| Dec 16, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Stephen Morgan was insane when he deliberately shot and killed Wesleyan University student Johanna Justin-Jinich in 2009 and therefore is not guilty of murder, a three-judge panel ruled Friday.
The verdict was announced at Superior Court after seven days...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:00 AM
If you think Connecticut's Occupy movement is going to wither away in the winter cold, or get co-opted by unions or lefty groups, or get sucked into Obama's re-election push, you'd better listen to what Danielle Digirolamo and other “occupiers&...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:18 PM
In November 1861, New London residents watched with curiosity as teams of oxen hauled wagons loaded with fieldstones through their streets.
The stones had been collected from the foundations of farms and old pasture walls in Waterford and surrounding...
| Nov 23, 2011
Neil Diamond takes his greatest hits on the road in highly-anticipated 2012 North American summer tour
Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:06 PM
As mayors and first selectmen were seething Friday on the seventh night without power for many homeowners in their towns, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered an independent review of the response by state electric companies to a freak pre-Halloween storm that...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:06 PM
For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making.
Should they stay or should they go?
For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Lindsey Pinkham, senior vice president and secretary of the Connecticut Bankers Association, scoffs at the idea that loads of pissed-off consumers will soon be switching their money out of giants like Bank of America to protest new fees.
He says he hasn&...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Police used Tasers far too often on people who posed no real threat, on the elderly, children and the infirm. They stunned people already handcuffed and used Tasers without proper warning, often violating safety guidelines. And 58 percent of those Tased...
| Oct 27, 2011
SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced reform legislation aimed at thwarting lucrative pension abuses by some labor leaders.
Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor...
| Oct 20, 2011
— First lady Michelle Obama's office released details Wednesday night of her planned visit to Chicago on Tuesday, including two stops related to efforts to conquer the country's "food deserts," which are areas lacking access to nutritious food.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:42 PM
There’s a new report out by the New York Civil Liberties Union warning that police in that state are “consistently misusing and overusing Tasers.”
An NYCLU official said the organization’s study “shows that police officers...