Police: Middle school student brought BB gun on bus
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a Connecticut middle school student they say brought a BB gun to school and showed it off on a school bus.
Official in fight club case gets accelerated rehabilitation
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A judge is allowing a Connecticut high school assistant principal charged with failing to report a student "fight club" to enter an accelerated rehabilitation...
Connecticut man pleads not guilty, again, to murder
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose murder conviction was overturned has pleaded not guilty in his retrial arraignment.
Jean Jacques, of Norwich, was convicted last year in...
Police identify truck driver killed in fiery highway crash
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police have identified a tractor-trailer driver who died in a fiery crash that forced the closure of an eastern Connecticut highway for more than seven hours.
Tractor trailer crash closes Connecticut highway for hours
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A fiery crash involving a tractor trailer has shut down a portion of a busy Connecticut interstate for hours.
Connecticut State Police announced on Twitter around 12:30...
Man charged in stadium bomb threat amid Muslim dispute
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with an online bomb threat at a Connecticut minor league baseball stadium amid a dispute between the team's owner and a Muslim civil...
Minor league owner says he’ll meet with religious leaders
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The owner of two minor league baseball teams who had refused to meet with a Muslim civil rights group said Friday he will host a gathering of leaders of various...
Minor league owner refuses to meet with Muslim rights group
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The owner of two minor league baseball teams is refusing to meet with a Muslim civil rights group, accusing it of supporting terrorists.
Hartford Healthcare to handle records of closed practices
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say an agreement has been reached that enables Hartford Healthcare to oversee medical records of patients formerly of InHealth Connecticut, a medical...
Connecticut police find grenade during drug bust
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut authorities say they found a live grenade while executing a search warrant during a drug bust.
The New Haven Register reports police evacuated a Norwich...
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school administrator charged in connection with a student "fight club" has applied for a special court program that could lead to the case being...
NBT: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) _ NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBTB) on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.6 million.
The Norwich, New York-based bank said it had earnings of 69 cents per...
Unconscious swimmer pulled from a Connecticut lake.
SALEM, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say an unconscious swimmer has been taken to the hospital after being pulled from a Connecticut lake.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental...
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to up to 11 years in prison for working with her husband to kill their teenage adopted son and burn down their central New York home to cover it...
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Haitian immigrant who was convicted of killing a Connecticut woman in 2015.
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.
Haitian heritage, history fill Norwich’s streets
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Revelers outfitted in red and blue packed several downtown sidewalks and streets Saturday as the city's first official Haitian Flag Day event roared to life.
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NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A fast-acting school bus driver is being lauded for grabbing a student by the back of his jacket as he was about to step out into the path of a car.
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 YORK (AP) — A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has won a $5,000 award named for the late CIA director William E. Colby.
Paul Scharre's "Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney says he'll join striking supermarket workers at the picket line if an agreement isn't reached over the weekend.
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — The boyfriend of a man convicted of raping and killing an 11-year-old girl admits lying to police and naming false suspects to protect the real killer.
Connecticut minor league team to get a new name
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Tigers minor league baseball team is getting a new name.
General Manager Dave Schermerhorn says the Detroit Tigers affiliate wants to rebrand for the...
Mother admits killing adopted son, burning down home
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A woman admitted Tuesday that she worked with her husband to kill their adopted son and burn down their central New York home to cover it up.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school's safety director has pleaded not guilty to charges connected to the school's response to allegations that a coach was having a sexual relationship with...
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A former manager at a Connecticut McDonald's restaurant who conspired with a cashier to steal more than $25,000 has pleaded no contest.
Police reopen investigation into man missing 30 years
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police have renewed their efforts to find out what happened to a Connecticut man who disappeared 30 years ago.
State and Norwich police announced Wednesday they are...
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state's attorney has found a Norwich police officer was justified in using deadly force against a man who prompted a manhunt in October 2017.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut prosecutor has ruled that a Norwich police officer was justified in shooting at a stabbing suspect who opened fire on the officer before killing...
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut has agreed to pay a former altar boy $900,000 to settle claims that he was sexually abused by a priest.
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A jury has convicted a father of killing his adopted teenage son and burning down the family's central New York home to cover up the crime.
Putnam ash landfill operator seeks to expand site
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The operator of an ash landfill in Putnam is applying for an expansion that it says would keep it in operation for an additional 25 to 30 years.
Trial begins for man charged with killing son, setting fire
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A murder trial is underway in central New York for a man accused along with his wife of killing their adopted teenage son and burning their house to cover it up.
School safety director charged with failing to report abuse
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The director of campus safety for a Connecticut high school has been arrested on allegations that he failed to report an inappropriate relationship between a coach and a...
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...
Name of man shot by police in Connecticut made public
WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say a man shot by officers following a car chase through several towns and on Interstate 395 has died.
Connecticut car chase ends in fatal police shooting
WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say the suspect shot by officers following a car chase through several towns has died.
The chase started at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in Norwich...
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.
Bishop lists names of 43 priests who faced abuse allegations
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Diocese of Norwich Bishop Michael Cote has released the names of 43 priests who have served in the Connecticut diocese and have had "allegations of substance" made against them about the sexual abuse of minors.
The list of priests accused of abuse since the diocese was established in 1953 was posted Sunday on its website www.norwichdiocese.org .
Mother helps nonprofit grow after son’s fatal overdose
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Norwich woman whose son inspired her to start a nonprofit said his Jan. 11 overdose death only has made her more tenacious.
Ceci Iliff's late son, Benjamin, was well into his struggle with heroin when she founded The Charity Challenge five years ago. She couldn't stand feeling helpless, she said, and wouldn't let the enormity of the problem daunt her.
Fire that damaged Norwich home ruled arson
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a weekend house fire in Connecticut that displaced two families was deliberately set.
Authorities say the fire broke out in the rear of the two-unit Norwich home just after 9 a.m. Sunday.
Battalion Chief Greg Despathy says firefighters had the fire under control by 10:42 a.m.
Events planned to highlight need for improved public transit
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Events are being planned around Connecticut to highlight the need to make public transit more accessible and affordable.
Local political leaders, environmental and transit advocates plan to hold a series of news conferences on Monday, which they've dubbed Transit Equity Day.
Police: Teen stabbed grandparents to death
MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old man told them he stabbed his grandparents to death during an argument and tried to set their Connecticut home on fire afterward.
Marcus Fisher was arraigned on murder and arson charges Tuesday in Norwich Superior Court. A judge kept his bail at $1 million and recommended Fisher undergo a mental health examination.
Police: Intoxicated man drives 17 miles wrong way on highway
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a Nebraska man who drove 17 miles in the wrong direction on a highway in Connecticut has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
State police say officials received numerous 911 calls Saturday reporting that a SUV was traveling southbound in the northbound lane on I-395 in the town of Plainfield.
Another administrator placed on leave amid coach inquiry
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school has placed a third administrator on paid leave amid an investigation into a coach fired after he was charged with sexually assaulting two students.
Norwich Free Academy did not publicly identify the administrator placed on leave Thursday or give a reason for the suspension.
Agreement allowing utility manager to retire faces criticism
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Taxpayers and officials are objecting to an agreement that allows an indicted public utilities official to retire with full benefits and compensatory pay.
Connecticut high school places 2 on leave amid coach inquiry
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Two administrators at a Connecticut high school have been placed on paid leave amid an investigation into a coach fired after he was charged with sexually assaulting two students.
Norwich Free Academy did not publicly identify the administrators placed on leave Wednesday or give a reason for the suspensions.