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Los Angeles police shoot, kill homeless man - theday.com
Los Angeles - Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday. Video showed the man reaching toward the ...
Woman dies in Laurel Hill Avenue car crash in Norwich - theday.com
Norwich – A woman died in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on Laurel Hill Avenue. The crash also sent two children in her vehicle to The William Backus Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening. Police responded with the ...
Man on casino bus charged with sexual assault - theday.com
Mohegan – State police arrested a New York man Monday for allegedly making sexual contact with a fellow passenger on a bus headed to Mohegan Sun Casino. Police said Naresh Kumar, 61, of Westbury, N.Y., made inappropriate sexual contact with a person ...
Former U.S. Coast Guard IT operator sentenced for stealing information from computers - theday.com
A computer technician who stole sexually explicit photographs, videos and personal information from hundreds of computers and personal electronic devices he repaired as a civilian contractor for the U.S. Coast Guard and at his Pawcatuck computer repair ...
Mashantuckets, Foxwoods donate $134,000 to local charities - theday.com
Mashantucket — The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and Foxwoods Resort Casino announced that their 2014 giving campaign raised more than $134,000 for three local charities. The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut received $70,271, Community Health Charities ...
Officials: U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police - theday.com
Washington — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday.
Malloy, Wyman to attend unveiling of Mohegan Sun hotel plan - theday.com
Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will join Mohegan tribal officials Thursday morning at a press conference regarding plans for Mohegan Sun’s new hotel, the casino announced. Design details and a construction timeline for the 400 ...
Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock device - theday.com
Stonington — Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night. John M. Couto 53, of 34 Riverbend Drive, was also ...
UPDATED: I-95 southbound in Waterford reopens - theday.com
Waterford – The southbound side of Interstate 95 has reopened following a partial closure earlier today due to a jackknifed tractor trailer. The accident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. between exits 81 and 80. The left lane was closed. No injuries were ...
Special enrollment period for those without health insurance and facing penalty in April - theday.com
Access Health CT, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, today announced a special enrollment period for those who did not have health care coverage in 2014 and are subject to a tax penalty on their 2014 federal taxes. This special enrollment ...
Villarica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee - theday.com
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The Villarica volcano ...
Police logs -- March 3 - theday.com
Keron Keane, 29, of 14 Colman St., No. 2, was charged Monday with second-degree failure to appear in court. Rhonda Mosses, 46, of 57 Ashcraft Road, Apt. 2, was charged Monday with breach of peace. Glen Rugaber, 22, of Victor, N.Y., was charged Saturday in ...
Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers - theday.com
Boston - Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange traffic cones and other stuff that people put on the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out.
Former Norwich city manager gets $152,000 severance deal - theday.com
Norwich - The City Council Monday approved a severance agreement with former City Manager Alan Bergren, who resigned Feb. 2, that will pay him a total of $152,342 in three payments over the next several months. Bergren resigned after serving as the city's ...
City finds hope after Chew tragedy - theday.com
Of the many initiatives that were discussed in the wake of one of New London's darkest hours in recent history - the random murder in December 2010 of 25-year-old Matthew Chew - none has been sustained longer or held out more hope for positive change than ...