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Connecticut man gets 120 years in slaying of father and son

Jan. 31, 2023 19:21 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge sentenced a 55-year-old New Haven man to 120 years in prison for the gruesome slaying of a father and son, part of a murder case that spanned more than three decades and which the judge on Tuesday said included “a demonic level of violence and...

Poulakidas has 19 as Yale takes down Princeton 87-65

Jan. 28, 2023 21:58 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — John Poulakidas had 19 points in Yale's 87-65 victory over Princeton on Saturday night. Poulakidas was 7 of 13 shooting (5 for 6 from distance) for the Bulldogs (14-6, 4-3 Ivy League). August Mahoney scored 15 points while going 5 of 8 (3 for 4 from...

Woman gets probation for abandoning baby, attacking mother

Jan. 18, 2023 13:15 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who abandoned an 8-month-old girl in a dumpster after assaulting the child's mother has been sentenced to three years of probation, according to court officials. Both the baby and her mother survived. Andiana Velez, 26, was sentenced...

Mom sentenced to 40 years for killing 8-year-old son

Jan. 18, 2023 10:00 AM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for suffocating her 8-year-old son and then setting their house on fire. Prosecutors said Karin Ziolkowski killed her son, Elijah, in their Meriden home on Nov. 14, 2016, and then used tiki torch...

Officers plead not guilty in police van paralysis case

Jan. 11, 2023 15:43 PM EST

Five Connecticut police officers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges accusing them of cruelly mistreating a Black man after he was partially paralyzed in a police van with no seat belts when the driver braked hard. The New Haven officers entered the pleas during their second...

Jarvis' 18 lead Yale over Harvard 58-54

Jan. 07, 2023 21:53 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — EJ Jarvis' 18 points helped Yale defeat Harvard 58-54 on Saturday night. Jarvis had eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (11-5, 1-2 Ivy League). Matt Knowling scored 11 points, going 5 of 9 and 1 of 3 from the free throw line. Chris Ledlum led the...

Neskovic puts up 24 in Dartmouth's 81-77 win over Yale

Jan. 06, 2023 22:41 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Dusan Neskovic had 24 points in Dartmouth's 81-77 win over Yale on Friday night. Neskovic had six rebounds for the Big Green (5-11, 1-1 Ivy League). Ryan Cornish was 6 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 5 from distance, and went 5 for 6 from the line to add 18...

Man granted new trial in 1994 baby killing freed from prison

Dec. 13, 2022 17:04 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose convictions were overturned in connection with a 1994 shooting that killed a baby and paralyzed her grandmother has been freed from prison after nearly three decades. Adam Carmon, 50, walked out of a state courthouse in New Haven...

5 officers charged in police van injury case appear in court

Dec. 08, 2022 13:58 PM EST

Five Connecticut police officers appeared in court for the first time Thursday since being charged with cruelly neglecting a Black man after he was partially paralyzed in the back of a police van, despite his repeated and desperate pleas for help. The New Haven officers briefly faced...

Connecticut program to expunge records faces some delays

Dec. 07, 2022 17:17 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Most eligible Connecticut residents with certain cannabis possession convictions — roughly 44,000 cases — should have their records automatically erased within 60 days, or about a month longer than expected under a state law taking effect Jan. 1, Gov. Ned Lamont said...