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UConn President Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst Responds To New UConn Football RB Coach’s Comments On Religion

UConn president Susan Herbst is responding to the comments of a new assistant football coach made in a Hartford Courant article this past weekend.

01/15/2014

Susan Herbst (Pat Eaton-Robb/AP Photo)

UConn Buys Hartford House For President

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut’s fundraising organization has paid $660,000 in cash to buy a house in Hartford for university President Susan Herbst’s occasional use to court donors and conduct business. The […]

11/05/2013

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Ends Newsletter Amid Criticism

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Tuesday she is ending a newsletter from her office that was sent out to many of her fellow Democrats, apologizing that the monthly email created an impression she’s using her position for political purposes.

10/15/2013

Chicago Tribune Tower (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tribune Wants To Split Its TV, Newspaper Businesses

Tribune Co., whose properties include the Hartford Courant and Channel 61 Television in Hartford, says it wants to split its publishing and broadcasting businesses into two companies.

07/10/2013

File photo of a makeshift memorial in memory of those people lost in the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: No Drugs, Alcohol Found In Newtown Gunman

An official says toxicology tests on the Newtown school shooter’s body did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication.

05/21/2013

As the nation continues to mourn the losses in Newtown, Conn., more information about the gunman is becoming clear. (credit: Getty Images)

Newtown Gunman Went To Conn. University When He Was 16

A spokesman for Western Connecticut State University says the man identified as the gunman who killed 26 children and adults in an elementary school took college classes when he was only 16.

12/17/2012

Silas Redd of the Penn State Nittany Lions carries the ball against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.  (credit: Justin K. Aller/GettyImages)

PSU Top RB Silas Redd To Southern California

Star tailback Silas Redd of Norwalk is bolting Penn State for Southern California.

07/31/2012

File photo of heroin bags. (credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Parole Officer Finds Nearly 1,350 Bags Of Heroin

Police say a parole officer checking on a Hartford resident found him in possession of 1,349 bags of heroin.

05/26/2012

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Newspapers Settle Plagiarism Suit

The Journal Inquirer and Hartford Courant have settled a lawsuit that accused the Courant of plagiarizing the Journal’s local news stories.

11/20/2011

The Connecticut Supreme Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Supreme Court: Komisarjevsky Witness List Can Remain Secret

The Connecticut Supreme Court says defense witnesses’ names can be kept private before the trial of a man charged in a deadly Cheshire home invasion.

08/12/2011

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