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  • Windsor Locks Lawmaker Seeks More Casino Studies

    Windsor Locks Lawmaker Seeks More Casino Studies

    A freshman state lawmaker is proposing legislation that would require a local referendum and other studies before a possible third casino could be established in Connecticut off tribal lands. Rep. Scott Storms, who represents Windsor Locks, one of the two towns left in the running to host a satellite...

  • This UConn Women's Roster Has Emphatically Answered Any Questions

    This UConn Women's Roster Has Emphatically Answered Any Questions

    In the days leading up to this season, Geno Auriemma speculated about his roster and the prospect of the 2016-17 UConn women's basketball team. Who would emerge as the leader, on court and off? When the game was in peril and the Huskies were struggling, who would step forward and grab the wheel?...

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  • Freezing Rain Could Make Tuesday Evening Commute Slippery

    Freezing Rain Could Make Tuesday Evening Commute Slippery

    The ice storm that coated the Midwest is moving east and could make the Tuesday evening commute difficult in northern Connecticut. Precipitation could arrive any time between noon and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Fox 61 meteorologist Matt Scott said. "It's a race between temperatures moving enough past 32 and...

  • New Haven Police: Man Smashes Way Into House, Gets Himself Shot

    NEW HAVEN — A Pine Street resident shot and wounded a man he said kicked in his front door and stepped into his home. New Haven police are investigating the incident, reported at 3:35 a.m. Monday, but have not charged the home owner. Jorge Ortiz, 26, whose address was not known, was taken to Yale...

  • Dogs Die South Windsor House Fire

    Dogs Die South Windsor House Fire

    Ten dogs died in a fire that heavily damaged a home at 367 Griffin Road Sunday night, fire officials said. A neighbor spotted the fire and called 911 at 7:40 p.m. The first fire commander was on the scene in four minutes and there was already heavy fire on the second floor and through the roof,...

  • Police: Vehicle Pulled From Pond Was Reported Stolen

    Police: Vehicle Pulled From Pond Was Reported Stolen

    MILFORD — A red Honda Accord pulled from an icy pond behind a home on Tomahawk Lane Sunday was reported stolen earlier in the day, police said. Police and fire officials headed to the pond shortly after 2 p.m. Someone had seen the car poking out of the frigid water and called for help. A dive team...

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  • Childhood Friends Plan To Open Brewery In Cheney Brothers Historic District

    Childhood Friends Plan To Open Brewery In Cheney Brothers Historic District

    Longtime friends Adam Delaura, Chris Walnum and Sean Gaura share an affinity for nerdy fantasy games and a love of art and craft beer. Their common devotion has grown over the past year from talk over beers in Walnum's garage to a lease on the new home of their planned commercial brewery. Labyrinth...

  • Out Of Prison, Manchester Boxer Working On A Comeback

    Out Of Prison, Manchester Boxer Working On A Comeback

    Released from prison recently after serving five years for assault, former boxing champion Matt Remillard said fellow inmates at first either wanted to buddy up to him or test him. "They'd sing the 'Rocky' anthem every time my cell door opened," Remillard said. The onetime celebrity slugger, now...

  • No. 1 Capital Prep Comes Out Ahead 49-46 In Close Battle With No. 8 Mercy

    No. 1 Capital Prep Comes Out Ahead 49-46 In Close Battle With No. 8 Mercy

    Bella Santoro hit a three-pointer for Mercy with less than two minutes to go Monday night against Capital Prep and suddenly the Tigers led by three points for the first time since the first quarter and all things were possible. "Now you're feeling good," Mercy girls basketball coach Tim Kohs said....

  • Department Of Motor Vehicles Rolls Out Permit Tests In Russian, Arabic

    Department Of Motor Vehicles Rolls Out Permit Tests In Russian, Arabic

    Department of Motor Vehicle officials say they are now offering learner's permit tests in Russian and Arabic after customer requests for tests in the two languages. DMV spokesman Bill Seymour said Friday that the department "received a number of requests" for the tests in those languages and that...

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