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  • Execution Won't Ease Pain. I Know

    This past week, the repeal of the death penalty was jettisoned by the misguided but sincere hope of a few lawmakers that they could ease the pain of Dr. William Petit, whose wife and daughters were slain in a home invasion. But what is an appropriate...
  • Death Penalty For Steven Hayes Is Pointless

    Death Penalty For Steven Hayes Is Pointless
    Convicted triple murderer Steven Hayes becomes the 10th inmate on Connecticut's death row with a jury's decision that he be executed. Now an interminable period of reviews and appeals begins. It is wrong to take a life, except in self-defense. What,...
  • NTSB Takes Over Westchester Crash Probe

    NTSB Takes Over Westchester Crash Probe
    The National Transportation Safety Board has taken the lead in the investigation of that deadly, small plane crash Saturday afternoon in Westchester County. Four people died when the Cessna 210 tried to make an emergency landing, shortly after take off...
  • Give Me a N-O: Cheerleaders Protest Against Revealing Uniforms

    Give Me a N-O: Cheerleaders Protest Against Revealing Uniforms
    Cheerleading uniforms at one Connecticut high school are under protest for being too revealing, but it's not the school, parents or fans that are complaining. The cheerleaders at Central High School in Bridgeport are protesting their own uniforms, saying...
  • Henry Carlisle dies at 84; author, translator helped bring Solzhenitsyn's work to Western audiences

    Henry Carlisle dies at 84; author, translator helped bring Solzhenitsyn's work to Western audiences
    Henry Carlisle, a San Francisco author, translator and former editor who with his wife helped bring two works by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Western audiences, has died. He was 84. Carlisle died of complications from pneumonia July 11 in San Francisco,...
  • Christopher Toppi Will Be Tried In Juvenile Court

    Christopher Toppi, the driver of the car involved in a fatal school bus accident in January, will be tried in juvenile court. Toppi's lawyer Michael Georgetti argued in Superior Court on Thursday that a law that went into effect Jan. 1 allowed for the...
  • Michelle Obama Visits Stamford For Blumenthal: 'We Need This Man In Washington'

    First Lady Michelle Obama came to Connecticut today to stump for both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal and her husband, President Obama. She devoted a large part of her 20-minute speech to addressing the expectations of the partisan...
  • Victims' Families Support Repeal Of Death Penalty

    For opponents of the death penalty, the timing probably couldn't be worse. One of the two men accused in one the most heinous crimes in state history, the murders of three members of the Petit family in Cheshire, has been convicted and the other is about...
  • August 19, 2011-Lifeboat, The Sequel

    August 19, 2011-Lifeboat, The Sequel
    The state unions did the right thing even though it's completely unfair. But, that's where the middle class is now, in no position to negotiate. The Republicans coddle the rich, the Democrats coddle the Republicans and the Middle Class is stuck in the......
  • Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race

    Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race
    It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....
  • Vince McMahon to Michelle Obama: Please come visit us on Monday

    World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon has extended an invitation to First Lady Michelle Obama, who is visiting Connecticut Monday. "Given President Obama's previous appearance on 'Monday Night Raw', and WWE's dedication to giving back to the...