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Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 42, Odessa 7 ¶ Aldine Eisenhower 42, Aldine MacArthur 7 ¶ Allen 35, McKinney 14 ¶ Amarillo Tascosa 60, Lubbock Monterey 18 ¶...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Barnegat 48, Lakewood 20 Belleville 41, Kearny 0 Bogota 48, Emerson 19 Boonton 28, Pequannock 7 Bordentown 56, Pitman 14 Bridgewater-Raritan 31,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Buchtel 30, Akr. Ellet 6 Akr. Manchester 41, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 21 Alliance 48, Alliance Marlington 27 Andover Pymatuning Valley 24, Vienna Mathews 16 Ansonia 49,...

Canada beats US 3-1 in pre-Olympic women's hockey game

Oct. 22, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Coach Troy Ryan could overlook how Canada’s women’s hockey team sagged in the second period in resuming its cross-border rivalry against the United States on Friday night. What mattered, is how his team responded with Emily Clark scoring twice...

Prison workers top list of those not complying with mandate

Oct. 22, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

Employees in the state's prison system make up more than 32% of state workers who have failed to comply with Gov. Ned Lamont's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to figures released Friday by the governor's office. Of Connecticut's 30,623 state workers 1,482 — about...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Oct. 22, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. October 21, 2021. Editorial: Absentee ballots a step forward for CT Among the many changes COVID-19 brought to Connecticut was an upending of traditional voting practices. With fears of contracting a deadly disease serving...

FBI looking for players victimized by Connecticut AAU coach

Oct. 22, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

The FBI has identified “quite a few” sexual abuse victims of a former Connecticut girl's AAU basketball coach and authorities are seeking the public's help in finding others, an official said Friday. Danny Lawhorn, 30, of Hartford, faces both state sexual assault and...

Pedestrian struck and killed by CT Transit bus in New Haven

Oct. 22, 2021 07:47 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a bus in New Haven, police said. The victim, a 40-year-old woman, was hit by a CT Transit bus shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday on Chapel Street between Orange and Church streets, New Haven police said. ...

Connecticut employers add jobs for ninth consecutive month

Oct. 21, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's unemployment rate continued to drop in September as state employers added back jobs for the ninth consecutive month. The state Department of Labor reported Thursday that unemployment was 6.8% in September, down from 7.2% in August...

Drug dealer gets life in prison for baseball bat killings

Oct. 21, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

A Connecticut drug dealer whose federal death sentence was overturned in the baseball bat killings of three people during a 2005 dispute over crack cocaine sales was resentenced Thursday to life in prison. Dressed in a tan prison uniform, Azibo Aquart, now 40, apologized...