| May 14, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 4:12 PM
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.
| Sep 16, 2010
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...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Oct 17, 2010
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:27 PM
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....
| Oct 23, 2011
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 3:56 PM
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...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:29 AM
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:...
| Apr 16, 2012
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...