| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket.
I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Instead of continuing his attempts to climb the baseball ladder, former Orioles minor league first baseman Mike Flacco has traded in his glove and bat for a pair of football cleats and a helmet.
The younger brother of Ravens quarterback and Super Bowl...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:34 AM
For Merritt Island linebacker Ty Schwab, there was never any question as to where he wanted to play college football.
So when Boston College head coach Steve Addazio offered him a scholarship during a phone conversation on Monday, the rest of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Perhaps the most successful method America's criminal justice system has come up with to help treat addicts, keep low-level non-violent drug offenders out of prison and save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars is the drug court.
Connecticut used to...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
“Memoryscapes,” an exhibit of work by William McCarthy, Graham Honaker II and Hank Paper, will be at the Seton Art Gallery, in Dodds Hall at University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road in West Haven, until Thursday, March 28.
| May 24, 2013
| 7:05 AM
“Local Industry: Reflections on Nearby Desolation” will be at the Seton Art Gallery at University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road in West Haven, on Saturday, May 18, and running until Saturday, June 15.
The opening reception will be...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Malcolm Tent and Brute Force
w/ Michelle Riganese. Thursday, May 23, 9 p.m. Two Boots of Bridgeport, 281 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 331-1377. Free. twobootsbridgeport.com
Malcolm Tent's beloved Danbury shop Trash American Style has been...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:10 PM
At least 29 people in Connecticut have died in the past seven years after deadly encounters with cops: 18 shot to death; probably 11 more after being hit by police Tasers.
Almost 59 percent of those fatal incidents involved blacks or Latinos,...