| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Mike Clark, the retired FBI agent who led the investigation that ended in the conviction of Gov. John Rowland 10 years ago, had this to say about Rowland's recent conviction: "We've been through almost 24 years of corrupt elected officials being brought...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:29 PM
A Logan Square man who is accused of pressing his body against three women on CTA trains was nabbed after a former co-worker recognized his photo from a police alert and detectives matched his driver’s license photo to surveillance video,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison?
How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Americans today are not very keen on learning foreign languages. We say we are, but let's face it; we let those pricey Rosetta Stone CDs gather dust on the bookshelf.
Young adults who fail to sign up for language courses are missing out on a critical...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:29 AM
When it comes to policing, in some places less is better than more. Fewer police departments can result in better protection and better service. In places like Ferguson, Mo., hostility toward the police would be far less likely if the parent St. Louis...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples.
For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Alixes Rosado stopped speaking to his family when his mother threw him out of the family home in New Britain. He was 12.
After sleeping in streets, parks and alleys for some months, he called a social worker he knew from the state Department of Children...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Rock Cats Lose To Mets
The Binghamton Mets got three runs in the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie and take the lead for good in a 4-1 win over the Rock Cats in Binghamton, N.Y., Monday night. New Britain's only run came in the sixth when SS Jorge Polanco...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:33 AM
WEST HAVEN – College students in New Haven and Old Lyme will return to new opportunities this fall.
The University of New Haven recently announced an affiliation with the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, making the fine arts school the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The State Bond Commission has signed off on a $1.77 million loan to C. Cowles & Co. to relocate five of its divisions from New Haven, and another in Massachusetts, to the former Marlin Firearms factory in North Haven.
As much as $885,125 of the loan...