A Connecticut group home employee has been put on administrative leave without pay after a video that appears to show her abusing a woman resident with an intellectual disorder was sent to the operators of the group home, the state and CNN affiliate WFSB.
For Luke Foreman, seeing double has always been the norm.
CNN's Susan Candiotti profiles an East Haven, Connecticut, priest who fights discrimination against Latinos.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a bill into law Wednesday that abolishes the death penalty, making his state the 17th in the nation to abandon capital punishment and the fifth in five years to usher in a repeal.
Connecticut's governor says he will sign a bill abolishing the death penalty, making it the 17th state to abandon capital punishment.
Lawmakers in Connecticut's House of Representatives are expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would abolish the state's death penalty, one week after the bill passed the state Senate.
The Connecticut Senate on Thursday voted to repeal the death penalty, setting the stage for Connecticut to join several states that have recently abolished capital punishment.
Lawmakers in Connecticut are grappling with a bill that would do away with the death penalty and make their state the fifth in five years to abolish capital punishment.
At least two people were shot Wednesday night at an acute care hospital in New Britain, Connecticut, the city's mayor said. Their conditions are not yet known.
Connecticut's primary utility company was largely unprepared for an October snowstorm that left more than a million residents in the dark, according to a new report.
Having missed its first self-imposed deadline to restore power to Connecticut residents, the state's largest utility has set another one for Wednesday -- though the state's irked governor was skeptical, saying the company has "failed."
Connecticut's largest utility pushed back a self-declared deadline to restore power to 99% of its customers by midnight Sunday, more than a week after a crippling early blizzard.
CNN's Susan Candiotti looks at the struggle to restore power in Connecticut after a freak snowstorm.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said Saturday he is "increasingly skeptical" that the state's main electric utility will be able to meet a midnight Sunday deadline to restore power to 99% of its customers -- a week after a freak fall snowstorm left hundreds of thousands in the dark.
The head of an embattled Connecticut power company defended his utility's response to a freak fall snowstorm that -- six days after it hit -- continues to leave hundreds of thousands without electricity.
JetBlue has begun refunding the passengers of five flights who were stranded on the tarmac of a Connecticut airport for as long as eight hours on Saturday, a spokeswoman for the airline told CNN on Thursday.
A JetBlue pilot isn't happy with his employer after being stuck on the tarmac of a Connecticut airport for some eight hours on Saturday. Neither are many of his passengers.
A single engine plane crashed into a field in Connecticut on Sunday, killing the pilot, authorities said.
He was one cool cat, trekking halfway across America before meeting an untimely death by car on a Connecticut parkway.
Connecticut legislators approved a bill that will require most employers in the service sector to provide paid sick days to their workers, making the state the first in the country to pass such legislation.
Connecticut residents: Get ready to pay more taxes!
A Connecticut man arrested and charged with harassment after allegedly making threatening phone calls to a state representative is free on $1,000 bond, according to a press release from the State Capitol Police Department.
At a time when states are slashing spending to deal with their staggering budget shortfalls, there's one area they're not cutting from: their state tourism ads.
Facing an enormous budget shortfall, Connecticut's governor is proposing hiking taxes on everything from incomes to cigarettes to pedicures.
Two firefighters in Bridgeport, Connecticut, were killed Saturday while fighting a house fire, the mayor's office said.
An EF1-scale tornado briefly touched down Thursday in Bridgeport, Connecticut, knocking out windows and ripping signs and awnings off buildings, the National Weather Service confirmed Friday.
A bill in Connecticut's legislature that would remove the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases has sparked a fervent response from the state's Roman Catholic bishops, who released a letter to parishioners Saturday imploring them to oppose the measure.
Enough natural gas to fill a professional basketball arena was released into a "congested area" before an explosion this month at a power plant under construction in central Connecticut, federal investigators said Thursday.
A year ago, Maydellyn Lamourt watched her 16-year-old son's dreams fall apart.
Police in Connecticut say they have arrested a woman suspected of robbing at least six banks in the past week.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay and lesbian couples have the right to get married.
Gay couples from across the country are one step closer to a Massachusetts wedding
On Sundays, Jeanne McEvoy sits in the office of her Loveland, Colo., liquor store and turns away customers.
Federal energy regulators on Thursday approved a $700 million liquefied natural gas terminal proposed for Long Island Sound, a facility opposed by critics who say it would damage the environment and be vulnerable to a terrorist attack
Underrated: George Washington. They've outscored opponents by an average of 12.3 points. They've won 20-of-23 games. And they have senior guards: Kimberly Beck (13.6 points, 6.3 assists) and Sarah Jo Lawrence (whose 3.85 GPA is more impressive than her 13.2 points). Add to that wins over tournament darling Texas A&M and Auburn (their first-round opponent). Traveling across the country -- the Colonials play at Stanford's Maples Pavilion -- won't be easy, but this is a veteran team with tournament success. Last year, George Washington advanced to the Sweet 16.
