| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:52 PM
You can call Skip Bayless many things, and people definitely do. Yet only one knock gets him truly upset: the notion that he is less than genuine on ESPN's "First Take."
Multiple critics contend his often controversial views are more for show than based...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Prosecutors said in court documents released Friday that former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez discussed the Odin Lloyd killing in jailhouse phone calls, speaking in code and referencing a car that is part of the investigation.
They filed a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Después de un comienzo templado en febrero, regresa el clima invernal el lunes.
La nieve comenzó a caer en el suroeste de Connecticut a las 5am y se espera que continúe a través de la mañana, disminuyendo por la tarde. El sureste de Connecticut obtendrá...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Long Beach Poly, a 19-time Southern Section champion, introduced former NFL player Antonio Pierce as its new football coach on Thursday.
Let's just say there's skeptics whether Pierce, who has no coaching experience, was the best choice for a program...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:08 AM
A builder’s own custom home:
51 Summerberry Road
By Larry Greene
Bristol's quality of life is a draw for residents. It has been ranked in Money Magazine's top 100 Best Places to Live and earlier this year, Hartford Magazine rated Bristol as...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package:
Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr.
Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr.
Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package:
Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr.
Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr.
Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr.
Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr.
Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports):
Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
“Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage,” Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary touring exhibit comes to Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum Jan. 21 to March 5. “Stagecraft” consists of a selection of costumes, props...