| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:06 AM
HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph.
Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:18 AM
Amazon.com has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to cut operating costs by one-fifth and get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
The orange 320-pound (145 kg) robots, which...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The city plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard to City Center Boulevard in an effort to help expand the "City Center" brand.
The existing Middle Ground Boulevard, from Jefferson Avenue to Rock Landing Drive, as well as the extension of the road from...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The sky's the limit
Astronauts on a mission to Mars. Asteroids hurtling through space. A robot designed to snatch the asteroid out of its orbit.
It sounds like the broad outline of a sci-fi potboiler — one of those special effects extravaganzas...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Reuters — A Kissimmee-based cargo plane crashed off the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten on Wednesday, killing at least one of two people on board, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration confirmed on Thursday.
The Skyway Enterprises twin-...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
WALLINGFORD — A Hartford man was charged Tuesday after authorities intercepted two packages containing a total of 12 marijuana being sent through the United States Postal Service to a mailbox at a local UPS Store, police said.
United States Postal...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Package delivery company FedEx on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15.
The Memphis-based company said it looks to move more than 290 million packages between...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself.
The victims in...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Mr. Chong doesn't want me to tell you about his store (or even to tell me his first name). In fact, he doesn't want you to come at all.
When I ask him for permission to take some photos for the Los Angeles Times, he refuses -- and almost chases me out...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said.
UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...