This Girl May Win The Worst Roommate Ever Award

US | Gabrielle Okun
Hostel dormitory beds arranged in room Elnur (Shutterstock)

‘Hostile environment’

Hartford AFSCME Union Rejects Contract That Would Have Saved City $4 Million

US | Ted Goodman
Union member Robin Chisolm wears a union bandana during a rally held by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME): Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn

‘The members have clearly spoken’

Hartford Bus Strike Leaves 9,000 Students Stranded

Education | Connor D. Wolf
A school bus sits parked along a street in the Queens borough of New York

‘We are disappointed that this bus provider and its bus drivers have been unable to reach an agreement’

School slavery reenactment uses n-word repeatedly, sends black girl running through woods

Education | Eric Owens

‘You don’t have any rights, we own you’

Gun owners, industry pack legislative office building in Hartford, CT [Photos] - National Shooting Sports Foundation

Gun Laws & Legislation | Guns and Gear

3000 strong show up to support Connecticut gun rights

Fart jokes led party pooper to kill one, injure three - TheDC

| Caitlin Emma

A Connecticut man stabbed one person to death and wounded three after they made fun of him for passing gas

Maya Moore, Bria Hartley save UConn's winning streak - SI

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Three weeks before she would travel to face an opponent she thought often about this summer, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey sat in her office at the Ferrell Center and reflected on the moment when last season was lost

City council meetings to lead with Muslim prayers - NBC Connecticut

US | interns

As response to Ground Zero mosque opponents, imams invited to open city council meetings with Muslim prayer

Possible reticence for Dems in post-Kagan era - TheDC

Politics | Matt Purple

After Kagan, Democrats may be wary to push other liberal judicial nominees to a vote, as her appointment may have come at a price

Judge: Cheerleading is not a college sport - AP

Sports | admin

Competitive cheerleading is not an official sport that colleges can use to meet gender-equity requirements, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in Connecticut

Heat-wave to grip the East Coast this week - AccuWeather

US | Pat McMahon

Weather experts believe temperatures will approach 100 in many metropolitan areas

Trapped man thought of MacGyver before amputating his own arm - People

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

When faced with one of the toughest decisions of his life, Jonathan Metz turned to someone – albeit fictional – who always knew how to fix the most difficult problems: MacGyver

Stoned cold driver - Hartford Courant

| Jeff Winkler (admin)

Hartford Hospital study finds marijuana use has little effect on driving Skills

Blumenthal not the first to twist military record - ABC News

Politics | Pat McMahon

Past politicians have been accused of distorting or creating a military record for for electoral gain

Conn. man answers to fake sex ad at wrong home - UPI

US | Pat McMahon

A Connecticut man was arrested for answering a fake Craigslist sex ad and went to the wrong home

70 and counting... - New York Daily News

Sports | interns

The UConn women’s basketball team is so dominant its only competition appears to be previous Huskie powerhouses