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UConn women victory over Texas sends them to 10th straight Elite Eight - theday.com
Albany, N.Y. - Breanna Stewart scored 31 points Saturday, six short of tying her career-high, delivering the top-seeded UConn women to a 105-54 victory over Texas and their 10th straight trip to the Elite Eight. The Huskies (35-1) await the winner of ...
Signs of discord at Iran nuclear talks as deadline looms - theday.com
Lausanne, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end ...
Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran' - theday.com
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions ...
Plainfield man charged in abuse of infant - theday.com
Plainfield — A 36-year-old resident of the Moosup section of town was charged Saturday with first degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and reckless endangerment in connection with alleged abuse of a three-month-old infant. Police said Robert P.
LA commuter train hits car, partially derails; 22 hurt - theday.com
Los Angeles — Los Angeles firefighters say nearly two dozen people suffered injuries, mostly minor, when a commuter train struck a car near downtown Los Angeles and partially derailed. Fire Department spokesman Shawn Lenske says 21 people on the train ...
Connecticut seeks to step up sewage removal from boats in Long Island Sound - theday.com
New Haven — Boaters, the state of Connecticut wants your sewage. State environmental officials are aiming to collect more than 1 million gallons of sewage this season from recreational vessels in Long Island Sound. The amount of sewage, mostly human ...
Newtown advocates kick off annual ride to Washington - theday.com
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Advocates of tougher gun control measures are embarking on their third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington. The group that calls itself Team 26 is setting out Saturday morning on the 400-mile ride that is expected to take them ...
Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57 - theday.com
Houston — Justise Winslow says coach Mike Krzyzewski never treated him and the other Duke freshmen like, well, freshmen. These young Blue Devils certainly aren't playing like it either — and have Coach K one win away from another NCAA Final Four.
Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16 - theday.com
Albany, N.Y. — It is a blessing and curse that Morgan Tuck’s birthplace is Bolingbrook, Ill. Blessing: Tuck’s name is mentioned among the region’s lore and legend of women’s basketball players, including Candace Parker, Yolanda Griffith and ...
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win - theday.com
New York — The Boston Celtics are making a playoff push — and they came to the right place to keep things rolling Friday night. Even if they had to sweat this one out a bit. Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points, Jae Crowder added 17 points and nine rebounds ...
Automotive happenings: parade of trucks, teen driving report card, and more - theday.com
A world record attempt, a teen driving performance monitor, a music initiative, and recycled water bottles are some of the items promoted by automakers recently. •The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu will include a new system called Teen Driver to encourage ...
Happy Birthday John Kashanski - theday.com
At least three milestones are being celebrated this Sunday at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme. It’s technically about three months early for the Old Saybrook, Lyme and Old Lyme Kiwanis Club to celebrate its first birthday, but this is the 100th ...
On the Air - theday.com
5 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying from Kuala Lumpur. 10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 practice from Martinsville, Va. 11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 qualifying from Martinsville, Va. 1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR ...
Police officer wounded, suspect killed in Boston shootout - theday.com
BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police on Friday evening and seriously wounded a decorated officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.
Amanda Knox and ex-boyfriend's murder conviction overturned by Italy high court - theday.com
ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides ...