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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.

Connecticut College to host second social justice conference

The virtual conference, on Jan. 19 and 20, will focus on housing injustice, as well as highlight the work of Connecticut College students, faculty and staff to promote equity and inclusion.

Scientists: Expect more worrisome variants after omicron

People wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site in Times Square, New York, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Scientists are warning that omicron’s lightning-fast spread across the globe practically ensures it won’t be the last worrisome coronavirus variant. And there’s no guarantee the next ones will cause milder illness or that vaccines will work against them. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind spread across the globe practically ensures it won’t be the last worrisome coronavirus variant

Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead

A law enforcement official stands patrol on a main road leading to Congregation Beth Israel synagogue where a man had held hostages for hours on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan

Some in GOP begin testing party's lockstep loyalty to Trump

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Florence, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Former President Donald Trump stepped up his election-year effort to dominate the Republican Party with a Saturday rally in Arizona

Sedition conspiracy case against Oath Keepers holds legal risks, but can be won

In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, file photo, Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington. Rhodes has been arrested and charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The Justice Department announced the charges against Rhodes on Thursday.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The seditious conspiracy case against members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group marks the boldest attempt so far by the government to prosecute those who attacked the U.S. Capitol

Oldest WWII veteran remembered in museum service

A memorial service for Lawrence Brooks, who had been the oldest living World War II veteran, takes place at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Brooks, who died Jan. 5, was 112. (AP Photo/Kathleen Flynn)

Music and thoughtful tributes filled a portion of The National WWII Museum where family and friends gathered Saturday to remember Lawrence Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran who died earlier this month

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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.

Firefighters battle mobile home fires in Mystic, Lisbon

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

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Where are they now? 1997 MLK scholarship winner Phylicia Powers shares her life as a lawyer

1997 MLK scholarship winner Phylicia Powers (Submitted Photo)

When Phylicia Powers received the Martin Luther King Jr. Trust Fund Scholarship in 1997, she knew it was a big deal. Almost 25 years later, Powers is an accomplished criminal defense attorney in North Carolina.

Mystic Aquarium performs necropsy on humpback whale

Mystic Aquarium has announced that experts from its Animal Rescue Program and other organizations performed a necropsy last Thursday on a dead humpback whale that washed ashore a week earlier in Little Compton, R.I.