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Jeff Jacobs: Something Rotten In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — They were up 12 points with 5:38 left. They had held Temple to 11 points in the first 14:22 of the second half. They were riding a tremendous defensive effort that would have propelled them happily all the way back to Storrs.More

  • 'Life-Threatening' Cold Ahead In Connecticut

    'Life-Threatening' Cold Ahead In Connecticut

    Though this February hasn't been much like last year, Connecticut is expected to see some "life-threatening" cold temperatures this weekend that could dip below zero, according to the National Weather Service. The cold temperature arrives Saturday afternoon and continues into Sunday, NWS said in...

  • Casino Delay Bodes Well For East Windsor, Hartford

    Casino Delay Bodes Well For East Windsor, Hartford

    Many of us were surprised to hear this week that the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes might not come to the legislature until 2017 with a final plan for a casino site in the Hartford area. What happened to the big rush? There's a reason why the pick is taking longer than General Electric...

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  • Gales Ferry Fire Department Rescues 20 Animals From Barn

    LEDYARD – The Gales Ferry Fire Department rescued 20 animals after a barn fire at a property on Long Cover Road. The fire was reported at a barn on the property around 9 p.m. Thursday night, the department said. The fire was not serious and the property owner was able to mainly extinguish it with...

  • Stamford Woman Charged With Unemployment Fraud

    STAMFORD – A 37-year-old local woman is facing charges after she illegally collected more than $23,000 in unemployment benefits over a period of more than two years, according to the state's Division of Criminal Justice. Kawana Brickhouse, 37, of Revere Drive in Stamford, was charged Thursday with...

  • Bolton Man Gets 38 Years For Trying To Kill Wife

    ROCKVILLE — A 53-year-old Bolton man convicted in November of three counts of attempted murder for trying to repeatedly kill his wife was sentenced to 38 years in prison on Thursday. John Corver, who has a history of violence against women, was also convicted Nov. 25 of two counts of first-degree...

  • Greenwich Teen Fined In Fatal Boating Accident Has Charges Reduced

    Greenwich Teen Fined In Fatal Boating Accident Has Charges Reduced

    GREENWICH – The 17-year-old girl who was operating a boat in 2014 when it killed one of her friends and left another severely injured saw her charges and fine reduced in court Wednesday. The operator, Elizabeth Lewis, now 17, was initially issued several infractions for violating boating regulations,...

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  • FOX 61 Forecast: Morning Sunshine With Cold Temps

    FOX 61 Forecast: Morning Sunshine With Cold Temps

    The big story is the harsh, potentially record-breaking cold this weekend. As bitter cold arrives tonight into Saturday morning, there is one last shot at snow showers. This doesn’t look like much but it’s worth mentioning so you don’t get caught off guard. Get your hats, scarves and gloves ready...

  • Connecticut's Last Coal-Fired Power Plant To Be Closed

    Connecticut's Last Coal-Fired Power Plant To Be Closed

    Connecticut's last coal-fired power plant, Bridgeport Harbor Station, is scheduled to be closed by 2021 and replaced by a new cleaner-burning natural gas facility, according to the plant's owner, PSEG. The gas-powered plant is expected to be in operation by 2019 and will be capable of producing...

  • Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama in Democratic debate

    Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama in Democratic debate

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Clinton, who has cast herself...

  • Owls End Huskies' Roll, 63-58

    Owls End Huskies' Roll, 63-58

    PHILADELPHIA – UConn's roll was stopped as abruptly, as ineptly and as hideously as could be imagined. Up a dozen points with less than six minutes to go, poised to move into a first-place tie in the American Conference, the Huskies fell apart Thursday night, and Temple sent them packing with a...

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