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Jeff Jacobs: No Offense, It's Going To Be Tough For UConn To Improve

STORRS — UConn offensive coordinator Frank Verducci used the term "sensationally consistent" to describe his unit's goal for 2016. Let's be honest. Most UConn fans would prefer "consistently sensational." That's not quite right. Most UConn fans would prefer 9-3 with an invitation to a tasty bowl...More

  • Police: Teen Dies After Crashing Stolen Car In Hartford

    Police: Teen Dies After Crashing Stolen Car In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A teenager from the city died early Thursday after crashing the stolen car he was driving on Windsor Street, Hartford police said. A passing motorist saw the Subaru sedan crash about 3 a.m. in the area of 555 Windsor Street and called police, Deputy Chief Brian Foley said. The driver,...

  • Massachusetts Court Deals Blow To Regional Natural Gas Pipeline

    Massachusetts Court Deals Blow To Regional Natural Gas Pipeline

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's hopes of expanding natural gas usage in Connecticut appeared to suffer another blow as a result of a ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts that blocks a financing plan for a $3 billion regional gas pipeline. The court decision last week bars Eversource and...

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  • Motor Vehicle Violations Led To Drug Arrest In Plainfield, Police Say

    Motor Vehicle Violations Led To Drug Arrest In Plainfield, Police Say

    PLAINFIELD — A seatbelt-less man who was driving a car with a broken brake light is facing drug and weapons charges after 330 bags of heroin and a pellet gun were found in the vehicle, police said. Brandon A. Mazuraitis, 23, of Railroad Avenue was arrested Saturday on two counts of both possession...

  • State Police: One Dead In Truck Crash On I-91 South

    NEW HAVEN — One person is dead after a crash on I-91 south involving a box truck and a tractor trailer, state police said. The crash happened about 4 a.m. in the area of exits 4 and 3, according to an alert by the state Department of Transportation. All but the right lane were closed as of 5:45...

  • Water Main Break Repaired On Catherine Street In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Four two-family homes were temporarily without water Wednesday evening after a water main ruptured on Catherine Street, water company officials said. MDC crews completed their repairs about 9:30 p.m. The break had been reported five hours earlier. Along with the homes, the Moylan School...

  • Four Teens Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Chinese Food Delivery Person In Waterbury

    Four Teens Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Chinese Food Delivery Person In Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Police say four teenagers ordered takeout food so they could rob the delivery person, and now those teens face felony murder charges. Helena Vargas, 59, of Waterbury, was fatally shot in the throat outside 70 Linden St. as she sat in the delivery car for Golden Wok, an East Main Street...

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  • Derby Pain Clinic's High Prescribing Of Cancer Drug Extends Beyond Nurse

    Four nurses, all of them affiliated with a Derby pain clinic, were responsible for nearly all of the state's 2014 Medicare spending on the powerful opioid painkiller Subsys, which is at the center of a kickback probe. New Medicare data for 2014 show the four nurses, all who worked at the Comprehensive...

  • Branford's Red Hill Woods: From Selectman's Stones To Indian Ledges

    Branford's Red Hill Woods: From Selectman's Stones To Indian Ledges

    A pile of rocks along the trails of Branford's Red Hill Woods tells a story of long-ago border patrols along the Guilford line. The rocks have various years etched into them, some dating back to the late 1800s, denoting the times when the borders were checked and rechecked in the days before Google...

  • Cigna Becomes First National Insurer To Cover 3-D Mammograms

    Cigna Becomes First National Insurer To Cover 3-D Mammograms

    HARTFORD — Cigna has become the first national insurer to cover three-dimensional mammograms for routine breast cancer screening. Medicare and Connecticut's Medicaid program already cover the technology for routine mammograms, which are free to women 40 and older with insurance since Obamacare's...

  • Humidity To Return Thursday

    Humidity To Return Thursday

    It’s warming up out there but the humidity has remained in check so far. That is going to change soon too! Thursday will remain mostly sunny and warm with highs in the mid to upper 80s. But one big change to the weather that you might feel is the rising dew point. That will make it feel more humid...

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