| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:20 AM
WEST HARTFORD — The state Department of Transportation will hold an open house meeting to update residents on the CTfastrak busway project on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
The meeting will serve "to update the public on the construction and service plan...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Demetrius Smith knew a man had been murdered in his neighborhood. But that's all he knew — until two police trucks pulled up on a warm summer morning and whisked him to the homicide division at police headquarters.
Detectives had rounded up two...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A string of acquittals for a man accused of raping several Baltimore women has renewed a debate over whether the law should be changed to help prosecutors secure sex offense convictions.
Nelson Bernard Clifford, 35, has been cleared in four trials in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Pratt & Whitney will launch contract negotiations Thursday with the union representing about 3,000 Connecticut machinists eager to keep as much work as possible from leaving the state.
At issue in the negotiation of the three-year contract, a subject...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:10 AM
We're older than we've ever been, but it's not because the Nutmeg State is hemorrhaging young people.
The whole country is getting older, as the pig in the python that is the baby boom generation moves through the decades, but Connecticut is not getting...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Baltimore prosecutors have resurrected charges dropped six years ago against a convicted sex offender, a rare move that comes as the man's latest trial is set to begin after a series of acquittals on recent accusations.
Nelson Bernard Clifford, who...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Paula Klingerman fell in love with Africa during her first safari, so when her travel agent organized another one, she jumped at the chance — on the condition that the agent find her a tent mate prior to the trip.
"I didn't want to have another...