| Feb 15, 2015
| 11:10 PM
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings wants a referendum on the ballot next year to increase Florida's minimum wage to $12.50 an hour.
Hastings, a Democrat who represents parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the 55 percent increase from the current $8.05...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:32 AM
In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton
She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials.
Some of Clinton's...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:20 PM
The NCAA last month gave Joe Paterno his football wins back, but the large bronze statue of the coach that the university removed from outside Beaver Stadium 21/2 years ago in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal remains in seclusion....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:00 AM
If Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to go to this year's Groundhog Day event on Monday — an appearance that has come to be expected of every New York mayor — he will have a chance at a do-over. Last year, Chuck, a groundhog from the Staten...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:51 PM
A tear came to the President Obama's eye Wednesday when Maria Praeli told him about her mother, an undocumented resident of Connecticut who had to watch her own mother's funeral on an iPad because if she had returned home to Peru, she would not have...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:53 AM
Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: a new poll shows Bush and Clinton close in Florida; police release video in connection to hit-and-run accident; the secret world of Florida lakes; Warren Sapp arrested; and more.
1. A new...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:57 AM
“The Age of Love,” a documentary about senior citizens and speed dating, will be screened Thursday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. in Hamden. Admission is free.. The...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:57 PM
Quinnipiac 73, Manhattan 59: Ousmane Drame had 12 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, Zaid Hearst added 23 points and Quinnipiac used a late run to beat Manhattan 73-59 on Friday night. The Bobcats (11-8, 5-5 Metro Atlantic) broke away...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Faced with an increasing number of complaints about bullying, sexual harassment and segregation in schools, U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly has created a partnership to address civil rights infractions in educational settings.
Daly said her office...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:12 PM
A former Quinnipiac University student who was placed on a mandatory medical leave after she sought help for depression will receive $17,000 to compensate for distress and $15,126 to cover tuition costs in a settlement reached by the U.S. Department of...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation.