| May 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Miami men were charged Thursday with the sensational theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly Co. warehouse in Enfield two years ago, federal authorities said Thursday.
Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, Cuban...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Two Cuban nationals have been arrested in Florida and charged with taking part in the biggest drug heist in history, which also happened to be the biggest theft in Connecticut history.
Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, were indicted...
| Sep 2, 2009
In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim.
Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
| May 4, 2008
The University of Connecticut welcomed its new president in style with fireworks, a festival and a ceremony last month, but the $170,000 cost of the inauguration, including $29,000 for invitations alone, is setting off some fireworks of its own among...
| May 14, 2009
Just in time for the vacation season, a new travel site has been launched that promises to find the most comprehensive deals and sales available in one place on the Internet.
This site — Voyij.com — which launches today, is only for those who...
| Dec 27, 2008
I have flown from Charlotte to Amsterdam and stayed just long enough to visit a coffee shop and see some Van Goghs before flying back across the Atlantic.
I have flown from Los Angeles to New York and wandered 5th Avenue and Central Park for an...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Virgin Atlantic keeps passengers on a grounded plane without air conditioning for four hours! The good news is at least they didn't have to end up in New Jersey......
| Jun 21, 2010
It was quarter of 2 and Andrew Renehan had just finished mowing the 16th tee at TPC River Highlands.
He adjusted his navy baseball cap, which kept a shock of sweat-soaked, dirty blond hair from falling into his eyes, brushed his blue groundskeeper's...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 8:42 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Passengers on a diverted Virgin Atlantic Airways flight spent more than four hours stuck in a hot, dark plane parked on a tarmac, while babies squirmed and people yelled and screamed. At least three people fainted and were taken away in...
| Jun 3, 2009
The original plan was to fly from Hartford to Amsterdam and travel by train to Brussels for meetings.
Then Delta Airlines canceled its plan to resume direct service from Bradley International Airport to The Netherlands.
So Anne Evans, head of the U.S....
| Jun 9, 2009
The number of guests staying at Hartford-area hotels slid sharply in the first four months of 2009 compared with last year, as the recession takes a toll on business and leisure travel.
But the developer of a 121-room, limited service hotel under...