HARTFORD — A $35 million renovation of the city's aging XL Center arena is nearly complete: Black granite shines in the new fan club; lighted signs brighten a refreshed concourse; and lower-level loge boxes offer premium seating closer to the action.
HARTFORD — The annual Hooker Day parade brought thousands to downtown Hartford Saturday for mirth, spectacular music and a talented group of young dancers who won the award for best unit in the parade.
MERIDEN — Candles illuminated the grief of a community Friday evening during a vigil held to offer sympathy and support to a mother and to the families devastated by an unimaginable tragedy.
The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley, the wealthy Greenwich investor who spent $11 million of his own fortune running against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010, had an effective federal tax rate of zero in 2013.
A second lawsuit in just over a week has been filed against the Indian Mountain School in Salisbury, alleging a former teacher brought a student into his home and repeatedly sexually assaulted him from 1981-1983.
When the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ holds its 147th annual meeting Friday in Cheshire, it will be asked to consider a resolution calling for the church to divest any investments in companies "profiting from the occupation of the Palestine Territories by the State of...
WEST HARTFORD — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in West Hartford Thursday on a national tour with nine stops in nine days, urged women to keep pushing for stronger laws against gun violence and domestic abuse.
MANCHESTER — Police on Thursday identified a woman who was found dead Wednesday in Union Pond as Mary St. Fleur, 19, of Manchester.
MANCHESTER – The town's fire chief said that it was given no notice of the Central Connecticut Conference Cross Country Championships at Wickham Park prior to the event Wednesday afternoon and that the lone athletic trainer at the event "became overwhelmed" with numerous heat related...
WEST HARTFORD - The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day, Nov. 4th, as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials.
GRANBY — Firefighters called for a medical helicopter to transport a person injured in a fall at Enders State Forest, off Route 219, Saturday afternoon.
VERNON — A violent career criminal who was paroled after serving part of a prison term for rape is back in prison and will serve an additional eight years after being convicted of possessing more than 300 images of child pornography on a stolen computer.
With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been delayed following a "payola" complaint.
I've been working on my John Rowland letter.
No way I have acrophobia – the fear of heights. Over the years, I've climbed the highest trees and peered into the deepest ravines. I've hiked to some of the state's highest points, climbed stone towers and walked right along the deadly edges of traprock ridges that plunged hundreds of...
ENFIELD — The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to boost campus security, launch a new scholarship program and hire 150 new student advisers at Connecticut's state universities and community colleges.
WEST HARTFORD — One of the town's most eclectic events, the Park Road Parade, steps off Saturday for the 17th year.
The state Democratic Party Wednesday went ahead with its plan to pay for a mass mailing to promote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election with money raised for federal congressional campaigns — even though state regulators have denounced the plan and the Federal Election Commission hasn't...
National Democrats' Democratic online "Research Book" on Republican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg is filled with unflattering assertions on subjects biographical to legal, The Courant reported in August. But now public records have surfaced to contradict a key part of that...
BRIDGEPORT — A man accused of assaulting his girlfriend during an argument Friday night was shot by a neighbor who tried to intervene, police said.
MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium.
A final test confirmed late Friday afternoon that the Yale doctoral student back from Liberia does not have Ebola, and with that, hospitals in the state returned to their new normal: checking protective gear, listening for updates in federal protocol, and prepping for a mandatory drill within...
HARTFORD — A former Bloomfield High School football player charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of a friend last year pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge of manslaughter amid allegations that the friend had sexually assaulted him.
In December 2005, the Democratic leaders of the state legislature exulted across party lines with then-Gov. M. Jodi Rell, a Republican, about how they had just made history – by approving a clean-elections law that included a system of public financing of political campaigns.
PORTLAND — As Jackie Gotta sat talking about the family farm, she overheard a customer ask her husband how much the cider costs at QP farm stand.
HARTFORD — Horvil "Trix" Lebrick's finger and palm prints were found on an invoice at the scene of a 2010 triple homicide in East Hartford that resulted from a home invasion and shootout, a fingerprint examiner testified Thursday.
The state is offering a $150,000 reward for any information that may help police solve any of the mysteries of what happened to three girls missing from the Vernon area for 40 years or more.
MILFORD — Christopher M. Plaskon, the teen charged with the stabbing death of 16-year-old Maren Sanchez at Jonathan Law High School last April, is expected to appear in Superior Court today for a pre-trial hearing.
HADDAM – Connecticut Yankee officials are weighing whether to relocate a floating boom that bars access to a popular man-made canal at the decommissioned nuclear power plant on the Connecticut River in Haddam Neck.