| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
President Barack Obama's landmark proposals to reduce gun violence echoed loudly through the state whose tragedy prompted them: Connecticut citizens and political leaders reacted mostly with praise, although gun owners said that the measures would...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The harrowing and heartbreaking events in Newtown have left the state of Connecticut and the nation reeling from shock and grief. The tragic and senseless deaths of 20 schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School are forcing us to re-...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:15 PM
A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down.
"We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:55 PM
"Let's Stay Together" is turning into something of a new anthem for the Democratic Party.
Last week, President Obama sang a bit of the Al Green tune during a fundraiser at the landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem, a moment that became an instant sensation....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said.
Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 4:50 AM
Hartford Distributors Inc. employees gathered this morning shortly before 7 for a moment of silence before going back to work as a group, eight days after a workplace massacre that left nine people dead.
Teamsters Local 1035 secretary-treasurer and...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 7:35 AM
Natural beauty sells and homebuilders know how to enhance Mother Nature and maximize those "wow" views. The result is scenic trails that connect homeowners with nature and recreation.
While golf course communities used to be the green standard, the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Shirlene Gaines Heston, age 84, passed peacefully on September 9, 2011. She is remembered with much love by her family and friends. A resident of Orange County since 1959, Shirlene resided in her final years at Vintage Newport, in Newport Beach, and her...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....