| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:01 PM
The watchdog group Better Government Association filed suit Thursday against the village of Rosemont for redacting financial information from public records that the group requested for the year the village drew country music star Garth Brooks to Allstate...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:15 PM
The military calls it "mission creep" — sending troops out for one purpose, then adding to their marching orders over time. This kind of metastasis is innocuous in some contexts, but not so benign when the government is collecting information...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:40 PM
In the summer of 1949, special military investigators and Maryland state troopers descended on an old tobacco farm in Glen Burnie and discovered something bizarre in a rundown barn: "prototypes" of a flying saucer.
The rudimentary flying machines were...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:24 AM
HARTFORD — The state Auditors of Public Accounts have begun an inquiry into a decision by the office of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to let a Bridgeport Democratic Party official keep his notary public license in 2011, despite his failure...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:25 PM
HARTFORD — A fire department captain has alleged in a sworn complaint that Deputy Chief Terry Waller told the captain that his career could be in jeopardy if he testified against a firefighter who had been suspended for repeated on-duty alcohol...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:34 AM
A judge says South Carolina officials must release emails concerning the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate.
Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. on Friday told the...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:28 PM
A Rolling Stone reporter and a fact checker for the magazine never sought a reaction from officials at the University of Virginia about an alleged gang rape at a campus fraternity in 2012, according to an extensive exchange of emails between the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:33 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — City department heads requested nearly $693 million in project funding over the next five years, but the list City Manager Jim Bourey submitted to the City Council calls for spending $475 million without explaining what was cut or...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:48 AM
"No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up." Leave it to clever Lily Tomlin to provide a description of post-election Connecticut. We know that in the weeks after an election that re-elected incumbents will make some unpleasant...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015.
•The Affordable Care and...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:44 PM
In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...