| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:52 AM
The magnitude 9.0 earthquake of the coast of Japan and the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, have officials at America's 104 nuclear power plants taking a second at safety.
The Indian Point power plant sits 25 miles north...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 1:12 PM
A wind advisory is in effect for the Tri-State area until 4 a.m. EST Sunday affecting the following areas: New York City, Long Island, the Lower Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey and southern Connecticut.
On Saturday, winds gust ranged from 45 to 55...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.
Sendak illustrated nearly 100 books during a 60-year career, winning dozens of accolades as...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
June 26, 33 Golden St., New London, (860) 443-1193; and June 27, 8 p.m., Acoustic Cafe, 2926 Fairfield Ave. # 3, Bridgeport, (203) 335-3655, acousticafe.com
Lou Reed's 1975 Metal Machine Music is, shall we say, a difficult record. The...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:03 AM
A number of high-profile dramas have been shot and set amongst the immaculately manicured lawns and well-preserved historical homes of the Connecticut suburbs, among them Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, the movie Kate Winslet should have won the Oscar...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:55 PM
The head of the Connecticut NAACP calls it “astonishing and heart breaking” that the legislative committee deciding on how this state’s political boundaries should be redrawn doesn’t have a single minority member.
The absence of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The heat is still on in the Tri-State area with temperatures well into the 90's, and real-feel temperatures in the triple digits.
Forecasters say relief is on the way in the form of a thunderstorm or two Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, when the...
| Feb 13, 2012
The Courant's Josh Kovner talks about his Page 1 Sunday story on thousands of Connecticut inmates who have gone missing:
Ricky Haggood's criminal history should have raised flags for Connecticut parole authorities but apparently didn't.
It jumped out at...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Longstanding musical partnerships are a lot like ordinary friendships. Over time, as you become familiar with a buddy’s speech patterns, thought processes, personal history and upbringing, moral code, sense of humor, even his or her annoying tics...
| Aug 5, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Patricia Anne Ramirez, 49, of the 400 block of Battery Drive, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with theft less than $500 and theft...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 1:13 PM
After more than a week of conference championship craziness, finally a bid thief: St. Bonaventure of the Atlantic 10 this afternoon became the first surprise winner of a league tournament to swipe a bid from a bubble team.
The fourth-seeded Bonnies...