PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities say a man shot and wounded by a security officer outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia was armed with two knives and has been charged with attempted murder and assault.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut officer who opened fire on a man stealing a police cruiser, wounding him in the leg minutes before the man crashed the SUV into a diner, is under investigation for deadly use of force, state officials said Friday.
LONDON (AP) — British filmmaker Mike Hodges, who directed gangland thriller “Get Carter” and sci-fi cult classic “Flash Gordon,” has died. He was 90.
Hodges died at his home in the county of Dorset in southwest England on Saturday, his friend and former producer Mike Kaplan told British media on Wednesday.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — With the deadly ambush of two Connecticut police officers still fresh in voters' minds, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski on Tuesday blamed a police reform law signed by Democratic Gov.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The grieving widows of two slain Connecticut police officers gave tearful tributes to their husbands Friday during a funeral attended by thousands of law enforcement officers from around the country.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Less than a week after two Connecticut police officers were killed in an ambush, U.S.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — In agony due to a gunshot wound from an ambush that had just killed two comrades, a Connecticut police officer’s bodycam shows him hobbling back behind a police cruiser and firing a single bullet at the suspect.
SEATTLE (AP) — The shooting deaths of two Connecticut officers and wounding of a third punctuated an especially violent week for police across the U.S. and fit into a grim pattern: Even as more officers left their jobs in the past two years, the number targeted and killed rose.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who was wounded in an apparent ambush that killed two of his fellow officers fired the shot that killed the attacker, police said.
In a Facebook post Saturday, police in Bristol said Alec Iurato was hit by gunfire and returned fire on Wednesday, killing Nicholas Brutcher.
Two Connecticut police officers who were killed in an apparent ambush both died of multiple gunshots to their heads and torsos, the state chief medical examiner's office said Friday as law enforcement officials remained tightlipped about the shooting.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Two police officers who were shot dead in Connecticut had apparently been drawn into an ambush by an emergency call about possible domestic violence, authorities said Thursday.
American forward Josh Sargent scored his seventh goal of the season for Norwich in a 3-2 loss at home to Preston North End on Saturday in England's second tier League Championship.
American defender Auston Trusty scored his first two goals for Birmingham in a 3-0 win over visiting Bristol City.
SECN — The Birthright For College Basketball: Israeli Senior Men's National Team vs. Auburn, Tel Aviv, Israel
BRISTOL, England (AP) — A quickfire 39 from Heinrich Klaasen and five wickets for Wayne Parnell ensured South Africa won the second Twenty20 against Ireland by 44 runs on Friday.
After losing the toss and being put into bat, South Africa made 182-6 and opener Reeza Hendricks top-scored with 42 from 40 balls.
SECN — The Birthright For College Basketball: Israeli Senior Men's National Team vs. Auburn, Tel Aviv, Israel
BRISTOL, England (AP) — Half-centuries from Reeza Hendricks and Aiden Markram helped South Africa beat Ireland by 21 runs on Wednesday in the first of two Twenty20 internationals.
Hendricks, who starred in his country’s recent series win over England, hit 74 from 53 balls during the day-night match in Bristol as the Proteas reached 211 for five.
LONDON (AP) — British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett, a leader of a bus boycott that played a key role in ending legal racial discrimination in the U.K., has died. He was 93.
The BBC and media outlets in Hackett's home city of Bristol, England, reported his death on Wednesday.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will miss the two Twenty20 internationals against Ireland this week because of a left ankle injury.
Cricket South Africa on Tuesday said the Proteas' attack leader will continue his rehabilitation in an effort to be fit for the test series against England, which starts Aug.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ Barnes Group Inc. (B) on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $39.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Bristol, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 78 cents.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — Jonny Bairstow kept up his strong all-format form this summer by smashing a 53-ball 90 in England's 41-run win over South Africa on Wednesday in the first Twenty20 international of the three-match series.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — England batter Jonny Bairstow emerged as an injury doubt for the Twenty20 series opener against South Africa, soon after completing an unusual training exercise on Tuesday that saw him carrying teammate Sam Curran on his shoulders.
Bettors at Virginia's first full-fledged casino preferred slots to table games in its first week of operation, and were also slightly more likely to win their money back at the one-armed bandits as well.
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Virginia's first casino has opened for business in a temporary space inside a former Bristol shopping mall.
The Bristol Casino will be open 24/7, offering 870 slots, 21 tables and a sportsbook.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A man wanted for the killings of two people in Maine was arrested Friday in Rockville, Maryland, officials said.
