| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:55 PM
"If it's set up properly, it will be the greatest thing to happen to Major League Baseball."
—Retired umpire Don Denkinger, best known for his blown call in the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals World Series, to Time magazine on the...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Last week's killing in Massachusetts of Jennifer Martel shows once again why domestic violence is so difficult, yet so essential, to curb.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is right to call for a review of this terrible case and of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Aaron Hernandez was indicted on first-degree murder charge Thursday by a Massachusetts grand jury.
Hernandez, a Pro Bowl tight end released by the New England Patriots in June upon his arrest on murder and weapons charges, has pleaded not guilty to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:12 PM
News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Rupert Murdoch's media company...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:05 PM
On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Now that we all live inside hermetically-sealed political feedback bubbles when it comes to receiving and reacting to news, it's never been easier to form an opinion on a given story. That's particularly true of the type of Rorschach-test-like stories for...
| Oct 27, 2013
"We never should have revived his moribund play,” playwright Henry Nuñez tells his partners in Daniel Alarcón's darkly magical novel “At Night We Walk in Circles.” “Another one, perhaps, but why this play, which carried with it...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:13 PM
As a Massachusetts community paused Saturday to remember a young teacher killed at her high school this week, the mother of the 14-year-old suspect in the death said Saturday that she was “struggling to understand” the case.