| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:07 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Christopher Piccione watched his attempt at a first individual state title float away in the reach of a fingertip in the 50 freestyle at the CIAC Class L boys swimming championship Tuesday at Wesleyan University.
Yet, just a few...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The offenses are numerous and well documented: A Yale fraternity chants, "No means yes, yes means anal," on campus. Partygoers at an Arizona fraternity dress as racial stereotypes to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A Michigan fraternity and sorority...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:54 AM
The bloodiest single day in U.S. military — the battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862, during the American Civil War, was fought amid rolling hills with apple orchards and fields of ripe corn all around. When the day was over, 22,000 were dead,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:56 AM
While walking through an art gallery, it's easy to wonder what the artworks would be thinking if they were real people. What their stories are. What their gripes are. Why they have those looks on their faces. Why they're carrying those bundles, what's...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 1:45 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A fifth Wesleyan University student has been arrested as a result of an investigation into overdoses from the drug MDMA that occurred on campus Feb. 21 and Feb. 22.
Abhimanyu Janamanchi, 21, of Rockville, Md., turned himself in to...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:43 PM
The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday announced significant moves that realign top editorial management.
Joycelyn Winnecke, formerly associate editor of the Tribune, was promoted to president of Tribune Content Agency, the syndication arm of Tribune...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 12:42 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A severed deer head was found at Wesleyan University Thursday night.
A Wesleyan public safety officer observed the head at a crosswalk near the Exley Science Center, Wesleyan spokesperson Lauren Rubenstein said.
The head was quickly...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Connecticut's Bond Commission on Friday approved $5.1 million for microgrid projects in Bridgeport and Milford.
The microgrids, originally announced in October, will connect university and government buildings to power generation equipment that has the...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:59 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Three of the four Wesleyan University students arrested in connection with MDMA overdoses on campus had large quantities of narcotics and prescription drugs in their rooms, prosecutors said during their arraignment Wednesday.
| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:05 PM
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission took two actions that we should rejoice about in Connecticut: First, it declared that broadband is an essential public utility, like electricity or the telephone, to which every citizen should have...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:53 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Nearly a week after 11 people were hospitalized for suspected MDMA overdoses, one Wesleyan University student remains in treatment at Hartford Hospital and police are actively investigating the source of the drugs.
Police said they...