3 hrs ago
Tree damages Norwich animal shelter
A chocolate Labrador retriever city Animal Control staff named "Murphy" might want to change his name to "Lucky" after he emerged uninjured but covered with ceiling foam debris after a large pine tree crashed through the roof at the Norwich Animal Control kennel in Mohegan Park Tuesday afternoon.
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6 hrs ago
Ledge Light to host prescription drug abuse panel
The Ledge Light Health District will host a prescription drug abuse panel discussion at 7 a.m. April 29 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.
10 hrs ago
State's attorney clears Norwich officers in fatal shooting
New London County State's Attorney Michael Regan has ruled that the use of deadly force by Norwich police officers last year in the fatal shooting of a Norwich man was justified and "appropriate" - clearing the officers of any criminal wrongdoing.
10 hrs ago
Fatal Norwich Police Shooting Was Justified: State's Attorney
A state's attorney's report says Norwich police were justified in fatally shooting 52-year-old Michael Dugas the night of Feb. 24, 2013.
23 hrs ago
Buyer testifies at accused drug dealer's trial
A man facing criminal charges of purchasing two "eight balls" of crack cocaine from accused drug dealer Kevin Cherry in Norwich last year testified at Cherry's trial Monday in hopes of garnering leniency in his own case.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness
Robert Davidson, a Norwich resident and longtime advocate for people with mental illness, died of brain cancer on March 17 at age 65. Bob Davidson's goal in life was to reduce the stigma suffered by people with mental illness, and help them get the support they needed - preferably in a community setting with housing, peer support and counseling.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Fire destroys Norwich home; no injuries
Norwich firefighter David Rose, left, holds "Hunnybun," the second cat he rescued from a fire as its owner Rosemarie Trentely, center, a resident at 218 Washington Street in Norwich since 1970, the location of the structure fire, attempts to comfort the cat, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Fire destroys Norwich home, no injuries
Norwich No injuries have been reported after a large fire destoyed a multi-family home at 218 Washington St. this morning, according to police.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Norwich man facing rape charges
Police arrested a 32-year-old Norwich man Friday on kidnapping, sexual assault and other charges stemming from an alleged rape last month.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Norwich Police raid suspected crack, heroin operations
Police arrested four people on warrants for drug charges yesterday, according to a press release.
Mike Hussey and his daughter Sage, 4, fly her Barbie kite Wednesday at Chelsea Parade in Norwich.
Two Norwich Preservation Efforts Win Praise
The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation recognized the "outstanding" preservation projects at Norwich's Cathedral of St. Patrick and Town Hall, two of nine that received preservation awards at an annual event Wednesday.
Groton to check school volunteers' backgrounds
Groton Public Schools will require criminal background checks of people who volunteer regularly in the public schools, under a new regulation outlined this week.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Three of four now sentenced in major arson case
Three of the four people charged with setting two major fires in Norwich two years ago have been sentenced in New London Superior Court.
Police logs - April 9
Justin M. Dunkavich, 25, of 6 Spoke St., Danvile, N.H., was charged Wednesday with third-degree assault, breach of peace, third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree threatening and second-degree unlawful restraint.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Police logs - April 4
Tiffany Wells, 29, of 16 Meryl Court was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane highway and failure to have stop lamps or turn signals.
Erratic behavior by visitor leads to lockdown at Norwich school
Norwich The John B. Stanton Elementary School on Norwich-New London Turnpike was briefly placed on lockdown Friday after a visitor to the main office displayed erratic behavior, according to School Superintendent Abby Dolliver.
Judge finds enough evidence to prosecute Brown in Mallove murder case
Judge Hillary B. Strackbein ruled Friday that the state has enough evidence to prosecute 40-year-old Mozzelle Brown for the 2004 beating death of physicist Eugene Mallove in Norwich.
Double amputee says hit and run driver destroyed her dreams
Twenty-one-year-old Melissa Laribee, who lost both legs after she was struck by a hit and run driver in Norwich in October 2012, told a Superior Court judge this morning that the crash destroyed her dreams.
The Hartford Courant
State Police: Pair Tried To Sell Stolen Guns, Including Assault Weapon
Two people were arrested on gun charges after state troopers learned they were planning to sell two stolen rifles, one of which was an assault weapon, police said.