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Hartford Man ID'd As Norwich Burglary Suspect Killed In Cop Chase

NORWICH, CT — A 39-year-old Hartford man has been identified by state police as the Norwich burglary suspect who was killed by authorities during a multi-town chase Wednesday morning, reports The Day.


Norwich Diocese adds 3, removes 1 from list of priests accused of abuse

Norwich — The Diocese of Norwich on Thursday made amendments to a previously released list of priests who have had "allegations of substance" made against them regarding the sexual abuse of minors.


Norwich Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

NORWICH, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Overcast until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy overnight.


Connecticut man pleads guilty to murdering wife 3 weeks after wedding

NEW LONDON, Connecticut -- A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife just three weeks after their wedding nearly a decade ago and will serve the minimum 25-year prison sentence.


Lou: ‘Our New Connecticut Governor Needs a Nickname’

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Reports of shots fired during police chase in Norwich

NORWICH, CT (WFSB) -- There are reports of shots having been fired during a police chase in the Norwich and Willimantic area on Wednesday morning. The chase happened around 11 a.m. on Wednesday.


Norwich Schools Make Decision On Thursday Schedule

NORWICH, CT — Norwich Public Schools will open on a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, Feb. 21, due to the inclement weather that swept through Connecticut Wednesday and overnight, district officials announced.


Officer Involved Shooting Investigated In Norwich: State Police

NORWICH, CT — Connecticut State Police officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that began in Norwich and ended in Windham Wednesday morning, according to state police Trooper First Class Tanya Compagnone.


Browning: Ruley death most likely accidental

NORWICH — It’s more likely than not that Ellis Walter Ruley’s death was accidental, says Samuel Browning, and it’s also more likely than not that Ruley’s son-in-law, Douglas Harris, was murdered.


Flag retirement drop box unveiled at Norwich City Hall

NORWICH — Those in Norwich with torn and tattered American flags will now have a simple way to conveniently retire their old stars and stripes, and in a way to ensure it is properly taken out of service.


Police: Suspect engaged troopers in Eastern Conn. car chase

State police responded to a police chase in Eastern Connecticut Wednesday morning, dispatchers confirmed with The Bulletin. The chase happened shortly before 11 a.m. and no details were immediately available by police.


Multi Town Pursuit Suspect Had Prior Pursuit Convictions

WILLIMANTIC - The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner says the man responsible for leading police on a multi town pursuit Wednesday died as a result of multiple gunshots to the head, torso and extremities, sustained during a shootout with police.


Name of man shot by police in Connecticut made public

WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say a man shot by officers following a car chase through several towns and on Interstate 395 has died. The suspect in the chase that started at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in Norwich has been identified as 39-year-old Kyron Marcell Sands, of Hartford.


Owner of 2Wives, No Anchor facing federal narcotics, money laundering charges

The owner of 2Wives Brick Oven Pizza in New London and No Anchor Fine Food & Provisions in Noank has been arrested on federal narcotics and money laundering offenses. Tom Carson, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Connecticut, said he couldn't provide more details because the complaint re


Deaths of Ellis Ruley, son-in-law get new look

Norwich — Local attorney Samuel Browning has spent the past eight years delving into the mystery of how local artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris died at or near their secluded home off Hammond Avenue, and how the vacated rustic home caught fire and was destroyed a short time later.


Police: Photo tipped off authorities to Norwich man's guns

NEW LONDON - Police say a cellphone photo showed a Norwich man holding guns in each of his hands while a third pistol was tucked into his waistband. The problem was that 22-year-old Donnie Moore was on probation and not supposed to have any weapons.


Thieves Hit The Waterford Ulta Beauty Yet Again: Police

WATERFORD, CT - For the fourth time recently, thieves have hit the Ulta Beauty store in Waterford. According to police, a woman entered the store at 12:37 p.m. Tuesday and is accused of stealing $500 in cosmetics and accessories.


Plainfield police arrest local man under insurance fraud charges

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Police arrested a Plainfield man Wednesday afternoon for allegedly commiting insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident. According to police, a suspect connected to an insurance fraud crime has been arrested on Wednesday at 4:39pm. The suspect was identified as Sawn


New London Dispatcher helps talk family through birth in parking lot

NEW LONDON — Talk about ‘Ice, Ice, Baby’! New London Police say they helped a couple deliver a baby early Thursday morning!. According to police, they received a call around 4:15 a.m. from a New London couple. They were on their way to L+M Hospital, but pulled off into the parking lot at 327 Hunting


Police: Jealousy was motive for Norwich stabbing in January

NEW LONDON - Police say a Norwich man stabbed his brother 11 times in an incident last month because he thought his brother was having an affair with an ex-girlfriend who is the mother of his children.