| 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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A police officer in a small McHenry County town has been indicted on felony charges of lying about his military service in applications to several police departments.
Vicenzo Lamontagna, 30, who is an officer in Johnsburg, allegedly lied on job...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Men who enlisted in the U.S. military over the last four decades are more than twice as likely as the those in the general population to have been sexually abused as children and to have grown up around domestic violence and substance abuse, a new study...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:49 AM
When Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the House committee that oversees the nation's intelligence agencies, Osama bin Laden was still alive, Edward Snowden was still in college and the government's response to the threat of cyber attacks was still...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
| 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...