Peter F. Kosak

Peter F. Kosak, 85, of Vernon, Connecticut, husband of Sylvia (Malecki) Kosak, passed away peacefully Monday evening November 12, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, the 8th and youngest child of Frank Kosak and Barbara (Koza) Kosak, both originally from Poland.The family moved to New Britain, Connecticut where Peter graduated from New Britain …

Freshmen excel in UConn women's dominant exhibition win over SCSU

In front of a small crowd inside the XL Center, in an exhibition game that doesn’t count for much in coach Geno Auriemma’s eyes, UConn’s two freshmen showed flashes of their potential. Thursday night was a small look at what Christyn Williams and Olivia Nelson-Ododa’s futures with the Huskies could be like. Williams and Nelson-Ododa …

State could see 4-7 inches of snow Thursday falling during evening commute

Fall will get a blast of winter Thursday as Connecticut braces for the first significant snow fall of the season that is expected to slicken the evening commute. The National Weather Service early Thursday issued a winter storm warning for all but the immediate shoreline, saying heavy snow posed risks for drivers and could come …

Enfield PD: Barricaded man in custody after firing at officers

A suspect was taken into custody early Wednesday after heavily-armed police surrounded a home on Shaker Road in Enfield, where the barricaded man fired shots, police said. No one was injured by the gunfire, police said. The suspect, who Enfield Police Chief Alaric Fox identified as Donald Moody, was taken into custody shortly after 6 …

More US kids are catching a paralyzing illness this year. Experts don't know why.

By the time Jourdan Loyola was finally diagnosed with a rare and baffling condition called acute flaccid myelitis two years ago, the 5-year-old could not move his neck, right arm or either leg. Unsure how to treat the unusual condition, which began with coldlike symptoms and progressed within days to paralysis, doctors in New Orleans …

UConn women play smothering defense, cruise to season-opening win over Ohio State

The UConn women’s basketball team defeated Ohio State 85-53 in their season opener on Sunday at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies have now started 23 consecutive seasons with a win. The Huskies came out with a bang, as Megan Walker produced a quick steal and a layup to open the scoring. Walker had an active first …

Everything you need to know about UConn women's basketball vs. Ohio State

The UConn women’s basketball season will officially begin on Sunday when the Huskies take on Ohio State in front of their home crowd. There are still plenty of questions looming around the team after losing three key players to the WNBA, and Sunday’s game against an inexperienced Ohio State team will be a chance for …

Princeton students, bus driver on way to Yale game injured in West Haven crash

A bus carrying 40 students from Princeton on their way to a football game at the Yale Bowl crashed into a West Haven glass company building Saturday morning, police said. Police said the bus driver and four students with minor injuries were taken to an area hospital. The bus driver had to be extricated from …

UConn women's basketball shutting out the noise ahead of season opener against

UConn may have lost in back-to-back Final Fours, and the Huskies may have lost three key players, but they aren’t paying attention to anyone who says their reign as a women’s basketball’s perennial power is over. Heading into their season opener against Ohio State on Sunday, the Huskies are shrugging off the preseason talk that …