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Stewart, Jefferson Lead UConn Women In Second-Half Stomping Of Temple

PHILADELPHIA – Temple came into Sunday's game against UConn red-hot, flames flaring from its chassis after a six-game winning streak that has established it as a contender with South Florida as the No. 2 seed in the American Athletic Conference tournament. But it takes a special heat to cool the...More

  • The Secret To A Happy Marriage: Advice From Couples Who Have Been Married For Decades

    The Secret To A Happy Marriage: Advice From Couples Who Have Been Married For Decades

    Five couples from the Mulberry Gardens assisted living facility in Plantsville renewed their vows Friday just in time for Valentine's Day. We asked them if they had any advice for young couples. This is what they shared with us: Marjorie and Wendell McKennerney, Married 44 Years Marjorie offered...

  • MGM Casino Considered Key Element Of Springfield's Rebirth

    MGM Casino Considered Key Element Of Springfield's Rebirth

    SPRINGFIELD — In 2011, a tornado crossed the Connecticut River into Springfield, cutting a swath of damage through one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Today, the 14-acre area just south of downtown is considered the cornerstone of rebirth for this struggling city of 154,000, the site of...

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  • State Police Charge West Hartford Man In East Granby Bank Robberies

    EAST GRANBY — State Police charged a 45-year-old West Hartford man with robbery and larceny after two separate robberies at First National Bank of Suffield. Kevin Baker, 45, of 16 Timber Lane in West Hartford is charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree larceny....

  • Natural Gas Outage Leaves Berlin Homes Without Heat On Coldest Day Of Year

    BERLIN — The record breaking cold temperatures caused a gas regulator to freeze leaving up to 417 customers without heat. Officials from Connecticut Natural Gas said at 4 a.m. the gas regulator froze and malfunctioned leaving 417 customers on 14 streets without service. The streets around Farmington...

  • Truck Fire Closes I-84 Eastbound In Tolland

    TOLLLAND—Interstate 84 was closed for four hours this morning after a truck carrying frozen chicken caught fire near Exit 67. Tolland Fire responded to the accident around 2:30 a.m. and shut down the highway between Eastbound exits 67 and 68. Fire officials said the driver of the truck was not injured...

  • 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...

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  • Temps Drop Below Zero As Bitterly Cold Weather Grips State

    Temps Drop Below Zero As Bitterly Cold Weather Grips State

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

  • Pope brings message of hope to Mexico City suburb

    Pope brings message of hope to Mexico City suburb

    Hundreds of thousands of people gathered Sunday as Pope Francis began what was expected to be the biggest event of his five-day trip to Mexico: a Mass in the capital's crime-ridden suburb of Ecatepec, where drug violence, gangland-style executions and kidnappings are a daily fact of life. The Mexican...

  • Jeff Jacobs: When Caron Butler Became A Man At UConn

    Jeff Jacobs: When Caron Butler Became A Man At UConn

    STORRS — He hadn't expected to see his old coach on this cold, cold February night. He had heard that Jim Calhoun, the one who took a chance on him all those years ago, might not be able to make it. And then Caron Butler caught Calhoun out of the corner of his eye. "It was extremely emotional,"...

  • UConn Men's Insider: Five Things Learned From The Huskies' Nail-Biting Win Over Tulsa

    UConn Men's Insider: Five Things Learned From The Huskies' Nail-Biting Win Over Tulsa

    STORRS – The word for UConn's win over Tulsa on Saturday night is not even a word. Phew. … It's just a sound, like "brrr," the best word for the weather outside Lambeau, er, Gampel. The Huskies were up by 20, and then suddenly Tulsa's Pat Birt caught fire and the lead was down to three. Could UConn...

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