| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:48 PM
They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach.
Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:21 PM
After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes on the militant group Islamic State.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nearly a year after longtime Seminole County School Board member Diane Bauer's death, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a replacement to serve the remainder of her term.
Tom Walters, 65, the former Mayor of Oviedo who served in the U.S. Air Force from...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:56 PM
SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge.
| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:43 PM
I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
President Obama's tribute, politicians' tweets and a congressman's Mork mockup showed just how widespread the shock and sadness was over the death of Robin Williams.
His humor often touched on politics, and often it was quite biting. At a concert in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt. Adrian Cronauer in 1987's "Good Morning, Vietnam" -- but his real-life relationship with the military in the form of USO shows didn't get rolling until 2002.
Williams, who died...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:06 AM
SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81.
Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:29 AM
SIMSBURY — The 10th annual Connecticut SWAT Team Challenge, a three-day training event that will bring 32 police and military SWAT teams from around the country to the Metacon Gun Club in Simsbury, starts Aug. 18.
The West Hartford Police...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Isaiah Washington was born in Houston, Texas, on this date in 1963. This birthday guy is probably most easily recognized for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on "Grey's Anatomy" and he currently co-stars on "The 100." On the big screen,...