| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:36 PM
CONNECTICUT, NY (PIX11) -- World Wide Tours, the company that owns the casino bus that slammed into a Bronx highway sign early Saturday morning—killing 15 passengers—refuses to comment on a report that another of its buses had a “...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Citizens and legislators should be proud that Connecticut is the first state to pass a law requiring the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. Polls consistently show that 90 percent of Americans want GMOs to be...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this.
The Provisions State moniker dates...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:48 AM
Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries.
And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2002
On the night of Sept. 9, 1834, Prudence Crandall, her new husband and some of her black female students were inside her school in the village of Canterbury when they heard loud voices outside and then banging on the doors. They heard glass being smashed...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan.
The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:04 PM
It’s no secret how more I greatly admire Gabriel Kahane’s terrific score to his new musical “February House” when its had its world premiere earlier this year at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. It subsequently had a run at...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...