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  • Jeff Jacobs: Collier Plays The Angles, And Doesn’t Miss

    Jeff Jacobs: Collier Plays The Angles, And Doesn’t Miss

    There was a play at the start of the second half Wednesday night, an ugly play really, that demonstrated what a beautiful basketball player Napheesa Collier has become. "She has tremendous awareness of where she is on the floor at all times," Geno Auriemma said after the UConn women left the Great...

  • Malloy, Hospitals To Fight Over Tax In Latest Clash

    Malloy, Hospitals To Fight Over Tax In Latest Clash

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to let municipalities tax non-profit hospitals for the first time would generate much-needed income for cash-strapped cities. The hospitals, in turn, would more than recoup the tax dollars they lay out through new Medicaid reimbursements. What's not to like? Plenty,...

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  • Police: Woman Fears Losing Potential Lover, Lies About Rape

    BRIDGEPORT(AP) - A New York woman is facing charges after police say she lied about being raped by two football players from a Connecticut university due to fears a third student would lose romantic interest in her. Nikki Yovino, of South Setauket (seh-TAW'-kiht), New York, has been charged with...

  • Fatal Plane Crash Is The Second In Five Months For Flight School

    Fatal Plane Crash Is The Second In Five Months For Flight School

    The small plane that crashed Wednesday in a marsh near Tweed-New Haven Airport during a training flight, killing one man and seriously injuring another, was owned by the same company that had a plane crash in East Hartford last year, federal records show. The Piper PA-38, a single-engine plane,...

  • Hartford Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Shooting Death

    Hartford Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Shooting Death

    In the middle of an illegal drug deal, Daniel "Mafi" Morales paused to admire his friend and drug dealer's handgun. Angel Vasquez, 23, had handed Morales the pistol to examine as they sat in Vasquez's Honda Accord in a parking lot behind 109 Adelaide St. the evening of Dec. 20, 2013. Morales had...

  • New London Sex Offender Who Tried To Lure Teen From N.J. Pleads Guilty

    New London Sex Offender Who Tried To Lure Teen From N.J. Pleads Guilty

    A registered sex offender pleaded guilty in Hartford federal court Wednesday to trying to entice a minor to travel to the city from New Jersey for sexual activity, according to the U.S. attorney's office. At one point, he wrote in messages to the 13-year-old female victim that he was a "child lover"...

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  • Springlike Thursday Is Here

    Springlike Thursday Is Here

    It's going to feel like spring Thursday, with the temperature rising well into the 60s. The high temperature is expected to reach 66 degrees, according to AccuWeather.com. The low temperature will be in the mid-40s. The temperature has been getting warmer every day this week. Tuesday, it was in...

  • 5 Things To Know Thursday

    5 Things To Know Thursday

      A verdict in the Moreno trial and four more things to know this Thursday morning. 1. Moreno Verdict Tony Moreno, accused of killing his 7-month-old son in 2015, was found guilty Wednesday. His defense attorney argued that he accidentally dropped his son off the Arrigoni Bridge. Jurors were apparently not...

  • Editorial: Raise The Connecticut Smoking Age To 21

    Editorial: Raise The Connecticut Smoking Age To 21

    The good news is that cigarette smoking among youths has been dropping for years. But the legislature should encourage that trend by passing a bill that would raise the smoking age to 21. The bill, proposed by state Rep. Prasad Srinivasan, a doctor and Republican from Glastonbury, would restrict...

  • Casino Players To Pitch Plans At Thursday Hearing

    Casino Players To Pitch Plans At Thursday Hearing

    The state legislative committee that oversees casinos will gather a half-dozen players in the casino expansion debate Thursday and hear their pitches – for and against – a Hartford-area gaming venue. The legislature's public safety and security committee will open the forum at 11 a.m. in Room 2E...

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