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  • Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels

    Evaluating NBA Draft Projections For Napier And Daniels
    The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York. Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation

    Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation
    STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station. But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...
  • Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail

    Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail
    A line of potent storms prompted at least two tornado warnings in Maryland and dropped hail as large as golf balls Thursday afternoon. One tornado warning was issued after 4 p.m. in the Annapolis area, with a storm showing rotation on radar moving across...
  • Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas

    Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas
    Una tormenta que sopló por las partes occidentales y meridionales del estado el martes dejó a miles de clientes sin energía, con carreteras cerradas, árboles caídos e inundaciones. Más de 8,000 clientes de CL&P estaban aun sin electricidad, en su...
  • 18 first responders hurt, 2 firefighters killed in 9-alarm Boston fire

    Two Boston firefighters died and 18 other first responders were hospitalized after a nine-alarm fire tore through a brownstone building in Boston's fashionable Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday, trapping firefighters in the basement, officials said....
  • Welder's sparks caused Boston fire that killed 2 firefighters

    BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday. Welders were working...
  • A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings

    BOSTON -- At 2:49 p.m. exactly Tuesday, Boston observed a moment of silence to commemorate the minute the first bomb exploded a year ago at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A solemn bell tolled in drizzling rain, a choir sang the national anthem...
  • Peter Reilly's Hard Won Justice

    On Sept. 29, 1973, four decades ago, an 18-year-old homicide suspect told the state police during an eight-hour interrogation, "I definitely did what happened to my mother last night." Peter Reilly of Falls Village, a hamlet in the Litchfield hills,...
  • PASSINGS: Louise Brough Clapp, Richard Bull, Michael Filerman

    Louise Brough Clapp Top-ranked tennis player of the 1940s, '50s Louise Brough Clapp, 90, a former top-ranked tennis player who learned the game on Beverly Hills' Roxbury Park courts and went on to win 35 major tournament titles in the 1940s and '50s,...
  • Diane Paul succeeding David Bohnett as L.A. Philharmonic board chair

    Diane Paul succeeding David Bohnett as L.A. Philharmonic board chair
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic will see a changing of the guard at the top position of its board of directors. David Bohnett, the L.A. technology entrepreneur and philanthropist, is stepping down this month from his position as the orchestra's board...
  • With '#Sandy,' photographers phone it in

    Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...