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  • No. 1 UConn Women Breeze In Tuneup For No. 2 South Carolina

    No. 1 UConn Women Breeze In Tuneup For No. 2 South Carolina

    STORRS — On Monday in South Carolina, UConn plays a game of huge national import, against a team that believes it can win, in front of a crowd that will love nothing less, in opposition with players who believe their talents may be underappreciated because of the attention the Huskies get. It...

  • Scrap-Metal Collector Keeps Hartford Cats Fed

    Scrap-Metal Collector Keeps Hartford Cats Fed

    HARTFORD — Willie Ortiz is beaming under his headlamp. It's 7 p.m., dark and cold. He's driving a beat-up minivan packed floor to roof with cans of cat food. This is Ortiz's element, and he couldn't be happier. He walks toward the back of an auto body garage's yard, passing cars, vans, and even...

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  • 20-Year-Old Dead In Saturday Morning New Haven Crash

    NEW HAVEN — A 20-year-old Meriden woman was killed and another person was injured in a one-car crash early Saturday morning, state police said. Naika Nicol Rosa-Rosa, the driver, was killed after she crashed into a tree while trying to elude New Haven police officers, state police said. Police were...

  • 33-Year-Old Arrested After Guns, Narcotics, Stolen Property Found in Bridgeport

    33-Year-Old Arrested After Guns, Narcotics, Stolen Property Found in Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — A 33-year-old local man was arrested after police said he was selling narcotics out of a Wilmot Avenue residence and accepting stolen property for them. Yero Walker was arrested after an investigation in which police seized more than $7,000, 125.5 grams of crack cocaine, 110.9 ounces...

  • 87-Year-Old Man Killed After Hit By Car In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — An 87-year-old local man was killed early Saturday after he was hit by a car at the intersection of Prospect Street and Myrtle Avenue, police said. William "Frank" Godwin, of Park Avenue, suffered head, chest and pelvic trauma as a result of the accident, which took place at 6:30 a.m.,...

  • Man's Leg Severed After Being Pinned Between Cars In Meriden Crash

    MERIDEN — A man's leg was severed after he was hit and pinned between two cars on Broad Street Friday night, police said. Benjamin Ariza, 35, lost his left leg and sustained injuries to his right leg, police said. He was taken to Hartford Hospital, and his condition was not immediately available,...

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  • Eugene Robinson Did Everything Right – Except On The Eve Of Super Bowl XXXIII

    Eugene Robinson Did Everything Right – Except On The Eve Of Super Bowl XXXIII

    Eugene Robinson was a talker throughout his 16-year career as a professional football player. With the Seahawks, with the Packers, with the Falcons and with the Panthers, before the season and after the season, at Super Bowls, in the locker room or at the lectern, he covered as much ground conversationally...

  • Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in rubble of quake that killed at least 18

    Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in rubble of quake that killed at least 18

    Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site. The emergency center in Tainan, the worst-hit city, said Sunday...

  • FOX 61 Forecast: Mostly Sunny And Pleasant Sunday

    FOX 61 Forecast: Mostly Sunny And Pleasant Sunday

    Sunday’s weather will be perfect getting those last-minute shopping items for the Super Bowl and possibly preparing for several chances of snow through the middle of next week. Temperatures will be bit milder than Saturday with plenty of sunshine, sort of the calm before the storms.  A cold front...

  • Depth Carries No. 1 Windsor Past No. 3 Weaver

    Depth Carries No. 1 Windsor Past No. 3 Weaver

    HARTFORD — Whether the assignment was cutting to the basket, contesting shots, defending or making shots, Windsor was better than Weaver-Hartford in a clash of the Nos. 1 and 3 teams in The Courant state ratings on Saturday night. Windsor defeated Weaver 77-69 before a sellout crowd of 1,500 at...

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