| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:12 PM
WEST HAVEN – The recent string of domestic violence cases among NFL players has made for millions of posts on social media, miles of copy in print and online, and endless opinion.
At the University of New Haven on Wednesday, three panelists of...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
How's this for an introduction to the excruciating tension involved with being a coach?
The University of New Haven football team, under first-year coach Chris Pincince, has played five games. The Chargers lost to West Chester by five, lost to LIU Post...
| 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 26, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Xiaoyong Pan of Hartford moved in a queue of about 60 buyers lingering in front of an Apple store at Westfarms Mall in West Hartford, waiting hours for his turn to get the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
This wasn't Sept. 19, when the phones were first...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Connecticut native Tony Sparano is an NFL head coach again.
Sparano takes over as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders after the firing of Dennis Allen, the team announced on Tuesday.
Sparano had been the Raiders' assistant head coach/offensive...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Dennis Allen is out as coach of the 0-4 Raiders — they didn't leave him in London, did they? — and Tony Sparano is in on an interim basis. Sparano is a West Haven native who attended the University of New Haven, where he was the Chargers coach...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:34 PM
WEST HAVEN – The University of New Haven has opened a juvenile-justice institute to advise a new state commission on reforms, produce public annual reports on the system, and help the college turn out more juvenile probation officers, social workers...
| 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...