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  • Police to up the ante for Memorial Day weekend

    Police across Orange County will ramp up enforcement this holiday weekend in an effort to dissuade people from driving drunk. DUI saturation patrols will be out Saturday and Sunday nights in Newport Beach, Irvine and Laguna Beach, according to a...
  • Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs

    Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs
    SAN DIEGO -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and for law enforcement agencies it means a rise in summer celebrating with people drinking and driving. In response to a successful "Avoid the 14" campaign around the winter holidays,...
  • Deluxe: Wine and Dine

    Deluxe:  Wine and Dine
    Dine by the vines at Chamard Vineyards (115 Cow Hill Road, Clinton; 860-664-0299, chamard.com), hosting an al fresco Singer-Songwriter and Food Truck Series that pairs live tunes with good eats throughout the summer from 5:30-8:30 p.m. On July 2, it's...
  • A candidate for Connecticut's U.S. Senate seat drives to Mexico for a campaign stunt

    A candidate for Connecticut's U.S. Senate seat drives to Mexico for a campaign stunt
    Ya gotta give Sylvester Salcedo credit: it’s not every Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate who’d drive 2,000 miles to stage a campaign stunt in a Mexican border town where litter problems can include severed heads. Salcedo made the trip last...
  • 4/15/2012-Cartoon: Dem. Connecticut Senate Candidates

    4/15/2012-Cartoon: Dem. Connecticut Senate Candidates
     Ah, it's feeling more and more like Summer every day. And speaking of summer, the Republican and Democratic primaries for Joe Lieberman's soon to be vacant  Senate seat are in August. So, first, let's take a look at the Democrats.   Chris Murphy, a...
  • Democrats waving good riddance to Whitnum with a resolution condemning her comments about other candidates

    Democrats waving good riddance to Whitnum with a resolution condemning her comments about other candidates
    An angry Lee Whitnum says she’s fed up and is leaving the Connecticut Democratic Party and the feeling appears to be mutual among at least some state Democratic leaders. Several members of the Democratic State Central Committee are urging passage...
  • Police Hunt For "Zombies" in April

    Police Hunt For "Zombies" in April
    Drivers who talk or text on their phones now have a new name “zombies”. The reason for the moniker is that zombies and distracted drivers have quite a bit in common. “You’re using about a third less of your brain,” explained...
  • Crime and Punishment: Groton man gets in fight, bites off opponent's ear

    Crime and Punishment: Groton man gets in fight, bites off opponent's ear
    An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
  • Drug Test: A Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate focuses on the failed War on Drugs

    Drug Test: A Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate focuses on the failed War on Drugs
    Anyone who’s watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary on America’s disastrous experiment with Prohibition may have noticed some stinging similarities to America’s 40-year-old war on drugs. At least Silvester Salcedo hopes you have....
  • For Politicians, "Families" are the New "People"

    For Politicians, "Families" are the New "People"
    House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
  • Santa Barbara Plans Memorial Day Weekend DUI Crackdown

    Santa Barbara Plans Memorial Day Weekend DUI Crackdown
    SANTA BARBARA (KTLA) - The "Avoid the 12" DUI Campaign will be deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI / Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide in Santa Barbara County to arrest impaired drivers who still don't get the...