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 2020-02-27 16:48 

WSHU

Ex-Baltimore Mayor To Be Sentenced For 'Healthy Holly' Children's Book Scheme...

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will be sentenced Thursday, three months after she pleaded guilty to federal fraud, tax and conspiracy charges over a scheme involving sales of her self-published Healthy Holly children's books. Prosecutors were s...

 2020-02-27 16:44 

Journal Inquirer

East Hartford schools mostly stay level on state's report card...

EAST HARTFORD — The town's public schools maintained its overall accountability index of 68.5 from 2019 on the state accountability report card, school officials said earlier this month....

 2020-02-27 16:43 

New Haven Register

David Ortiz selling baseball mementos, household items...

WESTON, Mass. (AP) - Former Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is cleaning house, and you might be surprised by what's he's selling. The man known to Red Sox fans as Big Papi is, of course, selling tons of memorabilia from his baseball c...

 2020-02-27 16:43 

WSHU

Southampton Preserves Shinnecock Burial Grounds...

A sacred Shinnecock Nation burial site will be preserved in perpetuity....

 2020-02-27 16:41 

ESPN

WWE Super ShowDown live results, recaps and reaction...

WWE's fifth major Saudi Arabia show features Goldberg challenging "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt to headline a 10-match card. Follow along live....

 2020-02-27 16:40 

WTNH

8 Minute Meals: General Tso's cauliflower...

Genee Habansky adds General Tso...

 2020-02-27 16:38 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

DeMaurice Smith on negative views of proposed CBA: Democracy is messy...

The NFL Players Association will be holding a vote of the full membership on a proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement, but the union's executive director DeMaurice Smith didn't set a timetable....

 2020-02-27 16:38 

New Haven Register

2 Washington state teens survive fentanyl overdose...

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - A warning was issued to residents of Bellevue, Washington state about the dangers of fentanyl after two teenagers survive accidental overdoses minutes apart. The two Bellevue High School students believed they were taking the pain-k...

 2020-02-27 16:37 

Republican-American

European soccer weekend: Clasico in Madrid and English final...

What to watch in the leading leagues in European soccer this weekend:SPAINThe second clasico of the league arrives with Barcelona hitting its stride and Real Madrid stumbling.The teams meet at Sant......

 2020-02-27 16:37 

Republican-American

No. 7 Maryland working to be even better in postseason...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) As No. 7 Maryland charges toward another Big Ten title, coach Brenda Frese is already preparing the team for a deep run in March.The Terrapins have used balanced scor......

 2020-02-27 16:36 

CBS Connecticut

[ WTIC ]

55th ACM Awards To Be Hosted By Keith Urban + Nominees Announced...

Keith Urban will serve as a first-time host for the 55th annual ACM Awards, only on CBS and streaming on CBS All Access....

 2020-02-27 16:35 

ESPN

The big question your club must answer...

With the 2020 season around the corner, questions abound for all of MLS' 26 clubs, and we ask -- and answer -- the biggest one facing each outfit....

 2020-02-27 16:35 

New Haven Register

Florida officials express caution -- not panic -- over virus...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis attempted to reassure his state Thursday that health officials were prepared for any cases of a new virus that has killed thousands worldwide, saying there were no confirmed cases - yet - of infections fr...

 2020-02-27 16:33 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Report: Chiefs will use franchise tag on Chris Jones...

The Chiefs don't want Chris Jones to get away and for good reason. The defensive lineman is the fourth-rated player on PFT's top-100 list of free agents, behind only quarterbacks. The Chiefs....

 2020-02-27 16:31 

New Haven Register

2 violations upheld for Hot Springs medical pot dispensary...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - State regulators have dismissed one violation and sustained two others against a medical marijuana dispensary in Hot Springs. The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted Wednesday to sustain two violations against Green Sp...

 2020-02-27 16:31 

The Courant

Connecticut forecast: Wind advisories in effect, cold temps coming...

