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UPDATED: Car suspended over embankment in Norwich crash

A person has to be extricated from a car after it crashed through the guardrail and was left partially suspended over a 12-foot-high embankment early Sunday morning at 44 West Thames St.  (Submitted Photo/Norwich Fire Department)

A person had to be extricated from a car after it crashed through the guardrail, wedged against a handrail and was left partially suspended over a 12-foot-high embankment early Sunday morning at 44 West Thames St.

Driver dies in Interstate 395 crash in Norwich

The front end of this vehicle came to rest along a Jersey barrier on Interstate 395 in Norwich after a Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 crash that killed the driver. Photo courtesy of Yantic Fire Engine Co. 1 Facebook page.

When firefighters arrived, they found the vehicle with extremely heavy damage with the front end of the car along with the motor along the Jersey barrier.

Police logs - Jan. 17, 2022

Arrests made by local and state police departments in the region.

Firefighters battle mobile home fires in Mystic, Lisbon

Firefighters battled blazes at two mobile homes on Saturday, one in Mystic and one in Lisbon.

Police logs - Jan 16, 2022

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Police logs - Jan. 15, 2022

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

CMEEC receives partial payment for 'staggering' legal bills in federal indictments

The utility cooperative disputes the amount received and continues to argue its insurance company should pay full legal bills connected with criminal indictments of five former officials.

7 people, 3 pets displaced by Norwich kitchen fire

Norwich probationary firefighter Lucas Girard carries a cat Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, out of the building as crews battle a smokey fire at 38 13th St. in the Greeneville section of the city. Mutual aid units from the Mohegan Tribe and several city volunteer departments responded to the scene and for station coverage.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Seven people and three pets were displaced from their home after a fire broke out in a kitchen in Norwich on Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

Man faces homicide charge in January 2021 car crash in North Stonington

State police on Wednesday arrested James E. Pont, 60, charging him with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle and failure to drive in the proper lane.

Police logs - Jan. 14, 2022

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

MORE POLICE & COURTS NEWS

Todt trial delayed again 2 years after arrest

Two years to the day after he was found inside his Florida home with the remains of his dead family, Anthony Todt has yet to go to trial.

Fire leaves significant damage in upper floors of downtown New London building

A Waterford Fire Department Ladder 15 firefighter sprays water at the scene of 2-alarm fire Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at 133-137 Bank Street in New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The two-alarm blaze at 133-137 Bank St. late Wednesday morning sent flames and thick smoke shooting through the roof, snarled traffic and blocked roads in the immediate area as blue skies in downtown New London filled with thick black smoke.

Late-night fire destroys Norwich barn

Multiple crews were battling a large barn fire at 195 Corning Road late into the frigid night Tuesday and early Wednesday.

Water main breaks in New London

A water main broke late Tuesday night in New London, according to fire officials.

Top prosecutor’s fate will await completion of investigation, judge says

Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. hired Anastasia Diamantis while he was lobbying her father, Kostantinos Diamantis, and other officials for help in securing raises for prosecutors.

NATION/WORLD

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for U.S. businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job