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  • What Fiscal Crisis? Malloy Insiders, Herbst Reap Raises

    What Fiscal Crisis? Malloy Insiders, Herbst Reap Raises
    "No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up." Leave it to clever Lily Tomlin to provide a description of post-election Connecticut. We know that in the weeks after an election that re-elected incumbents will make some unpleasant...
  • US Airways crash last year likely due to pilot error

    PHILADELPHIA New information on a US Airways jetliner crash March 13 in Philadelphia indicates that the accident was caused by pilot error, according to federal documents cited on an aviation news website. Initial reports were that Flight 1702, bound for...
  • Captain of San Diego-based warship relieved of duty

    Captain of San Diego-based warship relieved of duty
    The captain of one of the Navy's premier warships has been relieved of command after an investigation found that he routinely used foul and abusive language toward crew members and engaged in inappropriate touching and questioning of women. Capt....
  • Official Says Chief Halted Probe Of Firefighter's Death

    Official Says Chief Halted Probe Of Firefighter's Death
    HARTFORD — The fire department veteran appointed by fire Chief Carlos Huertas to lead an inquiry into the Oct. 7 death of firefighter Kevin Bell has accused Huertas of shutting down the investigation. In an email sent to Huertas in November, deputy...
  • Enfield PSA Director Reprimanded For Calling 'Brown' Students 'Deaf, Dumb, Disrespectful'

    Enfield PSA Director Reprimanded For Calling 'Brown' Students 'Deaf, Dumb, Disrespectful'
    ENFIELD – Officials at the Capitol Region Education Council have disciplined a Public Safety Academy director for calling students "brown kids" and "deaf, dumb, delirious and disrespectful," according to documents obtained by The Courant....
  • Enfield Magnet School Director Crossed Line With Insults

    Enfield Magnet School Director Crossed Line With Insults
    Enfield's Public Safety Academy director was cut undeserved slack for his harsh, insulting attempt to get students' attention during a recent lunch period. Alvin Schwapp, a former police officer who has been at the Capitol Region Education Council...
  • Presumption of disclosure

    President Barack Obama doesn't have a stellar record when it comes to transparency. And this session of Congress falls short when it comes to passing meaningful legislation. So it's fair to say that the two branches agreeing on a bill to streamline...
  • Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators

    Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators
    In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
  • U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud

    U.S. enforcement changes raise concern over seafood fraud
    With seafood fraud a continuing problem in Maryland and across the nation, environmentalists, fishermen and lawmakers are expressing concern about a decline in the number of special investigative agents and enforcement cases at the National Oceanic and...
  • U of C professor: Release police shooting video

    U of C professor: Release police shooting video
    A University of Chicago law professor is calling on the city to release video, if it exists, tied to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a teenage boy on the Southwest Side. “When there are such fractured relationships between police and...
  • Microsoft sues IRS for details of probe on internal transactions

    Microsoft sues IRS for details of probe on internal transactions
    Microsoft sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, seeking information about a law firm hired by U.S. tax authorities in a review of how the software company books sales between subsidiaries. The lawsuit, filed in a District of Columbia federal...