| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Comic, rapper and actor Katt Williams (pictured) was ready to hang up the towel at the end of last year. Williams publicly announced his retirement from the comedy scene, then had a change of heart. Now, he's back in action and ready to take Connecticut...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:54 PM
A few people were scratching their heads Friday when they learned that the state agreed to pay $618,000 for the rights to the New Haven Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center on the Yale campus.
Some criticized the move as an inappropriate use of state...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:51 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Burns Gallagher needed to lose weight.
First a little background:
She is an Ironman triathlete and a marathoner. She coaches other runners and triathletes. She is a lawyer in Hartford. She is the treasurer of the Hartford Track...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The ING Hartford Marathon will kick off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with about 15,000 runners expected to participate in the marathon, half-marathon, 5K and kids K races.
There is still time to sign up Friday for the races at the race expo, from 11...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:00 PM
On Wednesday, the state bailed out a Head Start program in Bridgeport that was reeling from the federal shutdown, restoring normalcy for 700 pre-school children and their families.
Thursday's state bailout: The New Haven Open tennis tournament, reeling...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After years of benefiting from playing in NCAA Regionals on virtual home floors, the UConn women's basketball team must win on the road to get to another Final Four this season.
UConn will host first- and second-round games at Gampel Pavilion this...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Though he held other positions as well, Irving M. Kravsow was the archetypal editor: feisty, savvy, well-connected, hard-driving. He brought those qualities to The Courant's news operation for four decades after World War II.
Mr. Kravsow, who died...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:41 PM
There are about 30,000 UConn alumni living in Fairfield County, according to the university. An appreciable number of them have significant disposal income. Many have influence.
That would include Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, who was a UConn freshman...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
NEW YORK — DeAndre Daniels made a lot of people at UConn happy that he stuck things out. He also won admirers outside of Storrs.
One admirer is Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin, who was sizing up the AAC rival Huskies, and he had high praise for...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:39 PM
EAST HARTFORD — American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco dropped by Rentschler Field, looking for another way to measure the new league's quality in football.
"We don't have to be the Big Ten or the SEC, we never said we were," Aresco...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:26 PM
STORRS — Amida Brimah was walking to school one morning, towering over the other students, when he heard a man call to him.
"He didn't know if I was tall," Brimah said, "he wasn't sure. He was really tall. But when he came up close to me, he saw I...