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UConn Women: No Kia, No Problem As Huskies Hit No. 102

She sat on the bench for the final game at the XL Center this season, taking her place with the transfers who have watched from that spot all season. Kia Nurse, her right foot in a protective walking boot, was next to Batouly Camara and Azura Stevens. She offered instruction from her seat, always...More

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  • Video Shows Attempted Watertown Break-In, Police Say

    Video Shows Attempted Watertown Break-In, Police Say

    Police have released images of a man they believe tried to pry open the doors of a town restaurant earlier this month. The suspect in a Feb. 9 attempted burglary can be seen in surveillance footage approaching Horatio's Cafe on Main Street at about 11 p.m., and using a long pry bar to try to open...

  • Opioid Crisis Continuing As Overdose Deaths Jump 25 Percent In 2016

    Opioid Crisis Continuing As Overdose Deaths Jump 25 Percent In 2016

    Last year, 917 people died from drug overdoses in the state, a 25 percent jump from the previous year, the chief state medical examiner said Thursday. Dr. James Gill said deaths involving the powerful synthetic fentanyl increased by 155 percent. In 2015, 729 people died from drug overdoses. "Deaths...

  • East Haven Plane Crash Survivor Identified

    East Haven Plane Crash Survivor Identified

    A 20-year-old New London man survived a deadly plane crash Wednesday morning near Tweed-New Haven Airport, police said on Thursday. Rafayel Hany Wassef was critically injured in the crash about 25 yards south of the airport in a marsh, police said Thursday morning. He was rushed to Yale-New Haven...

  • Police: Woman Lied About Sexual Assault Involving Sacred Heart Student

    Police say a New York woman lied when she reported that she was sexually assaulted by two men, one of whom was a Sacred Heart University football player, during a house party last October. Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, N.Y., was charged earlier this week with filing a false report and tampering...

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  • White House Fires Back At Malloy Over Immigration

    White House Fires Back At Malloy Over Immigration

    It didn't take long for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to get the White House to pay attention to Connecticut's stand on enforcing immigration laws. At a press briefing Thursday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer questioned whether Malloy was "not following the laws of the nation" when he...

  • Child Advocate: Mother Of Malnourished Teen Who Died Was On State Child-Abuse Registry

    Child Advocate: Mother Of Malnourished Teen Who Died Was On State Child-Abuse Registry

    State Child Advocate Sarah Eagan reported to lawmakers Thursday that the mother of Matthew Tirado, the 17-year-old who died with broken bones, bruises and weighing 84 pounds, was listed on the state's child-abuse registry for past instances of physical abuse and educational neglect of Matthew. Eagan's...

  • Norwegian Air To Fly Out Of Bradley With Low-Cost Service To Scotland

    Norwegian Air To Fly Out Of Bradley With Low-Cost Service To Scotland

    Norwegian Air International, one of the new breed of super-discounters, is launching service from Bradley to Edinburgh, Scotland, with three flights a week starting this summer. Norwegian will become the second airline to establish a trans-Atlantic flight from Bradley International Airport in Windsor...

  • UConn Men: When Huskies Couldn't Afford To Lose, They Lost

    UConn Men: When Huskies Couldn't Afford To Lose, They Lost

    The Huskies had their own "Deflategate" story in Houston. The air came hissing out of their season in the second half on Wednesday night. UConn came into this game on a winning streak and played a terrific first half to build a 12-point lead. A road win at Houston would have validated the Huskies'...

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