| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
NEW YORK — This was the dog writers' biggest night.
The only things missing were the red carpet and interminable speeches.
And the dogs.
But they were there in spirit at the recent awards ceremony of the Dog Writers Assn. of America, which...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK -- Ranny Green knew he was onto something back in the 1970s, when a story he wrote for his newspaper in Washington state garnered more phone calls and letters than anything he had done in his journalistic career.
It was about dogs.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:50 AM
When Jimmy Greene and his quartet take the stage at Jazziz Thursday night, his sets may include “Ana Grace,” a song Greene wrote in 2008 about his then pre-school-age daughter.
The song awakens slowly, with piano and Greene’s tenor sax...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The cable, movie and broadcast lobbies are throwing their support behind Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller's proposal for a comprehensive study of videogame and video violence, introduced in the wake of the Newtown massacre in December....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
For the upcoming year, the nation's second-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:36 AM
More than 600,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students returned to class Tuesday after summer break and were greeted with enhanced security measures, new disciplinary rules and expanded health services.
The new safety programs follow in the wake...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Open government — a democratic idea hopefully still prized in Connecticut — has taken a devastating hit here in the past three years.
Government accountability has been threatened by the powerful, shaking the public's trust.
A top item in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK -- Connecticut state police plan Friday to release a trove of information from the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre last December, perhaps shedding more light on the gunman's mental condition and his reason for...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:48 PM
NEW YORK--Connecticut officials on Friday released the full police report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, unsealing thousands of pages of interview transcripts, photographs, and other material gathered by investigators as they tried to learn...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The cannabis market in Colorado continues to reach new highs as several store owners in Denver picked up their retail marijuana licenses Friday.
The store owners began lining up outside the Mile High City’s Department of Excise and Licenses...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy didn't take the cookie-cutter approach in choosing a new commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to succeed Reuben F. Bradford.
This week Mr. Malloy introduced Dora B. Schriro, 63, who has no...