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On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth's recordThe Associated PressToday is Thursday, April 8, the 98th day of 2010. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, breaking...
The Swampby Mark Silva As if hurricane and monsoon season weren't enough to worry about on the high seas, high pirate season may be on its way. The Maritime Administration today issued an advisory to mariners that piracy is likely to......
The Swampby Mark Silva The economy was the big story of 2009. That and health care. From the start of the year, Americans have paid close attention to both an unfolding economic crisis, the Pew Research Center has found in a......
KTLA NewsNAIROBI, Kenya -- Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama on Wednesday for the second time in seven months, though private guards on board the U.S.-flagged ship repelled the attack with gunfire and a high-decibel noise device. A U.S. surveillance...
The Hartford CourantThe solace is on the wall, framed, hanging above a bookshelf and tabletop stereo in the Reza family's living room. It is a citation from the Connecticut legislature last September, honoring Abu Thair Mohd Zahid Reza for his "quick thinking" and actions...
The U.S. Navy says one of its helicopters was fired on by Somali pirates holding a hijacked ship off the coast of Somalia. The Navy says the chopper was making a surveillance flight yesterday over the Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel when the pirates...
Staff reporterIt was all smiles for Colin Wright and family members as they finally celebrate his homecoming. Wright was on board the Maersk Alabama when Somali Pirates captured the ship, the same pirates that chased the Maersk the day before. Wright says this time,...
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Twenty crew members of the Maersk Alabama finally returned home and their international drama ends. Among the men, we find ATM Zahid Reza, a West Hartford man. Reza is an an able seaman and crew member of the ship attacked by Somali pirates last...
Tags: Assault, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
While the captain of the Maersk Alabama, Richard Phillips, is being hailed as a hero for sacrificing himself for his crew, one of his crew members is also receiving some special recognition. West Hartford resident, ATM Aahid Reza who says he did...
Tags: Family, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Richard Phillips, Death
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