serious crash reported on Route 78 in Westerly

Two people were flown by medical helicopter to a local hospital Friday following a crash on Route 78.

Norwich man charged in 2013 assault outside Mohegan Sun

A man being held for an alleged rape and assault in Norwich is facing new charges connected to an assault outside Mohegan Sun in 2013.

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Police logs - June 28

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Police logs - June 27

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Grant sentenced to 47 years in 2012 Norwich bar fatal shooting

"'Till this day I can't believe that my sister is gone," Felicia McArthur said Friday at Grant's sentencing in New London Superior Court. "She was loving and caring and helped so many individuals. It's very easy for me not to forgive you, but I know...

Norwich man arraigned on murder charge of 25-year-old Casey Chadwick

Jean Jacques of Norwich was arraigned Thursday in the stabbing death of 25-year-old Casey Chadwick, who was found dead in her apartment at 16 Spaulding St. on June 15.

Police logs - June 26

Arrests by state and local departments.