| Aug 26, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Around a thousand acres have burned in the Merced River Canyon because of a motor home that caught fire, blocking an entrance to Yosemite National Park.
The fire began around noon Thursday and grew to about 1,000 acres by 7 p.m. Flames spread to both...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Artspace, 50 Orange St., 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. It’s the highest-profile gallery in town, thanks to its eye-catching location (the Chamberlain Building in Ninth Square), thought-provoking exhibits, handling of the ambitious annual City-Wide...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 6:05 AM
A man and a woman were shot within a half hour of each other in Little Village andWoodlawn on Friday night, according to police.
An 18-year-old woman was shot in her chest on the 2800 block of South Trumbull Avenue at about 10:30 p.m., according to a...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:08 PM
North Siders, pack that app up.
Riders on the North Side may not have to rely on CTA tracking apps, thanks to new electronic signs that display bus arrival information.
Mayor Emanuel announced last week that the CTA plans to set up 400 electronic Bus...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:29 AM
Did you know if you commit “marriage fraud” in the U.S. (pretending to marry a U.S. citizen in order to stay in this country) you could go to prison for five years and be fined $250,000?
A bunch of Moroccan immigrants and their American...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:45 AM
-The mother of Matthew M. Donohue called Middletown police to say her son threatened to beat up her husband. Police told the Middletown Patch website they reached Donohue, 38, on his cell phone as he was driving and told him he'd be arrested if he...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:14 AM
If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
| May 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The renegade rock-crushing operation at Mark IV Construction Company in the ramshackle East End neighborhood of Bridgeport leaves cars and houses coated in dust.
When the wind blows it whips dirt from huge uncovered mounds of dirt. And according to...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
1) Trumbull Kitchen
For theater-goers, deciding on the best spot to grab a bite before the curtain goes up often comes down to location, location, location. At Trumbull Kitchen, explains manager David Mascolo, “We’re 300 yards from Hartford...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
1) Rein's New York-Style Deli
You can find 39 different sandwiches on Rein’s menu. That’s right, 39 different freakin’ types of great deli-style sandwiches, from tongue (they recommend trying a little Swiss cheese or chopped liver...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:27 AM
After failing to procure beer from a liquor store, a Chicago man approached a woman nearby and used a toy gun to try to rob her of $2 before he was tackled by a bystander, authorities said.
Wayne Dearmond, 29, was arrested Saturday morning after the...