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  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • 1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children

    1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children
    Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history. In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Jim Shea: Porn Viewing Habits of Red and Blue States

    When you come across a story that asks who views more porn, those in red states (Republicans) or those in blue states (Democrats), well you have to read on. The investigation was conducted by the website pornhub.com, which used a formula that compiled...
  • Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors

    Colonial Realty's Founders Bilked Nearly 7,000 Investors
    Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co. And in the two decades since...
  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...
  • Dan Haar: Malloy Implores Cities To 'Get Their Act Together'

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, standing in front of a bank of Rentschler Field upper-level windows overlooking Hartford and East Hartford, recounted his achievements to a roomful of local and regional economic development officials Wednesday — but added a...
  • Democrats Must Stand For More Than Keno

    This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
  • Jim Shea: Winter Was Bitter And So Are We

    I think I can speak on behalf of all Connecticut residents when I say welcome back to our flock of returning snow birds. And to ease any fears you may have, we are not bitter. Chances are if the circumstances were right, we too would have flown the coop...
  • Best Grinders

    Best Grinders
    1) Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe 540 Plank Road Waterbury (203) 754-5600 nardellis.com 2) Gaetano's Deli   3) Ray & Mike's Dairy and Deli  
  • Best Portuguese Restaurant

    Best Portuguese Restaurant
    1) Lisboa Restaurant 19 Lafayette St. Waterbury (203) 754-0789 lisboarestaurant.com 2) Santos' Restaurant   3) O'Manel Restaurant