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U.S Congressional candidate Robert Hyde of Simsbury displays campaign phone-grips under the Genius of Connecticut statue in the Connecticut State Capitol Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Documents released this week by House Democrats link Hyde to alleged campaign to surveil and harass Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP)

Prosecutor: Revoke bail for impeachment figure Robert Hyde

Jan. 17, 2020 10:42 PM EST

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge is considering whether to revoke bail in a protective order case against a Connecticut man who has emerged as a figure in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. A prosecutor made the request to revoke Robert F. Hyde's bail during a hearing in...

Kentucky forward Nick Richards (4) looks for a shot as South Carolina's Maik Kotsar, left, and Justin Minaya defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Weekend schedule should sort out SEC's second-place logjam

Jan. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EST

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball competition this weekend. GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 10 Kentucky (12-4, 3-1 SEC) at Arkansas (14-2, 3-1): The SEC standings will sort themselves out a bit Saturday with a pair of games featuring the four teams tied for second place behind league...

This undated image released by the House Judiciary Committee from documents provided by Lev Parnas to the committee in the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump, shows a photo of Lev Parnas with Trump in Florida. Parnas, a close associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, repeated denials that he is acquainted with Parnas, despite numerous photos that have emerged of the two men together. (House Judiciary Committee via AP)

Giuliani associate names Trump, Pence, more in Ukraine plan

Jan. 17, 2020 12:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Lev Parnas says he delivered an ultimatum in May, at Giuliani's behest, to the incoming...

This Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, booking photo released by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office shows Anthony Todt, who is charged with killing his wife, their three young children and a dog in an affluent suburb near Walt Disney World. The bodies were discovered Monday in Celebration, a community located near Orlando. (Osceola County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Therapist charged with killing family faced fraud probe

Jan. 16, 2020 3:40 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A physical therapist charged with killing his wife, three children and dog in a home near Walt Disney World and leaving their bodies there for days was being investigated in Connecticut for health care fraud motivated by his need to pay off personal loans, according to court documents...

Benning scores 15 to lead Fairfield past St. Peter's 61-51

Jan. 15, 2020 10:20 PM EST

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Taj Benning registered 15 points as Fairfield topped St. Peter's 61-51 on Wednesday night. Benning converted all 10 of his free throw attempts. Chris Maidoh had nine rebounds and four blocks for Fairfield (7-9, 3-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Landon Taliaferro was held to...

Hartford squeezes past Stony Brook behind Marks' 14 points

Jan. 15, 2020 10:11 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hunter Marks posted 14 points and seven rebounds and Hartford edged past Stony Brook 68-65 on Wednesday night. Malik Ellison had 13 points and nine rebounds for Hartford (10-8, 3-0 America East Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Traci Carter distributed seven...

Connecticut man linked to impeachment has many legal woes

Jan. 15, 2020 10:06 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Before emerging as a figure in the impeachment proceedings, Robert F. Hyde was known best in Connecticut as an obscure Republican candidate for Congress censured by his own party's leaders for offensive and misogynistic tweets. Hyde, a former landscaping company owner who presents...

Anosike leads Sacred Heart past Central Connecticut 66-55

Jan. 15, 2020 8:58 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike had 21 points and 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season, and Sacred Heart beat Central Connecticut 66-55 on Wednesday night. Kinnon LaRose had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Sacred Heart (10-7, 3-1 Northeast Conference). Cameron Parker added 10 points,...

FILE - This undated file photo from a missing persons flier provided by the New Canaan Police Department shows Jennifer Dulos, mother of five who went missing in May 2019. Her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, was arrested by state police Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Farmington, Conn., and faces murder charges. (New Canaan Police Department via AP, File)

Police: Husband nearly ran over wife 2 years before killing

Jan. 15, 2020 3:55 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two years before mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos went missing last May in what police believe was a murder, her estranged husband tried to run her over outside her new Connecticut home around the time she had filed for divorce, the children's nanny told police. The allegations were...

In this Jan. 2, 2001 photo, a rose is rests on the gravestone of David Paul at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, Conn. DNA testing has helped police identify the mother of David Paul, an infant who was abandoned and found frozen to death in a Connecticut parking lot in 1988. Meriden Police Chief Jeffry Cossette announced Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, that the mother was Karen Kuzmak Roche, who was 25 when the baby's body was found. She  is not expected to face criminal charges. (Chris Angileri/Record-Journal via AP)

Police: Mother of infant who froze in 1988 won't be charged

Jan. 14, 2020 5:17 PM EST

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — DNA testing has helped police identify the mother of an infant who was found frozen to death in a Connecticut parking lot in 1988, but she is not expected to face charges because of how long ago the crime was, authorities announced Tuesday. Meriden Police Chief Jeffry Cossette said...