| May 23, 2014
| 12:02 PM
State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench.
| May 25, 2014
| 4:14 AM
Their memories are clear, undimmed after seven decades.
John Fletcher can see dead German soldiers stacked in a truck and multicolored parachutes dropping on Bastogne, Belgium, in the desperate winter of 1944-45.
A scene from August 1942 plays in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:53 PM
HARTFORD — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, identified Monday in federal court as a co-conspirator in an alleged campaign financing scheme, announced Thursday that he was leaving as WTIC-AM's afternoon talk-show host.
"Today will be my last show as...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
State Sen. Ed Meyer, D-Guilford, will not seek a sixth term in November. He has been a brave soldier in the endless battle to protect the public's right to know what its government is doing. This is harder duty than most people think. Those invested...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:11 AM
Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history.
In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:48 AM
Of the 55 men who were hanged by the state between 1894 and 1936, 41 were immigrants. Two were Chinese — Chin Lung and Soo Hoo Wing — convicted in 1927 of murdering a member of a rival tong.
Ong Ging Hem, 36, was killed in his cousin's...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks.
Virtually a one-man operation with a...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:21 PM
State lawmakers were supposed to fix a law that gives two freshly appointed judges pensions of $106,000 each, plus lifetime health benefits, when they retire — in less than four years.
Before they finish their first eight-year term.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:43 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Over the course of the summer, the UConn women's basketball staff will do what it always does to help its freshmen assimilate to campus and court life.
It will teach the players to work and sometimes even take them on day trips to...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Una mujer de Massachusetts que no quería que su familia supiera que había abandonado la escuela y que no se graduaba llamó haciendo dos amenazas de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac el domingo en un esfuerzo por cancelar la ceremonia.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7.
The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...