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Connecticut governor: Ban more guns, raise buying age to 21

Jan. 26, 2023 15:59 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut needs to update its assault weapons ban to close loopholes and prohibit more firearms as dealers, manufacturers and others have found ways to skirt the state's laws, Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday in announcing a second set of proposed gun laws this week. ...

Henderson scores 19 as Hartford knocks off Stonehill 73-56

Jan. 25, 2023 22:28 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kurtis Henderson had 19 points in Hartford's 73-56 victory over Stonehill on Wednesday night. Henderson also contributed five assists and three steals for the Hawks (5-17). Briggs McClain scored 16 points and added five assists. Pano Pavlidis recorded 13...

Dingle scores 23, Pennsylvania routs Hartford 76-52

Jan. 23, 2023 21:29 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Dingle had 23 points in Pennsylvania's 76-52 victory over Hartford on Monday night. Dingle made 9 of 13 shots (4 for 8 from distance) for the Quakers (10-11). Max Martz hit five 3-pointers and scored 17. Thomas Webley scored 16 to...

Stonehill wins 70-59 against Fairleigh Dickinson

Jan. 22, 2023 20:51 PM EST

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Shamir Johnson scored 23 points as Stonehill beat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59 on Sunday night. Johnson added six rebounds for the Skyhawks (9-13, 5-3 Northeast Conference). Isaiah Burnett added 15 points while going 3 of 9 from the floor, including 1 for 5 from...

Police: Body found within recycling processing center

Jan. 17, 2023 16:33 PM EST

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — A woman's body was found Tuesday within the Casella recycling processing center in Hartford, police said. The Hartford Police Department responded to the report of a body found and determined that it was that of a deceased female, police said. Police said it...

Boonyasith puts up 19 as UMBC beats Hartford 87-62

Jan. 16, 2023 19:28 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jacob Boonyasith had 19 points and UMBC beat Hartford 87-62 on Monday night. Boonyasith shot 7 for 11, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc for the Retrievers (13-6). Jarvis Doles scored 12 points and added seven rebounds. Colton Lawrence recorded 12 points and...

Burke scores 30, Morgan State beats Coppin State 83-66

Jan. 14, 2023 19:33 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Isaiah Burke's 30 points led Morgan State past Coppin State 83-66 on Saturday night. Burke was 5-of-11 shooting, including 5 for 8 from distance, and went 15 for 18 from the line for the Bears (9-8, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Malik Miller added 16 points...

Connecticut man gets max 72-year sentence for '80s attacks

Jan. 09, 2023 17:11 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man was sentenced Monday to 40 to 72 years in prison on kidnapping charges in connection with the 1984 home invasion attacks on four women who say they were sexually assaulted — crimes that were solved in 2020 with the help of a genealogy database. ...

Minor puts up 22, Merrimack beats Saint Francis (BKN) 65-53

Jan. 07, 2023 18:20 PM EST

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Minor scored 22 points as Merrimack beat Saint Francis Brooklyn 65-53 on Saturday night. Minor added eight rebounds for the Warriors (4-14). Jordan Derkack was 3 of 4 shooting and 4 of 6 from the free throw line to add 10 points. Javon Bennett...

Sacred Heart earns 78-71 victory over Hartford

Jan. 07, 2023 17:20 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Nico Galette's 21 points helped Sacred Heart defeat Hartford 78-71 on Saturday. Galette also contributed eight rebounds for the Pioneers (9-9). Tanner Thomas scored 13 points and added six rebounds. The Hawks (4-13) were led in scoring by...