| Mar 5, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Police have released the name of the so-called "East Coast" rapist arrested by U.S. Marshals Friday afternoon while walking near his home.
He's identified as Aaron Thomas, 39, of 120 Pendleton St., New Haven; he had been on the loose since 1997. DNA...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 6:25 PM
After years on his trail police say they have caught the man cops call the "East Coast Rapist."
Suspect Aaron Thomas, 39, was busted Friday in Connecticut. Lt. Julie Johnson of the New Haven Police Department told reporters, "Aaron Thomas was taken...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The man authorities believe to be the "East Coast Rapist" tried to hang himself Saturday in his jail cell, according to a Police Department spokesman.
Aaron Thomas, 39, was already under a suicide watch, when he was spotted on cameras trained on his...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:48 AM
If you've been a victim of police misconduct, it's highly unlikely that anything will happen to the cop you've accused.
Unless someone caught it on film.
After a high-profile arrest and confiscation of Luis Luna's cellular phone — which he was...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A man who was hospitalized by police in June was slapped with federal gun charges Friday relating to his initial arrest on Blake Street. According to an affidavit released by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agent Kurt Wheeler, if the...
| Aug 18, 2011
As Connecticut residents prepare to pony up some of the highest rates for electricity in the country, Connecticut Light & Power's parent company announced a 21 percent jump in profits. Will this windfall of cash be passed on to Connecticut ratepayers, who...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:19 PM
A man who was hospitalized by police in June was slapped with federal gun charges Friday relating to his initial arrest on Blake Street. According to an affidavit released by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agent Kurt Wheeler, if...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:40 PM
The traditional, hidebound and highly profitable world of Connecticut lawyering looks like it's being dragged — kicking and spewing objections — into the 21st century.
More and more people in these recession-ravaged times are taking the do-...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Anti-police brutality activists took their fight to City Hall last Friday, calling on the mayor to take action against a police officer who has nine complaints against him. The groups delivered a letter to Mayor John DeStefano's office that detailed...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:21 AM
New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Nirav Shah, issued a rare order last week. He banned the sale of bath salts.
Bath salts? You bet. But these aren't your grandmother's Epsom salts.
These are sold under names like “White Lightning,”...