NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The president of Poland was made to a feel right at home during a visit Sunday to a Connecticut city with many residents of Polish descent, who wore red and white...
Poland’s president to visit New Britain
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The president of Poland is making his first visit to Connecticut.
Andrzej Duda and his wife are making a stop in New Britain, which has a large Polish immigrant...
Cole’s game-winner helps CCSU fend off Merrimack 40-37
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Francis Cole drove a 44-yard field goal through the uprights with six seconds showing on the clock and Central Connecticut halted a Merrimack rally in a 40-37 victory...
Connecticut seeks bids for 2,000 megawatts of off-shore wind
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is seeking bids to develop 30% of Connecticut's entire energy load from off-shore wind sources.
Woman dies in New Britain police custody
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — New Britain officials say a 45-year-old woman charged with violating a protective order has died in city police custody.
Judge: Murder case against slain doctor’s wife can proceed
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has ruled that a murder case against a slain doctor's wife can proceed, despite officials viewing some of her documents that were protected by...
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose leg was amputated after he contracted the flesh-eating bacteria thinks he came down with the disease at the beach.
Stanley Black & Decker: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $356.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the New Britain, Connecticut-based company said...
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — As much of the nation deals with high heat, police in Connecticut arrested a dozen people on drug charges in a sting they're calling "Operation Heat Wave."
Mayor seeks investigation into police arrest video
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The mayor of New Britain, Connecticut is asking for an investigation into a city police officer seen on a citizen's video appearing to punch a suspect.
Stag Arms says it will leave Connecticut
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Gun maker Stag Arms has announced it is leaving Connecticut.
The New Britain-based company, which manufactures AR-15 rifles, says it will relocate somewhere that...
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A monument in New Britain that honors Puerto Rican members of the U.S. Army has been vandalized.
The New Britain Herald reports that vandals spray painted the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An inmate has been charged with altering records to make it appear as though he did not make harassing phone calls he is accused of making from prison, prosecutors said...
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — It was a gorgeous weekend for a bike race and Walnut Hill Park presented the best possible course, according to cyclists who flocked there from across the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The 16-year-old boy police say was driving a stolen vehicle that struck an SUV last month and killed a man on his way to work is facing a manslaughter charge.
Connecticut to shutter Bristol courthouse in August
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Judicial Branch plans to close Bristol's courthouse as it seeks to cut costs and better allocate staff.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating racist slurs spray painted on two buildings at a Connecticut university.
The New Britain Herald reports that a racist epithet directed...
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Festival celebrates women in the arts
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Empowering. Awesome. Wonderful. Off-beat.
Those were just some of the words to describe the 11th Annual SWAN Day Festival at Trinity-on-Main on Saturday.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut State University has renamed a building after its first African-American graduate.
More than 200 people were in attendance Wednesday as the...
Police: Romantic encounter leads to fatal stabbing
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — Police say what started as a romantic encounter ended in a fight and a Connecticut community's first homicide in nearly two decades.
Missing homicide suspect found hiding in refrigerator
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man wanted in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend has been captured in South Carolina after more than a month on the run.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been charged with animal cruelty after police said she "overbred" her 8-year-old Yorkshire terrier named Titi.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — What do you do if you share a name with one of the most prominent defendants in the special counsel's investigation into Russia?
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Kaleb Bishop scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Fairleigh Dickinson closed out the regular season with five straight wins, topping Central Connecticut 70-58...
FDU looks to extend streak vs CCSU
Fairleigh Dickinson (16-13, 11-6) vs. Central Connecticut (11-19, 5-12)
William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
Cause of elderly woman’s death undetermined after autopsy
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut medical examiners say the cause of death of an 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who went missing this week remains undetermined and more testing is...
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2 brothers killed in New Britain house fire
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say two brothers were killed in a house fire in New Britain.
Fire officials say three firefighters were also injured in Sunday's blaze.
Special elections planned to fill 5 open legislative seats
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut voters will be heading back to the polls to fill five open legislative seats.
The three state Senate seats and two House of Representatives seats...
Hoehn leads Sacred Heart past Central Connecticut 80-66
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Sean Hoehn had 18 points to lead five Sacred Heart players in double figures as the Pioneers defeated Central Connecticut 80-66 on Saturday. E.J. Anosike and Kinnon...
Sacred Heart looks to extend streak vs CCSU
Sacred Heart (12-16, 8-7) vs. Central Connecticut (11-17, 5-10)
William H. Detrick Gymnasium, New Britain, Connecticut; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
Mount St. Mary’s defeats Central Connecticut 79-66
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs had 20 points as Mount St. Mary's defeated Central Connecticut 79-66 on Thursday night.
Vado Morse had 14 points and eight assists for Mount St. Mary's...
CCSU to celebrate opening of new academic complex on campus
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut State University is celebrating the opening of a $63 million complex designed to improve academic and support services for its students.
The public university in New Britain says two halls at the campus were gutted and renovated and a new atrium was built to connect them. A ceremony is planned for Wednesday.
Man plans to sue after being mistaken for murder suspect
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man plans to sue two towns after he was mistaken for a murder suspect with the same name and arrested.
