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  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart

    State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart
    Three Connecticut soldiers — Daniel Bissell, Daniel Brown and Elijah Churchill — are not really household names in the state despite their feats of Revolutionary War heroism: mounting daring raids behind British lines, facing enemy fire in...
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  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
  • Starwood Plans To Add 340 Jobs In Deal With State

    Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding its global headquarters, boosted by a state loan of up to $5 million and $20 million in tax credits, officials announced Thursday. The company plans to add 340 new full-time jobs to its current...
  • Drone companies unveil new tech at Orlando AUVSI expo

    Drone companies unveil new tech at Orlando AUVSI expo
    Despite controversy raging about the sudden explosion of drone technology, businesses are eagerly announcing new products at this week’s AUVSI expo at the Orange County Convention Center. The conference, called simply AUVSI's Unmanned Systems...
  • Reports: RBS To Slash U.S. Mortgage Business, Cut Jobs In Stamford

    Royal Bank of Scotland has become the latest overseas bank to shrink its business in the United States after announcing it would cut its mortgage trading business by two-thirds, the Financial Times reported. The British bank will eliminate hundreds of...
  • Haar: NASCAR Message In New Britain: 'Our Fans Are Welcoming'

    Steve Herbst grew up removed from NASCAR culture in Peekskill, N.Y. His sister Susan is president of the University of Connecticut and his brother heads Colgate University. At the dinner table in their house, "If you had not read the New York Times...
  • 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's' Terry Crews Named 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Host

    "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews has been named the new host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" Crews will host the 13th season in the fall from Stamford, Conn. as production is moving to a new studio prior to the start of the 2014-2015 season....
  • Gertrude Noone: Once The World's Oldest Living Military Veteran

    Gertrude Noone: Once The World's Oldest Living Military Veteran
    Gertrude Noone was the world's oldest living military veteran when she died in 2009 at age 110 in Milford. But it's not how long she lived, but how she lived that makes her memorable. Noone, by all accounts, marched to the beat of a different drummer...
  • Cotto Wine Bar And Pizzeria: Hearty, Simple Italian

    Cotto Wine Bar And Pizzeria: Hearty, Simple Italian
    In Connecticut, land of a thousand Italian restaurants, a new one needs a strong identity. Cotto is a contemporary Roman wine bar: urban, sophisticated, and a bit rebellious. The music is classic rock, not classic opera. Cotto, which opened a little...