| Jun 12, 2014
As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners.
Album of the Year: James...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:39 PM
After a trip to Jamaica, a pair of local women landed at Midway International Airport on Friday with about $36,000 worth of cocaine wrapped in condoms and stored in body cavities, authorities said.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection canine alerted...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:00 AM
1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va.
1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass.
1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production.
1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Patrice Wymore Flynn, a film and television actress who appeared opposite Frank Sinatra in the original "Ocean's Eleven" but earned wider notice for her real-life role as the last wife of matinee idol Errol Flynn died Saturday at her home in Portland,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Spring into service with a "voluntourism" vacation. You can mix with the locals, living and working in communities on a variety of projects and activities, from teaching English to caring for youngsters in orphanages, taking part in community...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:08 AM
The past year has been rough for Jamaican track and field, which came under heavy scrutiny after a string of high-profile athletes failed drug tests around the time of the 2013 national championships.
On Wednesday, the Jamaicans got some good news....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Endemol has inked an exclusive first-look development and distribution pact with drama producer Origin Pictures, which is led by former BBC Films topper David Thompson.
The three-year deal will see Endemol provide development funding in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:17 AM
We fell in love even before touchdown. The clouds that had blocked our view during the flight to mercifully dispersed right before we landed, and we caught our first glimpse of the radiant sea. We watched as the little snail-shaped island of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:34 AM
What's not to love about enchiladas? Fill tortillas with a creative filling, shower them with cheese and douse them in a colorful sauce. Enchiladas are beautifully simple that way.
Classic red enchiladas: For a classic red enchilada, look no further...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The Top 8 singers on "The Voice" gave us a lot to love on Monday night. In addition to elaborately staging (Choreography! Exciting lighting! Fleets of backup dancers! Sprawling backing bands!), the evening's performances provided bursts of impressive...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The Jamaican bobsled team just got word Saturday that it had qualified for the Winter Olympics next month. Money appeared to be a major obstacle, but now social media fundraising and a possible sponsorship have come to the rescue.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
In the wake of numerous failed drug tests, the World Anti-Doping Agency has threatened to expel Jamaica from the Olympics if the country does not strengthen its monitoring system.
A handful of athletes from the island nation -- including marquee ...