| Aug 11, 2011
| 10:38 AM
A 24-year-old Connecticut woman was arrested and charged Tuesday with assaulting a 12-year-old girl for apparently looking at her 30-year-old boyfriend, police said.
According to authorities in North Branford Connecticut, Candice Kiley charged at the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Pissed off New Haven bus riders came out in force last Wednesday to give Department of Transportation officials what-for.
During the two hour hearing bus riders told officials they are already fed up with the caliber of transportation they depend upon to...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:31 PM
1) The Bead Hive
"It's more than a passion. It's an obsession." That's how Bead Hive co-owner Barbara Lynch describes beading. And Bead Hive is a "full-service bead store," according to Lynch's partner, Rena Mulrain: "anything a beader might want, they...
| Dec 5, 2007
The air is smelling greener for Connecticut cleaning products manufacturers, as new state and municipal regulations create more demand for environmentally friendly cleaners.
But as one fast-growing company has discovered, the price of all that green...
| May 17, 2007
Satellite radio bills itself as the Wild West of the airwaves, an uncensored outpost beyond the reach of federal regulators where expletives fly with impunity and the banter can get as raunchy as at a strip club.
But the decision this week by XM...
| Feb 7, 2010
Early reports were that a natural gas leak could have caused a devastating explosion Sunday morning that killed two and injured as many as 100 at a power plant being built south of the city on the Connecticut River.
Homeowners more than 10 miles away...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 7:54 PM
A devastating explosion that was heard and felt for miles destroyed a power plant Sunday morning as workers purged a natural gas piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more, emergency response officers said.
Homeowners miles away said the...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 4:18 AM
UPDATE (7:18 a.m.): Crews are returning to the Kleen Energy plant this morning to determine when rescuers can resume their search through the rubble for workers who remain unaccounted for.
The search was suspended at about 2:30 a.m. because the debris is...
| Dec 23, 2001
A Wesleyan geology professor is on to something - like what really made the oracle speak, or dragons spew fire. Or where in the world Frodo fought the last battle in "Lord of the Rings."
The target audience for "The Lord of the Rings" movie...
| Nov 29, 2001
| 10:54 AM
Judging from the typical Christmas card of 120 years ago, a person unfamiliar with the holiday might have concluded -- understandably -- that it was celebrated in the middle of summer rather than the bleak first week of winter.
The majority of...
| Jun 22, 2004
Gov. John G. Rowland announced his resignation Monday in a defiantly upbeat speech, proclaiming his love of family and public service and ignoring the threats of impeachment and indictment.
Rowland, 47, the state's 86th governor and its first to resign...