| May 16, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The 2.7-mile stretch of I- 84 between Exit 23 and Exit 25A east of downtown Waterbury has been called one of the state's most notorious commuter bottlenecks. Sen. Chris Murphy, of nearby Cheshire, spoke for many when he said that he's "probably lost a...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Students at Pennsylvania Youth Theatre will present the Lewis Carroll classic “Alice in Wonderland” reimagined in a steampunk setting at the IceHouse in Bethlehem. The show which opens Friday through May 18 will take the familiar characters of...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Shykill Brewer was arrested on a misdemeanor gun charge days before Christmas. He should have been able to post bail in plenty of time to celebrate with his infant son and the rest of his family, but instead spent six weeks in jail.
Under court rules,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A former administrator at the Maryland State Bar Association has been sentenced to prison for stealing $265,000 from the organization's charitable arm.
Nicole Earl-Hernandez, 42, of Essex received a five-year sentence Friday with all but 18 months of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Asesino convicto Steven Hayes fue encontrado sin responder en su celda en el corredor de la muerte el lunes y fue posteriormente hospitalizado, dijeron las autoridades.
Hayes, quien ha sido condenado a muerte por su papel en los asesinatos...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Concerned by missteps that have left some Baltimore arrestees waiting in jail for weeks before seeing a judge, the public defender's office is pushing a plan to reduce the role prosecutors play in bringing suspects to court.
Dozens of defendants have...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:14 AM
If you can name the company that supplies your home's electricity, the monthly rate, whether it's fixed or variable, the contract length and possible cancellation fees, maybe you're not among the hundreds of people who have complained this year about rate...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:47 AM
Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960.
The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:24 AM
For years, schools have taught students the importance of a healthy lifestyle, but they often fail to follow their own lessons in the cafeteria.
Students have long learned about the traditional food pyramid with each level showing the proper daily...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| Apr 14, 2014
Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive.
Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...