| 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,”...
| Jul 7, 2011
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A woman we are calling Rosemary Wilson (she requested anonymity) contacted the Advocate after...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:05 AM
The New Haven Police Department says Joseph Donaby pulled a sawed-off rifle from his pants and chucked it over a fence in the backyard of 96 Blake Street before he was taken down.
A video first reported on by the Advocate shows 61 seconds of two cops...
| 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-...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:50 AM
It began with a fatal drug shootout in 1999 on a New Haven street corner. The murder investigation spawned multiple arrests and dismissals of charges and a long-running civil rights lawsuit accusing police of misconduct and violation of a man's...
| Mar 10, 2011
Fourteen-year-old Rayquan Livingston had high hopes for his 8-year-old cousin, "Shownee."
"I visited every week," said Livingston, who said he played basketball with the second-grader just days ago. "I just wanted to teach him how to stay out of...