| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Connie L. Knox, a veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor and Sunday 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...
| Mar 14, 2011
A soldier who graduated from Watertown High School has died in Afghanistan, the Armysaid Monday.
Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park, 36, died Saturday near Kajran, in Daykundi province, Afghanistan.
Park, a solider with Charlie Co., 3rd Battalion,1st Special...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks writes about the battle being waged over whether a congregation has the right to bear arms — in their pews. States caught in crossfire over guns in churches By Adelle M. Banks The way Rev. Jonathan...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Perhaps the legacy of the deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant one year ago today can best be understood through the prism of the host city – a community that will draw an anxious breath when the rebuilt, $1 billion plant flips the...
| Aug 29, 2010
The Olson House is hard to find, but once you arrive, there is no mistaking it. We made a few wrong turns at first, my brother and his wife, my wife, Margie, and I. The four of us had had taken this day trip to the village of Cushing just three years ago,...
| Aug 7, 2010
John Secor didn't hear the crash, only the desperate pleas and pounding at his back door minutes later.
"Please help, there's been a terrible accident, please call 911," yelled 17-year-old John Kelley.
As Secor's wife made the phone call from their...
| 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...
| 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;...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2010
Two electricians who survived the Kleen Energy power plant explosionin Middletownhave filed the first lawsuit against the contractor conducting the gas line purge that claimed the lives of six people and injured 26 others.
While some of the victims...
| 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...