| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Don't fool yourself. Steubenville, Ohio, is in all our backyards.
And if you didn't believe it Tuesday, surely you were more open to the assertion Wednesday as news spread of rape allegations against two Torrington football players and the malicious...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
People's United Bank accidentally diverted $74,000 from the account of a supermarket into that of a Bridgeport grandmother, leading to her arrest. Two years ago, Donna Hutchinson discovered $4,000 had mysteriously appeared in her account. Because she...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Town by town, the dreaded Emerald Ash Borer advances through Connecticut's woodlands.
Here's the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's latest bulletin on the discovery of the pest in three more towns: The Connecticut Agricultural...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
On Saturday at noon, owners, sellers, and other pro-gun advocates will hold a rally at the state capitol to protest the gun control legislation that's being proposed at both the state and federal level.
The Hartford rally is affiliated with a group...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Francis “Frank” Bennett
LANCASTER — Francis Marion¿Bennett III, 83, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Richmond Place Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness.
A native of Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late John C....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:45 PM
School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety.
Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For reasons that should be obvious, children emerging from school at the end of the day should not be discharged into a fog of diesel exhaust. Thus it's good to see — for the second time this year — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A river flows through the deep hemlock hollows in Wolcott. At times it's placid, the waters slowly flowing through the shadows of the dark forest, with the sun and clouds breaking through the canopy reflecting across the smooth surface.
But at other...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Sick, Sad World: Dawn Dempsey of Waterbury was arrested on animal cruelty charges after veterinarians found that her beagle, Riley, had been sodomized with a candle. The dog died from the injuries while in their care, before they could even euthanize him....