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Judge, former state senator charged with DUI in Stonington

Superior Court Judge and former state senator Steven Spellman, of Noank, was charged on Wednesday with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Stonington, according to police.

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Arrests by state and local police around the region.

New London police seek public's help on hate crime incident

City police on Friday issued a call to the public for information as it seeks the person responsible for writing a racial epithet on a package outside the home of Board of Education President Regina Mosley.

Stonington police charge man with stealing ATM

Police charged an Ansonia man Wednesday in connection with the theft of a convenience store ATM in 2018.

East Lyme police arrest 3 alleged grease thieves in one week

Used oil can be sold and is used for biodiesel fuel and in a variety of other products. In a statement, town police Chief Michael Finkelstein said the thefts are an ongoing problem in the region and often damage restaurant equipment.

Man trapped in vehicle after striking tree in Stonington

Man trapped in vehicle after striking tree in Stonington

State police dog helps find alleged car thief, then woman with dementia

State police at Troop E said K-9 Yorik and his handler found a man who allegedly tried to break into a woman's car Wednesday night, and a woman with dementia who wandered off Thursday morning.

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During pandemic, families take to exploring their own neighborhood

Tanya and Lloyd Wessam of Groton enter Fort Griswold through the sally-port Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, during their first visit to Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

With travel discouraged to help stem the spread of COVID-19, some families continue to look close to home for entertainment.

MLK Jr. services go virtual in New London

Several annual events in the city to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are going virtual this year.

Three COVID-19 cases reported Friday by Groton Schools

Groton school officials learned Friday that "a member at each of the following schools, Groton Middle School, S.B. Butler Elementary School, and Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School" tested positive for COVID-19.

Mashantuckets rolling out COVID-19 vaccine to tribal members, casino employees

A technician prepares to administer a shot of COVID-19 vaccine last month as the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe began administering its first 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine.  (Courtesy the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe)

Late last month, the tribe began administering its first 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine, first inoculating members of the Mashantucket Pequot Fire Department.

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Lamont sending 200 more National Guard members to U.S. Capitol

Another 200 Connecticut National Guardsmen are deploying to Washington, D.C., to help protect the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

R.I. Lt. Gov. McKee promises seamless transition during virus fight

Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee, who will take over as governor if Gina Raimondo is confirmed as President-elect Joe Biden’s commerce secretary, says his top priority will be continuing the state’s fight against the coronavirus