| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader.
"Let's hurt children."
The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Even from a distance there is no...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm installing ceramic tile at my house and want to spice it up. Anyone can install the same pieces of tile that are the same color. I was thinking of creating designs and patterns in my floor with different colored tile. Is this a bad idea?...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
With terror in her voice, Barbara Halstead begged with police dispatchers for help, ending her 24-second 911 call with the haunting plea of "Sandy Hook School please" as 11 gunshots rang out in the background.
Those shots fired by Adam Lanza were in the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better.
Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Today in this space, we're introducing a new Tom Foley-inspired game called "I Think It's True But It Might Not Be."
As many of you know, Tom Foley, not yet a candidate for governor, has been touring the state directing charges at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:53 AM
“Selections From CT ArtList” will be at Silver Circle Gallery, 75 Main St., Suite 3, in Putnam from Friday, Oct. 4, when it opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m., to Sunday, Oct. 27.
The show features works by painter Amy Almeida of New...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The fact that a small minority of Tea Party Republican conservatives in Congress have shut down the federal government isn't playing well with the American people and has lots of GOP leaders worried about their party's future.
Connecticut state Senate...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Anne S. Evans had more than just a few loose ends to tie up by noon Tuesday, the lockout deadline. As head of the U.S. Commerce Department's export assistance center in Middletown, she had conference calls and other matters for a trade delegation from...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Singer Lauryn Hill has been released from federal prison after serving a three-month sentence stemming from her tax evasion case.
The ex-Fugees songstress, who earned critical acclaim with her 1998 solo album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," was...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to resume its misguided transfer of 1,120 female inmates from its women's prison in Danbury to a new facility in the Alabama hinterlands and other locations.
The bureau had suspended the transfers recently to answer...