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  • Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years

    Curfews, like Ferguson's, enacted more often across U.S. in recent years
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's announcement of a curfew from midnight to 5 a.m. is a tactic that has been used more frequently in recent years as American cities have grappled with civil unrest or natural disasters. Nixon's curfew announcement came after...
  • Amgen to shutter Washington, Colorado operations

    Amgen said Tuesday it will close its operations in Seattle and Bothell, Wash., as well as those in Boulder and Longmont, Colo., as part of a companywide retrenchment that includes more than 2,400 job cuts. The biotechnology giant, based in Thousand Oaks,...
  • Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation
    The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
  • Vote Off On Incoming School Chief Who Called Himself Ph.D. Without Accredited Doctorate

    The New London school board Monday postponed a vote to approve a contract for Terrence P. Carter as its new schools superintendent after The Courant disclosed that Carter has been calling himself "doctor" and "Ph.D." for more than five years on the...
  • Kevin Hunt: Debt Collectors Call His Cell (Repeatedly); He Sues, Gets $30,000

    Kevin Hunt: Debt Collectors Call His Cell (Repeatedly); He Sues, Gets $30,000
    It wasn't such a good idea when Diversified Consultants Inc., a debt collection agency, started calling Jamie Davis of Cambridge, Mass., two years ago asking about an account belonging to someone named Rosalee Pagan. Davis, obviously, was not Pagan....
  • Getting physical with virtual reality

    Getting physical with virtual reality
    When Facebook acquired virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR for $2 billion in March, many in the tech industry lauded the move as heralding the next generation in computer gaming. The potential of Oculus' Rift goggles is tantalizing —...
  • Pre-Broadway Review: 'Finding Neverland'

    The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
  • Harvey Weinstein Sets Broadway Timeline for 'Finding Neverland'

    "Finding Neverland," the movie-to-musical adaptation produced by Harvey Weinstein, has penciled in a Broadway schedule, with the production aiming to begin performances in New York in March. The show will open in one of the nine Main Stem theaters...
  • Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer

    Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer
    FARMINGTON — Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, a longtime coach at Miss Porter's School, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge shelter for young women, died on June 25. She was 76. Cynthia Godfrey was born in 1937 and grew up in Boston. Her husband...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber

    Jury selection begins in trial of friend of accused Boston bomber
    Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts. Federal prosecutors contend that...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...