| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
The kiss was not planned.
Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him.
One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
| Jul 10, 2014
On his new album, the singer, songwriter and violinist Andrew Bird didn't get too hung up on what was his and what was someone else's. As it happens, it was all someone else's, in a sense, because the entire album, "Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Pete Rose is still banned for life from Major League Baseball. Nothing has changed on that front.
“A lifetime ban is a long time,” Rose said.
But that didn't stop Rose from serving as guest skipper of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Bluefish, an...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:46 AM
While almost everyone is familiar with the Salvation Army’s holiday season bell-ringers, the Thrift Stores (now officially known as Family Stores), and the red shield logo, not many know all of the services provided via donation, and the structure...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
SELLER: Rob Zombie
LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn.
SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago.
At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed a measure into law that would allow Chicago to raise 911 fess on landline and cell phones by $1.40 a month to $3.90.
The move could be the missing piece that allows the re-election seeking Democratic governor to sign a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The age of the Connecticut state employee suggestion box has ended. That was the notorious device Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used to balance a nearly $200 million gap budget gap in 2011. No one ever explained what the valuable suggestions were.
| May 12, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Paul W. Smith was a pioneer in making emergency medical services a professional field and had a national reputation for leadership in standardizing the training for EMTs around the country.
"He was one of the few people who saw the importance of...