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  • Prelude To Horror

    Prelude To Horror
    As a small circle of friends celebrated his freedom at a barbecue in July, Joshua Komisarjevsky brooded, burying himself in a bottle of whiskey. State probation officers had removed an electronic monitoring bracelet less than 24 hours earlier, bringing...
  • Rell's Written Statement

    Governor M. Jodi Rell today issued the following statement on the home invasion and shootings in New Britain on Sunday: "Once more, all over Connecticut, decent people are reacting with horror and fury to a heinous, inexplicable and utterly reprehensible...
  • Crowds Jam Gay Marriage Hearing

    Replacing Pedro Segarra and Charlie Ortiz's civil union document with a marriage certificate won't deepen the Hartford couple's commitment to one another and it certainly won't grant them any more rights under the law. But it would make a world of...
  • Hogan Defends Rehiring Retired Professors

    A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions. In his first...
  • Hogan Turns Down Bonus; Faculty Agreed To Give Up Raises, Too, He Says

    Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well. This is the second year Hogan...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • Petit Supports Streamlining Death Penalty Process; Joiner Opposes Reform Efforts

    William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, urged lawmakers Wednesday to make changes to Connecticut's death penalty that would stop unnecessary delays in the death penalty process. He also said that victims should have the...
  • A Marriage Proposal

    Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage are bracing for another battle at the Capitol while trying to win over the hearts and minds of the state's residents. The two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly's judiciary committee said Wednesday...
  • Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races

    Primaries Abound Among Legislative Races
    Veteran politicians with long tenures in their towns are supposed to cruise to victory with little opposition. That's one reason voters sometimes push for term limits — as incumbents rarely face serious challenges. But that's not the case this...
  • Tiny Working Families Party A Coalition Pushing Labor Agenda

    Of the 1.9 million voters in Connecticut, only 15 are registered with the Working Families Party. "I don't know who any of them are," said Jon Green, executive director of the party. Is he one? "No," he said, laughing. Confused? What the Working...
  • Dr. William A. Pettit Jr.: Death Penalty Is Justice For Murderers

    "Justice is the first virtue of social institutions," according to philosopher John Rawls. It transcends national borders, races and cultures. The death penalty is the appropriate societal response to the brutal and willful act of capital felony murder....