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Huskies Blow 12-Point Lead Against Temple; Lose 63-58

PHILADELPHIA – The Huskies appeared to have a crucial game wrapped up on Thursday night, but instead left Philadelphia with a stunning defeat, another game they are likely to rue when the season is over. Temple, hitting a series of clutch shots, erased a 12-point UConn lead over the last 5:40,...More

  • Lawmakers Want General Assembly To Take Up Pot Bill

    Lawmakers Want General Assembly To Take Up Pot Bill

    HARTFORD – With other New England states considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, a New Haven lawmaker wants a discussion about the issue at the Capitol this session. "I'm going to be pushing very hard," Rep. Juan Candelaria, a Democrat, said Thursday, the day he introduced legislation...

  • Man Who Fired Into Meriden Mosque After Paris Attacks Pleads Guilty

    Man Who Fired Into Meriden Mosque After Paris Attacks Pleads Guilty

    HARTFORD — Ted Hakey Jr., who fired four shots into an unoccupied mosque next door to his Meriden home after the Paris terrorist attacks in November, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to intentional destruction of religious property, a federal hate crime. Sentencing is scheduled for May 10...

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  • Bolton Man Gets 38 Years For Trying To Kill Wife

    ROCKVILLE — A 53-year-old Bolton man convicted in November of three counts of attempted murder for trying to repeatedly kill his wife was sentenced to 38 years in prison on Thursday. John Corver, who has a history of violence against women, was also convicted Nov. 25 of two counts of first-degree...

  • Greenwich Teen Fined In Fatal Boating Accident Has Charges Reduced

    Greenwich Teen Fined In Fatal Boating Accident Has Charges Reduced

    GREENWICH – The 17-year-old girl who was operating a boat in 2014 when it killed one of her friends and left another severely injured saw her charges and fine reduced in court Wednesday. The operator, Elizabeth Lewis, now 17, was initially issued several infractions for violating boating regulations,...

  • State Police Investigating Oxford Armed Robbery

    State Police Investigating Oxford Armed Robbery

    OXFORD – State police are investigating after the Sunoco Gas Station on Oxford Road was robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday. State police said a male suspect entered the gas station located at 357 Oxford Rd. at approximately 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, displayed a black handgun and demanded money from the cash...

  • Officials: Charges Unlikely In Fatal Hunting Accident Involving State Trooper

    Officials: Charges Unlikely In Fatal Hunting Accident Involving State Trooper

    The Maine man who shot a Connecticut state trooper during a recent hunting trip in Texas is unlikely to be charged, authorities say. Stephen Davis, a 27-year veteran of the state police from Hebron, died Saturday on the Cinco Ranch in Maverick County. Authorities said the 50-year-old Davis was hit...

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  • Rewind: UConn Men Vs. Temple

    Rewind: UConn Men Vs. Temple

    The UConn men's basketball team takes on Temple in AAC action Thursday night. Follow along and use the hashtag #uconnmen to join the conversation.

  • Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

    Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

    Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing an immediate truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in the coming week. Although foreign ministers from the International Syria Support...

  • Governor Says State Preparing For Zika Virus

    Governor Says State Preparing For Zika Virus

    HARTFORD — Connecticut has launched a multi-pronged approach to preventing an outbreak of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that is rarely fatal but has been linked to birth defects. While no cases of the virus have been identified in Connecticut, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with his top public...

  • Connecticut Home Sales Surge in 2015 But Prices Lag

    Connecticut Home Sales Surge in 2015 But Prices Lag

    Home sales in Connecticut regained strength in 2015, surging nearly 17 percent compared with the previous year, a new report Thursday showed, and experts say the momentum should carry over into 2016. "Will it be gangbusters?" said Michael Menatian, president of Sanborn Mortgage Corp. in West Hartford....

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