Attorney Robert Berke says he has filed his intent to sue Southington and New Britain police after his client Benjamin Morales' arrest.
Berke says Morales was arrested at a Southington hotel at 4 a.m. on Feb. 5 and handcuffed for several hours during a police search for the suspect in the killing of Alice Marie Figueroa.
Connecticut man sentenced for role in cocaine ring
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring that was run out of prison by another man.
Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Orlando Quiros, of New Britain and Suffield, was also sentenced Thursday to five years of probation.
Authorities say he received multi-kilogram parcels of cocaine from Puerto Rico through the mail and distributed the drug to others dealers.
Murphy to honor winners of MLK Day essay contest
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is throwing a party to honor 15 students from across Connecticut who submitted winning entries in his annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest.
The Connecticut Democrat has scheduled a pizza party at the New Britain police department on Sunday.
More than 1,000 students from elementary, middle and high schools statewide submitted essays sharing their thoughts on King's dream and their own aspirations.
Chamber of Commerce president resigns after Facebook post
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut mayor has resigned as president of a local Chamber of Commerce after his Facebook post about a group of congresswomen at the State of the Union speech was condemned as misogynistic.
Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce Chairman Gennaro Bizzarro announced Saturday that he had accepted the resignation of the group's president, Timothy Stewart.
Former town councilor to avoid prison in teen sex case
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut town councilor facing charges connected to his sexual relationship with a teenager has avoided prison time.
Jon Landry pleaded no contest to a charge of harassment Thursday in exchange for a 30-day suspended sentence as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
A judge also ordered Landry to have no contact with the now 22-year-old woman as part of his plea. Violating the protective order could result in up to 10 years in prison.
Commerce chamber leader on leave after misogynistic posting
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The president of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce has been put on leave for a misogynistic posting on Facebook made during the State of the Union address.
Republican Timothy Stewart is the father of current New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, who has also asked for her father's resignation from two city committee appointments Wednesday.
Police: 28-year-old woman slain, suspect remains at large
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are looking for an "armed and dangerous" man suspected of fatally shooting a woman.
New Britain police responding to reports of gunfire just before 6 p.m. Monday found the 28-year-old victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital where she died. Her name was not released.
Police identified 43-year-old Benjamin Morales as a suspect in the case.
Little ones join on Take Your Child to the Library Day
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — There was no shushing in the New Britain Library Saturday.
There were laughs, giggles and cries of excitement as children played with toys, made crafts and listened to story time as part of the eighth annual Take Your Child to the Library Day.
Children of all ages bobbed from station to station, making rocket ships, doing science activities and playing with other kids.
Kohl leads CCSU’s late run in 64-59 win over Bryant
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl had 23 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, and Central Connecticut closed on a 21-3 run to beat Bryant 64-59 on Saturday.
Byron Hawkins' 3-pointer gave the Bulldogs a 56-43 lead with 8:19 remaining. Kohl's layup pulled the Blue Devils to 57-56 with 1:36 remaining, and he then shot 6 of 8 from the line to help seal it. Ian Krishnan and Mike Underwood each hit a 3 down the stretch.
Man accused of killing daughter rejects plea deal
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man serving a life sentence in Massachusetts for the murder of his wife has rejected a plea deal in connection with the death of his daughter.
1 dead, 2 taken to hospital after Connecticut fire
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An early-morning blaze has claimed the life of a man in New Britain.
Fire Chief Raul Ortiz says crews responding to the fire in an apartment building on Horrace Street shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday saw smoke pouring from one unit and later discovered the victim in his bedroom.
Kohl scores 29 with 12 boards; CCSU beats St. Francis (BKN)
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl had 29 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and two steals to help Central Connecticut State beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 78-72 on Thursday night to snap a four-game skid.
Ian Krishnan hit 4 of 9 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points, Jamir Coleman had 15 points and nine rebounds and Deion Bute scored 12 with eight boards for CCSU (9-13, 3-6 Northeast Conference).
LUI Brooklyn cruises past Central Connecticut 84-71
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three steals and reserve Raul Frias contributed 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals to propel LIU Brooklyn to an 84-71 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday.
Stanley Black & Decker: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $66.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the New Britain, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 45 cents. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $2.11 per share.
Robert Morris beats CCSU to stay atop Northeast Conference
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Josh Williams scored 15 points to lead four Colonials in double figures and Robert Morris defeated Central Connecticut 70-59 on Monday to stay atop the Northeast Conference.
The Colonials (10-9, 5-1) have won six of their last seven and concluded a four-game road trip against NEC foes, winning three.
Williams and Matty McConnell, who finished with 12 points, both made three 3-pointers. Charles Bain added 13 points and Malik Petteway 11 with nine rebounds.
Braxton scores 16 as St. Francis surges past CCSU 80-69
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Keith Braxton led the way with 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as St. Francis (Pa.) raced past Central Connecticut State 80-69 on Saturday.
Jamaal King and Andre Wolford each scored 16 for the Red Flash (7-9, 3-2 Northeast Conference) — Wolford shooting a season-high 5 of 11 from beyond the arc.