| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Abraham Lincoln is among the most beloved Americans of all time, if not the most beloved. His legendary status make him seem like a character from a book, but he was a real dude. And the Fairfield Museum and History Center has proof: Two documents...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 8, 2010
| 12:02 PM
Terror can come cheap.
Confessed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad appears to have financed his failed plot with a wad of $100 bills, but the amount of money needed to execute the scheme was fairly modest.
There was his plane ticket to the U.S. from...