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Those who have vowed to protect the public should not be threatening public safety to keep their jobs. In February, New Haven police union president Louis Cavaliere irresponsibly raised the specter of lawlessness when New Haven Mayor John DeStefano...
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
Tamara Hall had in her possession a video of the New Haven police stomping, kicking and punching Joseph Donaby while he was on the ground. It was an event she witnessed first-hand from the driver's seat of her car on Blake Street last month. She says it...
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
President Obama's jobs bill remains stalled in Congress at the moment, but the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is calling for its passage. CCM pushed for the state's seven-member Congressional delegation, including five House and two Senate...
Tags: Social Security, Simsbury, White House, Business, Health
A public employee in one of the city's most detested departments found an unorthodox way to pay homage to his boss, and got a handful of city residents and aldermen to foot the bill. The worker, who asked not to be named because he works for the city...
The Hartford CourantFourteen-year-old Rayquan Livingston had high hopes for his 8-year-old cousin, "Shownee." "I visited every week," said Livingston, who said he played basketball with the second-grader just days ago. "I just wanted to teach him how to stay out of...
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
Tags: Government, Human Interest, Entertainment, Primaries, Newington
Associated Press WriterUnofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes. The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
Fox 61 ReporterExactly one year later, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano and police returned to the spot where 11-year old Gabrielle Lee was run over and killed -- the intersection of Whalley Avenue and Davis Street. There still hasn't been an arrest, so cops once again...
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