| Dec 14, 2013
After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a northwest suburban home, shot a police officer who tried to intervene and was then fatally shot by police, authorities said.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:32 AM
“Where the Land Sweeps the Sky,” an exhibit of paintings by Maurice Sapiro, will open at Akus Gallery in Willimantic, on Thursday, Oct. 24, with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. The show will be up until Thursday, Dec. 12.
The gallery is in Shafer...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:31 AM
WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court confronted the case of Native Americans who were fired for smoking an illegal drug during a religious ceremony, Justice Antonin Scalia called a halt to granting religious exemptions under the Constitution's...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The voting ends at 4 p.m. Thursday and let's be abundantly clear. Whoever the fans pick for the final two spots in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote is swell by me.
Forget the OPS.
Forget WAR, wOBA and all the numerical obscurities.
When it comes to...
| Jul 11, 2013
A possible tornado was spotted moving through Coventry into Mansfield Wednesday evening as storms moved across the state, dumping heavy rain, knocking down trees and power lines and prompting tornado warnings in Tolland and Windham counties.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 AM
All-Courant Boys Golf
Chris Bennett, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Andrew Boucher, Lewis Mills-Burlington, Sr.
Brian Carlson, Hand, Jr.
Will Delmastro, Wethersfield, Jr.
Jason Despard, Fermi-Enfield, Sr.
Austin Forauer, Berlin, Jr.
Evan Grenus, Glastonbury,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Sprawl follows the pipes, planners have observed. So in choosing a shorter pipeline for bringing water to campus, the University of Connecticut will limit low-density development in eastern Connecticut and save money to boot.
School officials have...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The recent controversy over who will bring an additional 2 million gallons of water a day to the University of Connecticut's main campus at Storrs highlights, yet again, the fact that Connecticut lacks a statewide water plan.
As The Courant recently...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:11 PM
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. — As Donald Davis sauntered down Main Street wearing a khaki suit and a bow tie decorated with pumpkins and orange foliage, he elicited little gasps from the people he passed, a vigorous handshake or two, the occasional star-...