| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown.
An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:32 PM
WEST HARTFORD — The 23-year-old Hartford man shot and killed by a woman who said he had repeatedly threatened to kill her and her children had a history of violence toward women, records show.
Jose A. Mendez, also known as "Bebo," had served...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise."
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:09 AM
J. Timothy’s Taverne has long been known for its “dirt” wings. Fried, tossed in sauce, and then fried again, these unique poultry parts recently won acclaim as some of the best in America.
Although some restaurants use seasoned...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:59 AM
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded Penn National the state's only slots license Friday, edging out a rival bid by Baltimore-based Cordish Cos.
Penn National -- which operates the Hollywood Casino in Perryville in Cecil County and Charles...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:49 AM
PLAINVILLE—For the last two weeks, 91 middle school students worked with trainers from the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League to build leadership skills during a series of anti-bullying workshops.
Thomas Laudadio, dean of students at the Middle...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:41 PM
No worries -- Gov. Malloy is sending me $55. -- Olin Murphy, Niantic
It's actually a new yoga pose ... "downward-facing Dodge." -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
Funny thing is, it's attached to an RV. -- Jeffrey Faccinto, East...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package:
Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr.
Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr.
Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr.
Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr.
| 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...