NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman who had climbed into a Connecticut supermarket's trash compactor suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when a store employee turned it on with...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they don't anticipate charging the parents of a toddler found wandering the streets alone in the early morning hours.
Police: Several girls approached by man in car
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in New London are on alert after reports of a man who tried to speak with young girls and followed them briefly in his car.
Connecticut man gets 2 years for stealing guns
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A 20-year-old Connecticut man charged with stealing guns and other offenses has been sentenced to two years in prison.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton told 240 new Coast Guard Academy graduates Wednesday that they will help lead the way in "reasserting American leadership in the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer toward passing legislation that could lead to more off-shore wind farms.
A bill authorizing state officials to solicit 2,000...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been indicted on charges that he threatened to kill President Donald Trump and sent letters he claimed contained anthrax.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Pennsylvania-based developer is proposing a $20 million multifamily residential project to be located on the long-vacant Fort Trumbull waterfront property.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off the coast of Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard's flagship and cadet training vessel Eagle is returning to Connecticut.
The Day reports that the 295-foot barque will homeport in New London...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address later this month during graduation ceremonies at the Coast Guard Academy in...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced a $93 million public-private investment at State Pier in New London, predicting it will help southeastern Connecticut become a central hub in...
MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Never let go of your goat.
That's one of the rules when you're showing a goat at a fair, and it's a mantra that 9-year-old CeCe Foss knows well.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The 10-year legal saga of a Connecticut man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife weeks after their wedding has ended, even though he continues to maintain her...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man attacked by a rabid bobcat while golfing doesn't remember much about the incident but says he can still see "this miserable animal coming at...
Coast Guard names field house after first black coach
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has named a field house after the school's first African-American coach.
The facility, part of Roland Hall gymnasium, has been named the...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents in response to a congressional inquiry of how the service has handled complaints of harassment and...
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 65-year-old Connecticut businessman has been convicted of involvement with a human trafficking ring that preyed on mentally ill and intellectually disabled boys and young...
MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say an enlisted sailor had sex with a 13-year-old boy he met on a dating app.
State police say 27-year-old Chazzman Chung cultivated a...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has named an athletic field house after the school's first African American head coach.
Developers, preservationists clash over bill
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The search to reach balance between historic building preservation and economic development in several local towns has moved to the legislative arena, with lawmakers...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A teenager accused of stabbing his grandparents to death in Connecticut has been deemed competent to stand trial on murder and arson charges.
Man pleads guilty to reduced charge in stabbing death
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged in a 2017 fatal stabbing has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge just after his trial started.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say an employee of a Connecticut company that builds submarines for the Navy threatened to "go full blown genocide" and kill four co-workers.
Former volunteer fire chief arrested on larceny charges
NIANTIC, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut fire chief accused of misusing town funds has been charged with larceny.
Former Niantic fire chief Stephen Wargo was charged Wednesday with...
Historic lighthouse to reopen to the public
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A historic Connecticut lighthouse is scheduled to reopen to the public for the first time since 2015.
The Day reports that the New London Maritime Society will host...
Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from sinking boat
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Two people have been rescued from a sinking fishing boat near New York's Fishers Island.
Coast Guard officials in Connecticut say the fishing crew reported their...
Blackjack dealer charged with helping gamblers cheat
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino has been charged with conspiring with two gamblers to cheat the casino out of more than $60,000.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld fraud convictions against two men for their roles in a Connecticut auto insurance scam that involved as many as 50 staged car...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A former student at a college in Connecticut has been charged with taking cellphone videos of several women using dormitory showers.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The top editor of The Day newspaper has been named as its president and publisher.
The board of directors for the New London newspaper on Thursday announced the new...
Man pleads guilty to stabbing roommate
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who police say fatally stabbed his roommate during an argument over rent has pleaded guilty.
The Day reports 45-year-old Patrick McInerney entered...
Special elections planned to fill 5 open legislative seats
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut voters will be heading back to the polls to fill five open legislative seats.
The three state Senate seats and two House of Representatives seats...
