| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Wethersfield Hall Of Fame
The Wethersfield Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner is Sept. 27 at the Pitkin Community Center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the induction ceremony at 4:30 followed by a reception....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:51 AM
On Monday, with little fanfare, a law went into effect requiring anyone buying a rifle or shotgun to have a gun permit or eligibility certificate. Thus ended the phase-in of the multifaceted gun safety law passed in 2013 by the General Assembly and signed...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997.
At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Among my fellow liberals this is not a popular view: Brown v. Board, the historic Supreme Court decision of May 1954, has had negative consequences as well as positive.
The unanimous decision of the court was intended to ensure that black students would...