| 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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:36 AM
HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school.
"The university has issued the...
| Dec 22, 2014
One in four Connecticut high school students has used an electronic cigarette, according to a study by researchers from the Yale School of Medicine, and even more students reported that they are likely to try an e-cigarette at some point in the future....
| 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.
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents.
As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
| Dec 29, 2014
An historic change in Pennsylvania's governor's office and the campaigning leading up to Democrat Tom Wolf's victory was the focus of a political year in which a pair of Lehigh Valley legislators also saw their congressional roles rise.
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships.
Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:20 AM
State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:19 AM
MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant.
But this small corner of...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Going into Thursday's debate, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley holds the decidedly unglamorous position of being the only viable alternative to an unpopular incumbent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Followers of the gubernatorial race (along with...