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UConn Men: Heart-Stopping Huskies Bringing Fun Back To Season

Take everything you saw in UConn's win over Memphis and make it a double. The Huskies' victory at Temple on Sunday was almost a carbon copy, falling behind, surging back close, falling back again, surging back and not getting over the top until the very end. To any who said, "I'd like to see them...More

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  • Letters Of Granby School Sign Rearranged To Spell Out Racial Slur

    GRANBY — Police were alerted Saturday that someone rearranged letters on a Granby school's sign to spell out a racial slur targeting African-Americans. Anna Rogers said her boyfriend spotted the vandalism when they were out for a drive after lunch, and asked her to turn around and take a look. Rogers,...

  • Crews Find Kayak in Thames River While Searching For Its Owner

    Crews Find Kayak in Thames River While Searching For Its Owner

    The U.S. Coast Guard found a kayak belonging to Lyle Dagenais, whose family reported him missing Sunday night. Dagenais, 31, of Montville, went fishing in the Thames River in an 11-foot-kayak on Sunday morning. A Coast Guard spokesman said his family confirmed the kayak belonged to Dagenais, and...

  • Airplane Doing Touch And Go Landings At Ellington Airport Makes Belly Landing

    A pilot performing touch and go landings at Ellington Airport on Sunday morning made a belly landing with the aircraft, state police said. The single-engine aircraft touched down and then slid on its belly about 183 yards before coming to rest, state police said. The pilot, who was not identified,...

  • Hartford Fire Battles Blaze On Hamilton Street

    Crews knocked down a heavy fire on the second story of a three story brick apartment building on Hamilton Street. Hartford Fire Officials said the 70 Hamilton Street building was showing heavy fire Sunday around 1 p.m., but it appeared everyone was out of the building. The blaze was put out by...

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  • Lyman Hall Goalie Finley VanHouten Has Proved She Can Compete With The Boys

    Lyman Hall Goalie Finley VanHouten Has Proved She Can Compete With The Boys

    Lyman Hall senior Finley VanHouten spent three years waiting for her chance to be a starting goalie on the boys hockey team. VanHouten had the talent to play for a top girls club team, but she had a different desire. "It was hard, but it felt like the right thing and I was meant to be here," VanHouten...

  • Connecticut Sees Increase In Towns, Cities Exploring Sanctuary City Status After Immigration Executive Order

    Connecticut Sees Increase In Towns, Cities Exploring Sanctuary City Status After Immigration Executive Order

    In the wake of President Donald Trump's executive order to tighten the enforcement of immigration laws and halt funding to municipalities that do not cooperate with federal immigration officials, municipalities across Connecticut are taking steps to protect undocumented immigrants. Bloomfield town...

  • Mild Stretch Continues On Presidents Day, Warmer Temps Ahead

    Mild Stretch Continues On Presidents Day, Warmer Temps Ahead

    Slightly cooler air will be with us on Presidents Day, but temperatures will be still be mild for the time of year, averaging in the 40s. The rest of the week remains warm and relatively quiet (other than a light shower Tuesday night) until we get to Friday night and the weekend when some steady...

  • George F. Will: Yale Grad Says '60s Spawned Today's Venom

    George F. Will: Yale Grad Says '60s Spawned Today's Venom

    In his 72 years, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, who was raised in segregated Richmond, Va., acknowledges that he has seen much change, often for the better, including advances in the 1960s. But in his elegant new memoir, "All Falling Faiths: Reflections...

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