| 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...
| Sep 18, 2011
Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a pit bull in Norwalk after it attacked a dog accompanying the deputies on a search for an armed man, authorities said. The deputies were searching for a man with a gun after the Los......
| Apr 10, 2012
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,...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
After the whiplash of Tuesday's superintendent search upheaval, Milly Arciniegas and Precious Ross-Ellis each stewed in a common frustration.
They were the two parent representatives on the board of education's committee to find a successor to Steven...
| May 16, 2009
Angel Arce Torres was hit by a car and left lying in the middle of Park Street as bystanders watched, former Deputy Mayor Nicholas Carbone was savagely beaten and robbed, and the badly decomposed body of a man was found in the basement of the man'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...
| 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...
| May 18, 2009
| 6:52 AM
| 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-...
| 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...