| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Hundreds of mourners who attended funerals of the Newtown victims flew for free to New York and Connecticut, and some of those mourners were chauffeured from the airport to Newtown by Connecticut state troopers.
Mary Ellen Jones, chairwoman of the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
— President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done.
"We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:38 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Air travel was starting to get back to normal Wednesday in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
More than 19,500 flight have been canceled as a result of the storm, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com.
Some 7,074 flights...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Flight cancellations caused by Sandy have soared to nearly 16,000, leaving thousands of passengers from coast to coast stranded at airport terminals or hotels.
Most of the cancellations were at airports feeling the brunt of the storm, including...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kevin Schools stood on the grass next to the pond in Hartford's Elizabeth Park on a spring night in 2007.
Police and ambulance lights swept over him. He was in shock. He had gotten a phone call at home in Enfield on that mild May evening that broke...
| Oct 2, 2011
Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
| Jan 4, 2012
This is the fourth in a series on what the state should do in 2012.
The goal this year is to end Connecticut's dismal distinction of having the nation's worst record on job creation.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly have big ideas for...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:09 PM
According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
| Jul 26, 2011
Like many travelers, Hal Frost is accustomed to being hit with fees everywhere he goes, from the airport check-in counter to the hotel front desk. But long-term parking used to always be pretty straightforward: the rate he was quoted was the rate he paid....