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Huskies Hold Off Tulsa, 75-73

STORRS — The Huskies didn't allow six miserable minutes in Philadelphia to define their season. Forty-eight hours later, their mettle was being tested again, this time at home, this time with the possibility of an even more embarrassing collapse looming. When James Woodard scored on a reverse layup,...More

  • Flack Attack — Communication Heads Start Rolling At State Agencies

    Jon Lender: Flak Attack — Communication Heads Start Rolling At State Agencies

    When the Democrat-controlled General Assembly quietly removed 32 highly paid executive-branch jobs from the state's merit system last year and made them into politically appointed posts, it was unclear when the Malloy administration would begin ousting unwanted people it inherited from past governors....

  • Bitterly Cold Weather On Tap For Weekend; Temps Will Drop Below Zero

    Bitterly Cold Weather On Tap For Weekend; Temps Will Drop Below Zero

    Connecticut residents might want to bundle up this Valentine's Day weekend as the state is expected to see some "life-threatening," potentially record-cold temperatures and blustery wind conditions that could dip temperatures well below zero at times, according to the National Weather Service. Extreme...

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  • Tractor Trailer Crashes Into Car On Route 8

    LITCHFIELD — Two men suffered minor injuries when a tanker truck crashed into a car that was stopped on Route 8 early Saturday morning. At about 4 a.m., Jamel Lafrazier, 40, of New Haven, stopped his car in the middle of Route 8's northbound lanes near Exit 41 for unknown reasons, police said. Carlos...

  • Two Injured After Naugatuck Condo Fire

    NAUGATUCK — Two people were treated for smoke inhalation and released after a fire broke out at a local condominium complex Saturday morning. The fire started at about 6:30 a.m. at the complex, located at 39 Horton Hill Road, and was put out a few hours later, Naugatuck Deputy Fire Chief Ellen Murray...

  • State Police Seize 400 Bags Of Heroin From Killingly Home

    State Police Seize 400 Bags Of Heroin From Killingly Home

    KILLINGLY — Two local men were arrested after state police said they seized about 400 bags of heroin from their home Friday. Francisco Fraustro, 39, and David Desjardin, 32, were actively using their apartment on Litchfield Avenue in order to store, process and sell heroin, state police said. At...

  • Hamden Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Fire

    Hamden Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Fire

    HAMDEN (AP) — A Hamden man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in a burning house in December. Police say 26-year-old Benjamin Carpenter is charged with murder, first-degree arson, tampering with evidence and conspiracy. Forty-five-year-old Jennifer Antonier...

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  • Pope Francis gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite

    Pope Francis gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite

    Pope Francis challenged Mexico's political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are wracking the country, delivering a tough-love message to Mexico's ruling classes...

  • Yale Continues To Mull Name Change For Calhoun College

    Yale Continues To Mull Name Change For Calhoun College

    NEW HAVEN (AP) — Yale University continues to mull whether to change the name of a residential college named for 19th century alumnus John C. Calhoun who was an ardent supporter of slavery. The decision lies with the Ivy League university's governing body, the Yale Corporation. It's been gathering...

  • Man Found Dead At East Hartford Motel

    Man Found Dead At East Hartford Motel

    EAST HARTFORD — A man was fatally stabbed Thursday morning at a local motel, police said. A woman called police shortly after 11:30 a.m. to report a man was in a room at the Madison Motor Inn, 393 Main St., with a neck wound and was having difficulty breathing, police said. When officers arrived,...

  • Police: Man Arrested After Firing Shots In West Haven

    Police: Man Arrested After Firing Shots In West Haven

    WEST HAVEN — A 38-year-old man was arrested Friday after police said he shot several rounds into the air outside of his home after drinking. At about 11:30 p.m. Andre Morales was found outside of his home on Eagle Place after police said they received multiple calls of gunshots in the area. Police...

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