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Jeff Jacobs: Huskies' Road Show Is A Beauty To Behold

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The beauty in these games — "games of the century," Geno Auriemma loves to call them — is in the hype, in the pregame excitement, in the possibility. Colonial Life Arena surely was a sight and sound to behold at 7 p.m. Monday. South Carolina was 22-0. UConn was 22-0. The Gamecocks...More

  • CT State Trooper Killed In Texas Hunting Accident

    CT State Trooper Killed In Texas Hunting Accident

    TOLLAND — A Connecticut state trooper has been killed in a hunting accident in Texas, according to law enforcement and other officials. Trooper Stephen Davis, who spent about two decades working in Tolland, was shot and killed Saturday evening in Maverick County, Texas, according to the sheriff's...

  • Five Connecticut Connections To The New Hampshire Primary

    Five Connecticut Connections To The New Hampshire Primary

    Months of presidential hopefuls parading around diners, American Legion halls and church basements in this state all culminate in today's New Hampshire primary election. The first in the nation primary -- or #fitn if you're following along on Twitter -- gives a disproportionate amount of attention...

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  • State Police Investigating Colchester Bank Robbery

    State Police Investigating Colchester Bank Robbery

    COLCHESTER – State police are searching for the man they say robbed the United Bank on Linwood Avenue Monday afternoon. State police said a man dressed in sunglasses, a black hooded sweatshirt, a dark colored baseball bat and blue jeans entered the bank at 99 Linwood Ave. at approximately 3:30...

  • Police: Man Stabbed Mother, Charged With Attempted Murder

    Police: Man Stabbed Mother, Charged With Attempted Murder

    ORANGE –A 21-year-old local man is facing attempted murder charges after police said he stabbed his mother multiple times early Friday morning. Police said they responded to a complaint of a serious assault at 220 Mulberry Lane at 3:18 a.m. Friday and arrived to find a female victim in her 50s suffering...

  • Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    Man Accused Of Shooting At Meriden Mosque To Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

    HARTFORD — A Meriden man accused of firing a rifle at a mosque next to his home shortly after the terrorist attacks in Paris is scheduled to plead guilty to a federal hate crime. A lawyer for Ted Hakey Jr. says his client will plead guilty to damaging religious property Thursday in federal court...

  • State Of Connecticut Awards $6 Million To Miguel Roman, Wrongly Imprisoned For Years

    State Of Connecticut Awards $6 Million To Miguel Roman, Wrongly Imprisoned For Years

    Miguel Roman, released from prison in 2008 after DNA tests showed that he was wrongfully imprisoned for more than 20 years for a murder he did not commit, was awarded $6 million on Monday by the state of Connecticut. In the award decision, Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr. apologized to Roman...

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  • Huskies Record 60th Straight With 66-54 Win Over South Carolina

    Huskies Record 60th Straight With 66-54 Win Over South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Just the other day, Geno Auriemma was saying how respectful he was of South Carolina's rapid ascension in women's basketball. He admitted in some regards its current team was ahead developmentally to his own 1995 team, the one that conquered Tennessee and changed the game. What...

  • Malloy Calls For DMV Legislation To Cut Wait Times For Motorists

    Malloy Calls For DMV Legislation To Cut Wait Times For Motorists

    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel Malloy is calling for legislation he said Tuesday will reduce the nightmarish waiting times for motorists being caused by the Department of Motor Vehicles' ongoing problems with its new computer system. Malloy wants to allow private contractors, such as the AAA, to provide...

  • Germany trains crash killing 9, injurng 150

    Germany trains crash killing 9, injurng 150

    Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cut out of the wreckage and transported across a river for medical care, police said. The two regional trains crashed before 7 a.m....

  • Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    Tribes Say They Don't Have Casino Location Selected Yet

    GROTON — The tribal operators of Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos said Monday they are close to selecting their top locations for a third, jointly-run gaming venue — but they also suggested they might not be ready to come back to the state legislature this session. "We don't want to go to the legislature...

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