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.
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.
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.
Arrests by state and local police.
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.
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.
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.
The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Haddam Colchester Turnpike at Launching Area Road.
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.
The one-car accident along Route 78 on Friday night sent two of the vehicle's passengers to the hospital.