| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Two news stories reveal disturbing gaps in the state Department of Developmental Services' safety net.
State auditors have discovered a large backlog in the list of group home workers fired for abuse of clients, The Courant reported this past week....
| May 6, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83.
Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co.
And in the two decades since...
| Apr 13, 2010
After hosting months of "American Idol" viewings at home in Middlebury, some family friends of Katie Stevens moved the party to Los Angeles last week.
Penny Albini and her daughters, Maria Elaina, 19, and Julia, 15, took the week off from school and...
| May 5, 2014
Putting dishes on the table was becoming impossible for Lynda Pascone of Southbury. Only 30, the emergency medical technician had suffered a herniated disc when she stopped a patient aboard a six-foot stretcher from sliding down an incline. The physically...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
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| May 28, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Una tormenta que sopló por las partes occidentales y meridionales del estado el martes dejó a miles de clientes sin energía, con carreteras cerradas, árboles caídos e inundaciones.
Más de 8,000 clientes de CL&P estaban aun sin electricidad, en su...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Walking along the Farmington River Trail in Canton recently I passed the back yard of a home with a cord or more of nicely stacked firewood.
Atop the stack were little bundles of slender twigs and thumb-thick branches, perhaps 15 inches in length,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over the past two months, the dispatch operations of the four state police troops in the eastern district were consolidated into one barracks in Tolland, a merger that was completed Monday.
State police officials say the consolidation will help...
| Jul 19, 2013
Are you better off now than you were four days ago? -- Pat Foley, Homer Glen, Ill.
I want you -- to pay higher gas taxes! -- Michael F. Tierney, New Britain
This is just adding fuel to the ire. -- Bill Hook, Plainville