| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Slice into the leathery green skin of this large tropical fruit, and you find that cherimoyas have wonderfully fragrant, almost custard-like flesh. The fruit, known as a "custard apple" in Britain, can be eaten raw or cooked -- simply scoop out the flesh,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a pit bull in Norwalk after it attacked a dog accompanying the deputies on a search for an armed man, authorities said. The deputies were searching for a man with a gun after the Los......
| Sep 15, 2010
Eddie Alberto Perez, the city's first Hispanic mayor, who promised an era of reform and accountability when he was elected nearly a decade ago, was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for accepting deeply discounted home repairs and trying to...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
After the whiplash of Tuesday's superintendent search upheaval, Milly Arciniegas and Precious Ross-Ellis each stewed in a common frustration.
They were the two parent representatives on the board of education's committee to find a successor to Steven...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:49 PM
It's the end of the first year in office for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and the report card is in. To be honest, which I always am, it's kind of tepid. The Mayor says he's a listener and not a bully like former Mayor Eddie Perez was. That may be true,...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 10:01 AM
Nicholas Cardenas and Eddie Perez, two students at Verbum Dei High School in Watts, both make the 26-mile drive to the Foothills five days a month.
Cardenas works at the Allen Lund Company and Perez works at Bob Smith Toyota, thanks to their school's...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Thank God for Illinois. Why do I say that? Because if it weren't for them, Connecticut would be the most corrupt state in the union. As it is, we certainly have more corrupt politicians per square mile, mainly because Illinois is huge.
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Sometimes these politicians just hand you a cartoon. This is one of those times.
You have to hand it to ex-con ex-mayor of Bridgeport Joe Ganim. He knows how to land on his feet.
Joe Ganim, fresh out of the slammer, has started his own company...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:10 PM
-Sick, Sad World: David Messenger bludgeoned his pregnant wife to death in front of their 5-year-old son in 1998, but because he was found not guilty (by reason of insanity), Messenger may get control of their $2 million in assets, including $424,627 paid...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:36 PM
HARTFORD — Calling it "the start of a four-year odyssey," Pedro E. Segarra was sworn in Tuesday to his first full mayoral term.
Segarra, the former city council president who took over as mayor in 2010 — succeeding Eddie Perez, who was...