The University of Massachusetts is exploring the creation of a satellite campus in Springfield.
UMass is making the jump from the Championship Subdivision to the Mid-American Conference and Thursday’s game at Rentschler Field will be the first between Bowl Subdivision teams from New England since the Huskies visited Boston College in 2004.
The University of Massachusetts has selected a veteran Hartford officer as its new campus police chief.
Marcus Camby, the Hartford native, is returning to the New York Knicks after being away for 10 years. The 38-year-old will be entering his 17th season in the NBA. Camby averaged 7.1 points and 9.3 rebounds in 19 games for the Rockets last season.
Fourteen people have been arrested during a post-Super Bowl disturbance at the University of Massachusetts that took police in riot gear and smoke bombs to break up.
Three teenagers are hospitalized after the crash of a car stolen in Thompson, Connecticut.