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East Lyme man charged with bank fraud - theday.com
Authorities arrested a 32-year-old East Lyme man on federal charges Wednesday for allegedly stealing more than $100,000 from customers of a Newington bank where he used to work. Alexander Alvarez faces two counts of bank fraud. A grand jury in New Haven ...
Malloy, Foley neck-and-neck in latest Quinnipiac poll - theday.com
Connecticut’s race for governor remained tight Wednesday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened a one-point lead over Republican Tom Foley in a new Quinnipiac University poll, 43 percent to 42 percent. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti remained at nine percent.
Probe reveals scope of academic fraud at UNC - theday.com
More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the ...
VIDEO: 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament - theday.com
Ottawa, Ontario — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and heavy gunfire then erupted inside Parliament. One gunman was killed, and police said they were hunting for as many as two others.
My Pet Pal: Crayon - theday.com
Crayon is a very affectionate and silly kitty. She likes to sleep right where I sit on the sofa. I hate to disturb her, so I sit somewhere else. Quite often she is what I call a "circus cat." She jumps up on my shoulder and moves around the back of my neck ...
Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown - theday.com
ST. LOUIS — Two experts say Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range the day he was killed by a Ferguson police officer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch obtained the St. Louis County medical examiner's ...
New NPU million gallon water tank in Lebanon nearly completed - theday.com
Editor's note: This version updates basis of NPU's payments to Lebanon. Lebanon – Norwich Public Utilities is nearing completion of a new 1 million gallon, $1.6 million concrete water tank on Camp Mooween Road just west of the Route 2 highway and hopes ...
Doctor charged in sexual assault of patient in New London - theday.com
New London – Police arrested a doctor from Madison Tuesday on charges he made inappropriate sexual contact with a female patient during a physical examination this summer at the Hartford Dispensary in New London. Dr. Glenn Giarratana, 58, of 22 Genesee ...
Site work starts for new Sandy Hook School - theday.com
Newtown (AP) — Site work has begun for construction of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School replacing the building where 20 children and six staff members were fatally shot nearly two years ago. The New-Times of Danbury reports that Consigli Construction ...
Poll shows Connecticut governor race still tight - theday.com
Hartford (AP) — Connecticut's race for governor remains tight and many voters appear to dislike both major party candidates, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. The survey released Wednesday shows Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with 43 ...
Gusty winds knock out power in Montville, Griswold - theday.com
There were scattered reports of power outages Wednesday in several towns in New London County caused by winds knocking trees or tree limbs down onto power lines. Connecticut Light & Power was called to Montville to repair lines hit by a tree limb on Derry ...
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles - theday.com
Detroit (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday ...
Police in Norwich, Waterford cancel Silver Alerts - theday.com
Police have canceled Silver Alerts for a missing Norwich teenager and a Waterford man who have both been found safe. Police said Emily Aponte, 15, of Norwich, and Martin Brunner, 51, of Waterford, have been located. Aponte was reported missing on Sunday ...
H.S. roundup: Waterford girls extend soccer unbeaten string to 11 - theday.com
Waterford - The Waterford High School girls' soccer team extended its unbeaten streak on Tuesday. With a 1-0 shutout of Ledyard, Waterford improved to 9-0-2 in its last 11 games. The Lancers have allowed only two goals and posted nine shutouts during that ...
St. Bernard/Norwich Tech football planning move from ECC to CSC - theday.com
The St. Bernard/Norwich Tech football cooperative is leaving the Eastern Connecticut Conference next season for the Constitution State Conference, composed of mostly state technical schools. "If we still want to have football (at St. Bernard), we have to ...