• Norwich May 21, 2024 4:03 pm

    Several vehicles damaged by gunfire after shots fired in Norwich

    Police said several vehicles were damaged during a shots fired incident in Norwich on Tuesday. Arriving officers found a vehicle with several bullet holes and shell casings on the ground, according to police. They did not find any shooting victims. Witnesses told police one or more suspects took off in a car, but they could not provide a description of…

  • Norwich May 13, 2024 9:05 pm

    Multi-family home in Norwich riddled with gunfire

    A multi-family home was riddled with gunfire in Norwich on Monday evening, police said. Officers were called to the area of Cliff and North Cliff streets just before 5:30 p.m. Authorities found evidence of gunfire at the scene. Investigators determined that a building housing multiple families was struck by several rounds. No one was hurt. The investigation remains ongoing and…

  • Norwich May 10, 2024 11:08 am

    Firefighters rescue driver who went over wall, down embankment in Norwich

    Norwich firefighters rescued a driver who went over a retaining wall, then down an embankment and became trapped on Thursday night. It happened on Summit Street just before 10:30 p.m. on Thursday when a vehicle went over a retaining wall from the parking lot of the Summitwoods Apartments, according to the Norwich Fire Department.  To rescue the driver, firefighters...

  • Norwich May 2, 2024 1:17 pm

    Fugitive wanted for 2020 homicide in Norwich returned to state to face charges

    A man wanted for murder in Norwich was returned to Connecticut Thursday to face charges. Brandon Foster was extradicted from North Carolina, according to police. Foster shot and killed 66-year-old Edward McIntyre in a home on Laurel Hill Drive in June 2020, police said. He was on the run until January 18, 2024, when he was captured in Charlotte, North…

  • Norwich May 3, 2024 1:26 pm

    Police ID man found dead in Yantic River in Norwich

    Police have identified the man a fisherman found dead in the Yantic River in Norwich on Wednesday as 26-year-old Daniel Busby, of Norwich. A dive team responded to the river just before 4:30 p.m. in the area of the Norwichtown Commons. Responding officers found Busby in the river at the base of the Route 2 overpass near Town Street. The…

  • Norwich May 1, 2024 4:12 pm

    Thieves accused of stealing large sum of money after damaging ATM in Norwich

    Norwich police are looking for a group of people accused of stealing a large sum of money from an ATM in town. Authorities said the theft happened at Eastern Savings Bank on West Main Street on Sunday morning. Police said multiple people drove up to the drive-thru ATM and used hand tools to pry the machine open. The thieves drove…

  • Jobs April 26, 2024 4:41 pm

    Norwich-New London region sees record job growth

    The job market in southeastern Connecticut is growing. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Norwich-New London region has the fastest growing job market in the state and the second fastest across New England. Lawmakers say fueling this growth is the Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative. The federally funded program launched in 2016 and has helped more than…

  • Jobs April 26, 2024 4:34 pm

    Norwich-New London region sees record job growth

    The Norwich-New London region has the fastest growing labor market in Connecticut and the second fastest in the entire New England region.

  • Norwich April 12, 2024 8:17 am

    Power restored for most in Norwich after equipment failure

    Power was out for thousands of Norwich Public Utilities customers on Friday morning after an equipment failure and it has been restored for most customers. The outage was affecting traffic lights are out at major intersections. Norwich Public Utilities said there was an equipment failure in the Dudley Street substation that disrupted power around 4:45 a.m. for about 5,000 customers,…

  • Norwich April 7, 2024 1:14 pm

    Possible bomb threat that closed Norwich gym was unfounded: police

    A possible bomb threat that prompted a Norwich gym to close early on Saturday was unfounded, according to police. Officers followed up on a possible bomb threat to Planet Fitness on Town Street around 5 p.m. Numerous other towns and cities in Connecticut, as well as other states have received similar threats. After learning about the threat, officials said Planet…

  • Norwich April 5, 2024 3:12 pm

    Police identify man whose remains were found in Norwich

    Police have identified a man whose remains were found at a commercial property in Norwich last month. Someone called police around 2:45 p.m. on March 3 to report what they believed may be human remains found in a vehicle at 267 North Main St. Police arrived and confirmed the remains were human. About a month after the remains were found,…

  • Norwich April 5, 2024 2:24 pm

    Police investigating dozens of car break-ins throughout Norwich

    Police are reporting dozens of car break-ins in Norwich overnight and they are asking people who were affected to call them and not touch anything in the vehicles.   Just before 4 a.m., dispatchers started to receive calls from people whose vehicles were broken into and whose possessions were stolen. The calls continued to come in for several hours as…

  • Norwich April 1, 2024 5:11 am

    Woman destroys bus stop, crashes into building in Norwich

    A woman is facing charges after police said she destroyed a bus stop and then crashed into a building in Norwich over the weekend. Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of West Main Street around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Once there, firefighters said they found a vehicle that had driven directly into the side of the building. Before…

  • Norwich March 4, 2024 4:35 pm

    Human remains found at a property in Norwich

    Police are investigating the discovery of human remains at a property in Norwich. Someone called police around 2:45 p.m. Sunday to report what they believed may be human remains found at 267 North Main Street. Police arrived and confirmed the remains were human. The remains were taken by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. Anyone with…

  • Norwich March 1, 2024 4:18 pm

    ‘Can't say it won't happen again': Norwich wearily bounces back from January flood

    It’s been nearly two months since floodwaters devastated homes and businesses in Norwich, and some are only just getting back on their feet.

  • Norwich March 1, 2024 4:19 pm

    ‘Can't say it won't happen again': Norwich wearily bounces back from January flood

    It’s been nearly two months since floodwaters devastated homes and businesses in Norwich, and some are only just getting back on their feet. On Jan. 10, heavy rains caused a partial breach of a dam on the Yantic River, leading to the devastating flood that caused residents to be evacuated. Photos from that day went viral, including one that pictured…

  • Norwich February 14, 2024 3:23 pm

    Former president of Norwich Police Benevolent Association accused of stealing funds

    The former president of the Norwich Police Benevolent Association is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization and has been arrested. Ryan O’Connell, 42, of Norwich, is suspected of stealing more than $3,000 from the Norwich Police Benevolent Association, according to the arrest warrant. The investigation started when the association learned just days before Christmas in 2021 that…

  • Norwich February 10, 2024 11:16 am

    Crash into former restaurant building causes gas leak in Norwich

    A car crashed into a former restaurant building and caused a gas leak in Norwich on Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to a report of a car into a building on Bridge Street shortly before 4 a.m. Officials said it was the former Brody’s Seafood building. Once at the scene, firefighters found that the vehicle had hit the building...

  • Norwich February 10, 2024 10:05 am

    Norwich businesses, organizations recovering a month after Yantic flooding

    Making strides to reopen once again. Some businesses and organizations in Norwich are working on repairing the damage caused by flooding from the Yantic River about a month ago. There’s a lot of work to be done inside Busy Bees’ Play Hive in Norwich. The interior filled with tarps and tools. “We’re getting ready to put down our flooring....

  • Norwich February 8, 2024 7:12 pm

    Family-owned restaurant and bakery in Norwich offers free meals to those in need

    Across our state, people are still struggling to put food on the table. According to Connecticut Foodshare, food insecurity rates are just as high as they were during the peak of the pandemic. But there’s a restaurant and bakery in Norwich looking out for those in need. For years, La Stella Pizzeria has fed people experiencing homelessness or those...

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