WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man wanted for the killing and dismemberment of his 11-month-old daughter has been arrested after a two-week search by local and federal authorities.
Police said Christopher Francisquini, 31, was found at a bus stop in Waterbury on Friday afternoon after a person who had been following media coverage of the case recognized him and called 911.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Gerrale Gates had 22 points in Holy Cross' 63-57 win against Central Connecticut State on Saturday night.
Gates had seven rebounds for the Crusaders (3-6). Simon Wilbar scored 13 points while going 4 of 9 and 4 of 4 from the free throw line, and added seven rebounds.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut driver struck and killed two pedestrians believed to be in a crosswalk early Saturday and was later arrested after trying to flee, police said.
The pedestrians were crossing a street in Stamford shortly after 2 a.m.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ ReneSola Ltd. (SOL) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $3 million.
The Stamford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 4 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, were 5 cents per share.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man imprisoned for the past 28 years for a New Haven shooting that killed a baby and paralyzed her grandmother has been granted a new trial by a judge, who said prosecutors withheld evidence from the defense and city police failed to pursue other suspects — including one who recanted a confession.
SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — They say every vote counts. In one Connecticut town, it really did. A race for a seat in the state Legislature has been decided by a single vote.
Nearly 10,600 ballots were cast in the race between Republican Tony Morrison and Democrat Christopher Poulos to represent the 81st Assembly District in Southington, a town about 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of Hartford.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University is accused in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday of discriminating against students with mental health disabilities, including pressuring some to withdraw from the prestigious institution and then placing “unreasonable burdens” on those who seek to be reinstated.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Kino Lilly Jr. scored 16 points as Brown beat Central Connecticut State 59-51 on Tuesday night.
Lilly was 4 of 9 shooting, including 2 for 5 from distance, and went 6 for 6 from the line for the Bears (3-4).
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Senators from Connecticut, Vermont and Maine called on the Biden administration Tuesday to bring together federal, state and regional officials to find ways to prevent possible energy disruptions this winter across New England.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Sun hired Darius Taylor as the team's general manager Tuesday and added assistant GM to Morgan Tuck's title.
Taylor takes over for Curt Miller, who served as Connecticut's coach and general manager before he left to take the coaching job with Los Angeles last month.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed legislation Tuesday that extends Connecticut's soon-to-expire 25-cent-per-gallon gas tax holiday for another month. The tax break will then be reduced incrementally over the following five months.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A wealthy Connecticut woman whose criminal case file was sealed from public view was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail for secretly recording three people, including a minor, in a manner involving sexual desire.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut program that offered “hero pay” to essential workers at the peak of of the coronavirus pandemic got so many applicants that state lawmakers had to go back into session Monday to provide extra funding and put new limits on who could get the biggest bonuses.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five Connecticut police officers were charged Monday 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.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal investigation released Monday of a hot steam accident that killed two workers conducting maintenance on a boiler system at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut substantiates a whistleblower's allegations that employees did not follow proper protocols to control hazardous energy or receive adequate training, among other violations.
BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A suburban New York firefighter said that his instinct and training kicked in when he spotted a burning car on a Connecticut roadside this weekend and went on to rescue the injured driver.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are set to discuss gasoline taxes, heating-bill help, pandemic pay for essential workers and other issues when they convene Monday for a special legislative session.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Cam Spencer scored 18 points, Derek Simpson added 14, and Rutgers rolled past Central Connecticut 83-49 on Saturday.
Rutgers (5-1) took control with a 20-2 first-half run that turned an 11-11 tie into a 31-13 lead for the Scarlet Knights.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Gedi Juozapaitis scored 24 points as Maine beat Central Connecticut State 66-58 on Wednesday.
Juozapaitis also added four steals for the Black Bears (4-1). Kellen Tynes scored 23 points and added five steals.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state legislators will return to the Capitol on Monday to consider extending the soon-to-expire gas tax holiday and increase funding for state pandemic payments to essential workers, as well as vote on several other initiatives aimed at helping residents cope with rising costs.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Thirty-five years after a man and his adult son were found with their throats slashed in their Connecticut home, a longtime suspect was convicted Tuesday in the killings, prosecutors said.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge said Tuesday she will not lower a nearly $50 million punishment against Alex Jones that a jury handed down earlier this year over the Infowars host spreading false conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — A $10,000 reward is being offered as Connecticut authorities continue to search for a parolee accused of killing and dismembering his 11-month-old daughter.
