| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:15 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Javier Baez understands the accolades of being a former first round pick, a former Cubs minor league player of the year and a Futures Game participant carry little weight this spring.
"I'm pretty sure everyone likes challenges," Baez...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:45 PM
State tournament at Lakeland Center
Class 7A semifinals
Wekiva 51, Haines City 47
Buzz: Kyla Allison led Wekiva (26-5) with 20 points and 5 rebounds. Ciara Cumbie added 9 points and 12 rebounds. Haines City finished 20-4.
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:35 AM
BRIDGEPORT (AP) — Law enforcement officials are turning to billboards to root out corruption in Connecticut.
Billboards promoting the work of the Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force have popped up outside Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:28 PM
Police in Central California arrested a man accused of holding his 16-year-old girlfriend in a car, raping her and beating her with a tire iron over the course of five days.
Eddie Perez, 19, was taken into custody on Saturday night, a day after the...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:30 PM
Andrea Comer, a veteran of Hartford city politics and until last summer an administrator of the FUSE charter school management group, has been named executive director of an education foundation for the state's largest business association.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:05 PM
HARTFORD — A former aide to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy emerged Wednesday as the first formal challenger to Mayor Pedro Segarra.
Luke Bronin, who until recently served as Malloy's general counsel, has filed papers to form a candidate committee in pursuit...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Usually when Hartford has an incumbent mayor poised to seek re-election, not much opposition surfaces. It's a one-party town, and the incumbent is thought to have party support.
But this year, all bets seem to be off. Incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra has...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:09 PM
HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale.
"I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:57 AM
HARTFORD — Attorneys for the state have filed a brief with the state Supreme Court challenging an Appellate Court ruling that overturned former Mayor Eddie Perez's five felony corruption convictions.
The 45-page brief asks the court to affirm...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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It’s rare enough that any band is still around after a quarter century, still recording and touring. What made the Mavericks’ 25th anniversary tour stop Tuesday at the Belly Up in...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Spring training is a time for renewed beginnings, preparing for a season of endless possibilities, all in a relaxed atmosphere.
When Jonny Venters took the mound for a game last spring against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, a week before opening day,...