| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:16 PM
On April 15, 1861, just days after the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers. Connecticut was required to supply one regiment.
Men from all over the state responded in droves...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Meet the new gas prices, same as the old gas prices.
For another week in a row in New Jersey, a gallon of regular gas has shot up, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
It says the average price of gas Friday was $3.82, an eight-cents increase over the past...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The man authorities believe to be the "East Coast Rapist" tried to hang himself Saturday in his jail cell, according to a Police Department spokesman.
Aaron Thomas, 39, was already under a suicide watch, when he was spotted on cameras trained on his...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Every first and third Saturday of the month, Bill and Bea — as just about everyone called them — helped out at the food bank in the basement of their church.
It wasn't out of character for the couple, who had spent 52 years of marriage living...
| Feb 18, 2011
For some couples, togetherness means a romantic dinner or snuggling on the couch.
For Megan and Jacob Rubinstein, it's meant hammers, nails, tearing down walls … and having a camera crew follow you around for months while you do it.
| Feb 17, 2011
| 10:22 PM
Dominick’s has upset a contingent of consumers over selling packaged food with expired dates.
The supermarket chain’s fan page on social networking site Facebook has been riddled with comments from posters who identify themselves as customers...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 6:37 PM
The possible discovery of salmonella has prompted a limited recall of Skippy reduced-fat peanut butter spreads sold in 16 states, its parent company announced.
Unilever issued a press release Friday detailing a voluntary recall of Skippy's "Reduced Fat...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 1:12 PM
A wind advisory is in effect for the Tri-State area until 4 a.m. EST Sunday affecting the following areas: New York City, Long Island, the Lower Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey and southern Connecticut.
On Saturday, winds gust ranged from 45 to 55...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Feb 22, 2011
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...