Siriporn Charoensiriwan drove two hours with no air conditioning on a hot July 4th in 2010 to meet Sean Gilmore. "I could see she was flustered" when she arrived, Sean says.
GREENWICH - Days away from the start of what would have been his senior year at Greenwich High School, the late Bart Palosz is still remembered.
MANCHESTER - An armed man tied up residents in an apartment early Saturday while he searched the place for items to steal, police said.
HARTFORD - Prompted by fears that General Electric Co. might leave Connecticut, two top Republican senators called Friday for a special legislative session to repeal the state's unitary tax on large corporations.
MANSFIELD - Move in has been delayed for mix of students, faculty and others, 230 in all, who are waiting to move into The Oaks on the Square in Storrs Center as the developer waits for certificates of occupancy.
For 9-year-old Anna Wilcox, cleaning up the park down the road from her home had an easy solution: putting on gloves and going each Wednesday with her family to pick up litter.
HARTFORD - A fire has led to the evacuation of St. Francis Hospital's emergency room and displaced about 30 patients, a hospital spokesperson said Thursday night.
HARTFORD - A Hartford man who was driving drunk and hit and killed man in March faces seven years in prison and three years of special parole when he is sentenced Oct.
NEWINGTON - Earlier this year, activists counted 41 chronically homeless veterans living on Connecticut's streets. On Thursday, state and federal officials proclaimed that housing has now been found for all those troubled vets, calling it a landmark in the effort to help all veterans.
GLASTONBURY - Buttonball Lane Elementary School Principal Kent Hurlburt stood in front of the building Thursday morning and urged the hundreds of students gathered to "put on their thinking caps and have their listening ears on."
WINSTED - The Flood of 1955, which occurred 60 years ago this week, radically re-shaped downtown Winsted, as the south side of Main Street was wiped away by the force of the waters.
HARTFORD - A plan to improve Silver Sands State Park in Milford - complete with new restrooms, a snack bar and an entrance fee - is likely to draw criticism from locals when state officials unveil it next month.
ENFIELD - Remington Jackson Reis stood loyally in front of his constituents Friday night as he was read his new duties as the Enfield Dog Park's mayor.
NEW BRITAIN - In the first week of classes, city educators want to bring parents, community groups and social service agencies up to speed about the current laws and school rules on bullying.
Just like summer itself, the number of lifeguards at state beaches is waning.
WEST HARTFORD - After 44 years on LaSalle Road, Herb's Sport Stores plans to close its doors for good by the end of October, owner Andrew Sheintop said Thursday.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts prosecutors say they'll abandon their prosecution of a cousin of ex-New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez because of her worsening cancer.
HARTFORD - A Hartford man who broke a detective's nose while resisting arrest pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting a police officer and was sentenced to prison.
MANCHESTER - Students at Keeney Street Elementary School asked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tough questions Thursday, including whether he had presidential aspirations.
BRISTOL - When roughly 1,175 Bristol Eastern High School students started their new year of classes Thursday morning, Deputy Superintendent Sue Moreau stood alongside Principal Carly Fortin at the main entrance to offer greetings.
NEW HAVEN - Yale University's leaders are urging a campus conversation about whether to change the name of a residential college named for an ardent 19th century supporter of slavery.
WEST HARTFORD - Packing mini-refrigerators, posters and other essentials to furnish their new homes, hundreds of freshmen from near and far arrived at the University of Hartford on Saturday.
Hiking can sometimes be a challenge if you don't have a proper map. Or any map.
A Superior Court judge has granted a request by prosecutors to seal the warrants state police obtained to search the Bridgeport home and property of the son of the missing couple from Easton.
Educators say that students' scores on the new Smarter Balanced standardized tests, released Friday, exceeded their expectations in English Language Arts, but were about what they expected in math.
NEW BRITAIN - At Sunday's game against the Portland Sea Dogs, expect Rocky the Rock Cat to prowl the stands handing out high fives and autographs to youngsters, then climbing onto the home team's dugout roof to lead cheers.
HARTFORD - A Farmington man accused of seriously injuring his 7-month-old daughter two years ago pleaded guilty Thursday to reduced charges and faces three years in prison.
HARTFORD - In the heated race for Hartford's top office, incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra and rival Luke Bronin have clobbered each other's records and clashed over who is best suited to the job.
WASHINGTON - Connecticut has some of the worst traffic in the nation, with snarls that cost drivers about 20 gallons of wasted fuel and dozens of hours of lost time each year - and things are likely to get worse, a new report says.
STORRS - The largest freshman class ever at the University of Connecticut - 3,800 students - arrives at the Storrs campus Friday.