I took up piano when I was 8 years old, after my father suggested that I use my spare time for music lessons instead of a paper route. By junior high I was joining bands. I kept at it, playing throughout college, in law school - and now in my Ridgefield, Conn., law office.
A casual shopper might think that the last thing the world needs is another snack food company, but that didn't stop Kelly Flatley and Brendan Synnott, two high school friends who wanted to redefine the natural-foods market with their homemade nutty granola.
Dear FSB: I have a business in two states, Connecticut and Florida. When I am in one office, I always need to access files in the other office. How can I access my other computer remotely to work on files and applications in the other office? P.S. I can't break the bank.
New England's first major winter storm of 2008 snarled the Monday morning commute with heavy snow and closed hundreds of schools
Connecticut public high schools will begin offering online courses to students next month, according to Gov. M. Jodi Rell.
A deadly winter storm brought snow and sleet to the Northeast on Thursday, while crews in the Plains and Midwest worked to restore power to hundreds of thousands
Looking for some offbeat ways to spend a day in New England as the final weeks of summer give way to the golden days of autumn?
Bonds dipped Wednesday as profit taking from a recent rally overshadowed the release of soft economic reports. The dollar gained slightly against the euro and the yen.
After six weeks of strategy and sweat, a coalition of high school teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Nevada took the top prize at the FIRST Robotics competition, otherwise known as the "Superbowl of Smarts."
In an interview with SI a few weeks ago, Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma sang the praises of his well-balanced, no-star team. "I like the fact that they don't look at anyone other than themselves to try to do it for them," he said. "For the whole season, I think that is a great way to go. But come tournament time, I still like the idea of having one person in the huddle that you know on any given night, on any given possession, can get you whatever you need. That would be my only concern going forward."
On Friday, Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma was asked about the challenges of playing against N.C. State, a senior-led team that was getting extra motivation from the valiant battle its coach, Kay Yow, was fighting against Stage 4 breast cancer. "Their season is going to end sometime," he said. "If not tomorrow, then Monday or next weekend."
Five years ago Gillian Goring was one of the most sought-after women's basketball recruits in the country. A 6-foot-7 center with rare agility and an array of post moves, she could run the floor, shoot the three and catch any pass that came anywhere close to her. Some compared her to Lisa Leslie or Dikembe Mutombo, while Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma, who desperately wanted to sign her, called her "the female Olajuwon." The coach who did get her signature could pencil in double-doubles most nights, All-America awards every year and three or four national titles.
Manhattan and the metropolitan area of Stamford/Norwalk, Conn. have the highest paying taxpayers among U.S. counties and cities.
Americans commonly use credit cards as part of their family finances. Sometimes the reliance on credit cards leads to an unhealthy amount of debt. CNN.com asked readers how they deal with credit card debt and asked them to share their stories. Here is a selection of responses, some of which have been edited.
The top teams continue to show they're ready to contend for the national title. Candace Parker and her Tennessee teammates certainly looked primed for the postseason in Saturday's win over Connecticut.
Four more years in the classroom should be looking pretty good to high school graduates if future salary is important to them, according to new Census data released Thursday.
In September, when Amaranth Advisors cratered after losing billions on bad natural-gas bets and Pirate Capital became the subject of an SEC investigation, other Connecticut hedge fund managers grew...
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I've long believed that 90% of coaching is hiring. If you start with good people, they will do good work and accomplish more, with less supervision.
Several courthouses in Connecticut were shut down and evacuated Friday after authorities received threats directed toward state and county courthouses and "state facilities," the state police said.
I recently graduated from college and am working at my first full-time job. I'm trying to save for retirement and a down payment for a house.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings on Wednesday called claims that the No Child Left Behind Act isn't fully funded "a red herring," and suggested states that are balking may simply fear seeing the test results.
I'm 25 years old, have about $30,000 in my 401(k) and carry a $3,500 balance on my credit cards. I'm thinking about stopping my 401(k) contributions to pay off my credit-card debt. What do you think?
In New England's first execution in 45 years, the state of Connecticut put serial killer Michael Ross to death early Friday.
Staring at the dreaded 2004 tax handbook with a sense of impending doom? Maybe you should crack open the Yellow Pages--not for an accountant, but for a travel agent. Your destination: the Dutch Iri...
Merrill Lynch agreed Tuesday to pay $13.5 million in fines to New Jersey and Connecticut for failing to supervise a group of brokers who engaged in improper market timing of mutual funds.
At a time of unprecedented giving, the FBI warns that Internet scams are emerging.
Health insurer Anthem Inc. said Tuesday it has received a subpoena from the Connecticut attorney general probing the company's dealings with its brokers.
IN THE DAYS BEFORE THE EXPIRATION of the Clinton era "assault weapons" ban on Sept. 14, L.A. police chief Bill Bratton warned of "carnage," while the NRA talked of a "monumental accomplishment." Ca...
