| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Former Mayor Eddie A. Perez's lawyer reiterated his argument Tuesday that Perez's bribery and extortion cases should not have been combined, and that as a result the jury was unfairly prejudiced against Perez.
Evidence from both cases was shown to the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11.
| May 13, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Saundra Kee Borges, who was named the city's chief operating officer in March pending city council approval, withdrew from consideration for the job Monday.
The council had been scheduled to vote on Kee Borges' appointment Monday night. Council...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:02 PM
A hearing on an appeal from former Hartford Mayor Eddie A. Perez has been scheduled for January.
Perez's appeal to Appellate Court is expected to be heard sometime between Jan. 2 and 23, according to a court docket listing cases for next month. An...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Slice into the leathery green skin of this large tropical fruit, and you find that cherimoyas have wonderfully fragrant, almost custard-like flesh. The fruit, known as a "custard apple" in Britain, can be eaten raw or cooked -- simply scoop out the flesh,...
| Dec 23, 2011
OK, it has been awhile. And yes they had to dig deep — DEEP — into the photo archives to find this mug. Make no mistake though, "Stanta" is back! Yes, by popular demand. (That's what I told the op-ed folks anyway.)
You remember the routine....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Ever since he was 11, all Daryl K. Roberts wanted to be was a cop.
"I was always watching 'Adam 12' and 'Dragnet,'" Roberts said. "They got to help people and chase bad guys."
That all changes Friday, as Roberts, a Hartford native who started his career...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:36 PM
HARTFORD — Calling it "the start of a four-year odyssey," Pedro E. Segarra was sworn in Tuesday to his first full mayoral term.
Segarra, the former city council president who took over as mayor in 2010 — succeeding Eddie Perez, who was...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Nineteen months after his conviction on five felony corruption charges, attorneys for former Mayor Eddie A. Perez filed an appeal Monday saying the court shouldn't have consolidated Perez's two criminal cases and that there ulimately was insufficient...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Although our state is no longer as broke as it was in 2010, we still need new revenue sources, which is why the Malloy administration has turned its attention to two very progressive ideas: online gambling and killing bears. The reasons:
| Jan 14, 2012
It's troubling that nothing in law or policy prevents a Hartford city council member from serving on the city's school board at the same time, according to an opinion rendered by the corporation counsel's office.
Something should prevent it. This kind of...