| Apr 27, 2011
A captain in the Granby police department was arraigned Tuesday in federal court on child pornography charges after investigators said they found "thousands and thousands" of images and videos on a laptop in his office.
David Bourque, 50, was taken...
| Apr 14, 2011
The leader of a regional police accident team, already under investigation for his role in the probe of a fatal October crash involving a Windsor Locks officer, is the target of a child pornography investigation, law enforcement sources have told The...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:17 PM
“We’re the only bowling alley open 24 hours,” says Cindy Ziegler, Bowl-O-Rama’s bookkeeper for the past 25 years, in trying to explain why this local institution keeps on winning again and again. “I think a...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:24 PM
The family of the teenager killed last October when he was struck by a car driven by off-duty Windsor Locks police officer Michael Koistinen has settled lawsuits against Koistinen and the bar where he was drinking moments before the crash for $420,000....
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Downtown Hartford hosts the annual Hooker Day Parade, a celebration of the founder of Connecticut's capital. But this ain't your standard, run-of-the-mill march. Thomas Hooker, the procession's namesake, was a huge fan of parades...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business.
The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Attention freezing cold Hartford residents! The Advocate will be driving around the greater Hartford area today, giving out free coffee, hot chocolate and tea to anyone without power who needs a warm drink! We'll be in Vernon in the morning and will be...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Spice the mouse was spinning happily on his exercise wheel, untroubled by the move that the Meyer family was making to escape the cold and dark.
But unlike most families, Melissa and Carl Meyer, their three kids aged 7, 5 and 3, two mice, two cats and...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:50 PM
A retired state trooper working in Afghanistan as a contractor was killed Saturday.
Paul Protzenko, 46, of Enfield, who retired from the state police in 2009, was in Afghanistan training local police officers in crime scene investigation and police...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:35 PM
The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe.
But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.