FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager accused of killing his high school Spanish teacher learned Thursday that he will be tried as an adult, a day after a judge rejected his accused accomplice's request to move the case to juvenile court.
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old Iowa boy accused of helping a classmate kill their high school Spanish teacher last year will be tried as an adult after a judge on Wednesday denied his request to move his case to juvenile court.
NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A New Fairfield man has been charged in a stabbing that authorities said killed a Sandy Hook man.
Patrick Griffin was being held in lieu of $1 million bail following an assault that happened at his home late Saturday, The Hartford Courant reports.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for an Iowa teenager accused of helping a classmate kill their high school Spanish teacher argued in court Thursday that his case should be moved from adult to juvenile court, which would allow for his release in less than a year.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Lou Lopez Sénéchal , the player of the year in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference , is transferring from Fairfield to UConn, the Huskies announced Saturday.
The 6-foot-1 forward, who is scheduled to graduate this spring from Fairfield with a degree in marketing, will have one year of eligibility left.
NEW YORK (AP) — Seton Hall's Lauren Park-Lane was chosen as the All-Met Division I women's college basketball Player of the Year on Friday by the Met Basketball Writers Association.
Retiring Fairfield coach Joe Frager was selected as the Maggie Dixon Met Coach of the Year and Columbia's Kitty Henderson was named the Rookie of the Year.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A man allegedly bit and stabbed a police dog in Northern California as officers tried to take him into custody Wednesday, authorities said.
The man appeared to be under the influence of drugs, according to Fairfield police.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Carly Thibault-DuDonis was hired Monday as women's basketball coach at Fairfield.
Thibault-DuDonis, 30, replaces Joe Frager, who retired after leading the Stags to a 25-7 record and the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance in his 15th season.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Bob Stefanowski, the likely Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, announced Tuesday his running mate will be Fairfield Rep. Laura Devlin, known for being an outspoken opponent of highway tolls.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A hearing scheduled for Thursday in the case of one of the teenagers charged with killing a southeast Iowa teacher has been placed on hold after his attorney sought a review by the Iowa Supreme Court.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two southeast Iowa teenagers used a baseball bat last fall to kill their high school Spanish teacher, and one of them described in social media posts how they followed the woman, carried out the attack and hid her body, police allege in court documents publicly released Tuesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Aaliyah Moore scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Texas overcame a gritty effort from Fairfield to open the NCAA Tournament with a 70-52 win Friday night on the Longhorns' home court.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns are tearing into the NCAA Tournament behind one of the hottest players in the country in freshman point guard Rori Harmon.
Harmon has been the engine behind an 11-game win streak that saw the Longhorns topple 12-time regular-season Big 12 champion Baylor in the tournament championship game.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — TJ Long had a season-high 23 points as Fairfield beat Rider 65-59 on Thursday night.
Long shot 7 for 9 from behind the arc.
Jesus Cruz had 13 points for Fairfield (14-16, 8-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Bryce Johnson tallied 14 points and 15 rebounds to lift Sacred Heart to an 80-68 win over St. Francis (Pennsylvania) on Saturday.
Nico Galette had 18 points for Sacred Heart (10-19, 6-10 Northeast Conference).
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Clarke had 21 points as Sacred Heart beat Mount St. Mary's 77-65 on Thursday night.
Clarke made 4 of 6 3-pointers.
Nico Galette had 17 points for Sacred Heart (9-19, 5-10 Northeast Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — KC Ndefo posted 16 points, seven rebounds and five blocks as St. Peter's got past Fairfield 70-59 on Friday night.
Matthew Lee had 11 points for St. Peter's (12-10, 10-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Will Martinez had a career-high 25 points as Wagner won its seventh consecutive road game, defeating Sacred Heart 76-67 on Thursday night.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jose Perez had 21 points as Manhattan beat Fairfield 74-67 on Wednesday.
Ant Nelson had 18 points and six rebounds for Manhattan (13-11, 6-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Minor had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Merrimack beat Sacred Heart 70-63 on Tuesday night.
Minor made 12 of 16 shots. Mikey Watkins had 12 points and six assists for Merrimack (11-15, 6-7 Northeast Conference).
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jesus Cruz had a career-high 25 points as Fairfield narrowly beat Canisius 80-76 in overtime on Monday night.
Caleb Green made the go-ahead jumper for the Stags with 13 seconds left in overtime and Jalen Leach finished it off with a pair of free throws.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal disaster declaration approved last year after remnants of Hurricane Ida hit Connecticut has been amended to include certain damage that occurred in Fairfield and Litchfield counties, Gov.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Thomas scored 24 points and Nico Galette had a double-double and Sacred Heart beat Fairleigh Dickinson 77-71 on Saturday.
