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Auriemma On Olympics: Take Final Four, Multiply By One Thousand

I had never been to Rio de Janeiro before, or to Brazil. I'd only been to South America twice. Once was in 2000, when I coached Diana Taurasi in Argentina the summer before her freshman year. Later, I went to Chile to see Breanna Stewart play in a tournament. So now, we're in Rio 2016 and I'm coaching...More

  • Yard Goats League President: Finish Hartford Ballpark Or Lose Team

    Yard Goats League President: Finish Hartford Ballpark Or Lose Team

    HARTFORD — A Minor League Baseball executive on Thursday raised the possibility that the league will move its team from Hartford if Dunkin' Donuts Park is not ready for the 2017 season. "If the stadium is not done, we will not come to Hartford," Eastern League President Joe McEachern said, standing...

  • Komisarjevsky Tried To Commit Suicide In Pennsylvania Prison

    Komisarjevsky Tried To Commit Suicide In Pennsylvania Prison

    Within hours of arriving at a Pennsylvania prison last week, Joshua Komisarjevsky, convicted of the brutal Cheshire triple murders in 2007, tried to hang himself in his new cell. Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes were transferred to the Camp Hill Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania on Aug. 18...

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  • Willimantic Man Charged With Serious Assault On Minor

    WILLIMANTIC — A 33-year-old man has been charged in a serious assault on a minor, police said. Jerod Trudeau of Spring Street was arrested Thursday, according to the department's arrest log. He was charged with first-degree assault — which is reserved for serious assaults — first-degree reckless...

  • Shots Fired In New London, Man Arrested, Police Say

    Shots Fired In New London, Man Arrested, Police Say

    NEW LONDON — A city man was arrested after a shots-fired incident Thursday on Blackhall Street, police said. Shareefe Flanders, 32, of Mountain Avenue was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a firearm and breach of peace, police said. They said in a press release...

  • 16-Year-Old From Waterbury Pleads Guilty in West Hartford, Farmington Armed Robberies

    HARTFORD — A 16-year-old from Waterbury who carried out gunpoint robberies against victims in West Hartford and Farmington, and then along with four others led police on a chase that ended in West Hartford, pleaded guilty Thursday to armed robbery. Aaron Fulton, who turns 17 on Saturday, pleaded...

  • After 911 Call About Killing, Waterbury Dispatcher Placed On Leave

    After 911 Call About Killing, Waterbury Dispatcher Placed On Leave

    WATERBURY — The emergency dispatcher who received a 911 call about a murder Tuesday night of a delivery woman has been placed on leave, police said Thursday. The employee, Nicole Scarino, has been working for the city for seven years. She was placed on administrative leave as they investigate. ...

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  • Washington, Conn., To Host Sold-Out 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Fest — At $175 A Ticket

    Washington, Conn., To Host Sold-Out 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Fest — At $175 A Ticket

    WASHINGTON, Conn. — For years, mother-daughter pairs have casually scouted spots around town, comparing Marty's to Luke's Diner on their quest to get a glimpse of the town that inspired TV's "Gilmore Girls." Now Washington has decided to play along. The town, known as the birthplace of "Gilmore...

  • 5 Things To Know Friday

    5 Things To Know Friday

     Bring your week to a close by catching up on everything you need to know. 1. Alt-Right Hillary Clinton delivered a blistering attack on Donald Trump during a speech in Reno Thursday afternoon. The former Secretary of State criticized the "alt-right" movement that she says traffics in "prejudice...

  • For James Blake, A Bad Encounter With Police Reverberates

    For James Blake, A Bad Encounter With Police Reverberates

    NEW HAVEN — The tabloid front page screamed the headline, "Hiding Behind The Badge." The New York Daily News reported Thursday that the NYPD, citing a 40-year-old law, had suddenly decided it would no longer release information regarding the discipline of police officers — unless there's an order...

  • Enfield High School Students Get First Look At Renovated School

    Enfield High School Students Get First Look At Renovated School

    ENFIELD — With 12 days left before the first day of school, school officials are working around the clock to put the finishing touches on the newly renovated consolidated Enfield High School. Preparation for the school's opening is continuing, with furniture still being moved around and unpacking...

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