| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Rob Caprilozzi saw "Jaws" when he was a little kid and it scared him so much he refused to go swimming for a long time.
"You could put me in a pool and I'd be positive there'd be a shark in there," Caprilozzi says.
He saw "Alien" a few years later....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:36 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR — Diane Coon was up early on Saturday to be the first person in line at the grand opening of the sixth Apple store in Connecticut at Evergreen Walk in town.
Coon arrived at 6 a.m. for the grand opening at 10 a.m. and about 10 minutes...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:54 AM
NEW MILFORD — As officials continue to investigate the cause of a fire that tore through eight condominiums Thursday, a resident is being treated for smoke inhalation in Danbury Hospital's intensive care unit, Fire Marshal Karen Facey said Friday....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:45 PM
RIDGEFIELD — The death of a 15-month-old Ridgefield child left in a car last month has been ruled a homicide, and police and prosecutors met Thursday to decide whether anyone should be arrested.
The child, identified as Benjamin Seitz, was left...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:09 PM
MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A 15-month-old Connecticut boy's death in a hot car last month was ruled a homicide Thursday by the chief state medical examiner's office.
Benjamin Seitz, of Ridgefield, died of "hyperthermia due to environmental exposure" on...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:14 AM
William FitzGerald, who was probate judge in Manchester for 20 years and served on the town's board of directors, died July 23. He was 90.
FitzGerald enlisted in the military before finishing high school in his hometown of Danbury. He was a World War...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:17 AM
The British cult hit TV show “Doctor Who” welcomes its eighth season with film screenings all over the country of the season premiere, starring Peter Capaldi (making his debut as the 12th doctor) and Jenna Coleman.
The screening of “...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The state's sixth Apple store will open in South Windsor on Saturday.
It is Apple Inc.'s sixth retail shop in Connecticut. The other five are in Danbury, Greenwich, New Haven, Stamford and West Hartford.
The store, at 501 Evergreen Walk, will be open...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:52 PM
By the end of the 19th century, Connecticut was crisscrossed with railroad lines, including a half-dozen major north-south routes. Most of these died off by the mid-20th century, as much of the freight and most of the passenger traffic moved to the new...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:27 PM
HARTFORD — How and when people should be allowed to vote has become a highly partisan issue around the United States in recent years, and Connecticut's turn is now arriving smack in the middle of a heated political campaign season.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County.
On Friday, McKinney...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:24 PM
BETHEL — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Mansfield Street and Fleetwood Avenue.
The man, whose identity was not released, was driving east on Mansfield Street around 5:20 p.m. when he veered off the paved...