Mariano Rivera (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport)

Rivera Throws Batting Practice, First Since Knee Surgery

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has thrown batting practice for the first time since knee surgery last year.


Mariano Rivera (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport)

Rivera Says He’s Decided Whether This Is His Final Season

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he’s reached a decision on whether this will be his final season and plans to announce it before opening day.


Mariano Rivera (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport)

Rivera Surgery Set For Next Week

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says the blood clot in his right calf has cleared up and he will have surgery on his injured knee June 12.


Vincente Rivera (Courtesy New Britain Police)

One Arrest, More Expected, In New Britain Disturbance Which Sent Three To Hospital

New Britain police are holding a Clark Street resident on assault and firearms charges after a weekend disturbance.


Tomas Rivera (Courtesy Waterbury Police)

Second Passenger Arrested In Shooting Inside Waterbury Car

The second passenger in a car involved in a Waterbury shooting last month is held in lieu of three-quarters of a million dollars bail on charges related to last month’s fatal shooting in a moving car


Mariano Rivera (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Sport)

Rivera: I’ll Be Back

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he will return to the mound by 2013.


New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera smiles after tying the Major League Baseball all-time saves record following a 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Rivera tied Trevor Hoffman with 601 career saves. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Rivera, Yankees Ready For Home Opener

If this is going to be Mariano Rivera’s last year in baseball– he hinted as much during spring training– his ever-steady performance on the field is no indication


Jimmy Rosado (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Third Arrest In Connection With October Shooting Death

A New Britain man already in custody on other charges is the third person charged in connection with a fatal shooting nearly six months ago.


Juan Rivera, Victor Gonzalez (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Two Arrests In October Homicide

Combined police agencies took two men into custody early Thursday in an October homicide in New Britain.


File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Trial Underway In Kidnapping, Shooting, Body Dumping

The trial is uinderway for a New York man accused of kidnapping and shooting another man in a drug dispute and dumping the body in Connecticut.