| May 15, 2014
| 9:04 AM
From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces.
Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:44 AM
Because the rural town of Brooklyn was a county seat in 1831, it wound up hosting what is widely accepted as the last public hanging in Connecticut. A jury had convicted Oliver Watkins of strangling his wife, Roxana, on the night of March 22, 1829. He was...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:17 PM
NEW LONDON — Michael LeDuc's Connecticut College track teammates were huddled around the computer the night of April 24, watching a live feed of LeDuc competing in the steeplechase at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia.
The announcers, his teammates...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:47 AM
Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960.
The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services.
This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century.
A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:18 AM
The last time a female was executed in Connecticut was more than two centuries ago, and the person punished by death was not a woman, but a child: Hannah Occuish was 12 years old when she was hanged in New London five days before Christmas 1786.
| Mar 20, 2014
Over the course of a career now pushing into its fifth decade, Keb' Mo' — born Kevin Moore in Los Angeles, Calif. — has become a sort of blues ambassador, a testament to his incredible skills as an interpreter of the various blues subgenres....
| 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 3, 2014
Candace is happy to make you whatever your heart desires, especially if it's a Bleeding Heart, just don't ask her to surprise you.
Q: What's your favorite drink?
A: Bud Light bottle and my favorite wine is the Tapena red. My favorite drink to make...