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Jeff Jacobs: No Excuses For Lynx Olympians

UNCASVILLE — Think about this. Think about Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green winning the gold medal against Serbia in the Olympics and playing for the Warriors six nights later against the Celtics.More

  • Family IDs 13-Year-Old Killed In Hartford Crash

    Family IDs 13-Year-Old Killed In Hartford Crash

    HARTFORD — Family and community members have identified the 13-year-old who died early Thursday after crashing a stolen car as Jamaire Smith, a North End resident who was set to start eighth grade at Thirman L. Milner School next week. Nakisha Green, Jamaire's mother, confirmed Friday that her son...

  • Liquor Retailer Under Investigation For Cutting Prices, A Violation Of State Law

    Liquor Retailer Under Investigation For Cutting Prices, A Violation Of State Law

    Days after Total Wine & More filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's alcohol pricing rules, the Department of Consumer Protection confirmed that it is investigating the giant retailer for openly flouting that law. The department has received a flood of complaints that Total Wine...

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  • Freight Train Catches Fire In Hartford

    Freight Train Catches Fire In Hartford

    HARTFORD — City firefighters responded to a fire on a freight train Friday evening. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m.; billowing gray smoke was visible in an area beneath Interstate 84. Three flaming train cars were towed from Hawthorne Street to an access point off of Flower Street, where...

  • Five-Car Crash Closes Part Of I-91 North In Hartford

    Five-Car Crash Closes Part Of I-91 North In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A five-car crash has closed the three left lanes of I-91 northbound between Exits 25 and 27, police said. The crash was reported shortly after 9 a.m. and involved multiple cars and a tractor trailer, state police said. Occupants of the vehicles sustained only minor injuries, state police...

  • State Police: One Lane Closed Following Fiery Crash On I-84 East

    State Police: One Lane Closed Following Fiery Crash On I-84 East

    HARTFORD — A car fire closed a portion of I-84 eastbound Saturday morning, state police said. At about 8 a.m., an accident cause a car to catch fire near Exit 48, state police said. As of about 10:45 a.m., all lanes of the highway were open. State police said no injuries were reported. Check back...

  • Radwanska Overwhelms Defending Champion Kvitova In Connecticut Open Semifinals

    Radwanska Overwhelms Defending Champion Kvitova In Connecticut Open Semifinals

    NEW HAVEN — Agnieszka Radwanska charged the net and dropped a backhand winner out of Petra Kvitova's reach to win the second game in the second set Friday night at the Connecticut Tennis Center. Shoulders slouched, Kvitova looked to the dark New Haven sky for an answer. She had none. After enduring...

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  • Sunshine And Low Humidity Make For Beautiful Weekend Ahead

    Sunshine And Low Humidity Make For Beautiful Weekend Ahead

    This a beautiful last weekend of August with plenty of sunshine, low to moderate humidity to enjoy the late summer outdoor activities before we all go back to work and school this week! Today will be the warmer of the two weekend days with highs in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. Sunday will...

  • Granby Teen Gives Back Through Golf

    Granby Teen Gives Back Through Golf

    Chase Skrubis loves talking about the first set of golf clubs he restored. He remembers all the steps he took with his father, Steven, to make sure they got it right, re-gripping the clubs, cleaning the faces, making sure every little detail was complete. But more than anything else, he remembers...

  • A Shoreline Preserve Always Meant For Open Space

    A Shoreline Preserve Always Meant For Open Space

    A magnesium plant. As I watched monarch butterflies fly up and down across fields of Queen Anne's lace and black-eyed Susans or distant sailboats navigating Block Island Bay to the Atlantic Ocean, my mind keeps coming back to a magnesium plant. That was once the future of a 17-acre parcel at the...

  • Main Street: Geissler's Supermarket is a Family-Owned Alternative

    Main Street: Geissler's Supermarket is a Family-Owned Alternative

    EAST WINDSOR — As a small independent supermarket, family-owned Geissler's competes among big-box names to win consumers over. Jim Nilsson, company president and the third generation of the Nilsson family running the business said Geissler's is actually at an advantage because their small-town...

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