| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Rhea Fernholz is one of thousands of Connecticut Veterans who have served our country. She joined the U.S. Army in 1995 after high school as a clarinet player. She tells me "music was pretty much my only interest in high school and I didn't have any...
| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:15 AM
By Patrick Olsen
The U.S. Army is looking for a few more miles to the gallon, and a new troop carrier that might replace the famed gas-hungry Humvee could get as much as 70% better fuel economy.
Specifically, the Army is working with Ricardo...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:34 AM
It looks like the U.S. Army will be providing full medical and financial benefits to Ft. Hood shooting victims who last week were awarded medals following years of lobbying and legal action.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Thursday that he...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year.
Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Muslims in Indiana held a funeral service on Friday for Abdul- Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria after being held captive for a year.
Kassig adopted Islam while he was a hostage. His family said...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Meryl Streep, David Letterman, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga helped pay tribute Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington.
This year's recipients were singer Al Green, ballerina Patricia McBride, actor Tom Hanks, comedian/actress Lily Tomlin and...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Sunday morning lineup of guests:
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Alberto Gonzales, former...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department.
Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money.
But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:35 AM
I've always wondered what the name "Crealdé" signifies — and the kickoff of Winter Park art school's 40th anniversary seems the perfect time for an explanation.
Turns out, according to Crealdé lore, the name was devised by founder William Sterling...