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Law Enforcement

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in man's arrest near Trinity Broadcasting

    A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine whether Luis Alfonso Rivera, 21, of Huntington Beach...
  • Prosecutors: Police witnesses uncooperative in Ohio shooting

    Prosecutors are preparing to question more than a dozen police officers as hostile witnesses if they continue to be uncooperative before the trial of another officer accused of firing the final shots of a 137-round barrage that killed two unarmed suspects...
  • Supreme Court Orders New Trial In Controversial Case Of Richard Lapointe

    Supreme Court Orders New Trial In Controversial Case Of Richard Lapointe
    A divided state Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial in the controversial murder case against Richard Lapointe, concluding that the mentally disabled dishwasher was denied evidence supporting his innocence when he was tried and convicted a quarter...
  • Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage

    A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said. Paul Jordan threatened the...
  • State probes voter fraud, bribery allegations against Eatonville's Grant

    State probes voter fraud, bribery allegations against Eatonville's Grant
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating allegations of election fraud and bribery against Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday. The investigation stems from a lawsuit filed last week by former Mayor Bruce Mount...
  • Statewide task force wants to improve response to sex assault

    Statewide task force wants to improve response to sex assault
    The Illinois attorney general and the Cook County state's attorney on Tuesday announced a statewide task force to improve the evidence collection, investigation and prosecution of sexual assault. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan compared the...
  • Body found in front of Perdue poultry plant, official says

    Body found in front of Perdue poultry plant, official says
    A body was found in front of the Perdue poultry plant in Accomac, Va. Tuesday morning, an official said. The Eastern Shore Sheriff's Department notified Virginia State Police of the body just before 8 a.m., state police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya...