| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:42 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced work will begin Thursday, March 1 to preserve and rehabilitate 11 structures along Interstate 81 between Exit 124 (PA 61) and Exit 131 (PA 54) in New Castle, Ryan and Mahanoy townships, Schuylkill...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The 4th Annual Connecticut High School Music Theater Awards will be June 4 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets for the event go on sale mid-May at the Palace box office and website.
The best actor and actress in a Connecticut show will move...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:37 AM
A 16-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the head when he was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood late this morning.
Police responded to a call of shots fired about 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of West Chicago and North Trumbull avenues and...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:26 PM
HARTFORD — The long drive to abolish the death penalty in Connecticut marked another milestone Wednesday when it cleared a key legislative committee.
The 24-19 vote in the judiciary committee broke largely along party lines and came on the same day...
| Mar 31, 2012
Restaurants often post a menu in their front window to show potential diners what's cooking in their kitchen. In Hartford, a city ordinance now requires them to show how clean and orderly they keep that kitchen.
Check the restaurant's window next time...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:25 AM
I learned to drive in the vast, empty parking lot of Korvette's in Trumbull. Back then, malls were closed on Sundays — how quaint. I'm a suburban guy, so my life is basically moving from one parking lot to the next. Nothing is more fundamental to my...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:35 AM
Two people found in car that hit a tree in the Marquette Park neighborhood had been shot, apparently more than a mile away, authorities said.
In all, three people were taken to local hospitals following the crash near Maplewood and Columbus Avenues on...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 5:15 PM
When Crystal Valdez brought her son Christopher to the emergency room last July, a doctor quickly suspected the boy hadn't been hurt in the way his mom claimed.
The bright-eyed 3-year-old with a shock of brown hair and a fascination with superheroes...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is sharply criticizing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services after a 4-year-old boy was beaten to death.
"Untill a child dies, it doesn't seem to get much attention," Harris said....