| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:49 PM
During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes.
First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A 49-year-old Glendale woman was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night as she unloaded groceries from her car just outside her home, police said.
It marked the second time in as many weeks that a woman had been targeted at gunpoint. Police do not believe the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:45 PM
When you think of making s'mores, a roasting marshmallow held over a warm campfire probably comes to mind. Do you also imagine yourself making them while sitting knee deep in snow and ice? Probably not. However, even though we're heading into winter,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Now's the time to scare the bejesus out of yourself and others. Here's five ways to make that happen.
1) Gallery of Horrors, Oct. 25-28, opens 6 p.m., $5-$10 (metal bands play on Saturday), Vernon Community Arts Center, 709 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon,...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges Wednesday against two former Pacific BMW workers who allegedly took a high-powered sports car on the lot for a joyride....
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A 46-year-old local man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed two people early Tuesday morning, police said.
Kyle Berry, of 52 Bailey Road, was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. He initially was charged with evading...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:48 AM
HARTFORD -- Regina White paused to count the number of apartments she had lived in New Britain and Hartford from ages 13 to 22.
"Let's see, probably 10 or 12," she said.
She prefers, though, not to reflect on those numbers, but rather on a single one....
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:14 PM
Jeanne Johnson called 911 seconds after hearing the thud of a crash outside her Windsor Locks home and spotting a man stumbling outside his crumpled car. As she watched, the man reached back into the car and grabbed an object.
"He threw something in my...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:57 PM
The officer who drove the car that struck and killed a teenage bicyclist, allegedly after a night of drinking, was rejected by five police departments before getting his job in Windsor Locks, where his father is a high-ranking officer.
Once in Windsor...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 6:46 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — In the remote, rolling hills near this tiny southwestern Pennsylvania borough, signs of thunderous jolts that shook the town on Sept. 11, 2001, and then rippled across the world, have mostly faded.
The 40-foot deep...