| Jan 10, 2010
A high school student from Rocky Hill was killed and at least two other students were seriously injured Saturday when a school bus carrying 16 gifted math and science students to a robotics competition crashed though a highway guardrail and down an...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 7:20 PM
Curt Cameron, president of a small Bloomfield brewery, rang Hartford Distributors a couple years ago looking for a new wholesaler. He wound up with an evangelist for his beer.
Executives at Hartford Distributors — among Connecticut's biggest beer...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 8:02 PM
Omar Thornton almost slept through his 6 a.m. wakeup call Tuesday, springing to life only after the teenage brother of his girlfriend nudged him awake.
The 34-year-old kissed his girlfriend Kristi Hannah goodbye, told her he loved her, and then left...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 6:19 AM
MANCHESTER, Conn. -- The man who went on a shooting rampage at a beer distributor calmly told a 911 operator that it was "a racist place" and that he had taken matters into his own hands to "handle the problem."
Omar Thornton, 34, called 911 after...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 3:40 AM
The man who went on a shooting rampage at a beer distributor calmly told a 911 operator that it was "a racist place" and that he had taken matters into his own hands to "handle the problem."
Omar Thornton, 34, called 911 after shooting 10 co-workers -...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:15 PM
Five employees of Hartford Distributors Inc. tried to warn their fellow workers or physically stop Omar Thornton during his shooting spree, including a 77-year-old man who tried to run him over with a golf cart.
But Thornton shot them and others, leaving...
| Aug 7, 2010
John Secor didn't hear the crash, only the desperate pleas and pounding at his back door minutes later.
"Please help, there's been a terrible accident, please call 911," yelled 17-year-old John Kelley.
As Secor's wife made the phone call from their...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 2:04 PM
LAS VEGAS -- A four-month search for a missing Las Vegas woman came to a ghastly end this week when her husband found her corpse in their home amid a labyrinth of squalor that had been impassable even to search dogs.
Bill James apparently had no idea...
| Apr 15, 2010
With the six regular jurors now seated, the prosecution and defense in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's bribery and larceny trial need only select three alternate jurors to have a full panel.
The felony corruption trial is scheduled to start next month. The...
| Jul 28, 2006
To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
| Dec 22, 2002
Henry M. was awake as the surgeon inserted a metal straw deep within his brain and suctioned out a piece of tissue the length of an index finger.
The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville of West Hartford, talked to the 27-year-old Hartford man during the...
| Jun 21, 2005
Eight months ago, well into the second year of a contentious divorce, Donna Bochicchio penned a note on a small piece of paper:
"I know he's going to kill me," her brother, Karl Seitz, said she wrote. "I just don't know when."
To make it clear who she...