Over the past 15 years, federal prosecutors in Connecticut have indicted four mayors, taken down the state treasurer, put palm-greasing bankers behind bars and won a guilty plea from a top aide to the governor. But in the past four months, their corruption probe of former Gov. John G. Rowland's administration has taken a particularly aggressive turn.
Three men have been arrested in New Haven, Connecticut, for the apparently random shootings earlier this week that wounded five people, police announced Friday.
I'm 53 and thinking of semi-retiring in a year or so. Do you think I'd be better off buying individual corporate bonds or bond funds?
A snowstorm passed over the Northeast on Wednesday morning, but most of the precipitation fell offshore, according to the National Weather Service.
A fast moving snowstorm failed to reach New England as predicted, but squatted over New Jersey and New York, dumping more than a foot of flakes in one area.
Another crook in the ranks of corporate execs? Yes, but this is different: Connecticut-based Trilegiant, which sells credit-monitoring products, recently hired Frank Abagnale because of his crimina...
Jack Welch must be cursing the day he moved to Connecticut. His wife Jane's take in the divorce proceedings (which recently began after she passed on an offer of $20 million of his estimated $900 m...
They're the latest must-have divorce accessory. No, not high-powered attorneys or prenups with expiration dates, but specially trained certified divorce planners. The relatively new field has explo...
What handy five- by seven-inch contraption has the ability to fend off bad guys yet isn't endorsed by the NRA? A desktop label-printer. After Sept. 11, offices and trade shows have had to rethink h...
With armed guards and metal detectors in some schools, peanut butter might seem a low-level threat. But many school districts aren't treating the creamy lunchtime staple that way. An increasing num...
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When Connecticut officials dangled $375 million to lure the New England Patriots from Massachusetts to downtown Hartford last year, it seemed that this kind of corporate welfare had at last peaked....
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Reflecting today's sunny economic news, the market for managerial talent has been hot recently. The charts below, prepared by the Connecticut-based research organization Exec-U-Net, were derived fr...
When FORTUNE asked the question two issues ago, we unfortunately gave the wrong answers, due to incorrect data supplied by Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm specializing in business-location s...
Cell-phone connections can be fuzzy; so can their payment plans and bills. About 17% of Americans use cell phones, according to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, paying an avera...
The generals are leading, but the troops aren't following. No, I'm not talking about a mutiny in the military; I'm referring to the mutiny in the stock market. Since mid-1996, a small number of gro...
Oh, those entrepreneurs! Chris Zane, owner of a Branford, Connecticut, bicycle shop, didn't waste much time on sentiment when one of his nearby competitors folded. He quickly bought its yellow page...
Q. A broker from Merrill Lynch offered me a new product called retail deposit notes. He said they're issued by banks, so they're federally insured, and are similar to certificates of deposit. He ad...
AS RECENTLY AS THE 1950S, MOST PEOPLE had just two choices when they wanted headache relief: They could take an aspirin, or they could take two aspirin. Today, however, the shelves of drugstores pr...
A renewed turf war has broken out between New York City and towns in Connecticut and New Jersey intent on siphoning off its jobs. It's symptomatic of unceasing job relocation auctions nationwide.
Look at your company's budget: Add up all you spend for accounting, advertising, brochures, catalogues, communications, computers, conventions, faxing, newsletters, networks, overheads, research, s...
What ethnic group in the U.S. has grown fastest--without the help of immigration? Native Americans, whose numbers soared 137%, to about two million, from 1970 to 1990.
If you tend to drive above the speed limit, hit the brakes before you get hit in the wallet this summer. Speeding fines are accelerating at a frightening pace. Just ask all-American talk-show host ...
The migration of America's industrial leaders to the South and West continues. Some are older companies, lured by cheap land, low taxes, good weather, and right-to-work laws. Others are newcomers, ...
Q Last June, my wife gave birth to a beautiful little girl. The obstetrician called the birth precipitous because we arrived at the delivery room only four minutes before Karen was born. It was a w...
High-tech thieves are getting better at defrauding users of ATMs -- meaning you need to be more vigilant than ever about guarding the privacy of your transactions. In the latest case, the Secret Se...
Taxpayers have been tense and testy for months. The mood emerged not long after President Clinton announced his economic plan in February. Then, as the "deficit reduction" bills worked their way th...
Thanks to the free market, people who love clean air can now put their money where their breath is. You can buy the rights to disgorge SO2 -- or sulfur dioxide, a component of acid rain -- then sit...
More discipline and higher standards. It sounds like a recipe for military reform, but respondents to MONEY's March Readers' Poll believe it is also the answer to the question we posed: How would y...
You've probably never heard of Advo, but the Windsor, Conn. firm (estimated 1993 revenues: $845 million) has almost certainly heard of you. Each week, Advo, the nation's leading direct marketer, fl...
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