| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Two graduating Seniors were selected to receive the annual Fr Joseph R. Bannon Scholarship at a Baccalaureate Mass at St. Dunstan Parish, in Glastonbury, this June.
Benjamin Robinson and Michael McCarthy were chosen from the six applicants who applied....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:02 PM
President Obama's nominee to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs promised Tuesday to fix "systematic failures" at the troubled agency and hold government workers accountable for their misconduct.
Former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Robert...
| Jul 31, 2014
FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Hours after the Senate unanimously confirmed President Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, the agency announced that it was proposing disciplinary action against six employees at VA healthcare facilities in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Orland Park residents might not have heard of U.S. Army Capt. Ronald L. Zinn, but an Eagle Scout candidate is hoping that changes soon.
Tim Klotz, 14, a freshman at Providence Catholic High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 383, led efforts to...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:50 AM
It seems like only yesterday that last football season ended. But Jahlil Green and Devonte Dedmon have moved on, and a new crop of stars is ready to burst forth when practice begins (for most schools) on Thursday.
Below is a look at the opening practice...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:40 AM
In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets. Now, nearly 40 years later, women represent less than one out of every five cadets. In his debut novel, former US Naval Intelligence Officer J.E. Bandy, Jr....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:08 PM
As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia.
Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:08 AM
In 2009 The Courant began honoring its choices as the top area high school male and female athletes of the year. The qualifications were simple: We looked for the best all-around athletes the 75 high schools in our primary circulation area could offer. We...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn said today that he “wasn’t happy” that the stepdaughter of former Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider was hired by the agency, but maintained he did not ask his top aide to step aside.