Law enforcement officials announced the reward Monday as efforts broadened to find Christopher Francisquini, who is charged in an arrest warrant with murder in the killing of his daughter, Camilla, in Naugatuck on Friday.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Sun hired Stephanie White to be their new head coach on Monday.
White succeeds Curt Miller, who left to coach Los Angeles last month. She has a combined 15 seasons of experience as a player and coach in the WNBA, most recently as the head of the Indiana Fever in 2015-2016.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Matteo Picarelli had 21 points in UMBC’s 78-76 win over Central Connecticut on Sunday.
Picarelli sank a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to play to knot the score at 76. Craig Beaudion II had a layup with one second left to give the Retrievers (3-2) the victory.
NORTH EASTON, Mass. (AP) — Nasir Smith rushed for a career-high 218 yards and four touchdowns and Central Connecticut beat Stonehill 39-14 on Saturday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Leo O'Boyle's 16 points helped Lafayette defeat Central Connecticut 55-50 on Saturday.
O'Boyle also had five rebounds for the Leopards (1-4). Kyle Jenkins added 14 points while shooting 5 for 8, including 2 for 3 from beyond the arc, and he also had six rebounds.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police arrested a man Friday in connection with the shooting of an undercover officer who was grazed by a bullet but survived.
Jason Perez, 40, was charged with first-degree assault and other crimes related to Wednesday night's shooting in Waterbury, city police said.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — An undercover police officer conducting surveillance in Connecticut was grazed by a gunshot when someone fired several shots at his police car, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — AJ Storr scored 16 points off of the bench to lead St. John's (NY) over Central Connecticut State 91-74 on Tuesday night.
Storr shot 6 for 10, including 4 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Red Storm (3-0).
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The former chairperson of a local Democratic Party in Connecticut must serve two years' probation and pay a $35,000 fine for fraudulently submitting absentee applications and ballots for dozens of people without their knowledge during a local election.
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) _ NanoViricides Inc. (NNVC) on Monday reported a loss of $1.6 million in its fiscal first quarter.
The Shelton, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share.
The collision between two World War II-era military planes at a Dallas air show on Saturday was the latest in a long list of crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Matt Balanc's 17 points helped Quinnipiac defeat Cent. Conn. St. 72-70 on Sunday.
Balanc was 7 of 14 shooting (2 for 5 from distance) for the Bobcats (3-0). After he made 1 of 2 free throws with five seconds left, Andre Snoody missed a 3-pointer for the Blue Devils.
Saturday’s collision between two World War II-era military planes at a Dallas air show was the latest in a long list of crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes.
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Associated Capital Group Inc. (AC) on Friday reported a third-quarter loss of $16.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 75 cents.
OLD GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Star Equity Holdings, Inc. (STRR) on Friday reported a loss of $1.9 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Old Greenwich, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 15 cents.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Reeds Inc. (REED) on Thursday reported a loss of $3.2 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Infowars host Alex Jones and his company were ordered by a judge Thursday to pay an extra $473 million for promoting false conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook school massacre, bringing the total judgment against him in a lawsuit filed by the victims’ families to a staggering $1.44 billion.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jahana Hayes has won reelection for a third term, fending off a challenge from a former state senator in a Connecticut race that national Republicans had targeted and resisting a red wave that overwhelmed some of her fellow Democrats in neighboring New York.
OLD GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Hudson Global Inc. (HSON) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $955,000.
The Old Greenwich, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 30 cents per share.
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) _ Edgewell Personal Care Co. (EPC) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $33.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Shelton, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 64 cents.
OLD GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN) on Wednesday reported a third-quarter loss of $13.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Old Greenwich, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of $1.04 per share.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, hours after winning a second term, said Wednesday he is considering additional steps to help make life more affordable for residents, including extending the state's gas tax holiday beyond its looming Dec.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A contest carrying Republicans' hopes of winning a U.S. House seat in Connecticut for the first time in over a decade remained undecided early Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democrat Ned Lamont has won reelection as Connecticut governor, defeating Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski for the second time in four years following a campaign battle that focused on abortion access, crime and the cost of living.
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $194.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 61 cents.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure that gives Connecticut’s General Assembly the go-ahead to consider legislation that would create an in-person early voting system.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans were still hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes early Wednesday after the rest of the state's all-Democratic congressional delegation managed to win reelection.