Update: Immigrant’s supporters end courthouse protest

U.S. 11/30/18, 11:25

The Latest on a Connecticut protest by supporters of an Ecuadorian man facing deportation (all times local):11:20 a.m.Dozens of supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation have ended a protest at the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut, where some of them chained themselves to each other and trash cans ...

Supporters of immigrant block Connecticut federal building

U.S. 11/30/18, 09:32

Supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation, some chained to trash cans filled with sand, have blocked the doors of the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut.About 20 people holding signs and banners sat down in front of the building Friday morning in support of 44-year-old Nelson Pinos.They are demanding ...

Column: A golf pro first, Suzy Whaley now breaking barriers

Golf 11/06/18, 12:56

Two moments of discrimination took place 1,000 miles and worlds apart, neither pointing to Suzy Whaley making history this week at the PGA of America.Whaley was just getting hooked on golf in Syracuse, New York, and she was good enough to compete in tournaments when her name was scratched off ...

Minor leagues helping Hartford re-establish sports identity

Baseball 10/28/18, 15:03

Two decades after losing the NHL's Whalers, its only major-league sports franchise, the city of Hartford is experiencing an athletic revival by embracing the minor leagues.Construction has begun just south of downtown on a $10 million project to convert an old football stadium into a modern soccer pitch that will ...

Steffen out with tight hamstring; Guzan or Horvath in goal

Soccer 10/13/18, 12:14

Goalkeeper Zack Steffen will miss the United States' exhibition against Peru, leaving Brad Guzan or Ethan Horvath to start Tuesday in East Hartford, Connecticut.The U.S. Soccer Federation said Saturday that Steffen has a tight right hamstring and left training camp. He started the last four U.S. games, including Thursday's 4-2 ...

Officials renew push for rear seat belt law after New York limousine crash

New York 10/12/18, 23:31

After a limousine crash outside Albany, N.Y., left 20 people dead Oct. 6, AAA of Greater Hartford will push even harder for legislation requiring seat belts for all vehicle passengers. Per media reports, the super-stretch Ford Excursion, owned by Prestige Limousine, blew a stop sign and plowed into another car before landing in ...

Lawyer, 99, will retire ‘when they carry me out of here’

U.S. 09/30/18, 12:19

Attorney Morton Katz, 99, recalls just one client assigned to him as a special public defender who made an issue of his age.That man, charged with stealing a car while on probation, was unhappy about how long it was taking to resolve his case."He wrote me the most vicious letters," ...

Judge throws out lawsuit by ex-wrestlers over concussions

U.S. 09/19/18, 22:19

A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them stars in the 1980s and 1990s, who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma including concussions that led to long-term brain damage.U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant in Hartford ...

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