| Jun 15, 2006
When you are shot at a few times a week, it's easy to be superstitious.
Most of Charlie Company's Marines practice their personal traditions and carry their tokens and charms. Any object can become magical when it reaches a war zone.
Some of the magic...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
By some estimates, there are more than 60,000 unregistered all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes in Connecticut. There are also very few places where you can legally ride them.
The result is a long-running guerrilla campaign of "rogue" riders taking to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet.
However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...
| Jun 29, 2010
The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall.
"I find it bizarre...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 2:52 PM
Music pumped and hips swiveled as Candi and Bob Muro led an enthusiastic group of dancers through another Friday night salsa session at their Platinum Salsa dance company.
The sultry dance, which mixes fluid turn combinations with fancy footwork, is what...
| Feb 9, 2010
On the job, Peter Chepulis was regarded as a leader who put others before himself.
The 48-year-old, who worked in construction for years, most recently as a pipe fitter, was keen on looking out for the safety of his colleagues, friends said. Chepulis was...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 8:48 AM
State flags will be flown at half-staff Wednesday from early morning into the evening in recognition of the five men who died in Sunday's blast at the Kleen Energy Systems power plant in Middletown.
The day will be observed as a statewide day of...
| Feb 13, 2010
| 5:51 PM
Hundreds of mourners attended funerals around the state Saturday for three Connecticut pipe fitters who were killed in the Kleen Energy plant explosion in Middletown Feb. 7.
More than 120 people paid their respects for Ronald Crabb, 42, who was active in...
| Mar 2, 2010
Four victims of the Kleen Energy power plant explosion in Middletown applied for a court order Monday to prohibit any alteration of the blast site or related evidence until both are examined by experts hired by their lawyers.
Lawyers for the four said...
| Mar 4, 2010
Community leaders are working on two efforts to honor the six men killed by the Feb. 7 explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant.
The common council Monday night created a committee that will decide how best to honor Peter C. Chepulis, 48, of Thomaston;...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Connie L. Knox, a veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor and Sun Magazine writer who had been active in the Newspaper Guild for decades, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack at her Sparks home.
She was 68.
Connie L. Mugrage was born and raised in Akron,...