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Judge Spellman's DUI arrest won't impact his $113,000-a-year pension

The judge, who is 69, will reach mandatory retirement age in June, beginning a lifetime pension of...


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Police logs - Jan. 22, 2021

Arrests by state and local police around the region.

Norwich man sentenced in 2018 arson case

David Mixon, 55, was found guilty of two counts of reckless burning and was sentenced Wednesday to a suspended seven-year sentence and three years of probation by Judge Hilary Strackbein.

Plainfield woman applies for supervised diversionary program in Starbucks racial bias incident

The woman was charged following a June 2 incident when she allegedly revved her car engine and shouted racial slurs at the driver in front of her.


Docking some time on the Mystic River

Two men work from a floating dock Thursday, Jan. 20, 2021, on the Mystic River in downtown Mystic.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Two men were collecting anchors onto a floating dock Thursday on the river in downtown Mystic.

New bill would require background checks for youth sports coaches

State Rep. Greg Howard, a police detective who runs the Stonington youth football organization, has introduced a bill that would require all people involved in youth sports undergo criminal background checks.


Lamont to co-chair national task force on pandemic response

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee have been appointed to co-chair a national task force designed to coordinate the response of states to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic