| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:22 AM
The upcoming 15th annual Latino Expo this weekend, two days of Hispanic culture, business and entertaiment at the Connecticut Convention Center, is meant to "connect cultures across all economic platforms," says expo founder and organizer Deby Gould....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Ever since the tragedy in Newtown, Charlie Lake has stood outside Buttonball Lane School and greeted students as they get off the bus every morning. Lake is the school's custodian, who enjoys making a connection with the kids, and if that includes...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:20 PM
President Barack Obama delivered a gift to Connecticut's defense industry Monday by calling for the production of more planes, helicopters and submarines built in the state.
His proposed $585.3 billion defense budget for fiscal 2016 is larger than the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:51 PM
It is the second day of class as Professor Deleso Alford orders her Florida A&M University law students up to the podium, one by one, to introduce themselves.
She wants each of them to share an interesting fact as they spend the next several months...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:56 PM
Highsmith, Gillespie Athletes Of The Year
Middletown senior Dario Highsmith and Capital Prep senior Kiah Gillespie have been selected as the Hal Levy High School Athletes of the Year by the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance. They will be honored at...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:05 PM
LEESBURG — Four and a half years after Marine Staff Sgt. Michael Bock was killed in Afghanistan, about 100 people crowded a lakeside pavilion at Venetian Gardens on Friday to ensure that his memory will live on.
Friends, family and veterans...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Rep. Tammy Duckworth ended a political guessing game Monday by making it official that she is exploring a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016.
Duckworth, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates, told the Tribune she is considering a bid against the Highland...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:24 AM
The Public Safety Academy has a new leader starting this month. The appointment of Jeff Larson as principal of the school was announced by the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) Superintendent Dina Crowl.
"I am pleased that after a comprehensive...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Did James E. Liss, a former state employee fired for stealing and other activities, get off easy? Mr. Liss, 60, was fired a year ago from his job as a building superintendent at Camp Hartell in Windsor Locks following an internal investigation of...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:55 AM
ENFIELD - A former state Military Department supervisor fired for falsifying timecards, stealing state gas and ordering subordinates to do work at his home was granted accelerated rehabilitation Monday on charges that he stole hundreds of dollars worth of...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:12 PM
During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer ...