Hughes sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting death of Joey Gingerella

Joey Gingerella. (Courtesy of Tammy de la Cruz)

Dozens turned out for the sentencing hearing wearing black T-shirts printed with "Justice for Joey" and an image of a grinning Gingerella wearing his New York Yankees cap and sprouting angel wings.

Police issue Silver Alert for missing New London teen

Leila Torres is described as a 5 foot 4 white/Hispanic female who weighs about 140 pounds and has blond hair and brown eyes.

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Stonington police seek information in distraction home burglary

Police are seeking information about a Tuesday afternoon burglary in which they said one man distracted a Canterbury Lane resident while another man stole cash from a dresser in her home.

Jury selection underway in New London stranger rape case

The trial of Monte P. White is expected to begin November 13 in New London Superior Court and last four to five days.

Adams released one more time prior to tax evasion sentencing

Judge Vanessa L. Bryant imposed an additional $250,000 cash bond on businessman David M. Adams and ordered him to be confined to his Old Saybrook home except for medical treatments.

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Let's Go: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

Svetlana Smolina headlines as piano soloist playing Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.”

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 72nd season at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Garde Arts Center in New London with an evening of rhapsodic music.

Sunset casting in East Lyme

Augustine Buono of Bristol casts a line as the sun sets at Rocky Neck State Park on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.  Buono said he spent the late afternoon fishing from his kayak in Groton but when he noticed the weather on the drive home, he had to stop again.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Augustine Buono of Bristol casts a line Wednesday as the sun sets at Rocky Neck State Park.

Somers, Statchen hold their own in substantive debate

18th District state Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, shakes the hand of her Democratic challenger, Bob Statchen, at the conclusion of their debate Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Fitch High School.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

Crowd estimated at more than 400 attend the 18th Senate District debate Wednesday at Fitch High School in Groton.

Caught in a color cloud

People are covered in powdered paint Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, as they run past freshmen Riley O'Donnell, second from right, and Adrianna McLane, right, at one of the stations during the Color Run/Walk event hosted by the freshman class at Mitchell College in New London. The run was one of the final project events for the freshmen's First Year Experience class at Mitchell College. There was also a bubble soccer event taking place on campus Wednesday.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

People are covered in powdered paint Wednesday as they run past freshmen during the Color Run/Walk event at Mitchell College.

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UConn agrees to 15-year media rights extension with IMG

UConn and IMG have announced a 15-year contract extension for licensing and multimedia rights to broadcast and promote Huskies athletics

Massachusetts man pleads guilty to sending white powder to Trump sons

FILE - This file booking photo released March 1, 2018, by the Beverly Police Department shows Daniel Frisiello, of Beverly, Mass., accused of mailing five envelopes in February with threatening messages and a white substance, including one to Donald Trump Jr., that landed his wife, Vanessa, in the hospital. Frisiello is expected to plead guilty Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in federal court in Boston. (Beverly Police Department via AP, File)

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters filled with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, a Democratic senator and a Republican congressional candidate