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  • The Price of A Rogue Police Department

    The Price of A Rogue Police Department
    Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer dollars and civic reputation, a rogue police department can be. Based on all available evidence (and that includes a federal civil rights investigation plus...
  • Crime & Punishment: Guns, Guns, Guns

    Crime & Punishment: Guns, Guns, Guns
    New Haven, meet Aaron Freeman. He's a 59-year-old unemployed former pizza delivery driver and he wants to serve on your Board of Aldermen. Freeman is running as a write-in Libertarian candidate (though he hasn't paid the $425 requested by the U.S....
  • Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners

    Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners
    Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
  • Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination

    Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination
    A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
  • 1 killed, 12 others wounded in shootings, including man, 18, hurt near park

    1 killed, 12 others wounded in shootings, including man, 18, hurt near park
    One man was killed and 12 other people were injured in shootings in Chicago Wednesday that included one near Jackie Robinson Park and a school, police said. The shooting near the park happened at 1:10 p.m. on the 10500 block of South Aberdeen Street,...
  • Defendants tried to sneak guns across the border, court statement says

    Defendants tried to sneak guns across the border, court statement says
    A man and a woman driving through Newport Beach last month with seven AK-47 rifles in the car were transporting the guns for a Mexican drug cartel, according to a sworn statement from a police officer filed in Orange County Superior Court. Newport...
  • Stephen Collins admits sexual contact with three girls, report says

    Actor Stephen Collins has confessed to inappropriate sexual behavior with three girls. "Forty years ago, I did something terribly wrong that I deeply regret," the actor told People magazine in a report published Wednesday. "I have been working to...
  • Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

    WASHINGTON When New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently sought authority to investigate and prosecute cases that involve police killings of unarmed civilians, it was a watershed moment for Vincent Warren. The executive director of...
  • Court-appointed panel to monitor Los Angeles county jails

    A court-appointed panel will begin to oversee the Los Angeles County jail system, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Tuesday, as part of a settlement to a 2012 class-action lawsuit that alleged sheriff's deputies beat inmates. The agreement...
  • LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges

    LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges
    Los Angeles will purchase 7,000 cameras for police officers to wear while on patrol, making the city a laboratory in the use of devices that bring the promise of more transparent policing but also concerns about civilian privacy. Los Angeles would be the...
  • Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen

    Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen
    Costa Mesa city CEO Tom Hatch and acting Police Chief Rob Sharpnack issued an apology Monday to three councilmen who prosecutors allege were surveilled in 2012 by investigators working for a law firm retained by the city's police union. Last week,...