| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times.
When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-police-abuse nightmare is now over because of last week's guilty verdicts for two cops.
It is easy to understand why...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year.
No one is reading them. No one...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
Malloy had been warning workers...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
Ten people were...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:11 AM
More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:17 AM
| Aug 10, 2010
| 11:58 AM
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Maryland state legislature last year ended the death penalty in that state for all future crimes. This morning, Gov. Martin O’Malley decided to extend that reach to the past and commuted the sentences of the last four people on Maryland’...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:35 PM
So what should a state do when its executions run into trouble? If you’re Ohio, apparently you try to cloak the process in secrecy.
Ohio – like Missouri, Oklahoma and a few other states – has had trouble killing people. Among the...