| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
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....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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 —...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...