NFL Patriots Probe

The New England Patriots used footballs that were under-inflated in the first half of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, evidence so far in the National Football League’s investigation has found.  But the team’s footballs were properly inflated for the second half and confirmed to have been properly inflated at the conclusion of […]

Ravens’ Cody Being Investigated

Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Terrence Cody is under investigation for animal cruelty The case deals with the death of Cody’s dog, an $8,000 bull mastiff from Spain. The case is being discussed with the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. The team said Friday morning it plans to release Cody after the Super Bowl but didn’t […]

Ernie Banks Mourned

Ernie Banks is a Chicago legend who touched many lives, both on and off the field. He embodied the spirit of the Chicago Cubs and united fans as an unwavering point of pride for the team. Fans across the country and in Wrigleyville are mourning the loss of “Mr. Cub,” who passed away Friday at the […]

State Report: Ex-Military Department Supervisor Falsified Time Cards, Used Staff For Personal Work

At the Connecticut Military Department’s Camp Hartell, they were known as “Jimmy Days” — work days that former Building Superintendent James Liss would take off but still get paid for. Liss, according to subordinates interviewed as part of an internal investigation, took so many Jimmy Days that it was difficult to quantify the number. But […]

Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation’s operations appear to have greater momentum. Foundation officials, however, appear as determined as […]

Capsule: South Florida At UConn Men

Site: XL Center Time: Noon, Sunday TV: CBS Sports Network (Rich Walz, Pete Gillen) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D’Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn,13-2 Last meeting: UConn, 58-44, Jan. 6, Tampa, Fla. Streaks: South Florida L4, UConn W1 SOUTH FLORIDA (7-12, 1-5) 1 CHRIS PERRY, F, 6-8, So., 10.8 […]

Mandy Moore, Ryan Adams file for divorce in ‘mutual’ split

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams are reportedly divorcing after nearly six years of marriage.  lRelated HomeGary Oldman’s fourth wife files for divorce after yearlong separationSee all related The decision to split was “mutual,” according to a statement her rep gave People. “It is a respectful, amicable parting of ways and both Mandy and Ryan are […]

WATCH: Super Bowl 2015 Teasers, Commercials

The Super Bowl 2015 commercial madness has already begun. Although few full commercials have been released, many companies have revealed teasers ahead of the big game. The New England Patriots are set to take on the Seattle Seahawks live from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, Feb. 1, airing on NBC. Idina […]

Will Ferrell Hurls Basketball at "Cheerleader’s" Head

Will Ferrell gave a Los Angeles Lakers game an unexpected halftime show when he pegged an apparent cheerleader in the face with a basketball Wednesday, in a stunt set to become a scene in his new movie. The comic was supposedly going for a half-court shot but wound up knocking the dancer — well, stunt […]

Blake Shelton Sings "Wishin’ Boot" in "SNL" Debut

Blake Shelton pulled double duty in his first “SNL” appearance, both hosting the show and performing as a musical guest. And while the country star admitted he felt like a fish out of water in New York, he brought plenty of his own heartland style to the Studio 8H set. In his opening monologue, Shelton attempted a […]

Judicial Nomination Pulled Due to Questions of Temperament

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took the unusual step Friday of withdrawing a judicial nomination after allegations were raised about the jurist’s temperament. Thomas F. Parker of Niantic currently serves as a state referee, overseeing civil cases in the New London judicial district. But at a Jan. 16 hearing before the legislature’s judiciary committee on his reappointment […]

Robin Hood, Packing

I’m going to reserve judgment. I’m not going to call this the lunatic bill of the 2015 session. Not yet. There’s a lot I don’t understand about this, I’m sure. But it sounds like a Daryl Dixon and Sarah Palin blind date. (Unless you buy into the whole thing about Daryl maybe being gay.) It […]

As Super Bowl Nears, Bristol Mourns Lost Potential Of Hometown Hero, Aaron Hernandez

BRISTOL — As the New England Patriots head to the Super Bowl, the front windows at Olympia Sports on Route 6 frame dark blue jerseys with the names “Brady” and “Gronkowski” in bold white. “Hernandez” surely would have been in the storefront lineup, too. If only … “For the two or three years he was […]

Michaela Petit’s Beloved Four O’Clocks Proposed As Official Children’s State Flower

HARTFORD — There was little left to hold on to in the charred ruins of Dr. William Petit Jr.’s burned home in Cheshire. A fire set there during the deadly 2007 home invasion that killed his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and daughters Hayley and Michaela also destroyed family photographs and other treasured mementos, an added insult […]

More Than A Foot Of Snow Possible Monday Into Tuesday

Residents will have a chance to clear snow from Saturday’s messy storm before another one moves into the region Monday. Starting Monday night there’s the potential for more than a foot of snow Fox CT meteorologist Sam Sampieri said. That storm is expected to last through Tuesday and possibly even into Wednesday, and snowfall totals […]