Man killed near casino was father of teen injured by policeFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man fatally shot by police during an exchange of gunfire near a Massachusetts casino had called for more police transparency after his own teenage son was shot and wounded by Connecticut officers in 2017.
Stonehill takes on Cent. Conn. St. after Zegarowski’s 30-point outingFebruary 18, 2023 GMT
Stonehill Skyhawks (14-15, 10-4 NEC) at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (9-19, 6-7 NEC)
New Britain, Connecticut; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cent.
Zegarowski leads Stonehill against Cent. Conn. St. after 30-point outingFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
Stonehill Skyhawks (14-15, 10-4 NEC) at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (9-19, 6-7 NEC)
New Britain, Connecticut; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stonehill faces the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils after Max Zegarowski scored 30 points in Stonehill's 75-60 win against the Long Island Sharks.
Cent. Conn. St. hosts Merrimack following Amos’ 22-point showingJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
Merrimack Warriors (6-15, 4-3 NEC) at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (5-16, 3-4 NEC)
New Britain, Connecticut; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cent. Conn. St. takes on the Merrimack Warriors after Kellen Amos scored 22 points in Cent.
Fairleigh Dickinson tops Central Connecticut 88-80January 14, 2023 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Grant Singleton had 20 points in Fairleigh Dickinson's 88-80 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday.
Singleton added five rebounds for the Knights (11-8, 4-0 Northeast Conference).
Army defeats Cent. Conn. St. 66-55December 21, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Rucker's 18 points helped Army defeat Cent. Conn. St. 66-55 on Tuesday night.
Rucker had six rebounds for the Black Knights (6-7). Coleton Benson scored 13 points while shooting 4 for 7 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and 2 of 4 from the free throw line.
Central Connecticut beats Dartmouth 59-50 for first victoryDecember 10, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nigel Scantlebury finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds as Central Connecticut beat Dartmouth 59-50 on Friday night for its first win of the season.
Kellen Amos scored 11 points and added seven rebounds for the Blue Devils (1-9).
Brown secures 59-51 victory over Central Connecticut StateNovember 30, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Kino Lilly Jr. scored 16 points as Brown beat Central Connecticut State 59-51 on Tuesday night.
Lilly was 4 of 9 shooting, including 2 for 5 from distance, and went 6 for 6 from the line for the Bears (3-4).
Juozapaitis’ 24 lead Maine over Cent. Conn. St. 66-58November 23, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Gedi Juozapaitis scored 24 points as Maine beat Central Connecticut State 66-58 on Wednesday.
Juozapaitis also added four steals for the Black Bears (4-1). Kellen Tynes scored 23 points and added five steals.
Balanc scores 17, Quinnipiac tops C Connecticut 72-70November 13, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Matt Balanc's 17 points helped Quinnipiac defeat Cent. Conn. St. 72-70 on Sunday.
Balanc was 7 of 14 shooting (2 for 5 from distance) for the Bobcats (3-0). After he made 1 of 2 free throws with five seconds left, Andre Snoody missed a 3-pointer for the Blue Devils.
Merrimack beats C. Connecticut, remains undefeated in NECNovember 12, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Gavin McCusker threw three touchdown passes to Pat Conroy and Merrimack beat Central Connecticut 20-14 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.
Central Connecticut earns first win, routs Wagner 34-7October 29, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nasir Smith ran for a career-high 174 yards and three touchdowns as Central Connecticut won for the first time this season, taking down Wagner 34-7 in a Northeast Conference game Saturday afternoon.
Perrantes throws 2 TD passes, Duquesne tops C. ConnecticutOctober 22, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Darius Perrantes threw two touchdown passes, Ezekiel Daure returned an interception for a touchdown, and Duquesne defeated Central Connecticut 30-6 on Saturday.
Perrantes, who was 17-of-24 passing for 260 yards, threw touchdowns of 7 yards to Abdul Janneh in the second quarter and 24 yards to Jalin Cooper in the fourth.
Willcox throws for 2 scores, Reed makes key stop for BrownOctober 8, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Jake Willcox threw two touchdown passes, the Brown defense made a huge stop inside the 10 in the final minute, and the Bears defeated Central Connecticut 27-20 on Saturday.
Grant, McCoy help Sacred Heart beat Central Conn. 14-10September 11, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Malik Grant ran for 109 yards and a score on 23 carries, Rob McCoy added a 14-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and Sacred Heart beat Central Connecticut 14-10 Saturday night in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
Top Connecticut court orders new trial for murder convictSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's highest court on Friday overturned a man's murder conviction and ordered a new trial, saying a state prosecutor improperly commented during closing arguments on the man exercising his right to remain silent before the trial.
