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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...
  • S&P nears settlement on real-estate bond ratings: WSJ

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is nearing a settlement with regulators over their investigation of how the company graded real-estate bonds, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The proposed deal, which could be...
  • What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress

    What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress
    If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014. It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...
  • Chicago-based firm to lead federal review of Baltimore police

    Chicago-based firm to lead federal review of Baltimore police
    A Chicago-based security and risk management firm has been tapped by federal officials to lead the review of Baltimore's police force — a probe that comes amid allegations of brutality in that department and others around the nation. Consultants...
  • Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction

    Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction
    Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski has lost his latest bid to dismiss a 1977 sexual assault conviction that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing. Last week, Polanski's legal team — which included prominent civil liberties...
  • Chuck Schumer's silly war on high air fares

    Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer of New York has always been relentless in defending the middle class (or at least in presenting himself that way), but his latest cause doesn't make much sense. Schumer recently called for a Justice Department...
  • Obama to nominate Georgia attorney for No. 2 at Justice Department

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Monday announced his intention to nominate Georgia-based U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates for the key position of deputy attorney general, setting the stage for a history-making duo atop the Justice Department. If...
  • As market rallies, Bank of America shares rise above $18

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Roaring along with the rest of the stock market, Bank of America's shares on Wednesday cracked $18, a milestone the stock hasn't closed above since April 2010. The Charlotte bank's shares, which nearly fell below $5 in late 2011 on...
  • Foes of Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable take last shots

    Foes of Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable take last shots
    A contentious period of public comment regarding Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. ended Tuesday with opponents again calling for the government to reject it and Comcast saying the deal will lead to public good....
  • Gov. Brown names Commissioner Michael Picker president of PUC

    Moving to limit fallout from a growing scandal at the California Public Utilities Commission, Gov. Jerry Brown named his former renewable energy advisor, Michael Picker, as the new president of the powerful regulatory agency. The governor also chose...
  • Pittsburgh judge grants US more time to prepare appeal of immigration ruling

    PITTSBURGH A federal judge on Tuesday granted the Justice Department extra time to prepare its appeal of his ruling last week that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution in issuing an executive order delaying deportation for millions of...