| May 8, 2014
| 4:08 AM
Several area attractions featuring animals are offering Mother's Day deals!
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is inviting moms in for free this Sunday! The zoo features more than 300 animals and kids under 3 get in free all the time!
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:52 AM
A dentist and dad, Dr. Abbas Mohammadi, is making it fun for the city's kids to learn how to care for their teeth.
Every Saturday at 11:30am at Columbia Dental's Professor Tooth Cultural Center, 242 Trumbull Street in Hartford, parents can bring their...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department
This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Joseph McNamara, the former San Jose police chief whose outspoken criticism of the war on drugs, the gun lobby and Daryl Gates gave him a national profile as a progressive leader in law enforcement, died Friday at his home in Carmel. He was 79.
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:06 AM
A one-year experiment of holding the draft the first full weekend in May is on hold, but the 2015 NFL draft is indeed on the move.
According to ESPN, the 2015 draft will be held April 30-May 2, with the first round in primetime. Moving the draft up...
| Oct 3, 2014
The opening paragraph of "The Glass Cage," Nicholas Carr's cautionary tale of unchecked technology, puts readers in an airplane on final approach as the Federal Aviation Administration issues a 2013 safety alert. Flight automation, declares the untitled...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Stars can be fans of their own shows, for sure. But usually they reserve their true geekery for someone else's show. And that's true of "Scandal's" Kerry Washington too.
While the ABC drama she stars in may have its hordes of obsessed viewers,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:40 AM
An internal review found no evidence Ken Lewis, the prosecutor whose Facebook post addressed to "crack hoes" went viral this summer, behaved in a biased manner while handling cases in recent years, records show.
Linda Drane Burdick, chief assistant state...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:44 PM
When it came to raising money for their high-rise home, more than a dozen women at Episcopal House in Allentown rallied around an idea.
They agreed to be calendar girls.
Not the racy sort of calendar girls — these are dignified women of a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Allen Ward Sr., a longtime machine shop owner and member of the Rotary Club of Manchester, died Sept. 23. He was 99.
Ward, who was born in Andover, Mass., came to Connecticut in 1935 when he had the opportunity to work on airplanes at Chance Vought...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures.
We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...