| Feb 1, 2010
Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious.
Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 3:32 AM
A Suffield couple received a rude awakening this morning when a truck crashed into their front door.
This happened just before 1:30 this morning on N Stone Street in West Suffield. The driver of the pick-up truck crashed into a utility pole and...
| Jun 29, 2010
The author of a new paperback about the slaying of Yale University graduate student Annie Le last September concedes that her book is short on exclusive details but says it offers readers a suspenseful and intriguing story.
Stella Sands, the New York-...
| Apr 30, 2010
Richard Lapointe gently shook my hand, asked for my press I.D. and made a joke.
"Strong like bull," he said with a wink when I asked how he's feeling. "Smell like bull, too."
This was the benign jokester his friends told me about. But I had come to...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 8:16 AM
Ronald Taylor and George Gould, two men who spent 16 years in prison for a murder a judge says they did not commit, were ordered released from custody today.
Applause broke out in a Rockville courtroom when Judge Stanley T. Fuger Jr. gave his order....
| Nov 9, 2010
| 5:12 PM
State police have obtained a video showing an off-duty Windsor Locks police officer drinking at Suffield bar before he was involved in a car crash that killed a teenager, sources close to the investigation have told The Courant.
The video comes from a...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 6:59 PM
The off-duty Windsor Locks police officer who drove the car that hit and killed a 15-year-old boy was drinking at a tailgate party outside the UConn- West Virginia football game hours before the crash, state police sources have told The Courant.
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2010
The lawyer representing the family of Henry Dang expects to file civil lawsuits against the off-duty Windsor Locks police officer whose car struck and killed the teenager, as well as the officer's father, who was one of the first emergency responders at...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 3:23 PM
The Windsor Locks police officer currently awaiting trial in the death of a 15-year-old boy is receiving his annual salary while on paid administrative leave and town officials are reviewing their options, including whether to fire him.
| 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...