| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Kenneth Ireland lost the years when he might have gone to college, started a career, begun a family. They were taken from him when he was jailed for 21 years for a rape and murder that he didn't commit. He was exonerated in 2009 when DNA testing led...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Car drivers are not the only legal users of Connecticut's roads: Walkers, bicyclists, horse riders, tractor operators and utility crews, among others, have a right to use the roads as well. Most drivers know this; some do not.
To get their attention,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:26 AM
When I first visited Dock & Dine, a notable waterfront restaurant in Old Saybrook, I was struck by its extreme exposure to Long Island Sound, the fury of river flooding, coastal storms and shifting sands. It leans into the nor'easters coming off the Sound...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:25 PM
SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR - Bad weather and rough seas on Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner that officials are now sure crashed in the remote Indian Ocean with the loss of all 239 people on board....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:12 PM
What is so captivating about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370?
For more than two weeks, international audiences followed minute-by-minute accounts of the search for the missing flight, and only this week were authorities...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Bicyclists who run stop signs be damned.
I was driving in the Collinsville section of Canton a few weeks ago. As I waited at a stop sign, a guy in a yellow jacket breezed past me on the right, blew through a stop sign and continued north along the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:05 AM
MUMBAI, India – Five NATO troops died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in the deadliest incident so far this year for the international forces, officials said.
The U.S.-led NATO coalition said it was investigating the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:18 AM
In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters.
Staffers have spent...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 9:49 PM
South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain and two other crew by 10 days as they tried to determine the cause of an accident that may claim more than 300 lives.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn.
He called the emergency 119 number which put him through to the fire service, which in turn...