| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The 22-year-old man suspected of firing a pistol into a crowd outside a Stamford nightclub early Sunday morning, wounding five people, had a gun permit.
So did the 23-year-old student who walked onto the University of New Haven campus in December with...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:35 AM
A very unsettling shadow is settling over the whole American educational endeavor. It's largely a consequence of the idea that every child should graduate from high school, be admitted to college and then graduate from college. In order to make that...
| 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,...
| 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...