| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:17 AM
It could have been one of the best days of her life.
At the very least, Dec. 14, 2012, was shaping up nicely as a window into just how far 30-year-old Lauren Gabrielle Rousseau had come in recent months.
For six years, Rousseau struggled to find a...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Arthur Fong Kaff of Bel Air has been appointed to the Harford County Board of Education to fill the vacancy caused by the sudden death in September of the board's president, Dr. Leonard Wheeler.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the appointment Kaff on...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:31 AM
“America’s Mayor” Corey Booker of Newark, New Jersey is once again making headlines for being a man of the people. After a Twitter user challenged Booker on the government’s role in feeding the poor, Booker offered up his own...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
1) University of Bridgeport Acupunture Clinic
126 Park Ave.
60 Lafayette St.
2) Cindy Lawrence (The Healing Point)
61 Sherman St.
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:37 PM
John Altavilla was reincarnated as UConn women's basketball beat writer by The Courant before the 2007-08 season. He originally spent three seasons on the beat in the late 1990s, presiding over nothing more consequential than one trip to the Elite Elite...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Sometimes we need to be reminded of the restaurants that have seemingly always been there, that quietly provide consistantly great food while the rest of the world churns wildly around us. I recently rediscovered Frankie's Diner, a spot just half a mile...
| Jun 20, 2010
Manute Bol, who was one of the tallest players in NBA history and gained stature off the court for his efforts to save lives in his homeland of Sudan, has died. He was 47.
Bol died Saturday at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville,...
| Oct 30, 2008
School: Bunnell High School
Slug: Effect of Bottled Water
DELIVERY: Work on enunciation. Nice job wrapping up the story.
INTERVIEWS: Good choices for interviewees. Nice job showing both sides of the story....
| May 5, 2010
For almost a decade, Faisal Shahzad's life in Connecticut was mundane. He earned a business degree from the University of Bridgeport, started a family and bought a three-bedroom home in the suburbs.
Neighbors along Long Hill Avenue in Shelton, where...