| Jul 5, 2010
The empty expanse that was once the working-class Fort Trumbull neighborhood in New London is an ever-present reminder of the painful eminent domain battle that took dozens of homes — and the redevelopment that didn't follow.
But new plans for 80...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 10:20 AM
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in the area of Main Street in Bridgeport about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the agency's website.
The tornado, with winds of 100 mph, also hit Nichols Street and Cedar...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Fifty years ago, plans for Hartford's Constitution Plaza called for soaring office towers, a television broadcast studio, a hotel, storefronts for specialty shops and one more thing: apartments.
In the wake of a recession that hit in...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 7:00 AM
A toddler who was miraculously found alive more than an hour after falling into a rushing river, died Wednesday around 6 p.m.
The boy, identified as 1-year-old Thomas Chisholm, was transported to Bridgeport Hospital where he was listed in critical...
| May 9, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1st) The Yale Bookstore Barnes & Noble
"When asked what a typical customer is like, trade book manager Harry Cohen responds with one word: “Smart.” His location on Yale's campus offers everything that a regular Barnes & Noble has —...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 7:14 PM
As a rabid Uconn football follower, and after checking Des' Uconn FB blog @ courant.com, I'm also a steady reader of the Uconn sports fan forum @ uconnfan.com. Just after the Fiesta Bowl became official, one of the forum members suggested a fundraiser...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 5:20 PM
As family and friends continued to mourn the loss of two Bridgeport firefighters killed Saturday while battling a house fire on Elmwood Avenue, clues as to what happened before the men sent out mayday calls were beginning to come to light.
| Jul 30, 2010
| 6:41 PM
Before the morning rush hour Friday, firefighters from as far away as western Canada began gathering downtown, for back-to-back funerals for two city fire officers killed in a house fire July 24.
"We're volunteers but we just had to come," said Deb...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:59 PM
Chicago police asked for the public's help tonight in finding a 15-year-old boy last seen in the Brighton Park neighborhood a week ago.
Maxwell Gory attends school in the Calumet District and might visit the Bridgeport area, police said in a press...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 2:19 AM
The Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that two Connecticut residents were diagnosed with the West Nile Virus. The two residents, of Bridgeport and Stamford, were hospitalized for encephalitis but were later diagnosed as having the West Nile...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:35 PM
A 15-year-old girl was shot in the neck and seriously wounded late Thursday, one of at least seven victims of overnight shootings.
The girl was shot about 9:05 p.m. in the Hermosa neighborhood on the West Side. She was walking on the 4100 block of West...