Hold onto your hat: Wind advisories are in effect for the all of Connecticut, the National Weather Service says....

 2020-02-27 16:30 

ctpost.com

Retired Monroe officer dies after cancer battle...

Retired Monroe Police Officer Andrew Wall, 55, died recently after a lengthy battle with cancer....

 2020-02-27 16:28 

WTNH

Prosecutor: Man in police custody died from heart disease...

Connecticut...

 2020-02-27 16:28 

New Haven Register

Proposal to scrutinize Maine protective services moves on...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's child protection office could face new scrutiny if the state Legislature passes a new oversight proposal. The state has made reforms to its child protective services since the deaths of two children who were in the system...

 2020-02-27 16:25 

WTNH

Driver involved in fatal hit and run gets nearly 4 years...

A Connecticut man who drove from the scene after fatally hitting a pedestrian has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison....

 2020-02-27 16:24 

The Courant

College athletes in Connecticut would be allowed to profit off their name, image and likeness under bill submitted in state legislature...

Student athletes in Connecticut would be able to profit off their name, image and likeness if a bill submitted Thursday were to be approved by the state legislature. The proposed piece of legislation comes as other states around the country take similar m...

 2020-02-27 16:22 

New Haven Register

Canceled travel, revenue losses: Virus hits businesses hard...

LONDON (AP) - The spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard as they suspend production, meetings, events and business travel. Here's a look at the latest developments: MARKETS: Markets are down sharply again. The Dow and...

 2020-02-27 16:21 

WFSB

Meriden police seek missing man who may be experiencing depression...

Police in Meriden hope the public can help find a missing man....

 2020-02-27 16:18 

ESPN

'I'm the best player in the draft,' says DE Young...

Ohio State DE Chase Young, who will not work out at the combine, believes he's the best player in April's NFL draft....

 2020-02-27 16:18 

ESPN

'I'm the best player in the draft,' says DE Young...

Ohio State DE Chase Young, who will not work out at the combine, believes he's the best player in April's NFL draft....

 2020-02-27 16:16 

New Haven Register

Lab in New Mexico could begin testing for new virus...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Health officials in New Mexico send off samples from people suspected of having the new coronavirus to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the state epidemiologist said an Albuquerque lab is expected to soon begin con...

 2020-02-27 16:16 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Matt Patricia characterizes Matthew Stafford trade rumor as "comical"...

Can we put to bed the Matthew Stafford trade rumor? The Lions are not trading him. They have said that every which way they possibly can. Add "comical" to the list of words the Lions have used....

 2020-02-27 16:14 

WFSB

Steven Seagal charged by Securities and Exchange Commission with failing to disclose payments...

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday it had settled charges against actor Steven Seagal for failing to disclose payments for promotional work....

 2020-02-27 16:14 

WSHU

Connecticut Lawmaker Seeks Expansion Of Clean Slate Bill...

A proposed law in Connecticut would automatically clear misdemeanors and low-level felonies for people who've served their time and remain conviction-free for about seven years....

 2020-02-27 16:12 

WTNH

White powder substance evacuates Danbury court...

The superior court in Danbury has been evacuated Thursday morning due to a white powder substance....

 2020-02-27 16:09 

The Courant

White powder sparks evacuation at Danbury courthouse...

The Danbury courthouse has been evacuated because of the discovery of a powdery substance, a judicial branch spokeswoman says....

 2020-02-27 16:08 

Journal Inquirer

Council Republicans defend sale of town land to developer...

TOLLAND — Several Town Council members explained Wednesday why they voted to sell 9.7 acres of town-owned land behind the Dunkin' Donuts on the east side of Route 195 to a local developer despite concerns by neighbors that development of......

 2020-02-27 16:04 

WFSB

Wind advisory issued as gusts could top 40 mph in some spots...

Meteorologist Mark Dixon said that while the wind advisory was issued for five of the state's counties, the wind will be intense statewide....

