| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Carlos Ortiz walked into a Connecticut courthouse for a June 25 meeting with his probation officer prepared for bad news: The man who would ultimately be charged in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder case had tested positive for PCP and faced a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has signed on to co-sponsor the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
The bill, introduced in May, seeks to coerce the pay-TV industry to start selling channels to consumers on an a la...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before changing my name to Carlos Danger.
The Skinny: I can't wait for the final episodes of "Breaking Bad." Wednesday's headlines include a big NASCAR deal for NBC and reaction to the departure of Univision radio personality Eddie...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The premise of the hilarious play, "I'm Connecticut," by Bristol native Mike Reiss, is that the Nutmeg state is populated by nice, but boring people.
People from Connecticut, of course, don't think they are boring, which is pretty much what boring people...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Mystics dominated early, lose by 18 to Sparks
Bolstered by first and third quarters in which they outscored Washington by 10 and 13 points, respectively, the Los Angeles Sparks earned a 75-57 victory in front of an announced 7,092 at Verizon...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Hospitals represent many things to Americans, from hope during time of illness to philanthropic organizations assisting the uninsured to a major employer within many communities.
But hospitals have also become something else: big business. In...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Bristol native Mike Reiss, who wrote “I’m Connecticut” which has hit runs at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre and the Ivoryton Playhouse, has a new play.
“Rubble” will bow at the New York International Fringe Festival with...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Connecticut gun owners are angry as hell at Gov. Dannel Malloy. Connecticut's gun industry is pissed at him too. So are pro-gun lobbies like the NRA and the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Those gun groups appear certain to pump big...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:24 AM
"Alvin, an aging comedy writer with one last shot at a network meeting, is trapped under rubble by an LA earthquake. A hilarious look at TV, theater, Heaven and Hell — from one who's been there."
Does it sound like a story line that is, well, a...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:05 PM
As June's legislative session was careening toward its chaotic conclusion, the bingo-style gambling game Keno was approved. It passed without most legislators knowing what they were voting for, which is not a problem as long as you have the votes....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:12 PM
FALL RIVER, Mass. — A cousin of Aaron Hernandez appeared in court for the first time Friday to face a charge that she refused to testify before a grand jury convened in the former New England Patriot's murder case.
Tanya Cummings-Singleton, a...