| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students' graduation rates.
UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best national...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:13 AM
It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head.
Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Lehigh is not only No. 6 in one national poll, but also took over the top spot in the Lambert Cup voting. The Lambert Cup, of course, measures Eastern football supremacy. I am one of the Lambert Cup voters. Here's how it looks not only at Lehigh's FCS...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Memorial Day is a day set aside each year to honor members of the military who gave the ultimate sacrifice serving this nation. As we reflect on this day, The Morning Call presents 295 names — eight more than last Memorial Day — of all...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Adam Lanza's mother was shot multiple times in the head, the state's medical examiner confirmed Sunday.
Authorities say Lanza then went on a rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday, killing 20 children and six adults. Lanza, 20, shot himself once...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:15 PM
A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down.
"We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
At the Lathrop School of Dance on Main Street, a gaggle of pint-sized 4-year-olds hopped around and flapped their arms and wiggled their tail feathers Monday morning, practicing the Chicken Dance under the tutelage of Miss Diane.
It might have taken the...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Shebeen Brewing Co. just opened its doors in Wolcott this past Sunday. Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. is shooting for its Bristol kickoff in June. That's also the target date for Broad Brook Brewing Co. up in East Windsor.
In fact, new craft breweries...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
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| May 4, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Today (Saturday, May 4) is Free Comic Book Day.
The event has always been held on the first Saturday in May, which has happened to coincide most years with the release of a major Hollywood blockbuster movie based on Marvel Comics superheroes. (This year...