| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tiger Woods.
Famed 19th-century sportswriter Henry W. Longfellow must have been thinking ahead about them when he wrote: "Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When the cash began running out at the nonprofit Amistad America Inc., officials defaulted on bank loans, skimped on bills, borrowed from employees and used state grant money as a temporary loan against other grants, a series of audits released Friday...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The superintendent of Plymouth schools was suspended with pay on Thursday after she was charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly misappropriating school district money in Hebron, where she previously worked as superintendent.
Eleanor Cruz, 63,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Decades of shoddy record-keeping and other administrative failings have prevented California hazardous-waste regulators from collecting nearly $194 million in costs to clean up contaminated sites, state auditors said in a report Thursday.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:50 AM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A media firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd recently bought said on Friday a review of its finances revealed possible accounting irregularities, casting doubts on the Chinese e-commerce giant's due diligence as it prepares for a U.S....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Pull back the curtain as top aides in the Malloy administration shape the messages that get fed to the taxpaying public, and you see how much calculation, editing and rewriting happens before a statement is finally issued — and how high up the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
It does not take an overactive imagination to picture the fallout from a cyber attack on an American public utility. The consequences of knocking out the generation and/or distribution of electricity, water, natural gas or communications could ripple so...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Via this recent piece in Wired, we are introduced to a breakthrough in technological services that could make everyone's home or office immeasurably less secure and give almost everyone with a cellphone the opportunity to become a burglar.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
— A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena for emails of key players in Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled $54.5 million anti-violence program, including the former head of the program and two former ranking members of Quinn's administration....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison."
That's only partially true....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak.
The audit said the Accrediting...