| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:51 PM
A state employee has been fired in the emergency food stamp fraud scandal after receiving $200 in benefits, officials said Wednesday.
The union worker was terminated for understating her income while applying for the federal benefits, said her attorney,...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Led by Gwen Samuel of Meriden, the Connecticut Parents Union added its voice Wednesday to the myriad calls to reform education this year. Samuel said the group supports the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents' proposal to reform...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Four state employees have been fired and four others have retired in the ongoing food stamp scandal.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the announcement Tuesday regarding the controversy over state employees who allegedly falsified their financial status in...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:43 AM
President Obama preached a message of hope to factory workers on Wednesday as he began a sales pitch for his plan to boost U.S. manufacturing through changes to the tax code.
Speaking to employees and owners of a conveyor belt plant in Cedar Rapids,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:10 AM
I'm sure that every music scene in the country is diverse and rich with bands flowing from all sorts of varying genres. But I'm not convinced at all that most of the other scenes stack up to what we have and are continually building here in CT. Case...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Just four days after five members of one family lost their lives on Christmas Day, the 70 firefighters who fought to save them returned to work. It wasn't your ordinary first day back, however.
Instead firefighters met with the FDNY's counseling...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2011
| 12:53 PM
PennDOT advises motorists many state roads are closed in South Central Pennsylvania because of flooding.
Due to extreme flooding over the eastern third of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike Commission urge motorists to avoid all travel in this...