| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:18 AM
In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters.
Staffers have spent...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Two elderly woman are in critical condition at an area hospital after they were struck by a car Thursday afternoon.
Police said the driver of the vehicle entered the parking lot of a medical center at 2 Church St. South about 3:23 p.m. and hit the women,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
What's your line in the sand?
When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty?
For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:20 PM
What was already a bitter and ugly divorce between Richard Shenkman and Nancy Tyler turned violent on July 7, 2009, the day police say Shenkman kidnapped Tyler at gunpoint, held her against her will and burned the house they once shared in South Windsor....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Heard about the three new slots casinos being proposed for Connecticut?
Probably not, any more than you heard of plans to legalize keno (essentially electronic bingo) before legislative leaders slipped it into the budget in the waning hours of the...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:11 AM
More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:58 AM
HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom.
Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Since the Sandy Hook tragedy, there have been about two dozen incidents across the United States involving firearms discharged at elementary, middle and high schools.
It's time to get a handle on gun use in schools and a get-tough law passed in Texas,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The new Edward P. Evans Hall on Whitney Avenue in New Haven invites multiple perspectives. The building, the home of the Yale School of Management, was designed by British architect Norman Foster (who studied architecture at Yale in the early 1960s) and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:32 AM
MIDDLEFIELD — They say you can't go home again, but Sean Hayes wants to ride the magic bus back to 1970, when 30,000 young people invaded the Powder Ridge ski area for what became known as "the greatest rock concert that never happened."