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Whew: UConn Women Get Win 101 In A Row, Barely, Beating Tulane, 63-60

The 100th consecutive win was a celebration of the most iconic program in the sport. As UConn beat South Carolina before a capacity crowd and national TV audience, the Huskies were perched at the top of the college basketball world. They seemed invincible, a program with four consecutive national...More

  • Jeff Jacobs: UConn-Big East Talk Just Gets Louder

    Jeff Jacobs: UConn-Big East Talk Just Gets Louder

    The two of us pushed into an empty suite on the third floor of Rentschler Field on Wednesday night. Outside, UConn football assistants were finishing a session with the media and preparing for a get-together with Huskies fans. Inside the suite, athletic director Dave Benedict was asked point-blank...

  • Snow, Rains Easing Drought in Much of State, But Not for Northwestern Connecticut

    Snow, Rains Easing Drought in Much of State, But Not for Northwestern Connecticut

    Storms in recent weeks have finally begun to ease the long-running drought in many parts of Connecticut, but the northwestern portion of the state continues to be listed as an area of "extreme drought" by federal climate experts. Most of Litchfield County and about half of Hartford County make...

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  • State Police: Man Charged With Operating Under The Influence After Striking Police Cruiser On I-95

    State Police: Man Charged With Operating Under The Influence After Striking Police Cruiser On I-95

    State Police charged a Hamden man with operating under the influence and evading responsibility after they say he struck a police cruiser and fled the scene Saturday night. Police said Genaro Claussels, 49, of Hamden was traveling on I-95 northbound when he failed to move over for a parked emergency...

  • Man Shot To Death In Car Is Hartford Sixth Homicide Of 2017

    Man Shot To Death In Car Is Hartford Sixth Homicide Of 2017

    HARTFORD — A 27-year-old man found shot to death in a car in the North End early Saturday is the city's sixth homicide of the year, police said. Chace Hernandez, of Hartford, was found just after midnight sitting behind the wheel of a black Audi A4 near Winchester and Auburn streets, with gunshot...

  • Larson's Forum On Obamacare Draws Close To 100 In Berlin

    A forum hosted by Rep. John Larson Saturday on the Affordable Care Act brought out close to 100 people, many of then worried that the health care act will be repealed. "Can we improve the act? You bet we can," said Larson, the 1st District Democrat. "It's not that we don't have the capability to...

  • Lisbon Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting A Child

    STAFFORD — A Lisbon man faces 12 felony sex assault charges for having sex with his girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter, state police said Friday. Timothy Miceli, 27, was arrested Friday night by warrant and ordered held on $750,000 bond. He will be presented Tuesday in superior court in Rockville....

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  • Dan Haar: Can Insurers Resist More Merger Talk?

    Dan Haar: Can Insurers Resist More Merger Talk?

    With the Aetna-Humana deal now dead, and Anthem's bid to buy Cigna basically relegated to a $15 billion fight over breakup money, you might think the health insurance giants would be done talking about mega-mergers. They might consider a self-imposed moratorium on huge wedding engagements to turn...

  • Lyman Hall Goalie Finley VanHouten Has Proved She Can Compete With The Boys

    Lyman Hall Goalie Finley VanHouten Has Proved She Can Compete With The Boys

    Lyman Hall senior Finley VanHouten spent three years waiting for her chance to be a starting goalie on the boys hockey team. VanHouten had the talent to play for a top girls club team, but she had a different desire. "It was hard, but it felt like the right thing and I was meant to be here," VanHouten...

  • Mild Temperatures Continue Through The Long Weekend

    Mild Temperatures Continue Through The Long Weekend

    Our spring fling continues today! Expect lots of sunshine with highs in the mid 50s.  A cold front will drop through the area late Sunday with clouds and a wind shift to the northwest.  Slightly cooler air will be with us on Presidents Day, but temperatures will be still be mild for the time of...

  • Charter Schools Lose Their Way, Profits Intrude

    Charter Schools Lose Their Way, Profits Intrude

    As one of the founders and board chair of a small charter school in Connecticut, I am more and more dismayed at the state of the once-admirable charter school movement in this country. In 1997, Side by Side Charter School in Norwalk opened its doors — the first of only 12 charter schools in Connecticut....

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