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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...
  • Boy killed, 2nd teen injured in double shooting on Southwest Side

    Boy killed, 2nd teen injured in double shooting on Southwest Side
    A teenage boy was killed and a second boy was injured in a shooting Friday afternoon in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood. The shooting happened at about 3:30 p.m. on the 3100 block of West 64th Place, said Police News Spokesman Veejay Zala....
  • Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls

    Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls
    After several days of calm in this region, more than 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis at midday Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of...
  • Gunman killed after firing 100 rounds at Austin government buildings

    Gunman killed after firing 100 rounds at Austin government buildings
    A gunman unleashed at least 100 rounds at government buildings in downtown Austin, Texas — firing at police headquarters, a federal courthouse and the Mexican Consulate — before an officer shot at him and he died early Friday morning outside...
  • Deputy disciplined for pulling over bus to give son lunch: cops

    Deputy disciplined for pulling over bus to give son lunch: cops
    The Lake County sheriff's lieutenant who reportedly pulled over a school bus while off-duty to "issue his son his lunch" has been disciplined for violating his department's regulations, Undersheriff Ray Rose said. Lt. Brian Keller used his unmarked...
  • Elderly couple found dead, decomposed in Lake Clarke Shores backyard

    Elderly couple found dead, decomposed in Lake Clarke Shores backyard
    Police found a badly decomposed elderly couple in their own Lake Clarke Shores backyard on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The Lake Clarke Police Department went into the home of the couple after...
  • Ferguson testimony shows inconsistencies, unorthodox forensic practices

    Ferguson testimony shows inconsistencies, unorthodox forensic practices
    When Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence...
  • For Ferguson demonstrators, Thanksgiving is a moment of respite

    For Ferguson demonstrators, Thanksgiving is a moment of respite
    The hungry crowd, eager to dig into the trays of fried turkey, collard greens and creamy tres leches cake, had traveled far for their Thanksgiving meal. Some were hundreds or thousands of miles from home, but inside a St. Louis-area church it seemed...