| May 15, 2012
| 12:35 PM
w/ Black Box Revelation. $29 adv., $32 doors, 8 p.m., May 18. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, toadsplace.com
No matter the industry — music, movies, sports, business, whatever — being called "the next big thing" is a...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Controversial Sea Shepherd conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson was released from a German jail on Monday after posting 250,000 euros ($318,000) bail in an extradition case from Costa Rica.
Watson, whose attempts to disrupt Japanese...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Walter S. "Bud" Fialkewicz, who had worked as an agent supervisor for the Drug Enforcement Administration, died Aug. 28 of a heart attack at a grandson's home in Coral Gables, Fla.
He was 86 and lived in Silver Spring.
The son of a baker and a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Baghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:23 AM
BERLIN -- The story of the so-called Forest Boy is a lie, police in Germany said Friday.
The 20-year-old hoaxer, who claimed he was 17 and lived in the German woods for five years, is actually from Hengelo, Netherlands.
He never lived in the forest...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Interpol has issued an international wanted notice for conservationist and “Whale Wars” TV star Paul Watson, days after he skipped bail in Germany as Costa Rica tried to have him extradited.
Watson was arrested at Germany’s Frankfurt...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Trey Anastasio's forthcoming solo album, Traveler, which is set to be released by Rubber Jungle / ATO Records October 16, was produced in Bridgeport, Conn. at Peter Katis' Tarquin Studios last fall, according to a release on Phish.com.
Some of Katis'...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Just days before the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, federal authorities are telling partners around the country there is no specific, credible threat to the U.S. homeland but they remain concerned "lone wolf" terrorists could use the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:33 PM
An appellate court has reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped two women and sexually assaulted a third as she slept in a limousine parked in Costa Mesa.
Justices shaved five years from Ali Achekzai's 61-years-to-life sentence. The 4th...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A Broward County woman is facing federal prison time after pleading guilty to international parental kidnapping, admitting she abducted her 10-year-old daughter and took her to the Dominican Republic, where they hid out for more than a year.