| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Costa Mesa police officers are going back to school full time next week after more than a year on hiatus.
The Police Department is reviving its school resource officer, or SRO, program that had sputtered for more than a year because of a lack of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The General Assembly begins its short session Wednesday. But even if the calendar squeeze and electoral politics get in the way, there is still important legislative work to do.
Sessions in even-numbered years are two months shorter than those in odd-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:20 AM
BROOKFIELD — During a two-hour debate Sunday evening, Republican gubernatorial candidates jockeyed for the chance to face expected Democrat nominee Dannel P. Malloy in November's election, differing sharply on gun control.
The candidates agreed...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In a move that activists described as the first of its kind for any American college or university, Occidental College in Los Angeles is pledging to stay away from any investments in companies that manufacture military-style assault weapons and high-...
| 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.
| 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...