Canine Behavior And Cognition Increasingly Pique Researchers' InterestWhen Porter the dog tries to figure out why his owner has placed a toy bone under a bucket, his response might provide some insight about human development, autism and other learning disabilities.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's West Hartford Facebook PageWEST HARTFORD — One made his fortune in the telecommunications industry, jumping into the mobile telephone game in the early 1960s, another is a nationwide parking magnate and the third is a partner at a national accounting firm.
A think tank founded by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley offered multiple ideas to solve urban problems of jobs, crime, housing, and public education in a report released Friday.
Get Business Mobile Text AlertsPink's Hot Dogs, seller of frankfurters of distinction in Southern California, is now looking to make a name for itself on this side of the continent.
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Blumenthal To Feds: 'You don't just need to get it right, you need to get it done"Federal railroad regulators must speed up their work after the past year of passenger train derailments in the Northeast and the explosions of oil-hauling freight trains in Alabama, North Dakota and Canada, a Senate panel indicated at a hearing Thursday in Washington.
HARTFORD — A bill allowing physicians to legally prescribe lethal medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives has significant public support in Connecticut, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
Connecticut voters have negative views on how Gov. Dannel P.
With governors and the General Assembly having a habit of raiding the Special Transportation Fund to balance the state's operating budgets, it's time for Connecticut to amend its constitution to create a "lockbox" for the money, several lawmakers said Wednesday.
As Connecticut prepares to launch a new standardized test that will be taken on computers, some parents are pushing to pull their children out of the exams.
CROMWELL — A raucous end to a championship hockey tournament game resulted in the arrest of a Rocky Hill man, police said late Saturday.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageHARTFORD — A mother who threatened a key witness in her son's assault trial was sent to jail Friday, but will be released Wednesday and will likely be sentenced to probation and community service.
Recently retired state police commissioner Reuben Bradford's pension will be about $68,000 annually, according to state records.
A Massachusetts sheriff's department is seeking assault and battery charges against Aaron Hernandez after the former New England Patriot was involved in a jailhouse fight last month.
A Windsor Locks police sergeant has sued the state police, alleging he was falsely arrested following a 2010 fatal accident involving his son, an off-duty police officer.
On a summer day in 2006 I slipped into the back of a dingy Waterbury courtroom, where a handful of lawyers gathered around a decrepit 86-year-old man who sat hunched over in front of Judge Joseph Gormley.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageHARTFORD — A Superior Court judge issued an injunction Thursday barring officers of the Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation from taking any formal action while the judge considers a request by state officials to dissolve the foundation.
NEW BRITAIN — Before he held a rally Wednesday to call for a federal minimum wage increase, President Obama fueled up at a local café whose owners pay their employees at least $10 an hour.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Bristol Facebook PageBRISTOL — City council member Henri Martin has announced that he wants the Republican endorsement to run for the state's 31st Senate District seat.
It's been a while since the folks at the state crime lab were free enough from mismanagement and staggering backlogs to start to focus on the science again, to take the robotic DNA extractors off the shelf, to ratchet up the "hits" against FBI offender databases, to do what the lab exists to do:
The University of Connecticut is investigating an alleged hazing incident involving students at an off-campus location, school officials said Saturday evening.
The state Department of Consumer Protection has decided to let Advanced Grow Labs LLC retain its status as one of four companies licensed to legally produce medical marijuana in Connecticut — even though an original corporate team member lost his license to produce marijuana in Colorado in 2012.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Simsbury Facebook PageHARTFORD — A Simsbury father charged two years ago with assaulting his infant son pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment and received a two-year suspended prison sentence and two years of probation.
PLYMOUTH — An inmate work crew found a dismembered Shetland pony while collecting garbage along Route 262 on Wednesday afternoon, a police official said.
HADDAM – Terry Smith, president of the Haddam Historical Society, is thrilled that the society's annual fund-raiser – the Connecticut Spring Antiques Show – is once again returning to the State Armory in Hartford.
HARTFORD — Junior Sierra, who arrived in Norwalk from Honduras at the age of 6, was one of a few dozen students who delivered petitions Thursday urging the state Board of Regents for Higher Education to change regulations that prevent undocumented students from getting financial aid awarded by the state's public universities and colleges.
Trust For Public Land hoping to team up with state, shoreline towns and environmental groups to save 1,000 acresImagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders.
Application Deadline Was Wednesday Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageHARTFORD — More than 50 people nationally have applied to become the city's next schools superintendent, board of education Chairman Richard Wareing said Thursday.
A state board has denied the request of a man who shot and critically wounded a Bethel police officer in 1986 to leave a psychiatric hospital and reside full-time in the Middletown community.