| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Cars competing in the 10-race 2013 American Le Mans Series are, with one exception, using E10 or E85 fuel. But it’s not exactly the ethanol consumers find at their favorite filling stations.
“These fuels have 100 octane ratings,”...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Appalachian Trail extends 2,184 miles from Georgia to Maine and includes more than 50 miles in Connecticut. The trail enters Connecticut in Sherman and trends north mostly in the hills above the Housatonic River to the Massachusetts border at...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:59 AM
Two well-known politicians will be among the guests this Sunday on "The Real Story'' on FOX CT.
State House Speaker Christopher Donovan will be speaking about his run for Congress in the 5th District, which stretches from his hometown of Meriden to...
| Oct 17, 2010
Throughout his many trips into and out of the state's prison system, Steven Hayes could always count on his mother.
Each time Hayes left prison, Diana Hayes took him into her tiny Winsted home. She wrote letters to wardens, parole officers and prison...
| Oct 8, 2010
"A house comes alive with a lot of people," says garden writer Jane Garmey, "but I think a garden is a much more private and personal experience. When you see a garden, you get to know the person whose garden it is."
Garmey's new book, "Private Gardens...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 12:53 PM
PennDOT advises motorists many state roads are closed in South Central Pennsylvania because of flooding.
Due to extreme flooding over the eastern third of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike Commission urge motorists to avoid all travel in this...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Lawrence Massey allegedly gutted a deer carcass in a Middletown apartment parking lot, shocking onlookers and releasing a putrid smell. Police told the Middletown Patch website they found Massey, 37, holding a folding knife with blood up to his elbows...
| Jun 14, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Salisbury, Wiltshire in England, from which there was a large migration to the colonies prior to the mid-17th century.
ORIGINS: Settled as early as 1720 when three Dutch families from New York bought land from local Indians. The...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 7:24 PM
Actor Elmore "Rip" Torn thought he was in his own house Friday night when he was found inside the Litchfield Bancorp in Salisbury with a loaded revolver, his lawyer said today.
"Obviously, he wasn't there intending to commit a crime," said his lawyer, A....
| Feb 1, 2010
| 3:32 PM
Rip Torn was so intoxicated when he broke into a Connecticut bank carrying a loaded gun that he thought he was home, taking off his hat and boots and leaving them by the door, according to court records.
The 78-year-old actor was wearing the same...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 5:38 PM
ORIGINS: Land sold in 1720 by the Connecticut General Assembly to 12 proprietors to raise money for Yale College. It was settled in 1727 by Presbyterians from Ireland. Union was incorporated as a town in 1734.
NAME: Once called "Union lands" or "Union...