| Dec 24, 2004
Facing the likelihood of indictment in January, former Gov. John G. Rowland ended months of resistance Thursday and pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with federal prosecutors that is expected to send him to prison.
Rowland, 47, a...
| Jun 21, 2004
The beginning of the end of Gov. John G. Rowland's administration came on Nov. 12, 2002, when a subpoena from federal authorities arrived at his office seeking reams of records involving his former co-chief of staff, Peter N. Ellef.
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2010
O&G Industries, the general contractor for the Kleen Energy plant that exploded Sunday, is no stranger to sensitive projects, or to controversy, despite a strong reputation in the business.
The 87-year old politically connected construction firm based in...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:18 AM
The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions.
According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:57 AM
Bradley International Airport has a planned closure going on today, Bradley spokesman John Wallace said.
Wallace said that on any given day 40-45 aircraft are on the runaway and today, there are less than 10.
Also, there were only half a dozen people...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:50 PM
A retired state trooper working in Afghanistan as a contractor was killed Saturday.
Paul Protzenko, 46, of Enfield, who retired from the state police in 2009, was in Afghanistan training local police officers in crime scene investigation and police...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2005
Michael Bochicchio Jr. pulled into the city parking lot behind the courthouse shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.
He parked his Dodge Caravan nose-out, so he could watch the lot entrance, and armed with a semiautomatic handgun, he waited.