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Man Found After More Than A Week At Sea; Mother Still Missing

A 22-year-old man missing at sea for eight days and given up for lost was found 100 miles south of Martha's Vineyard on Sunday, conscious and in good condition on a life raft, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. There was no word on his mother, Linda Carman, 54, who left Point Judith, R.I., in a...More

  • UConn Grad Greg Nappo Fondly Recalls Time Spent With Jose Fernandez

    UConn Grad Greg Nappo Fondly Recalls Time Spent With Jose Fernandez

    Greg Nappo was 23, a UConn grad, an 18th-round draft pick working his way up through professional baseball, a process still continuing. Jose Fernandez was just 19 in that summer of 2012, a first-round pick rocketing through the Marlins farm system. They were teammates with Greensboro, N.C., and...

  • Two Hospitalized With E. Coli Infection After Beef Recall

    Two Hospitalized With E. Coli Infection After Beef Recall

    The state Department of Public Health has recalled certain beef, veal and bison products sold at Connecticut farms and farmers market after two Connecticut residents were hospitalized for E. coli treatment. In a statement released Sunday, DPH Spokeswoman Maura Downes said the beef being recalled...

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  • Police: Couple Confined Young Children In A Dog Crate At Their Newington Home

    A couple who lived in Newington for years has been charged with two felonies for locking two of their children in a dog cage to discipline them, as well as feeding them inadequately and hitting them with a paddle, Newington police said. Michael Thalmann, 44, and his wife, Jennifer Thalmann, 48,...

  • Willimantic Woman In Critical Condition After Stabbing

    A local man is charged with criminal attempt to commit murder and first-degree assault after he stabbed a woman several times during a domestic dispute. Angel Alvarez, 53, of 50 South Street, was also charged with violation of a protective order and disorderly conduct after he allegedly stabbed...

  • 26-Year-Old Hartford Man Dies After Magnolia Street Shooting

    26-Year-Old Hartford Man Dies After Magnolia Street Shooting

    A 26-year-old local man died after a shooting late Saturday night on Magnolia Street. Nicholas Brown, of 188 Hungerford Street, died from multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body, Deputy Chief Brian Foley said. At 10:25 p.m., Foley said patrol units responded to the intersection of Vine and...

  • 'Not One More'; Dozens In Hartford Protest Police Violence

    'Not One More'; Dozens In Hartford Protest Police Violence

    Across from Mayor Luke Bronin's home Friday night, Bishop John Selders sat in a lawn chair tapping lightly on a drum, flanked by several dozen others who sang quietly. Their message: Stop the police violence. In the past seven days, two black men had been shot by police, first in Tulsa, Okla.,...

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  • Marlins ace Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

    Marlins ace Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

    Investigators believe high speed was a factor in the horrific boat crash that killed Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez. The ace pitcher, who survived a harrowing escape from his native Cuba as a teenager to become a face of the franchise and one of the brightest young stars in baseball, was found...

  • UConn (2-2) Faces Tough Challenge Against No. 6 Houston

    UConn (2-2) Faces Tough Challenge Against No. 6 Houston

    After each UConn loss this season, coach Bob Diaco has circled back to the points of defeat with simple, matter-of-fact statements. "The ball was on the half yard line," he said after the Navy game, in which the Huskies were stuffed from within a yard on the game's final play. "Score it." "The...

  • Aer Lingus Takes Bradley Trans-Atlantic Again

    Aer Lingus Takes Bradley Trans-Atlantic Again

    Aer Lingus lifts off Wednesday for its first, non-stop flight from Bradley International Airport to Dublin, returning trans-Atlantic service to the airport for the first time in eight years. The flight can't come soon enough for Nathan Owen. "I'm fed up with JFK, Boston and Newark," Owen, the chief...

  • Drought Drains Reservoirs, Forces Statewide Water Restrictions

    Drought Drains Reservoirs, Forces Statewide Water Restrictions

    Ongoing drought conditions have now forced at least half a dozen Connecticut communities and the University of Connecticut to impose mandatory outdoor water restrictions. Numerous other towns have asked for voluntary conservation, and the impact of months of inadequate rainfall goes far beyond...

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