Hartford Falls To Stony Brook, 74-59

WEST HARTFORD — Hartford forward Mark Nwakamma took the court as part of the Hawks’ all-senior starting lineup Saturday night against Stony Brook. That, of course, is right where he belongs, lining up for tip-off, at the center of all the team does. That is not where he stayed, however. And that is not where […]

UConn Women’s Hockey Team Wins Quarterfinal Series

Rebecca Fleming scored at 10:31 of overtime and Elaine Chuli made 45 saves, helping the UConn women’s hockey team to a 1-0 victory at Maine on Saturday and a sweep of their best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series. The Huskies (11-17-8) reach the semifinals for the first time since 2010. Maine is 10-19-3. Trinity 1, Williams […]

State Considers Ban On Open Alcohol Containers In Vehicles

HARTFORD — A man whose son was killed by a drunken driver in Kent wants Connecticut to stop passengers or drivers from having open beers or other alcoholic drinks in a moving vehicle. Supporters say 39 states have laws against open containers and that Connecticut should act. Skeptics ask whether it would negate the idea […]

Southington Man Rescues Neighbor From Fire

SOUTHINGTON — A Southington man pulled his neighbor to safety when he saw smoke coming from her home next door Sunday morning. At about 11 a.m., Alessandro Rodegher, of 14 Hillside Lane, saw smoke coming from a fire at 10 Hillside Lane, in the Three Gardens Trailer Park, Southington fire Capt. Alan Zygmunt said. The […]

Crews On Scene Of Large Willington Barn Fire

WILLINGTON — Firefighters battled a large barn fire at 341 Tolland Turnpike Sunday night. Willington, Tolland, Mansfield and Ashford firefighters were called to the scene, and additional tankers from Stafford and Ellington were enroute as of 8:30 p.m., said Tyler Millix, executive director of Tolland County Mutual Aid. The fire involves two barns located well […]

Hardaway Leads Knicks To Victory On Sad Night

NEW YORK — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors’ season-high fifth straight loss. After beginning the night with a moment of silence for former Knicks forward Anthony Mason, who […]

Enfield Parking Ban Begins Sunday Night, Trash Services To Be Delayed

As snow begins to fall across the state, Enfield officials have announced a town-wide parking ban. Starting at 6 p.m. Sunday, no on-street parking will be allowed. The parking ban, according to a tweet from Enfield Public Works, will remain in effect until Monday night at 6 p.m. Additionally, trash and recycling pick-up will be […]

Warrant: Murder Suspect Argued With Mother’s Boyfriend Prior To Shooting

HARTFORD — The victim of a fatal shooting on Garden Street last month was arguing with his girlfriend and her three adult children immediately before he was killed, according to an arrest warrant for the girlfriend’s son. Tevin Jiles, 22, the son, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder and criminal possession of a firearm […]

Autopsy: Minoso died from tear in pulmonary artery

Baseball has lost another iconic ambassador. Former White Sox star outfielder Minnie Minoso was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car early Sunday. An autopsy performed Sunday afternoon determined Minoso died of a tear in his pulmonary artery caused by “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” The White Sox and his family said he was […]

On The Fly: Turkish Network Interviews Seahawks’ Lynch

Marshawn Lynch finally agreed to an interview — with a Turkish television network, of all outlets — and said, “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” No, actually, he gave an honest answer regarding the Seahawks’ infamous 2nd-and-goal pass play with the Super Bowl on the line. “I’d be lying if I said I […]

Wesleyan Upsets Amherst In Overtime

HARTFORD — For the Wesleyan basketball team to have its moment Sunday afternoon, the one where a ladder is brought to the court so players and coaches can snip nets in celebration, the Cardinals had to first come through in other moments — the tense, pressure-packed ones on which their late-season surge has been built. […]

State Police Troopers Union Stays Neutral On Vance Transfer

The state police union representing troopers, sergeants and master sergeants issued a statement Sunday saying it does not have any concerns with the decision to transfer Lt. J. Paul Vance from the public information office to the traffic services unit. The union, representing 1,076 troopers, sergeants and master sergeants, said it “had no intention of […]

Two Firefighters Sent To Hospital In New Haven Fire

NEW HAVEN — Two firefighters and one resident were sent to the hospital after a heavy house fire on Dickerman Street just before midnight Sunday. Firefighters battled a heavy fire on the second floor of the three-story residence, located at 67 Dickerman St., West Battalion Chief William Gould said. Occupants on the first floor escaped, […]

Heaviest Snow Expected Overnight, Tapering Off Monday

Light snow flurries began falling in Hartford Sunday afternoon, making roads wet and travel difficult, especially for motorists in the southern part of the state. State police said Sunday night that the Merritt Parkway has seen lots of spin outs and disabled vehicles, but no serious accidents. Snowfall is expected to fall steadily overnight Sunday […]

There’s Beauty On Frozen Connecticut River, But Danger, Too

Each February and March for the past decade, Captain Mark Yuknat has been taking passengers aboard the RiverQuest to see the majestic bald eagles that feed and nest along the open waters of the lower Connecticut River. Not this winter. The 65-passenger boat sits at Eagle Landing State Park in the shadow of the East […]