GLASTONBURY - A 36-year old man is facing a litany of theft charges for his role in a string of commercial burglaries in town, according to police.
HARTFORD — With state income tax collections from Wall Street slower than expected, the comptroller is now projecting the state deficit at $101 million for the current fiscal year.
NEW HAVEN - A 26-year old Waterbury man is facing a number of charges after police say he sexually assaulted a woman who he had just met through an online dating app at gunpoint.
Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree made official what had been unofficial for years, and other patriotic songs with huge fan bases —...
HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University faces a $150-a-day fine, with the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission accusing it of violating a 2006 housing agreement that led to construction of the York Hill campus.
HARTFORD — Presidents and administrators at 16 private colleges in Connecticut are lobbying against the elimination of state scholarships for their students as proposed under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state budget.
HARTFORD – It may seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut.
NEW HAVEN — Two firefighters and one resident were sent to the hospital after a heavy house fire on Dickerman Street just before midnight Sunday.
When it comes to sex, there's a world of difference between "no means no" and "yes means yes," students and college officials told legislators last week.
NEWINGTON — A New Britain woman was killed in a car accident Friday night, and police are looking for a driver who ran from the scene.
More snow is on the way, just in time for the evening commute. The snow will be followed by sleet and rain into Wednesday morning, meteorologists say.
HARTFORD — The only murder case jurors will hear about is the one Pedro Miranda is now on trial for, a judge ruled Monday.
NEW LONDON — Retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Angelo Santaniello, who wrote more than 100 majority opinions during his nine years on the high court, has died. He was 90.
The upcoming Latino Expo this weekend, two days of Hispanic culture, business and entertaiment at the Connecticut Convention Center, is meant to "connect cultures across all economic platforms," says expo founder and organizer Deby Gould.
A determined amateur historian with a passion for the story of the Alamo has verified a long-suspected connection between one of its defenders and the state of Connecticut.
I've often remarked over the years that one of the nicest residential parcels in metro Hartford sits on Main Street in South Windsor, a sheep farm with meadows ambling down to the Connecticut River and a red brick Federalist house amid old barns.
SOUTHINGTON — A Southington man pulled his neighbor to safety when he saw smoke coming from her home next door Sunday morning.
HARTFORD — A man whose son was killed by a drunken driver in Kent wants Connecticut to stop passengers or drivers from having open beers or other alcoholic drinks in a moving vehicle.
WINDSOR LOCKS — A state representative from Enfield was arrested early Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence.
The sudden and inexplicable removal of longtime state police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance shows "a disrespect for state police commanders," according to a statement Saturday from the state police captains and lieutenants union.
CROMWELL – A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered for information leading to the capture of a woman suspected of robbing banks in five towns last month, including one in Cromwell, police said.
MILFORD — A Superior Court jury Monday convicted Matthew Pugh of the 2006 murder of aspiring Milford actress Alexandra Ducsay.
In the past 17 years of writing this column, February 2015 has been by far the toughest month to explore the great outdoors. From a snowpack that is measured in feet to daytime temperatures well below freezing, it has been tough to come up with a worthy destination that isn't buried in the...
FALL RIVER, Mass. — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is getting a delayed start because of more snow.
It will be revealed on Wednesday, March 4, whether Nick Fradiani of Guilford will move forward on "American Idol," from being one of the Top 12 male contestants to being one of the top eight.
HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district.
WILLINGTON — Firefighters are battling a large barn fire at 341 Tolland Turnpike.
Each February and March for the past decade, Captain Mark Yuknat has been taking passengers aboard the RiverQuest to see the majestic bald eagles that feed and nest along the open waters of the lower Connecticut River.
A new study lists Connecticut as one of 15 states facing long-term economic risks because oceans are becoming more acidic from pollution.
Sometimes when you make a mess, it seems that each new attempt to clean it up makes it even messier.