Stories tagged: Connecticut
Mon., April 3, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
University mourns sorority sister who died after pancake-eating contest
A university in Connecticut is mourning the death of a 20-year-old student who died Sunday after apparently choking in a pancake-eating contest.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Coast Guard tracking Russian spy ship near U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut
Officials are tracking a Russian spy ship that cruised up the East Coast to within 30 miles of the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton Wednesday in what some lawmakers …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 1 a.m.
UConn hires Randy Edsall to return as coach from NFL’s Lions
UConn is bringing back Randy Edsall as coach, hoping to turn around the Huskies by rehiring the winningest coach in school history.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8 p.m.
Player to sue UConn over punishment for giving middle finger
A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television camera plans to sue the school, calling her punishment excessive.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
UConn unanimous choice as No. 1 in women’s hoops poll
After two more road victories, UConn is now the unanimous No. 1 in women’s hoops.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Couple had sex in McDonald’s lot in front of boy, 6, police say
A Connecticut couple is facing charges after police say they engaged in sexual activity in a parked car with a 6-year-old boy in the back seat.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Sandy Hook families appeal dismissal of gun lawsuit
The families of some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Tuesday appealed a Superior Court judge’s ruling dismissing their lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun used in …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
Schools ban clown costumes amid investigation
A Connecticut school district is banning clown costumes and any “symbols of terror” during this year’s Halloween season as authorities investigate the authenticity of a number of clown-related social media …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Court overturns $12 million sex abuse verdict against Boy Scouts
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday overturned a $12 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America – the largest ever against the organization – in the case of …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
New Sandy Hook School unveiled
The Sandy Hook Elementary School was opened to the media Friday, nearly four years after the mass shooting at the school.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
University of Connecticut revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree
The University of Connecticut on Wednesday revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby, saying he engaged in conduct “incongruent” with the university’s values.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Teen who killed classmate after prom rejection gets 25 years
A teenager was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate after she turned down his invitation to the junior prom.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Woman’s body rejecting face transplant
The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Judge rules Newtown lawsuit against gun maker can go forward
A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that a lawsuit can go forward against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Eight states ask retailers about ‘unfair’ on-call scheduling
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have written letters to several national retailers expressing concern about on-call scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Newtown teacher charged with bringing gun to school
A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 7:24 p.m.
Kyle Dranginis rescues Gonzaga in the Bahamas
Gonzaga’s 21-point lead early in the second half and 14-point lead with 7:45 left melted all the way down to a single point.
Sun., April 6, 2014, 9:38 p.m.
Connecticut sets up unbeaten showdown
UConn gobbled up Stanford 75-56 in a national semifinal game Sunday at Nashville, Tenn. And now, here we go: UConn (39-0) and Notre Dame (37-0), the closest thing women’s basketball …
Sun., April 6, 2014, midnight
Stanford looks to end UConn’s run at perfection
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – All the talk of Stanford feeling like a junior varsity team crashing the Final Four or being an extra at the beauty pageant is just rhetoric to …
Sat., April 5, 2014, midnight
Stakes higher this time around for UConn, Florida
ARLINGTON, Texas – The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas. The Gators have won every game since that loss on Dec. 2 at Connecticut. …
Tue., April 1, 2014, midnight
Notre Dame, UConn remain unbeaten
An unprecedented season for Notre Dame and coach Muffet McGraw has led the Fighting Irish to a familiar place. Jewell Loyd scored 30 points and the unbeaten Irish defeated Baylor …
Mon., March 31, 2014, midnight
No Cinderellas this year in Final Four
The road to redemption goes through North Texas for a fearsome Final Four of power programs with something to prove. Florida, the top overall seed, returns to the Final Four …
Mon., March 31, 2014, midnight
UConn beats Michigan State to reach Final Four
NEW YORK – Shabazz Napier owed UConn. He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. But the guard wanted to pay …
Sun., March 30, 2014, 9:03 p.m.
UConn rides Napier, returns to Final Four
Shabazz Napier carried UConn back to the Final Four, scoring 17 of his 25 points in the second half in a 60-54 upset of fourth-seeded Michigan State.
Sun., March 30, 2014, midnight
Cougars make Huskies earn it
LINCOLN, Neb. – For the first half, UConn received an unexpected challenge from BYU. But the Huskies took control in the second half and pulled away for another win.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013, midnight
No. 15 UConn beats Eastern
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Eastern Washington’s players knew they would have to make a lot of 3-point shots to have a chance against No. 15 Connecticut. The Eagles hoisted 28 on …
Mon., April 15, 2013, midnight
UConn women celebrate eighth title
Connecticut’s latest victory parade had a French Quarter feel to it. About 10,000 fans lined Hartford’s Bushnell Park on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon to cheer the national champion …
Mon., April 8, 2013, midnight
UConn routs Notre Dame in women’s Final Four
NEW ORLEANS – Geno Auriemma shook his head in amazement. With all the incredible players he has coached, he couldn’t remember a better effort than the one Breanna Stewart had …
Sun., April 7, 2013, 10:10 p.m.
Connecticut routs N.D. in women’s semifinal
Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 29 points to go with four blocks and was seemingly everywhere in leading Connecticut back to the women’s national championship game with an 83-65 win …
Tue., April 2, 2013, midnight
UConn makes it 6 in a row
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Connecticut is headed back to a familiar place – the Final Four. Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 17 to help top-seed UConn rout …