Uber Dodges Lawsuit Filed by State Taxi Companies

Uber is, has, and will continue to face lawsuits in states across the country and countries across the world. Traditional taxi companies are less than thrilled with Uber (and other on-demand ride companies) over its business model – mainly the…

Prom Day Stabbing: Will Insanity Defense Work?

When it was announced that Christopher Plaskon’s attornies requested a mental health evaluation for their client, it sent a strong signal as to what his likely defense would be. Plaskon was charged with the fatal stabbing of schoolmate Maren Sanchez…

Connecticut Dropout Makes Bizarre Bomb Threat Hoax

For one Milford, Conn. dropout, the attempt to avoid facing the music went horribly, horribly wrong. Danielle Shea of Quincy, Mass. had a secret that she’d been keeping: She had dropped out of college and would not be graduating with…

Milford Stabbing Suspect Under Psych Evaluation

Defense attorney Richard Meehan said Saturday that the 16-year-old Milford, Connecticut stabbing suspect has been committed to a mental hospital to undergo psychiatric evaluation, after murdering 16-year-old Maren Sanchez at Jonathan Law High School Friday. The suspect will likely remain…

Milford Stabbing: Girl Murdered For Rejecting Prom Invite?

Is 16-year-old Maren Sanchez dead because she turned down a fellow junior’s prom invitation? There are early reports indicating that the teenage girl was murdered by an ex-boyfriend for this bizarre and upsetting reason. An unnamed 16-year-old boy is being…

Adam Lanza: No Motive Found In Sandy Hook Massacre

Danbury State’s Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III, officially closed the investigation of Adam Lanza, the sole mastermind behind the December 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Danbury, Connecticut. Lanza, 20, entered the school by shooting eight rounds…

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center in Connecticut

It seems like Amazon is announcing a new fulfillment center every other week now. Far be it from me to criticize the online retailer though as the new warehouses create jobs and serve customers more quickly. Now prospective workers and…

Connecticut School Bans the Phrase “Hump Day”

Geico is famous for it’s original and, at times, annoying commercials. The most recent camel commercial with the infamous “hump day” phrase, has recently caused some problems at a Connecticut middle school. The Vernon Center Middle School has now banned…

“Cheshire Murders” Offers Grim Look Into Connecticut Homicides

“The Cheshire Murders”, a documentary for HBO about the brutal slayings of a mother and her two daughters in 2007, debuted this week right before the sixth anniversary of the crimes. For the sole survivor, the last six years have…

Miss USA Winner 2013: Miss Connecticut

The Miss Universe Organization this weekend crowned Miss Connecticut the next Miss USA. 25-year-old Erin Brady was awarded the title during the 62nd Annual Miss USA Competition. The show was hosted by Giuliana Rancic and pop star Nick Jonas. Jonas…