| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The rapid rise in heroin deaths around the nation is frightening. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may be just one of thousands of victims of this awful epidemic. The nation and Connecticut can do more to stop these deaths.
Many are linked to a dangerous...
| 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 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 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
In February 1924, during the peak of the Prohibition era and amid the rampant disregard of the 18th Amendment that presaged its failure as public policy, law enforcement officials burst into a Front Street garage in Hartford and discovered, hidden beneath...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:09 PM
It should come as no surprise to anyone that Oreo cookies were found to be as addictive as cocaine in a recent study. Our bodies are wired to like sugary, fatty foods, but it's not a habit that can't be kicked, according to New York City Dr. Timothy...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
For breast cancer patients who need radiation therapy, the option to reduce its duration from about seven weeks to five days can be appealing.
Accelerated radiation, in various forms, has been in use for nearly 10 years. While some physicians are...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Salem native Brian Civitello is out to reshape the cheese industry. It's a whale of a task, one the proprietor of Mystic Cheese is pursuing through both his product and the way it's manufactured.
“I ran into the same problem time and time again...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:40 PM
New York cabaret singers like to sniff that they can't perform Stephen Sondheim songs more than 50 miles outside the city because the provinces "just don't get" him.
On Nov. 23, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will prove those New York snobs...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Still need to start shopping? Head up to New London for the Gallery at Firehouse Square's holiday exhibit Unwrapped. You can check off anyone on your list who'd love some jewelry, photos, paintings or other original work of art by a handful of local...
| Jan 31, 2014
"Motif Number 1" is perhaps the quintessential seaside shack of them all. The barn red fishing shack sits at the end of a pier jutting out into the middle of a busy Rockport, Mass. harbor. Multicolored lobster buoys hang haphazardly from its clapboards...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Join the Lyman Allyn Art Museum as they kick off the holiday season right on time. On Fri., Nov. 29, at 10 a.m., the museum unveils The Unicorn Stampede, an installation of 24 "life-sized" unicorns by artist Camomile Hixon. On these unicorns is 750 pounds...