| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A Connecticut man named Clayton Richard Gordon is being illegal held by U.S. immigration authorities who have put him in jail without the chance to make bond, according to a federal judge.
Gordon is a legal immigrant to the U.S. who came here from...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it.
You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering from mental health issues, according to federal law enforcement officials, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and a...
| Oct 11, 2013
If imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery, Plan B Burger Bar took the compliment. As pretzel buns began to appear on national chain menus throughout the country, the restaurant group — which has served a pretzel burger since its first...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York.
In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Some prominent health insurers, including industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc., are not participating in California's new state-run health insurance market, possibly limiting the number of choices for millions of consumers.
UnitedHealth, the nation'...
| Aug 16, 2013
BLOOMFIELD -- A 19-year-old Central Connecticut State University football player has died from injuries he suffered in a two-car crash on Blue Hills Avenue on July 28.
Jamar Johnson died Aug. 1. He was a pre-accounting major and would have begun...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In the dozen years that the landmark Hartford Times building has stood vacant, there has been only one serious proposal to redevelop the property. And that one didn't work out.
Now, in the space of a few months, there are two more.
The Thomas Hooker...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:10 PM
There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery.
"I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Netflix Inc. will close its Bloomfield DVD distribution center on Wednesday amid dwindling demand for mail-order movies as more and more entertainment is streamed online.
The company cited the U.S. Postal Service changes and company efficiencies in a...