| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Homer Glen native Rich Santarelli is not the first, nor will he be the last, to utter the quote, "Baseball is a game where you never know what is going to happen."
The former Chicago Christian High School star knows firsthand the roller-coaster ride the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Union College entered the NCAA tournament as the No. 1 team in the country, and defended that lofty perch with a 7-4 victory over second-ranked Minnesota on Saturday night, for the program's first Division I national championship.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night at the Frozen Four, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.
Mike Vecchione tied the score at 2 with 4:01...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy kept a hand over his bandaged neck as he was embraced with hugs and hellos at his first appearance among the police department.
Honored as the village’s officer of the year on Thursday, the 52-year-...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy will be honored Thursday, three months after he was shot in a tense domestic situation that ended with the fatal shooting of the suspect.
The veteran officer is being named the village's officer of the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
On the face of it, it seems reasonable to let taxpayers taste the honey of good times — by, for example, returning extra tax money they had to pony up to balance the budget when times were bad.
That's what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to do with...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying developer and controversial buddy of our felonious ex-Gov. John G. Rowland appeared regularly at or near the top of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the three women held captive for about 10 years in a house in Cleveland, are working on a book. And they've got some heavy-hitters to help them.
The book, about their years of imprisonment and daring escape, will be...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
January 27, 1999
From a Courant Op-Ed on Prague's opposition to the deal to build a stadium for the New England Patriots in downtown Hartford:
"Those who support the stadium deal say it will be a partnership between Connecticut and the Kraft family. I...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Online retail sales are growing. Companies from Connecticut can sell all over the country and retailers in other states can sell in Connecticut without the cost of a storefront or a sales force. It is a very profitable marketplace offering choice and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....