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  • Supreme Court narrows state DOT liability for icy roads

    Supreme Court narrows state DOT liability for icy roads

    Attention motorists still shaking from Thursday night’s treacherous commute: The state Supreme Court has just made it a little harder to recover damages from the state for highway-related injuries, dealing a setback to a driver who crashed on an ice-coated Gold Star Memorial Bridge seven years...

  • Akok Akok, UConn men's recruiting target, still weighing options

    Akok Akok, UConn men's recruiting target, still weighing options

    Hanging on every word Akok Akok says can be dicey business. He is 19, he has a wide array of options, and he doesn’t appear close to a decision. “I’m just taking it day by day,” Akok said Saturday, before his Putnam Science team played in the National Prep Showcase at Albertus Magnus. “Considering...

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  • Man in critical condition after fall out of bucket truck in Tolland

    Man in critical condition after fall out of bucket truck in Tolland

    A man was in critical condition late Saturday after falling out of a bucket truck in Tolland, state police said. The 45-year-old man was working on an overhead canopy at 404 Merrow Road when he fell 10 feet from the bucket just before 4:30 p.m., police said. The location listed is a gas station....

  • Man captured after Hartford chase had been released on firearms, drug charges

    Man captured after Hartford chase had been released on firearms, drug charges

    A man recently released on bond following an arrest on firearms and drug charges was arrested again Saturday afternoon on another firearm charge, after being pursued by Hartford police on Columbus Boulevard, police said. Police said they learned Saturday that Jose Rivera-Cruz was in the area of...

  • Woman killed in head-on crash on Hartford's Main Street

    Woman killed in head-on crash on Hartford's Main Street

    A 47-year-old city woman was killed in a head-on crash on Main Street in Hartford late Friday, according to police. Yolanda Santiago, a passenger in one of the cars, was taken to Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead, police said. The two cars collided about...

  • Police: Courthouse marshal stole from state, and from disabled woman

    Police: Courthouse marshal stole from state, and from disabled woman

    A state judicial marshal is accused of stealing money from a disabled woman she was supposed to help and forging the client’s name on state documents, state police say. Tammy Lynn Dilorio, 39, of Stratford, was charged Friday with first-degree larceny, second-degree forgery and third-degree larceny....

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  • East Carolina steamrolls UConn football's defense in 55-21 romp

    East Carolina steamrolls UConn football's defense in 55-21 romp

    For a brief moment late in the third quarter of UConn football’s game against East Carolina on Saturday, the Huskies’ defense appeared to have made a big play. A UConn player tipped a Pirates pass at the line of scrimmage, sending the ball wobbling toward safety Oneil Robinson. Robinson dove to...

  • Hartford man shot by police in hostage incident is arrested and charged

    Hartford man shot by police in hostage incident is arrested and charged

    The 39-year-old man who was arrested Friday night for allegedly holding a woman at knifepoint before he was shot and critically wounded by a Hartford police officer has a record dating to the 1990s, including a conviction in 2004 for first-degree assault and criminal use of a weapon, and a 2011...

  • Marijuana to go on sale in Massachusetts Tuesday

    Marijuana to go on sale in Massachusetts Tuesday

    Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts were given the green light Friday to begin selling to recreational customers on Tuesday, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern United States. Both stores, one located in Northampton and the other in Leicester, both not far from the Connecticut...

  • Mike Anthony: UConn gets smoked by Iowa, a reminder the Huskies are a work in progress

    Mike Anthony: UConn gets smoked by Iowa, a reminder the Huskies are a work in progress

    There will be nights like this, too, as there are for all teams. There will be games that feel like marathon explorations of frustration. There will be two-hour blocks that leave a fire-breathing coach with his hands out wide and a what-the-hell-is-going-on expression as an opportunity begins to...

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