| Apr 23, 2012
| 10:44 AM
They are, according to one expert, the “most wrongly disrespected fish” in the whole Connecticut River system. Another says he’s had run-ins with fishermen “beating them to death with golf clubs or anything else they can find.&...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Medical marijuana looks to be coming soon to Connecticut, and when it does it's going to be big business.
We're talking tens of millions of dollars, covering everything from direct medical pot sales to hydroponic equipment and grow lights; from...
| Mar 7, 2008
Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice.
Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 1:07 PM
A Shelton developer was sentenced Friday to six years in prison in a federal corruption case that tarnished the political reputation of popular 10-term Republican Mayor Mark Lauretti.
Developer James Botti was accused of hiding large sums of cash and...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 1:03 PM
William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, urged lawmakers Wednesday to make changes to Connecticut's death penalty that would stop unnecessary delays in the death penalty process.
He also said that victims should have the...
| Nov 19, 2008
For more than two years, Matthew Coster has insisted that another student copied his college term paper on the Holocaust, not the other way around.
But Coster's Western civilization professor and officials at Central Connecticut State University found...
| Apr 24, 2009
Former state Rep. Kevin DelGobbo, a Republican from Naugatuck, was appointed in January as one of five commissioners of the state Department of Public Utility Control. His specialty on the authority is electric industry issues. As a legislator, he co-...
| May 15, 2009
Bill Bowen was sitting in his sky-blue office at Enfield Chrysler Plymouth on Thursday morning when a UPS envelope arrived with a bright red sticker marked "Confidential."
"I knew something was up," he said a few hours later.
The letter from Chrysler...
| Aug 7, 2008
| 7:03 AM
Hello and let me introduce myself. My name is Ken Byron and I am the web host for the New Britain-area iTowns.
I'm 43 and grew up in Massachusetts. Being a reporter is something I have wanted to do since high school and aside from a mercifully brief...
| Apr 8, 2008
Capital felony, rape and other new charges filed Monday against Leslie T. Williams, the recently released sex offender charged in the violent home invasion here March 30, would make Williams eligible for the death penalty if convicted.