| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century.
A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Along Connecticut's staid Gold Coast, there's a mini-boom in home sales that hasn't been seen in years.
But you need pretty deep pockets.
Sales of estates in Fairfield County priced $10 million or more are soaring this spring, capped earlier this...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Eight elderly souls (average age, 91) from a Fairfield, Conn., nursing home take a last-chance trip to Israel in "Next Year Jerusalem," an affecting but cursory documentary.
Producer-director David Gaynes, though clearly well-intended, seems so eager to...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Alfa Romeo fans, warm up your credit cards: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today the names of 86 dealers that will operate an Alfa Romeo franchise in the U.S. and Canada. We've known that the brand is on its way back......
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:47 PM
John H. Tierney, former head of the Travelers Insurance Co.'s Baltimore engineering department and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 24 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 90.
The son of Edward Tierney, a...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:47 AM
So the four state hockey teams are finally on the same page and in the same tournament. Starting the year after next, anyway.
UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and, yes, even Yale, have all agreed to particpate in an annual all-Connecticut tournament....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
What's your line in the sand?
When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty?
For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Gun crimes are too often committed by persons who cannot legally own guns. Virtually all gun sales start with a legal sale. So how do those legally acquired guns get into the hands of prohibited users?
The conventional answer is, "from down south." We...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 23, 2014
Pop quiz: What's the most famous concert that ever happened? Most people would probably say Woodstock, the blow-out 1969 festival that symbolised and crystalised the hippie dream and the counterculture of the era. Ok — this next question's a...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...