Aaron Clarke scored 21 points and Galette finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The county attorney prosecuting the case of two southeast Iowa teens charged with murde r in the death of their high school Spanish teacher said in court documents they surveilled her pattern of life, ambushed her along her daily walk and dragged her into the woods, returning later to better hide her lifeless body.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher will remain in jail after a judge opted to keep their bail bond at $1 million cash only in a decision released Friday.
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Two southeastern Iowa teenagers pleaded not guilty Monday to killing their high school Spanish teacher, whose body was found earlier this month in a park where she took daily walks.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly opening fire at a Sacramento Halloween party, killing two men and wounding five other people.
Hykeem Marquis Davis, 21, was arrested in suburban Fairfield and held without bail, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office said.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two southeast Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher asked a state court judge Tuesday to lower their bond so they could be released from jail, while prosecutors asked it be maintained at $1 million or even raised to $2 million.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — More than 80 animals have been rescued from a home in Fairfield.
Police said they received a call from fire department personnel Saturday morning who were assisting the home’s resident who was suffering a medical emergency.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Marquez McCray threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Sacred Heart rolled to a 27-0 victory over winless Wagner in Northeast Conference play on Saturday.
Noah Gettman's 35-yard field goal was the only scoring in the first quarter.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two southeast Iowa teenagers were formally charged Friday with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of a high school Spanish teacher, and a judge said there was enough evidence for the case to go to trial.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Court hearings were set for next week for two southeast Iowa high school students charged with murder in the death of a high school Spanish teacher as her family deals with the shocking ordeal and urged forgiveness.
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Two 16-year-old students were charged with homicide in the death of a high school teacher whose body was found concealed at a park in southeast Iowa, authorities said Thursday.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Three people, including an active duty Air Force member, have been arrested in the killing of a 19-year-old woman who was last seen leaving a Halloween party over the weekend in Northern California, police said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Biden administration has approved two portions of Connecticut's request for a major disaster declaration needed to secure federal funds for recovery from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which caused an estimated $7.2 million in damage in the state.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Malik Grant carried it 34 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns and Sacred Heart controlled the second half en route to a 31-13 win over Duquesne on Saturday.
The Pioneers (5-3, 3-1 Northeast Conference) took a 14-13 lead in the third quarter when Grant went up the middle for a 6-yard touchdown.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has submitted a request for a major disaster declaration to the Biden administration, seeking federal funds to help Connecticut recover from damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fairfield women's basketball coach Joe Frager announced Tuesday that he will retire after this season, his 24th in college basketball and 15th at Fairfield.
Frager, who also coached for nine years at Southern Connecticut, cited health reasons in announcing his retirement.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Malik Grant ran ran for 183 yards on 29 carries and reached the end zone three times to lead Sacred Heart past Central Connecticut 27-17 on Saturday.
Grant's 4-yard touchdown run with 3:24 left in the third quarter gave the Pioneers (4-3, 2-1 Northeast Conference) a 13-10 lead.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Marquez McCray threw for two touchdowns and sophomore Malik Grant ran for a career-high 268 yards and Sacred Heart beat Merrimack 20-10 on Saturday.
McCray threw a 13-yard score to Kenneth Womack for a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter, and later, an 8-yard touchdown toss to Naseim Brantley for a 17-3 advantage.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Marques McCray threw for one touchdown and rushed for another and Sacred Heard defeated Morgan State 21-7 on Saturday.
Both teams scored on their opening possession before the Pioneers grabbed the lead with one second to play in the first half when McCray hit Rob DiNota for a 6-yard touchdown.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A 35-year-old man drowned Sunday while swimming with a friend at a Fairfield reservoir, police said.
Police and fire department dive teams found the body of Karlis Eltermanis, of Bridgeport, in nearly six feet (1.8 meters) of water in the Samp Mortar Reservoir at about 12:45 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Julius Chestnut ran for 170 yards on 26 carries and scored a touchdown, and Sacred Heart beat Bucknell 21-0 in a season opener on Saturday.
Each scoring drive for the Pioneers totaled 65 yards.
With a 26-year-old son living at home — an organ transplant recipient who is currently battling lymphatic cancer — Ian Yeoh and Lezah Hancock-Yeoh are vigilant about protecting him from COVID-19.
That's why they asked their school district in Fairfield, Connecticut, to allow his 16-year-old brother to take classes online, just like he did last year during the height of the pandemic.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Half of Connecticut's eight counties are now identified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has having a “high transmission" level of COVID-19, with the latest being Middlesex County.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Annika Sorenstam ran away with the U.S. Senior Women’s Open on Sunday, closing with a 4-under 68 for an eight-stroke victory.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Annika Sorenstam shot an even-par 72 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Annika Sorenstam shot a 3-under 69, racing to finish before dark, to take a three-stroke lead Friday in the U.S. Senior Women’s Open.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved three more Connecticut counties into the “substantial transmission” category for COVID-19, prompting the state's Department of Public Health on Friday to recommend anyone who lives, works or travels throughout Fairfield, Tolland and Windham counties to wear a mask in public indoor spaces.