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  • Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell

    Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell
    EAST LYME — A 40-year old inmate serving 25 years for her role in the grisly murder and dismemberment of her drug dealer died of an apparent suicide Thursday at the York Correctional Institution, according to the state Department of Correction....
  • Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All

    Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All
    For a while, I was mad at Sophy. In 1997, after three months of tagging along with her at Hartford Public High School, I wrote a long, high-profile story for The Courant's Northeast Magazine ("Educating Sophy") that focused on her quest to graduate...
  • Former New Britain Fire Chief Dies At 50

    NEW BRITAIN — Former Fire Chief Mark Carr died this week, the third senior officer or retired commander to die since last fall. Carr was 50. Funeral arrangements for Carr were not complete as of Friday. Carr's death was the latest loss for the...
  • 'Dream Ride' Fundraising Motorcycle Event Comes To Farmington

    FARMINGTON — Hundreds of motorcyclists from 12 states and three countries will arrive in town this weekend to celebrate The Dream Ride, a national event to raise money for Special Olympics. It's the 14th annual event, said Debbie Horne, a...
  • State Purchasing $33M In New CTfastrak Buses

    When the CTfastrak busway starts service early next year, riders shouldn't expect the same experience they have on Connecticut's regular transit buses. Federal and state taxpayers are putting up nearly $33 million for 48 new buses that will have features...
  • Report: DCF Must Do Better At Tracking Kids Who 'Age Out'

    Report: DCF Must Do Better At Tracking Kids Who 'Age Out'
    Alixes Rosado stopped speaking to his family when his mother threw him out of the family home in New Britain. He was 12. After sleeping in streets, parks and alleys for some months, he called a social worker he knew from the state Department of Children...
  • Newington Officer Draws Gun On Approaching Driver

    NEWINGTON -- A police officer aimed his service weapon at a speeding car that was threatening to run him down early Saturday morning, according to a police report. Seeing the officer aiming his firearm at him, the driver, Francisco Albino, 20, of...
  • Simsbury Mother Seeking New Rainbow Girls Chapter

    Simsbury Mother Seeking New Rainbow Girls Chapter
    SIMSBURY — A local woman is starting the process of organizing a new chapter of the The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, bringing the group back to the Farmington Valley after several decades. Susan Rossignol took steps to apply for a...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 8/20 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    10 a.m.    NFL preseason: Miami at Tampa Bay (d.).--NFL Net. 1 p.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 1 p.m.    NFL preseason: N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati (d.).--NFL Net. 1 p.m.    Tennis: Women’s Connecticut Open round of 16 (in New Haven).--...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/19 log (updated Tuesday AM with Little League pairings)

    10:30 a.m.    Softball: RBI World Series.--MLB Net. Noon    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Vancouver (Canada) vs. South Nashville (Tenn.).--ESPN 1 p.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal...
  • Wednesday's 8/20 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond, 7:05 COLLEGES Men’s soccer (exhibition) Old Dominion at Coastal Carolina, 4 HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmage) Kempsville vs. Warhill (at Wanner...