Stanley Black & Decker: Q2 Earnings SnapshotJuly 28, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $88 million.
The New Britain, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 57 cents per share.
Man jailed for killing wife sentenced for daughter’s deathJuly 14, 2022 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who authorities say started a new life and family in Ohio after killing his wife and teenage daughter in 1995 when they lived in a New York suburb was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for his daughter's murder.
Firefighters demoted for drug use after death investigationMay 17, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — One New Britain fire official has been fired and seven other firefighters have been disciplined following an investigation into drug use at firehouses around the Connecticut city, the mayor said.
Stanley Black & Decker: Q1 Earnings SnapshotApril 28, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $175.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the New Britain, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $1.06.
Firearms arrest yields dozens of ghost guns, 3D printerApril 13, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Dozens of ghost guns, a 3D printer and homemade bombs have been seized in Connecticut as police arrested a man they believe was manufacturing and selling a variety of illegal firearms, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
3 Connecticut newspapers acquired by Rhode Island groupApril 6, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut newspapers have been sold to a Rhode Island-based company.
The New Britain Herald, Bristol Press and the Chronicle of Willimantic were sold by Central Connecticut Communications to Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, the papers announced.
Suspect accused of arson in fires at CT houses of worshipMarch 12, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, C.T. (AP) — Police have charged a suspect in custody with arson in fires at two houses of worships, a Connecticut mayor said Saturday.
New Britain's Fire Department responded Friday night to fires at Congregation Tephereth Israel around 8 p.m., and shortly after at St.
National GOP see opportunity to win Connecticut House seatMarch 4, 2022 GMT
National Republicans see an opportunity in western Connecticut to finally win one of the state's five Democratic-held congressional districts in November, hoping voter discontent with the Biden administration coupled with rising inflation will help provide the momentum needed to flip the seat.
Benjamin leads Mount St. Mary’s past Central ConnecticutFebruary 27, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Benjamin scored 19 points with eight assists and Mount St. Mary's rolled to a 65-49 win over Central Connecticut on Saturday.
Nana Opoku added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Mountaineers (13-15, 9-9 Northeast Conference).
St. Francis (Pa.) defeats Central Connecticut 79-63February 25, 2022 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Maxwell Land matched his career high with 20 points as St. Francis (Pa.) defeated Central Connecticut 79-63 on Thursday night.
Land hit 6 of 8 3-pointers.
Josh Cohen had 19 points and eight rebounds for St.
Connecticut receives shipment of 426,000 COVID-19 testsDecember 31, 2021 GMT
Connecticut received shipments of more than 426,000 rapid COVID-19 tests Friday, a day after the planned procurement of over 3 million such tests fell through.
Gov. Ned Lamont, speaking at a distribution warehouse in New Britain, said that other purchase orders are in place and that many more tests are expected soon to help meet the demand caused by a recent surge in infections.
State to replace 43 diesel buses with VW settlement fundsDecember 22, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Forty-three diesel school buses across Connecticut are being replaced with new electric buses, funded by $12.7 million the state received from a legal settlement with Volkswagen Corp.
Police arrest suspect in multiple carjackings, robberiesDecember 19, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who was a fugitive sought by state and federal authorities for multiple carjackings and armed robberies.
Twenty-four-year-old Christian Velez was taken into custody in New Britain on Friday night.
Zoppi hits winner as Central Connecticut tops Saint FrancisNovember 20, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Shon Mitchell threw two touchdown passes, Joe Zoppi kicked a 31-yard field goal on the final play, and Central Connecticut State defeated Saint Francis (Pa.) 24-21 on Saturday.
Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s definitely seeking a second termNovember 9, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont made it clear Tuesday he plans to seek a second term, a day after the Democrat said he had filed the necessary paperwork to begin the process of a possible reelection bid.
C. Connecticut’s 30-15 win over Bryant creates NEC log jamNovember 6, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Romelo Williams accounted for 233 yards and a touchdown and Central Connecticut controlled Bryant in a 30-15 win on Saturday.
After Sacred Heart's 4-1 record in the Northeast Conference, Bryant, Central Connecticut, Duquesne and St.
Long Island University gets first win of season, tops CCSUOctober 23, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Camden Orth passed for two touchdowns, Paul Inzerillo made three field goals and Long Island University beat Central Connecticut 30-13 on Saturday for its first victory of the season.
Miller’s late TD run helps Columbia edge Central ConnecticutOctober 9, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Dante Miller scored on a 65-yard run with 5:38 remaining in the game and Columbia held off Central Connecticut 22-20 in nonconference play on Saturday.
Central Connecticut pulled within 15-13 — missing the two-point conversion try — with 6:55 left to play on Romelo Williams' 16-yard TD toss to Tyshaun James.