 2020-02-27 16:03 

NBC Sports

[ NFL ]

Chase Young doesn't want to be 'combine player'...

Ex-Ohio State star Chase Young joins Mike Florio to defend his decision to limit his workouts during the draft process, which NFL pass rushers he models his game after and more....

 2020-02-27 16:03 

NBC Sports

PHT Morning Skate: 'No easy fix' for emergency backup goalie situations like Ayres'...

The NHL believes there is...

 2020-02-27 16:00 

NBC Sports

Celtics assistant coach hit with 15-year show-cause penalty by NCAA...

The Boston Celtics reportedly suspended assistant coach Jerome Allen about two weeks after he pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe while at Penn....

 2020-02-27 16:00 

New Haven Register

Silver Alert issued for 55-year-old Meriden man...

NEW HAVEN - A Silver Alert was issued Thursday morning for a 55-year-old man reported missing from Meriden. Tomas Alvarez, 55, is a black man with black hair and brown eyes, authorities said in the alert. He stands about 5 foot 6 and weighs roughly 165 po...

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

State must look at reality of economic situation...

Gov. Ned Lamont, to the chagrin of his Republican opponents Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano and House Leader Themis Klarides, has announced that he will resort to bonding to provide funds for infrastructure repair and new projects....

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

School board shaves $103,000 from budget...

SOMERS — The Board of Education on Monday further modified the school superintendent's proposed budget for the next school year, reducing the total by roughly $103,000....

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

February 27 letters...

Pelosi extended hand...

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

Enfield creates position to coordinate services for seniors...

ENFIELD — The Town Council last week unanimously approved the creation of the position of "elderly services care coordinator," responsible for coordinating services and care to support the quality of life of local seniors....

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

Windsor PZC OKs site plan for renovated public safety complex...

WINDSOR — More than a year after voters approved a $33.9 million referendum to renovate and expand the town's public safety complex, the project is getting underway following Planning and Zoning Commission approval of the site plan this month....

 2020-02-27 16:00 

Journal Inquirer

Be a 'witness' for HVCC to Vernon's Town Council...

It is budget season again and the majority party of the Vernon Town Council has noted to Hockanum Valley Community Council — the preeminent social services agency of the tri-town area based in Vernon — that not only should it......

 2020-02-27 15:58 

WSHU

Trump Can Withhold Police Funding From Sanctuary Cities, Court Rules...

So-called sanctuary cities in Connecticut and New York will have to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, if those states want millions in federal grants for policing....

 2020-02-27 15:58 

New Haven Register

Parts of New York brace for heavy snow, blizzard conditions...

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Drivers were asked to stay off of roads and schools were closed Thursday as areas of upstate New York braced for high winds and up to 4 feet of snow. Gusty winds and blowing snow reduced visibility in western and northern New York, ...

 2020-02-27 15:55 

ESPN

Sources: Brady open to new home in free agency...

Tom Brady is set on entering free agency and believes the process could lead to a new team, sources told ESPN....

 2020-02-27 15:53 

WFSB

Danbury court evacuated after white powder substance found...

The superior court in Danbury was evacuated on Thursday morning....

 2020-02-27 15:50 

New Haven Register

Ohio governor to outline state's coronavirus preparation...

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and state and local health officials planned Thursday to outline the state's preparation for the possible spread of the coronavirus. There are no confirmed cases of the illness COVID-19 in Ohio to date, DeWine...

 2020-02-27 15:49 

New Haven Register

Senate rejects another Whitmer appointee to hunting panel...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - For the second time this month, Michigan's Republican-led Senate has blocked one of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's appointments to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing. The Senate on Thursday rejected G...

 2020-02-27 15:48 

Republican-American

Vogel to retire as Region 1 superintendent...

FALLS VILLAGE — Region 1 Superintendent Pamela Vogel announced her retirement Wednesday night. She will be leaving at the end of this school year, citing family circumstances and wanting to b......

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