| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.
ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
| Apr 6, 2014
John G. Rowland, as he introduced himself on his WTIC-AM NewsTalk1080 afternoon talk show, announced Thursday that he is leaving the station to "take care of some personal issues."
Although the former governor did not say what those "personal issues"...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:20 PM
That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new.
Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
| 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 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 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...
| Apr 10, 2014
If you live near or are from central Connecticut, odds are you've eaten a steamed cheeseburger from Ted's in Meriden. At the very least, you've heard of it. But Ted's isn't the only place in this area serving up these particular type of cheeseburgers....
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:32 AM
In the early morning hours of Nov. 21, 1942, less than a year after the United States was thrust into World War II, the latest edition of The Hartford Courant hit the streets of a city wondering how one of its own fared on the biggest stage in sports....
| Mar 31, 2014
When the unthinkable happens, sometimes parents struggle to come-up with answers. "My husband passed away 7 years ago," says Darlene Stefanski of Stonington. After Jack succumbed to adenoid cystic carcinoma, cancer in the head and neck, her son, age 6,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014.
All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes.