Former Megadeth Drummer Collapses on Stage, Dies

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Nick Menza, former drummer for the influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California, on Saturday. Menza’s latest band OHM was three songs into a semi-regular set at a Los Angeles-area… Read More

Double-Check Your Mega Millions Tickets

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A winning $1,000,000 Mega Millions ticket was sold in New London County for Tuesday’s drawing. The winner has yet to come forward. The winning numbers were 17-24-27-48-75 and a Mega Ball 6. The draw also carried a Megaplier of 3. There were 18,163… Read More

Crack Disguised as Dr. Pepper

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Citizen complaints to the Connecticut State Police about increased narcotic activity in their neighborhoods led to the arrest of a 23-year-old man who police say was selling crack cocaine from his Killingly home. State Troopers, with several narcotic search and seizure warrants in… Read More

Rhode Island Man Arrested for Area Bank Robberies

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On 05/18/2016 at approximately 9:30 AM the Plainfield Police Department served an arrest warrant on Jason Loyd of Foster, Rhode Island charging him with Robbery in the 2nd Degree  and Larceny in the 2nd Degree  Loyd who is currently incarcerated at Corrigan-Radkgowski Correctional… Read More

Plainfield Budget Vote to be held Monday

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Plainfield residents are set to go to their polling places on Monday to vote whether or not to accept the proposed 2016-17 general government and Board of Education budgets. The budgets combined represent a 0.69 mill-rate increase. Budgets which require a spending plan… Read More

Counterfeit Currency Passed in The Area

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The Ocean State Job Lot in Willimantic received $100 bills for payments which were later discovered to be counterfeit currency. The high quality reproductions were able to pass the counterfeit detector pen at the time of purchase. They had all of the necessary… Read More