| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Republicans love listening to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.
It’s easy to see why. The speech he delivered Wednesday to the Palm Beach Republican Club – a variation on remarks he’s been honing for years – was at times inspirational and...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:15 AM
They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing.
They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:47 AM
Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960.
The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services.
This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise."
| May 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Silly me. I thought American colleges were bastions of free speech, where faculty and students believe in "the marketplace of ideas."
Not at Haverford College, Smith College or Rutgers University.
Each of these institutions of higher learning...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This college commencement season has been marked by attention over high-profile speakers who canceled because of political angst on campus over their appearance. In Connecticut a woman at Quinnipiac University was arrested on suspicion of phoning in a...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them.
Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Children and youths in foster care often struggle in school because of the challenges they face in their home lives, and are deprived of academic opportunity by virtue of their state involvement. Two bills currently being considered by the General...