| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:54 AM
Residents in the Shipoke neighborhood in the City of Harrisburg will be ordered to evacuate this morning, awaiting exact time from the City of Harrisburg. Flood Prone Areas include any community near streams, tributaries, low lying areas and areas...
| Sep 4, 2011
If it's a holiday, it must mean there's a parade.
Chicago celebrated its first official Labor Day on Sept. 3, 1894, with a massive parade of more than 20,000 marchers representing more than 60 unions. The endless line of "wage-earners" trudged more...
| Oct 27, 2011
SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced reform legislation aimed at thwarting lucrative pension abuses by some labor leaders.
Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Police used Tasers far too often on people who posed no real threat, on the elderly, children and the infirm. They stunned people already handcuffed and used Tasers without proper warning, often violating safety guidelines. And 58 percent of those Tased...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Lindsey Pinkham, senior vice president and secretary of the Connecticut Bankers Association, scoffs at the idea that loads of pissed-off consumers will soon be switching their money out of giants like Bank of America to protest new fees.
He says he hasn&...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:06 PM
For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making.
Should they stay or should they go?
For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:06 PM
As mayors and first selectmen were seething Friday on the seventh night without power for many homeowners in their towns, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered an independent review of the response by state electric companies to a freak pre-Halloween storm that...
| Nov 23, 2011
Neil Diamond takes his greatest hits on the road in highly-anticipated 2012 North American summer tour
Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:18 PM
In November 1861, New London residents watched with curiosity as teams of oxen hauled wagons loaded with fieldstones through their streets.
The stones had been collected from the foundations of farms and old pasture walls in Waterford and surrounding...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:00 AM
If you think Connecticut's Occupy movement is going to wither away in the winter cold, or get co-opted by unions or lefty groups, or get sucked into Obama's re-election push, you'd better listen to what Danielle Digirolamo and other “occupiers&...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time.
Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861.
He became the first...