| May 2, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Veterans returning to Connecticut face significant obstacles getting the licenses and educational credit they need to transition back to civilian life. These barriers have devastating consequences for returning service members, their households and our...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease,...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
El segundo conjunto de jurados sentados en la fase de pena para el triple asesino Richard Roszkowski tuvo que afrontar una situación inusual: podría tener que votar si tener a Roszkowski ejecutado sabiendo que la pena de muerte ya no era legal en el...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour.
"It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed a measure into law that would allow Chicago to raise 911 fess on landline and cell phones by $1.40 a month to $3.90.
The move could be the missing piece that allows the re-election seeking Democratic governor to sign a...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:46 AM
While almost everyone is familiar with the Salvation Army’s holiday season bell-ringers, the Thrift Stores (now officially known as Family Stores), and the red shield logo, not many know all of the services provided via donation, and the structure...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Pete Rose is still banned for life from Major League Baseball. Nothing has changed on that front.
“A lifetime ban is a long time,” Rose said.
But that didn't stop Rose from serving as guest skipper of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Bluefish, an...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
SELLER: Rob Zombie
LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn.
SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago.
At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:59 AM
Paul Vallas, who returned to Illinois last month as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, has been hired to a six-figure job as a municipal finance consultant by a longtime friend and political supporter of the Democratic governor.
Vallas began his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday trotted out his running mate Paul Vallas to hammer Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s position that the state income tax rate should rolled back, saying doing so would result in huge cuts to education and spikes in...