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A Little Extra Emotion As UConn Rolls Over Memphis On Senior Day

On an emotional Senior Day a year ago, UConn found itself in an 11-point hole with just under 3 minutes left in the first quarter against Tulane. The Huskies regrouped and cruised to a 40-point win, but the slow start may well have been the result of a pregame ceremony that honored Breanna Stewart,...More

  • East Windsor Approves Casino Development Agreement

    East Windsor Approves Casino Development Agreement

    The board of selectmen Saturday unanimously backed a development agreement that brings the town another step closer to possibly hosting the state's third casino. The agreement with the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun gives East Windsor a leg up on Windsor Locks, which also is competing for...

  • UConn Overmatched As No. 17 SMU Wins 69-61; Adams Hurt

    UConn Overmatched As No. 17 SMU Wins 69-61; Adams Hurt

    UConn was somewhat more competitive with a high-caliber opponent this time, but could salvage little more than dignity from another loss to Southern Methodist. The 17th-ranked Mustangs started out with the hot shooting touch, held off a Huskies' comeback and won, 69-61, in an American Athletic...

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  • 'O Say Can You See': Crowds Audition To Sing Anthem At Hartford Yard Goats Games

    'O Say Can You See': Crowds Audition To Sing Anthem At Hartford Yard Goats Games

    Sopranos and baritones alike extended their vocal cords, perfecting their pitches while their renditions of "The Star Spangled Banner" echoed off the walls at the Spotlight Theaters. It's the first and only required audition before singing the National Anthem at Dunkin' Donuts Park, in front of...

  • One Man Killed In Hartford Crash; Other Driver Flees, But Is Captured

    One Man Killed In Hartford Crash; Other Driver Flees, But Is Captured

    HARTFORD — A 52-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash near Main Street early Saturday morning, and the driver of the other car ran from the scene but was later captured, police said. Juan Ortiz, of Hartford, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, at Pavilion and Main streets, Deputy...

  • Car Overturns, Grazes House In Torrington Wreck

    A car that ran off the road late Friday swiped a house before coming to rest in a gas station parking lot, police say. The vehicle was traveling on North Elm Street at about 10 p.m. when it veered off, struck a boulder and overturned, Torrington police officer Sgt. John Maiga said. The car continued...

  • Manslaughter, DUI Charges Filed In Fatal Litchfield Wreck

    Manslaughter, DUI Charges Filed In Fatal Litchfield Wreck

    State police have charged a woman with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence in connection with an October wreck that left a mother of three dead and five others injured. Elizabeth Waterbury, 57, of Goshen Road, Litchfield, was a driver in a collision that killed 33-year-old Aislinn...

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  • Hartford Parents Vow Action Against School System Over Abuse Report

    Hartford Parents Vow Action Against School System Over Abuse Report

    A parent advocacy group has started organizing families to lay the groundwork for potential legal action after a recent watchdog investigation revealed numerous cases of students who allegedly suffered abuse and neglect in the Hartford Public Schools. "If we don't protect them, who will?" asked...

  • Blumenthal Draws Praise, Pleas And One Challenge At New Haven Town Hall Meeting

    Blumenthal Draws Praise, Pleas And One Challenge At New Haven Town Hall Meeting

    NEW HAVEN — People stood in two lines stretched to the back of the Wilbur Cross High School auditorium Saturday afternoon, silently practicing questions to ask U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. Near the front was a self-declared member of the silent majority. William Woermer, a Branford retiree, carried...

  • Dillon Stadium Debacle Spurs Bill To Make Bidders Swear They're Not Crooks

    Dillon Stadium Debacle Spurs Bill To Make Bidders Swear They're Not Crooks

    Hartford's Dillon Stadium debacle has fueled a proposal for a new law to require bidders on government projects to sign sworn affidavits that they've never been convicted of corruption charges such as fraud, embezzlement and bribery. "Such a requirement, in my opinion, protects public-sector resources,...

  • NFL Combine: Noel Thomas Ready To Take Giant Leap From UConn To The Pros

    NFL Combine: Noel Thomas Ready To Take Giant Leap From UConn To The Pros

    Based in Atlanta while he prepares for next week's NFL combine, Noel Thomas Jr. is on a regimented Monday-through-Friday schedule. Think of an activity that adds bulk to the upper body or increases speed and quickness and Thomas has done it countless times in recent months, working to improve,...

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