| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:57 AM
HARTFORD — Attorneys for the state have filed a brief with the state Supreme Court challenging an Appellate Court ruling that overturned former Mayor Eddie Perez's five felony corruption convictions.
The 45-page brief asks the court to affirm...
| Jul 1, 2008
Down the hill from the state Capitol, Cheryl Lawrence stood in a cluster with her family, her nephew's face staring out from the shirt on her chest.
Joel Hightower. He was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot dead 10 days earlier, the city's...
| Jun 10, 2009
A state judge denied Hartford Mayor Eddie A. Perez's motion to dismiss the charges against him Tuesday morning, telling his attorney that he had not met his burden of proof.
Hubert J. Santos, Perez's attorney, argued at Superior Court in Hartford that...
| Apr 14, 2009
The e-mail came to the city on a February morning in 2007.
"Mr. Rose," a state inspector wrote to John Rose, the city's attorney, "I am requesting the following items relative to my investigation …"
That Feb. 22 e-mail came at the start of what...
| Jul 29, 2009
The judge investigating allegations of corruption in the administration of Mayor Eddie A. Perez has found sufficient evidence that another person committed two crimes, according to a letter filed with the courts Tuesday.
The letter was from attorney John...
| Apr 10, 2009
| 5:13 PM
Total time: 8 minutes
Note: From Eddie Perez at the Foundry restaurant, who recommends making this drink with Noilly Prat vermouth and a Trinidad rum made from sugarcane juice such as 10 Cane Rum.
1 large pear
1/4 cherimoya (grapefruit-...
| Sep 15, 2010
Eddie Alberto Perez, the city's first Hispanic mayor, who promised an era of reform and accountability when he was elected nearly a decade ago, was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for accepting deeply discounted home repairs and trying to...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 10:01 AM
Nicholas Cardenas and Eddie Perez, two students at Verbum Dei High School in Watts, both make the 26-mile drive to the Foothills five days a month.
Cardenas works at the Allen Lund Company and Perez works at Bob Smith Toyota, thanks to their school's...
| May 9, 2010
When law officers who were dogging Mayor Eddie A. Perez heard about a list of vehicles that were exempt from parking tickets in the city, they went after it, just as they went after thousands of other documents in an 18-month pursuit of corruption in...
| May 13, 2010
Jurors in Mayor Eddie A. Perez's bribery and larceny trial got their first taste Wednesday of the kind of decision they're going to have to make in the jury room about six weeks from now.
Opening day in the mayor's felony corruption trial centered on how...
| Oct 10, 2007
You have every reason to throw a party. There are signs of diplomatic progress in North Korea, America's Team is undefeated, and both the Sex Pistols and Spice Girls are getting back together (though not to form one band).
But the best reason of all is...