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A Thanksgiving Disaster

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 11.27.2015 | Comedy
Paul Janes-Brown

It was one of the greatest Thanksgivings of my life. The reason for us being there was all but forgotten because we were at The Metropole. Secretly, I hoped my mom would screw up the next Thanksgiving too.

Moving Beyond the Nation's Impasse: Shutdown Week 3

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

In traveling the country, I've repeatedly been asked: What's going on with the government shutdown and the country? Are we as a nation falling apart?

Feds Offer Big Grant To Preserve Historic Collection

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The federal government has awarded a $150,000 grant to preserve the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center collections in Hartford. The cent...

Group Collects Superhero Capes For Newtown Kids

Posted 12.21.2012 | Impact

For the youngest survivors of the Newtown shooting, one group is working to give them a little extra 'superpower' to help them heal. In the wake of...

Politician, Bar Owners And Family End Fight About Woman Who Froze To Death

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 07.25.2012 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. -- The family of a Connecticut woman found frozen to death in 2009 settled a lawsuit Wednesday against a former state lawmaker and a t...

Man Calls 911 Over Wrong Sandwich Order

AP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Weird News

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- A man angry that a deli had fouled up his sandwich order decided to take his beef to police. The man, identified by police as...

Connecticut Archdiocese Plans Ministry To Counsel Gays, Lesbians Against Having Sex

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Although New England is generally considered one of the most liberal U.S. regions, one Connecticut-based archdiocese's take on the state's lesbian, ga...

Connecticut Technical School Task Force Seeks Public Feedback

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. — A task force studying the future of Connecticut's 16 state-run technical high schools is asking for the public's opinions. Th...

Man Who Ran $100 Million Ponzi Scheme Gets 10 Years In Prison

AP | By DAVE COLLINS | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A man who tricked hundreds of investors into giving him more than $100 million on a promise of fat profits on diamonds and distress...

Accused UConn Killer Pleads Not Guilty

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARTFORD, Conn. — A man accused of stabbing a University of Connecticut football player to death in October has pleaded not guilty to murder. D...

Eddie Perez, Hartford Mayor, Surrenders To Police For Second Time This Year Amid Corruption Investigation

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARTFORD, Conn. — Mayor Eddie Perez on Wednesday surrendered to state police for the second time this year to face corruption charges, this time...

Connecticut Lawmakers Hold Hearing On AIG Bonuses

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HARTFORD, Conn. — An executive of American International Group Inc. faced Connecticut lawmakers Thursday and defended $165 million in bonuses, s...