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Yale women’s soccer coach leaves amid report of misconduct

Nov. 21, 2019 4:42 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University’s women’s soccer coach has left the school amid allegations of sexual misconduct by former players at a college where he previously coached. Yale officials said Brendan Faherty’s last day was Wednesday, nearly a year after he was hired to replace...

Sentencing delayed for Rabbi convicted of sexual abuse

Nov. 20, 2019 8:34 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The sentencing of a Connecticut rabbi convicted of sexually abusing a teenage boy who attended a school the rabbi founded has been delayed. The New Haven Register reports Daniel Greer’s sentencing was delayed Wednesday after his lawyers were denied a motion for a new trial....

Doctor charged with illegal distribution of opioids

Nov. 20, 2019 10:57 AM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut doctor is facing charges of writing dozens of fraudulent prescriptions for opioid medications. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that Dr. Jennifer Farrell was indicted by a grand jury on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and possession of controlled...

Acting chief recommends firing officer for shooting incident

Nov. 19, 2019 4:49 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police official says one of his officers should be fired for shooting his gun 13 times at an unarmed couple’s car and wounding a 22-year-old woman. Acting Hamden Police Chief John Cappiello made the recommendation Tuesday to the town’s police commission to...

Red Cross helping several families displaced by fires

Nov. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EST

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) — The American Red Cross says it’s helping families in Rhode Island and in Connecticut who were displaced from their homes after recent fires. The charity announced Sunday that it’s aiding four families who were living in a building that caught fire in Central Falls,...

Speeding up Connecticut to NYC commute key focus on plans

Nov. 17, 2019 12:10 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Making it easier and faster to travel to and from New York City is a big selling point for two newly proposed multi-billion-dollar plans to overhaul Connecticut’s transportation system. Democrats and Republicans contend a quick and smooth commute is in Connecticut’s...

Police identify driver killed after single-vehicle crash

Nov. 16, 2019 5:08 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have released the identity of a man who was killed following a car crash on Route 34 in New Haven. Connecticut State Police say Jason Goglas, 32, of New Haven, was killed after his car crashed into a guardrail and concrete barrier wall Saturday morning. The New Haven...

Friends, family mourn gymnast who died after accident

Nov. 16, 2019 4:46 PM EST

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Friends and family have gathered to mourn the death of a college gymnast from Connecticut who died after a training accident. The Connecticut Post reports that more than 200 people attended a private funeral service for Melanie Coleman on Saturday at St. Mary Church in Milford. Crowds...

Report: Nearly half of Connecticut household lack resources

Nov. 16, 2019 2:30 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report shows nearly half of Connecticut households have an income that’s insufficient to cover their basic needs. The Connecticut Self-Sufficiency Standard Report, released by the Connecticut Office of Health Care Strategy and State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, finds that 44...

Funeral arrangements set for Connecticut gymnast

Nov. 14, 2019 5:19 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Funeral arrangements for the collegiate gymnast from Connecticut who died after suffering an injury during a training accident have been set. The service for 20-year-old Melanie Coleman will be held at St. Mary Church in Milford on Saturday. The Southern Connecticut State University...