| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2010
Like many Yom Kippur observers, Michael Drescher would suffer headaches caused by the holiday's 25-hour fast.
Popping an aspirin wasn't an option, since that would break the spirit of the fast. But Drescher, a physician with Hartford Hospital, has...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:35 PM
More than an hour before a man was shot in the neck on Tuesday, allegedly by a 17-year-old Conard High School student, a woman called police and asked that an officer be sent to her Abbotsford Avenue home to deal with a bullying problem.
"The same kids...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 2:44 AM
Police are looking for person responsible for hitting a man in the head with a liquor bottle Early Saturday morning.
Police received a call from the staff at Hartford Hospital of a man who had been hit in the head at 1:43 a.m., police said.
| Apr 27, 2011
A captain in the Granby police department was arraigned Tuesday in federal court on child pornography charges after investigators said they found "thousands and thousands" of images and videos on a laptop in his office.
David Bourque, 50, was taken...