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Eddie A. Perez

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  • Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony

    Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez walked with his wife, Maria, out of the courthouse Monday after four weeks of evidence in his bribery and larceny trial had ended, and was questioned by reporters about his decision not to take the stand and testify. "Will it hurt...
  • Jury Begins Deliberations In Perez Trial

    Mayor Eddie A. Perez abused his power and hurt the people of Hartford by taking a bribe in the form of free home remodeling work and trying to extort a payoff on behalf of a political ally, the prosecutor said in his final argument Wednesday in the mayor'...
  • Judge And Lawyers Discuss Juror Instructions In Perez Trial

    The judge and the lawyers in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption case discussed the delicate matter of how to instruct the jury on the charges of bribery, evidence fabrication, and attempted larceny by extortion that the mayor faces. Final arguments in the...
  • City Is The Biggest Loser In Perez Case

    Supporters poured into a Hartford courthouse Wednesday for the closing arguments in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption trial. Friends and family hugged El Jefe tight and wished him luck. Loyal city employees — on a day off? personal time? a take-...
  • Perez Jury To Continue Deliberations Today

    The jury in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's corruption trial ended its day Thursday without returning a verdict. Jurors wrote a note to Superior Court Judge Julia D. Dewey in the afternoon requesting to break for the day. They were dismissed shortly after 4 p.m....
  • Mayor Eddie A. Perez Found Guilty On Five Of Six Charges

    Mayor Eddie A. Perez Found Guilty On Five Of Six Charges
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez was found guilty this morning on five of six charges, including bribery and first-degree larceny by extortion, a felony. "I'm extremely disappointed in the verdict," Perez said as he left the courthouse. "I plan to appeal." When...
  • City Charter Has Provision To Remove Mayor

    What are the options for the city council if Mayor Eddie A. Perez is convicted of a crime, but does not resign from his elected post? Some city council members have said that if that happens, they would demand a formal hearing to remove Perez from...
  • Perez Expected To Resign After Conviction

    Perez Expected To Resign After Conviction
    Minutes after the city council issued a statement Friday saying that it would "take action" if Mayor Eddie A. Perez didn't decide whether to resign, Perez told council members that he would step down from his post. "He has indicated to me that his...
  • Mayor Eddie Perez's Conviction Yet Another Chance To Learn From Scandal

    And so it ends, at least for now. After a two year investigation, a month-long trial and endless defiant vows of innocence, convicted Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez announced Friday in a bizarrely vague press release that he would "relinquish his duties."...
  • Perez Still At Work Following Conviction

    Perez Still At Work Following Conviction
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez was back at work at city hall Monday. He had a busy day by all accounts — but didn't resign. The mayor, fresh from his conviction Friday on bribery and extortion charges, made no public appearances or statements and spent the...
  • Pedro Segarra Poised To Become Hartford Mayor

    Pedro Segarra Poised To Become Hartford Mayor
    When Pedro Segarra stepped off a bus in Hartford more than 30 years ago, he felt an instant connection with the city. Despite having little money and no place to stay, Hartford felt safe to the boy who, at 15, had left the South Bronx to escape the...