| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:45 PM
When New Haven third-wave ska legends Spring Heeled Jack reunited for two shows at Toad's Place in 2010, every member of the band during its prime era ('96-'00 or so) returned to celebrate — aside from their drummer, the late, great Dave Karcich....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Jose Maria Islas and Clayton Richard Gordon wouldn't seem to have all that much in common.
One is Hispanic, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who lives in New Haven and works at a factory in Hamden. The other is black, arrived in this country...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For musicians, putting out a much-labored-over record can be likened to the birth of a child, albeit one in which the "parents" had a great deal of control. Imagine the excitement when two immense projects reach completion around the same time. That's how...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Roberta J. (Loy) Nesheim of Northford, CT, passed away on September 18 in Connecticut Hospice. Known to many as Bobbi, she was born October 21, 1934 in Glendale. She graduated from Glendale High School in 1952. Her parents are the late Marie E. Loy and J....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers on Friday praised the actions of the Capitol police, authorities were still trying to determine what prompted a woman to lead police on a car chase through the nation's capital, ending with her fatal shooting outside the Capitol...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:18 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could have a potentially devastating effect on health care in Connecticut. The plan could eviscerate the promise of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, even before it is fully implemented.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Fifty years ago, my childhood buddies and I would pluck dandelions from the green grass, hold them close to our lips and blow.
As the white puffs sailed into the wind, we'd make a wish.
We were all colored boys and I don't recall the things we...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte (“Jerome Robbins Broadway”) and Broadway conductor Todd Ellison (“Annie” revival, “Spamalot”) are featured in “The Great American Songbook” Pops concert by The New Haven...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America.
Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....