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  • State Football: Sacred Heart Claims Postseason Spot

    RJ Noel threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Tyle Dube with 2:30 left, giving Sacred Heart a 14-7 victory against Bryant on Saturday in Fairfield and a second straight Northeast Conference title and FCS playoff berth. The Pioneers (9-2, 5-1) went 91 yards...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Hell on Wheels Recently renewed for a...
  • Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy

    Closing the achievement gap would bolster U.S. economy
    As an American, I am proud that our country leads the world in innovation and job creation. I am also aware that our success is leveraged on decisions we made more than a half century ago to invest in high-quality public education for all our children....
  • A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]

    A free and open Internet for all [Commentary]
    From ice bucket challenges to the upcoming midterm elections, we are reminded again and again how the Internet has changed the way we live and connect and organize. Digital equality has become fundamental to economic, cultural and political equality....
  • CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.

    CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.
    The 11th CicLAvia bike festival officially kicked off Sunday morning, marking the first time that the car-free route will wind through South Los Angeles. Thousands of bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters and pedestrians are expected to ride or walk...
  • Old Anger Over Injustice Is Focused, Spread Through Social Media

    NEW HAVEN — The long lines of people lying silently in "die ins" on the streets here this week to protest African-American deaths at the hands of police included a diverse mix of blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics and others. That multi-racial fact...
  • Educators, Advocates, Parents To Rally On New Haven Green For Better Schools

    Educators, Advocates, Parents To Rally On New Haven Green For Better Schools
    Organizers say they are expecting about 3,000 parents, educators and community leaders Wednesday for a rally on the New Haven Green to call for action to improve the state's struggling schools. "There are 40,000 children in Connecticut stuck in...
  • Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity

    Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity
    NEW HAVEN--Several thousand children, teachers, parents, activists and politicians from all over the state stood in the chilly rain for two hours on the New Haven green Wednesday morning to rally on behalf of educational equity. For many of those in...