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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...
  • Calls for peace come as Ferguson decision looms

    CLAYTON, Mo. Workers put protective film on jail windows here. Protest leaders called for peace. The city mayor and county executive promised cooperation. A school district canceled classes. The region, as a whole, scrambled Friday to prepare for what...
  • Baltimore Police tweet about Ferguson draws criticism

    Baltimore Police tweet about Ferguson draws criticism
    As the tension rises in Missouri ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a teenager by a police officer, a Baltimore sergeant charged with investigating police here went on Twitter to express her opinion. "After hearing the facts...
  • Why I haven't made up my mind in the Ferguson case

    Why I haven't made up my mind in the Ferguson case
    It's dull and cautious of me, I know, but I'm reserving judgment about whether Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown. Bolder folks have already made up their minds. The Ferguson...
  • ACLU wins federal court orders on right to film police in Ferguson, elsewhere

    ST. LOUIS The ACLU of Missouri has secured three federal court orders regarding citizens' right to record police, as the region girds for potential protests in the days ahead. The orders signed by U.S. District Judge John A. Ross are in response to a...
  • Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

    Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval
    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. During a hearing in Manhattan, U....
  • Accused Colombia rebel extradited to U.S. to face hostage-taking charges

    By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An accused member of the Colombian FARC rebel group was extradited from Colombia to face hostage-taking and terrorism charges in U.S. court in Washington, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. Diego...
  • Bank of America hires U.S. officials for financial crime team

    By Brett Wolf (Reuters) - Bank of America has hired two U.S. government officials to join its financial crimes team, according to three people familiar with the matter, as banks are under increasing pressure to police their transactions for suspicious...
  • Accrediting commission says UNC not diligent in exposing academic scandal

    The commission that accredits UNC-Chapel Hill is raising new concerns about the university's academic integrity, saying that it had not been diligent in providing information about the scandal and that two employees had knowledge of problems that were not...
  • Obama to Dreamers' parents: No deferral for you

    By the time President Obama addressed the nation about immigration Thursday night, the centerpiece of his executive action was old news: He would protect from deportation millions of immigrants in the country who have lived here for at least five years...
  • Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'

    Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'
    That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...