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  • Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn

    Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn
    For the last six years, Republican state legislators have put together an alternative budget to the one presented and usually enacted by Democrats, who have strong majorities in both houses of the legislature. This year, however, the GOP declined to offer...
  • Petit Trial Scheduled To Begin Today

    Petit Trial Scheduled To Begin Today
    Opening statements are expected today in Superior Court in the trial of Steven Hayes, one of two men charged in the July 2007 killings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Hayley and Michaela, during a home invasion in Cheshire. Several members...
  • Cheshire Authorities Describe Grim Search For Bodies

    Cheshire Authorities Describe Grim Search For Bodies
    As the flames and heat subsided, emergency officials began learning just how horrific the crime scene was at 300 Sorghum Mill Drive in Cheshire on July 23, 2007. On the second floor, at the top of the stairs, was a body. " Hayley Petit," Cheshire...
  • Police Sluggish Response Questioned In Deadly Home Invasion

    Police Sluggish Response Questioned In Deadly Home Invasion
    Jurors in a trial over a brutal Connecticut home invasion that resulted in two rapes, three murders and arson are in day four of testimony having seen evidence that led some of them to weep openly in court the day before. Haunting surveillance video and a...
  • Steven Hayes: A Life In And Out Of Prison

    Steven Hayes: A Life In And Out Of Prison
    Throughout his many trips into and out of the state's prison system, Steven Hayes could always count on his mother. Each time Hayes left prison, Diana Hayes took him into her tiny Winsted home. She wrote letters to wardens, parole officers and prison...
  • At 77, Ralph Nader Never Tires of Preaching to the Choir

    MADISON — For citizens hungry for passion, energy and anti-establishment fervor, Madison's R.J. Julia Booksellers was the place to be last month. We're citizens, not people, at least in consumer activist and political gadfly Ralph Nader's lexicon....
  • Hitchcock Furniture Back In Business

    Hitchcock Furniture Back In Business
    Nearly two centuries after Lambert Hitchcock started producing furniture that became a household tradition, the lathes, joiners and sanders are busy again. The Hitchcock Chair Co., founded in 1818 and based in Riverton, closed in 2006, and sold all its...
  • The Tense, Testy Wait For Scarce Fuel — Gasoline And Hot Coffee

    Long lines to buy gasoline snarled traffic and turned testy Monday as motorists jockeyed to reach the precious pumps at the few gas stations that were open. Tempers flared and fights broke out at some gas stations. In Manchester, several people waiting...
  • Families, Funeral Homes Struggle To Cope With Power Outages

    Photos of the deceased were lit by candles, and some of the bereaved wore their coats indoors as many funeral homes proceeded without electricity this week across Connecticut. On Sunday and Monday, obituaries had already run in newspapers with the...
  • And the war keeps going on...

    And the war keeps going on...
    Seven more photos of Connecticut's war dead will be going up on the wall at the State Capitol this week. And once upon a time, hardly anyone in this country even knew where Afghanistan was. Here's the full news release from the Lt. Governor's Office:...
  • Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller

    Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller
    Even after he was wounded by enemy fire in Afghanistan, Spec. Philip C. S. Schiller kept firing, his father and his aunt said Monday. "He did his job," Erik Schiller said Monday. "He did his best to protect his unit." "He continued to cover his squad even...