| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
When times were tough and the future seemed bleak, Crystal Carter never gave up hope for the sake of her six young children, "Even while I was looking for a safe place to sleep every night, I had to believe it would get better, or I would have lost hope...
| Jan 26, 2014
I understand I'm a little late with this but I've been away.
I think 2014 is going to be a fun year.
I don't mean this in every way.
The Yankees have gotten considerably stronger this off season, while the Red Sox have pretty much stayed the same,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 -- among the highest in the nation -- by 2017. Last year the legislature raised the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Access Health CT, the state's health exchange, said Friday that people with canceled insurance policies will be able to apply for stripped-down catastrophic plans and be exempt from penalties if they go without coverage next year.
The change, which comes...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
From the steepled churches of Newtown, Conn., to the state Capitol in Hartford, bells chimed 26 times Saturday to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which sparked a debate on gun laws that continues to divide the nation....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:45 AM
If you've been convicted of a federal crime, it's almost impossible to get a pardon. Doesn't matter if you've served your time and turned your life around, or that the crime happened decades ago — your chances of getting pardoned remain virtually...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of drunks pouring into the streets at 2 a.m. closing times.
When you add in guns, this late-night clubbing cocktail...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The fact that a small minority of Tea Party Republican conservatives in Congress have shut down the federal government isn't playing well with the American people and has lots of GOP leaders worried about their party's future.
Connecticut state Senate...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Apparently, you can be the type of person who squats over a washing machine to drop turds on a stranger's clothing and still get into Yale. A menace students have deemed “the Poopetrator” has “repeatedly defecated” into campus...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The twists and turns involved with some public employees' pensions are seldom illustrated better than by the case of Marilyn Cruz-Aponte — a longtime Democratic activist in New Britain who retired years ago from that city's work force and now serves...