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  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • Webster Financial Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    Webster Financial Corp. of Waterbury on Thursday reported stronger first-quarter earnings than a year ago, beating analysts' expectations. Net income was $47.78 million for the quarter, or 53 cents per diluted common share, compared with $39.23 million,...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Jim Shea: Porn Viewing Habits of Red and Blue States

    When you come across a story that asks who views more porn, those in red states (Republicans) or those in blue states (Democrats), well you have to read on. The investigation was conducted by the website pornhub.com, which used a formula that compiled...
  • Policing thought crime

    In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest...
  • As Chaos Clears, Waterbury Hospital Could Be Acquired By September

    The troubled Waterbury Hospital is poised for a takeover by a Dallas-based corporation as soon as Sept. 30 if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs a hastily adopted bill that emerged from chaos in the legislature over the last two days. The bill allows for-...
  • As Chaos Calms At Capitol, Waterbury Hospital Nears For-Profit Takeover

    Troubled Waterbury Hospital is poised for a takeover by a Dallas-based corporation as soon as Sept. 30 if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs a hastily adopted bill that emerged from chaos in the waning hours of the legislative session. The bill allows for-...
  • Legislators Folded On Sweepstakes Revenue

    In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...
  • Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors

    Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors
    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...
  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...