Tong seeks meeting with TikTok execs after school shut downOctober 4, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's attorney general is asking leadership of TikTok, a video-sharing service, to come to the state and meet with educators and parents to discuss the “harmful impact” the popular app is having on the mental and physical safety of students and educators.
High school goes remote again, blames student misbehaviorSeptember 22, 2021 GMT
A Connecticut high school that recently resumed full in-person learning for the first time since the onset of the pandemic sent students home temporarily for remote learning — not because of the virus, but rather issues with misbehavior.
Kelley throws for 444 yards, 4 TDs in SE Louisiana’s winSeptember 18, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Cole Kelley threw for 444 yards and four touchdowns to help Southeastern Louisiana beat Central Connecticut 56-10 on Saturday.
Kelley was 25-of-33 passing, and he also rushed for a touchdown.
First-degree murder conviction in 2018 Springfield homicideSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Springfield man was convicted by a jury Friday of a 2018 fatal shooting in the city and was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole.
Luis Gomez was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Jesus Flores, according to a statement from the Hampden district attorney's office.
Ruling finds FBI agent, officer justified in fatal shootingAugust 30, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An FBI agent and a local police officer were justified in the fatal shooting of a man who shot at them during a federal-local task force operation in Hartford in January, a prosecutor concluded Monday.
Lawmakers agree to meet again on juvenile crime issuesJuly 7, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Connecticut lawmakers agreed Wednesday to keep working together to possibly change some state laws and policies to address a recent string of car thefts and other crimes being committed by repeat juvenile offenders.
Lawmakers to meet after teen in stolen car kills marathonerJuly 3, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Lawmakers are planning to discuss juvenile crime after a teenager driving a stolen car struck and killed a marathoner on Tuesday.
Sellers named head men’s hoops coach at Central ConnecticutMay 10, 2021 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Fairfield University assistant coach Patrick Sellers has been hired as the head men's basketball coach at Central Connecticut, his alma mater.
Sellers returns to school where he was a team captain as a player in 1991 and began his coaching career as an assistant in 1999, helping the Blue Devils to NCAA Tournament bids in 2000 and 2002...
One man killed in RI crash involving motorcycle, pickupApril 25, 2021 GMT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck has left one dead in Rhode Island...
2 arrested in death of 75-year-old man in Connecticut homeApril 7, 2021 GMT
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — A man and woman have been arrested in the killing of a 75-year-old man who was found tied up inside his Connecticut home, police said...
Lawyer accused of stealing nearly $1M from veterans charityNovember 25, 2020 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut lawyer was charged by state authorities Wednesday with embezzling nearly $1 million from a charity for military veterans and their families, just two weeks after he was sentenced to more than three years in prison on a federal charge for the same crimes...
Commission fails to agree on nominee for police investigatorSeptember 25, 2020 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials on Thursday evening failed to agree on a candidate to serve as the state's first inspector general to investigate police officers’ use of deadly force, a position created in a new, wide-ranging police accountability law...
Steve Dalkowski, inspiration for ‘Bull Durham,’ dies at 80April 24, 2020 GMT
Steve Dalkowski, a hard-throwing, wild left-hander whose minor league career inspired the creation of Nuke LaLoosh in the movie “Bull Durham," has died...
Manafort family business defends name as cousin sits in jailMarch 3, 2019 GMT
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...
Friday AM commute will be rainy and slowSeptember 28, 2018 GMT
We have another rainy commute on Friday.
The good news: The rain will end by PM commute and the weekend will be sunny, brisk and precipitation free.
The Tuesday was one of the worst in months after several inches of rain flooded local streets and major highways like the Merritt and Wilbur Cross parkways and I-95.
Minor League Notebook for July 29July 30, 2017 GMT
NEW BRITAIN — But for a lucky break here or an opportunity there, Greg Nappo may have been pitching in Miami on Thursday night for the Marlins.
Instead, there he was on the mound at New Britain Stadium, starting for the Bees of the independent Atlantic League.
Lambo hits 3 homers as Bluefish sweep BeesJuly 3, 2017 GMT
NEW BRITAIN — Andrew Lambo homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Bridgeport Bluefish to a 5-2 win over the New Britain Bees Sunday in the first game of an Atlantic League doubleheader at New Britain Stadium.
High school roundup: Derby wins boys S track titleJune 2, 2017 GMT
NEW BRITAIN — Brian Jalowiec won three events to help Derby capture the boys team title at the Class S track championships Thursday afternoon at Willow Brook Park.
Jalowiec won the shot put (50-3), discus throw (147-2) and javelin (173-7) for the Red Raiders, who finished with 85.5 points.
School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathyFebruary 21, 2017 GMT
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of the shooter, Adam Lanza...