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Stafl scores 19 to carry Hartford past Division III Emerson

Nov. 21, 2019 2:36 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Freshman Miroslav Stafl posted a season-high 19 points as Hartford topped Division III opponent Emerson 78-63 on Thursday. Freshman PJ Henry also had a season-high with 15 points for Hartford (4-2). Traci Carter added 10 points, and Michael Dunne had six rebounds. Hartford led...

Hospital psychiatric wards now feel like prisons, some say

Nov. 19, 2019 6:06 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New safety standards aimed at limiting suicide risks have led to overhauls inside hospitals around the country, with psychiatric facilities and wards removing bathroom doors, stripping artwork from walls and requiring patients to wear paper gowns instead of their own clothes. The...

Flowers, Mitchell carry Hartford past Gordon College 86-79

Nov. 16, 2019 5:25 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Moses Flowers had 19 points to lead five Hartford players in double figures as the Hawks beat Gordon College 86-79 on Saturday. D.J. Mitchell added 18 points for the Hawks. Miroslav Stafl chipped in 12 and Michael Dunne and Traci Carter had 10 apiece. Eric Demers had 42 points...

College student seeks to have racist slur charge erased

Nov. 13, 2019 4:09 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student accused of saying a racist slur outside a campus apartment complex applied Wednesday for a probation program that could result in the charge being erased. Jarred Karal, of Plainville, applied for accelerated rehabilitation in Rockville Superior...

Lawsuit against flight school over fatal crash is dismissed

Nov. 11, 2019 4:46 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against a flight school and its owner over a 2016 plane crash that killed a student pilot. Judge Matthew Budzik in Hartford ruled in favor of Arian Prevalla and his now-defunct American Flight Academy on Friday. Prevalla...

1st black female mayor of a major Northeast city has died

Nov. 8, 2019 11:45 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The first black female mayor of a major New England city died last November, but news of her death is just being reported. The Hartford Courant reports 87-year-old Carrie Saxon Perry died after suffering from a heart attack at Waterbury Hospital on Nov. 22, 2018. Many people close...

Zunic drains 2 late 3s to help Winthrop past Hartford 67-57

Nov. 7, 2019 10:17 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kyle Zunic drained two straight treys in the final minutes as Winthrop pulled away to win its first game of the season, a 67-57 victory over Hartford on Thursday night. Josh Ferguson had 12 points and 11 rebounds, Hunter Hale added 15 points and Zunic finished with 14. Charles...

UConn to play exhibition against US national team on Jan. 27

Nov. 6, 2019 3:40 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has announced it will play an exhibition in January against the U.S. women's national team. Coach Geno Auriemma says it's a great opportunity to play against some of the best in the world. The U.S. team is playing various exhibitions against college...

Marks carries Hartford over Central Connecticut 74-59

Nov. 5, 2019 10:18 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Hunter Marks scored a career-high 19 points as Hartford beat Central Connecticut 74-59 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. D.J. Mitchell had 13 points for Hartford and Romain Boxus and PJ Henry scored 10 points each. Greg Outlaw had 13 points, six assists and...

UConn forward Springs declared academically ineligible

Oct. 30, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn freshman forward Richie Springs will sit out this season after being declared academically ineligible by the NCAA. Springs is a 6-foot-9 power forward from Brooklyn. He graduated this spring from the MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts. The 18-year-old made the decision...