| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Shock and disbelief were the emotions from the family of one of the country's most prominent and successful attorneys after a verdict involving the death of his close relative.
After deliberating for less than four hours, a jury decided that Ian Clement,...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 2:36 PM
In 1999 The Courant sports department did a series on the greatest athletes in Connecticut history. Former Rippowam High of Stamford three-sport star and current Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was No. 12 on that list. Here's the story by John Altavilla...
| Jan 11, 2011
Cookie Gilchrist, a bruising fullback who as one of the American Football League's first star players helped lead the Buffalo Bills to a championship in 1964, has died. He was 75.
Gilchrist died Monday of cancer at an assisted living facility near...
| Jun 3, 2011
Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader whose 1972 murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, has died. He was 63.
Pratt, whose case became for many a...
| Jan 10, 2012
Law partner of Johnnie Cochran
Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
| Jan 23, 2012
Philip Vannatter, the Los Angeles police detective who led the investigation of the 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, has died.
Vannatter died of complications from cancer Friday in Santa Clarita, his wife, Rita, said. He was 70....
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Michael Jackson's personal physician has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for causing the pop icon's 2009 death by a powerful surgical anesthetic.
The verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray comes after a jury of seven men and five women...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The images of Casey Anthony exist everywhere: online, on television, in print.
They frequently show the young woman walking in handcuffs, dancing with scantily clad friends or sitting between her defense lawyers. The stories often suggest a young woman...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Ever since the 2008 disappearance of 2-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony, Janice Seals-Mack has eaten up every sound bite she could find on the missing-person-turned-murder case.
So when she heard Tuesday that Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, was found not...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Social-media sites Twitter and Facebook revolutionized the 36-day Casey Anthony trial by casting a far-reaching net of news across the globe, bringing minute-to-minute updates directly into people's smartphones, tablets and work and home computers.