| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Connecticut activists are planning to rally outside federal offices in Hartford Thursday at noon to protest the deportation hearing against Josemaria Islas, an undocumented immigrant who was arrested for a crime he never committed.
Islas was on his...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Four people protesting against the deportation of Josemaria Islas were arrested for blocking the doorway to the federal court building in Hartford Thursday.
Islas has become a symbol of what's wrong with U.S. immigration policy under President Obama's...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 12:35 PM
A 15-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a snowmobile, fire officials confirmed Friday.
The snowmobile accident happened somewhere on Main Street in Hamden, police said. It is unknown how serious the injuries are at this time.
| Oct 27, 2010
| 1:19 PM
A new poll says that the governor's race is literally tied between Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley.
The poll, released by the CT Capitol Report website, says that each candidate received 45.1 percent of those surveyed with a margin of...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Hamden Public Schools will have a regular school day on Monday Jan. 31 instead of a scheduled professional development day according to the Hamden Public School website.
The notice on the website says the recent snow-related cancellations along with...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:09 PM
According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Two veteran Democratic legislators are both retiring from the General Assembly after 20 years.
Deputy Speaker Marie Kirkley-Bey will announce her retirement Wednesday at a star-studded press conference at the state Capitol that will include former House...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:17 PM
For the first 10 years of his legal career, Rich Rochlin toiled out of the public eye – handling relatively obscure cases on financial and business transactions.
But the 36-year-old attorney suddenly burst into the spotlight this week by sharply...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Anthony J. Lumsden, a prolific Southern California architect who helped develop new ways of wrapping buildings in smooth glass skins, accelerating a shift that reshaped skylines around the world, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. He was 83.
The cause was...