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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck has left one dead in Rhode Island...
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...
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...
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, a hard-throwing, wild left-hander whose minor league career inspired the creation of Nuke LaLoosh in the movie “Bull Durham," has died...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...