| Jan 8, 2014
Editor's note: Jim is currently researching and writing about Connecticut's historic weather from 1764 to the present. Those weather stories are appearing in January, the first month of The Courant's yearlong celebration of its 250th anniversary as the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:34 PM
An Irvine tutor allegedly helped a dozen Corona del Mar High School students hack into the campus computer system to change their grades and review tests, authorities said Thursday.
Timothy Lance Lai, 28, is wanted for questioning, Newport Beach Police...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Naperville police are warning residents about phone and email scams that have been popping up lately.
People have been receiving phone calls and emails from people claiming to represent government agencies, payday loan companies and satellite...
| Dec 17, 2013
Laurie Villarreal learned of her daughter's "death" in an email from the Internal Revenue Service.
The federal agency rejected Villarreal's 2012 tax return because, it said, the Social Security number she entered for her daughter was associated with a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:45 PM
While it's better to give than to receive at the holidays, we all like to get presents. And having so many of our gifts shipped to our doors opens the doors for con artists to get us.
They send emails appearing to come from the post office or delivery...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail.
For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Either we as a nation owe our teen motorists a collective apology for wrongly stereotyping them as reckless users of smartphones while driving, or those teens are lying to researchers. According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Either we as a nation owe our teen motorists a collective apology for wrongly stereotyping them as reckless users of smartphones while driving, or those teens are lying to researchers. According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for......
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Instagram has become a go-to sharing photography app. With the addition of video it has only improved over time....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:07 PM
Some of the biggest names in the tech world joined forces Monday to tell Uncle Sam that enough's enough: Quit spying on their customers.
AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo said in an open letter to President Obama...
| Nov 26, 2013
2014 Nelson Algren Literary Awards
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The 2014 Nelson Algren Literary Awards (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Chicago Tribune Company LLC (“Chicago Tribune”). Contest is...