Man pleads guilty to killing wife 3 weeks after wedding
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife just three weeks after their wedding nearly a decade ago and will serve the minimum 25-year prison...
Police department enacts changes after jail suicide
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — An internal investigation has found that four employees of a Connecticut police department violated protocol when they left a man in jail unmonitored before his...
Superior Court judge known for fairness dies at 68
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge known for his fairness and understanding of people from all walks of life has died. Superior Court Judge Kevin McMahon was 68.
Man charged with stealing Rolex watches from casino
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been charged with stealing four Rolex watches worth a combined $73,600 from a Connecticut casino.
The Norwich Bulletin reports that 47-year-old Thomas Nee pleaded not guilty Wednesday to larceny and other charges.
State approves first state grant for a Green Party candidate
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut elections commission has approved a state campaign grant for a Green Party candidate — the first in the 12-year history of the Citizens' Elections Program.
Police probe video voyeurism at Connecticut College
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating five incidents of cellphones being pointed at women using dormitory showers at a college in Connecticut.
The Day of New London reports that city and campus authorities are looking into the voyeurism incidents at Connecticut College that occurred as recently as Jan. 23 and date to October.
They occurred in "gender-inclusive" bathrooms, for use by anyone, in two residence halls.
Courtney invites USCGA whistleblower to State of the Union
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy faculty who blew the whistle on harassment and workplace bullying at the school has been invited by Connecticut congressman Joe Courtney to the State of the Union address.
Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Young-McLear is an instructor in the academy's engineering department.
Submarine-decal motorcycle kicks off submarine commissioning
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A custom-made motorcycle is in New London to help kick off the commissioning of a new Navy attack submarine.
New London announces State Pier revenue agreement
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — New London says the city will receive 10 percent of the Connecticut Port Authority's share of revenue from State Pier.
City officials say the authority will also pay an annual $75,000 fee to defray the cost of police, fire and other city services.
Food pantry remains open for now at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The food pantry created at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help families affected by the partial federal government shutdown remains open.
One of the groups responsible for the food pantry says on its Facebook page it will remain open through Tuesday following the recent decision to reopen the government for three weeks.
The U.S. Coast Guard's Southeastern Connecticut Chief Petty Officers Association says the pantry is open to any furloughed federal employee.
As shutdown drags on, ‘Coast Guard City’ takes a hit
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — If the uniformed cadets milling about the local movie theaters and pizza joints didn't make it obvious enough, a banner hanging from a downtown parking garage makes it crystal clear: New London is an official Coast Guard City.
The pride is on display everywhere in this former whaling town of 27,000 people that, among other things, is home to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and U.S. Coast Guard Station New London, which patrols the Long Island Sound.
Food pantry opens for employees at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Coast Guard-related nonprofit groups has opened a pop-up food pantry at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help Coast Guard and academy workers affected by the partial government shutdown.
About 160 of the 260 government-funded nonessential employees at the New London, Connecticut-based academy are furloughed. Most others, including faculty and active-duty Coast Guard personnel, are working without pay.
Coast Guard Academy names new superintendent
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A new superintendent will take the helm this summer at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
The New London, Connecticut-based academy on Thursday announced that Rear Adm. William Kelly will take over as superintendent from current Superintendent Rear Adm. James Rendon.
Kelly, a 1987 academy graduate, is currently the Coast Guard's assistant commandant for Human Resources, a position he has held since April 2016.
City approves for police custody death lawsuit
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — New London has authorized spending $175,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a 31-year-old man who died in police custody.
Lashano Gilbert died on Oct. 4, 2014 after escaping a holding cell at police headquarters and fighting with police. Police used pepper spray and a stun gun to subdue Gilbert, who died during transport.
More lawmakers opting for jobs in Lamont administration
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More Connecticut lawmakers will not take the oath of office when the legislative session opens, instead opting for jobs in Gov.-elect Ned Lamont's administration.
Lamont is nominating a fellow Democrat, East Hartford Sen. Tim Larson, to lead the Office of Higher Education, which handles financial aid matters and independent colleges, universities, and postsecondary career schools. Larson has served in the Senate since 2015.