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  • President Herbst's Letter To Big 12: UConn Has 'Strong Interest' In Joining

    President Herbst's Letter To Big 12: UConn Has 'Strong Interest' In Joining

    In case anyone still had a doubt about UConn's athletic intentions, a letter from school President Susan Herbst to Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby confirms the state university very much wants to be part of the Power Five conference. "I am expressing our strong interest in membership in the Big...

  • Kvitova Starts Slow, Then Rolls To Win

    Kvitova Starts Slow, Then Rolls To Win

    NEW HAVEN – It took a little while for Petra Kvitova to get going Wednesday night in her match against Genie Bouchard at the Connecticut Open. But once she got going, it was hard to stop her. Down 3-1 in the first set, Kvitova rallied to beat Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 in front of an announced crowd of...

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  • Water Main Break Repaired On Catherine Street In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Four two-family homes were temporarily without water Wednesday evening after a water main ruptured on Catherine Street, water company officials said. MDC crews completed their repairs about 9:30 p.m. The break had been reported five hours earlier. Along with the homes, the Moylan School...

  • Officials: Gang Member Gets 66 Months For Racketeering Assault

    NEW HAVEN — A reputed city gang member was sentenced Wednesday to 66 months for a 2014 assault and drug possession, federal officials said. Christopher Graham, 29, pleaded guilty in January to assault in aid of racketeering and possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine. The U.S. Attorney's...

  • Two From Waterbury Charged With Heroin Distribution

    NEW HAVEN — A grand jury indicted two Waterbury men on heroin distribution charges, federal officials said Wednesday. The indictment, returned Tuesday, accused Jamar Jones, 35, and Alvin Lopes, 40, of conspiring to distribute and distributing heroin starting in March and continuing into this month....

  • Waterbury Man Charged After Monroe Fatal Overdose

    Following an investigation into the overdose death of a Monroe woman in June, a Waterbury man has been charged with heroin distribution, federal authorities said Wednesday. James Hayes, 32, was taken into custody Monday on federal charges of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution...

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  • Eastern League President To Speak At Dunkin' Donuts Park Press Conference Thursday

    Eastern League President To Speak At Dunkin' Donuts Park Press Conference Thursday

    HARTFORD — The head of minor league baseball's Eastern League will be at the still-uncompleted Dunkin' Donuts Park to speak with reporters on Thursday, two days after the Hartford Yard Goats released a schedule that will have the team playing its first home game at the stadium on April 13. Construction...

  • New Haven Man Struck With Pistol During Robbery

    NEW HAVEN — A man was hit multiple times with a pistol and possibly shot during a robbery early Wednesday, police said. The victim told police that the robbery happened as he was entering his basement apartment on Woodward Avenue about 3 a.m. After going inside, a man came in after him, hitting...

  • Rainaud Takes Charge, Wins Connecticut PGA Championship

    Rainaud Takes Charge, Wins Connecticut PGA Championship

    HARTFORD — Adam Rainaud's two-stroke advantage had diminished to one after his bogey at No. 17. And when Fran Morrello stuck his tee shot 12 from the pin at the 18th, Rainaud didn't retreat. He attacked. His 7-iron from 182 yards stopped 18 inches from the cup in the final round of the Connecticut...

  • New Haven Police: Man Meets Woman Online, Gets Stabbed On Date

    New Haven Police: Man Meets Woman Online, Gets Stabbed On Date

    NEW HAVEN — After meeting with a woman he met online, a Hamden man was threatened and stabbed Tuesday night, police said. The victim had gone to met up with a woman named Tasha that he found on a website called Plenty of Fish, police said. Once meeting with her behind the LaQuinta Inn on Sargent...

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