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State Police investigate after man fatally shot in Sprague

SPRAGUE, Conn. (WTNH)– State Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Sprague on Thursday night.

Police say just before midnight, troopers responded to a disturbance at the home at 1 Bay Street, when they found a man outside the house who had sustained life threatening… 305 more words


Mystic Aquarium partnering with state to allow free admission for some

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH)–A new partnership is allowing some people who can’t afford admission to Mystic Aquarium to go for free.

The Aquarium draws 750,000 people to the… 131 more words


Coast Guard tracks 1,000 icebergs in shipping lanes in 2017

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says about 1,000 icebergs drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes this year, marking the fourth consecutive “extreme” ice season. 135 more words


Connecticut officer suspended for use of excessive force

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A veteran New London police officer has been suspended for using excessive force during an arrest last year.

Chief Peter Reichard tells The Day that Officer Deana Nott was suspended following the conclusion of an internal affairs investigation into the June 2016 incident that wrapped up last week. 108 more words


Coast Guard Academy: 2 white cadets harassed black classmate

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy says an investigator has recommended discipline against two white cadets for harassing a black classmate. 128 more words


Fire that razed a Taco Bell restaurant ruled accidental

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a Connecticut Taco Bell restaurant and left its roof in danger of collapsing has been ruled accidental. 91 more words


Police holding pit bull after it attacks woman, her dog

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)–New London police are currently holding a pit bull after it attacked a woman and her dog.

New London police said the pit bull was on a walk with its owner when it got away, and attacked a dog in a yard on… 55 more words