| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:04 PM
I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 9:09 AM
HARTFORD - After an intense storm of complaints when Tropical Storm Irene plunged more than half the state into darkness, the Senate Democrats called Tuesday for better tree trimming and improved communication between utilities and town leaders.
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:40 AM
An option for suicide "with elegance and euphoria" is how Lithuanian-born Ph.D. candidate Julijonas Urbonas (London's Royal College of Art) described his "Euthanasia [Roller] Coaster," currently on the drawing board. Urbonas' model of "gravitational...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:45 AM
-The mother of Matthew M. Donohue called Middletown police to say her son threatened to beat up her husband. Police told the Middletown Patch website they reached Donohue, 38, on his cell phone as he was driving and told him he'd be arrested if he...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:03 PM
The killing of two dozen unarmed Coptic Christians — and the wounding of hundreds of others — by Egyptian security forces and Muslim extremists in Cairo this week has thrown a dark shadow over the country's prospects for a peaceful...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Spray-paint artist Mark Chase typically spends his summers in Ocean City along the boardwalk where he creates sci-fi landscapes in a matter of minutes, spraying and smudging to pulsating music as crowds gather.
He earns his living as a showman, taking...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
China bought $91.9-billion worth of U.S. goods last year, including boatloads of medical devices, precious metals and electrical equipment. But when it comes to America's most celebrated cultural export — Hollywood movies — crossing China's...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Some news in the last few weeks has demonstrated the fragile nature of our freedoms. As riots in Great Britain spread, on Aug. 11 the British prime minister’s reaction was to begin an assault on freedom of speech and assembly by attempting to ban...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:00 PM
A high-ranking cop in the Wallingford Police Department ordered the arrest of a man who was openly carrying a holstered pistol outside a billiards club on May 16, 2010. Richard Burgess, the man who was arrested, says his Fourth Amendment rights were...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
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| Sep 9, 2011
Michael Stern Hart, a burly rebel whose vision of a literate society led him to pioneer the electronic book decades before the spread of the Internet, has died. He was 64.
The founder of the online library Project Gutenberg, Hart had been in poor...