David Barnett, 34, of Bristol, Connecticut, will be held at the Montgomery County Jail in Maryland pending extradition, Maine State Police said.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are searching for two suspects they said stole more than $30,000 in rare coins and cash from a dealer they followed from a trade show.
WARMLEY BRISTOL, Britain (AP) _ Amcor plc (AMCR) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $269 million.
On a per-share basis, the Warmley Bristol, Britain-based company said it had profit of 18 cents.
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery Board recently granted a license for the state's first casino, which developers intend to open in Bristol in 2024.
According to a presentation to the board last week, the $400 million project is expected to include a 300-room hotel, five restaurants, four bars or lounges and a concert venue.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ Barnes Group Inc. (B) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $20.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Bristol, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 40 cents.
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Virginia police officer who was charged with murder for fatally shooting a driver who police said refused to exit his vehicle and drove toward the officer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dirt will be back on NASCAR's schedule next year and likely on Easter Sunday again if Fox Sports has its way.
NASCAR delivered the most-watched race at Bristol Motor Speedway since 2016 on Sunday night when an average 4,007,000 viewers tuned in as the Cup Series raced on dirt for the second consecutive season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Police fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at an officer during a pursuit Thursday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.
The man was seen driving erratically near a high school and a deputy with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a traffic stop, the bureau said in a statement.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hopes to rebound in Hall of Fame voting after falling far short in his first try on the ballot.
The three-time MVP appeared on 34.3% of ballots in January, receiving 135 of 394 votes.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The World Series champion Atlanta Braves' season opener against the visiting Cincinnati Reds will be televised nationally by ESPN2 on April 7.
Coming off their first title since 1995, the Braves will raise their championship banner before the game, which will be pushed back slightly from its intended 7:20 p.m.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Winners of the 2021 Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters Awards were announced Saturday at the Awards Banquet and Annual Membership Meeting at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ Barnes Group Inc. (B) on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $28.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Bristol, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 55 cents.
Beth Mowins made ESPN history in 2017 when she was the first woman to call a “Monday Night Football” game. She will again be part of a network first on Wednesday when ESPN produces an NBA game announced and directed by all women.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Dick Vitale announced Monday that he will not be appearing on ESPN for the remainder of the college basketball season due to ongoing treatment for precancerous dysplasia on his vocal cords.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN has joined the increasing number of media companies that will not be sending reporters to next month's Beijing Olympics due to continued concerns about rising COVID-19 cases worldwide and China’s strict policy about those who test positive.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former players David Cone and Eduardo Perez are joining Karl Ravech to form a new broadcast team for ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball” telecasts.
Alex Rodriguez, the scandal-tainted three-time MVP who had been on the telecasts during the past four seasons, will shift to eight Sunday night alternate telecasts on ESPN2 with Michael Kay, a mainstay on New York Yankees' broadcasts since 1992.
LONDON (AP) — Four anti-racism demonstrators were cleared Wednesday of criminal damage in the toppling of a statue of a 17th-century slave trader during a Black Lives Matter protest in southwestern England.
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people lined up Saturday in the English city of Bristol to get the latest work by elusive street artist Banksy — a T-shirt created to help four defendants charged over the toppling of a local statue of a slave trader.
LONDON (AP) — First his statue met a watery end during last year's Black Lives Matter protests. Now another school in southwest England that bears the name of slave trader Edward Colston is changing its name.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Former Premier League midfielder Joey Barton was cleared Monday of pushing a rival manager, leaving him bloodied and with a broken tooth, at the end of a match in England's third division in 2019.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is launching a new system to improve the response to mental health emergencies.
The Marcus Alert system launches Wednesday in five regions in the state, news outlets report.
LONDON (AP) — Young women across the U.K. are boycotting nightclubs and pubs Wednesday as university towns and cities join in a national “girls night in” protest after increasing reports of drink spiking and students being drugged by needle injections.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn (AP) — The former owner of a Connecticut marina was sentenced Monday to two years of probation and fined $45,000 for intentionally sinking abandoned boats in Long Island Sound.
John Magness, 72, of Bristol, Maine, pleaded guilty last November to a federal charge of obstructing navigable waters by sinking a vessel.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time this year.
The Basketball Hall of Fame announcer said he has undergone tests that show he has lymphoma.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Sage Steele will not appear on ESPN's “SportsCenter” the remainder of this week and has been pulled from moderating an upcoming network event following comments she made on a recent podcast.
A surprisingly strong start to the playoffs for Joe Gibbs Racing — two races, two wins and two drivers locked into the second round — has put Hendrick Motorsports in a precarious position headed into the first elimination race.