Ex-UConn coach Ollie takes dispute to state, federal court

Basketball 01/25/19, 02:21

Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has brought his $10 million dispute with the school over his firing to both state and federal court.A hearing is scheduled Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on a motion that would allow Ollie to move forward with a racial discrimination complaint ...

College fires professor accused of giving Nazi salute

U.S. 01/24/19, 17:19

A community college fired a business professor Thursday accused of comparing education officials to Nazis by shouting in German and giving a Nazi salute for more than 10 minutes at a faculty and administrators' meeting.Paul Broadie II, president of Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, announced the firing of Charles Meyrick, ...

Update: Caretaker arrested in desecration of cemetery

U.S. 12/06/18, 10:04

The Latest on the mass desecrations of graves at a Connecticut cemetery (all times local):10 a.m.A former cemetery caretaker has been arrested in connection with the desecration of dozens of graves at the Connecticut burial ground she and her husband oversaw for decades.Bridgeport police say Dale LaPrade turned herself in ...

At a cemetery, bones tossed like trash, and families in pain

U.S. 12/05/18, 22:43

Since the 1990s, Cheryl Jansen had noticed junk and tree limbs piling up at the once oasis-like Park Cemetery, just north of downtown Bridgeport, and wondered where the money families had paid for perpetual upkeep was going. What she learned after finally taking her case to a judge shocked the ...

Another Slow Pens Start Leads To Rout

Hockey 11/05/18, 01:01

For the third day in a row, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fell behind early in the first period.And then the goals kept coming.The Bridgeport Sound Tigers scored four times in the opening frame and left the Penguins no chance of a comeback in an 8-5 game at Webster Bank Arena on ...

PENGUINS SCOUTING REPORT: Nov. 2-4

Hockey 11/02/18, 00:01

First opponent: Hartford Wolf PackWhen: 7:05 p.m. tonight and Saturday at Mohegan Sun ArenaSeason series: This is the first of six meetings between the teams in 2018-19.About the Wolf Pack: Hartford started the season off strong, but has lost four in a row entering the weekend and is sixth in ...

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