| 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 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 27, 2013
| 6:53 AM
A man charged in five sexual assault cases since 2010 based on DNA evidence was acquitted a fourth time Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court, as prosecutors vowed to continue to try to convict him.
The acquittal is the latest move in a cat-and-mouse...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:56 AM
A former Rolls Royce executive is taking the chief executive spot at EDAC Technologies in Cheshire when the manufacturer's current head retires at the end of the month, the company said Wednesday in a statement.
J. Mark McDonald, 53, who worked at...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
"Grimm." Witches, evil queens, fairytale favorites, Cheshire cats and Ichabod Crane -- it's a good year to be a fantasy fan with a flat-screen. This week NBC's terrific and trendsetting "Grimm" returns with its tantalizing mix of fantastic folklore and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In the last couple of years, Connecticut dramatically changed the way it handles eyewitness testimony. Research has raised doubts about the accuracy of eyewitnesses. Police are more cautious and prosecutors more wary of basing cases on one person's...
| Sep 24, 2013
The sentencing of disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai to life in prison struck a blow against one of the greatest existential threats to Communist Party rule since Tiananmen Square. In addition to handing President Xi Jinping a victory in his campaign...