| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Here’s an interesting take on the original trigger for the whole East Haven police brutality/racial profiling investigation: if the priest who video-recorded cops harassing Latinos had done it in Illinois, his arrest would have been totally legal....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 2:56 PM
As a federal judge set a January 2013 trial date for four East Haven police officers charged with civil rights violations, the prosecutor Thursday expressed reservations about turning over witness lists to the defense because fellow officers are on it....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:12 PM
UConn equalizes penalties for on-campus pot and alcohol
UConn has reduced the penalty for being caught with marijuana. The new penalty is roughly the same as the penalty for being caught with alcohol. Marijuana advocates consider this progress, but...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:09 AM
I'd like two soft tacos and er ... er ... a side of crow! -- Joan Faust, Southington
Is that a foot in my taco? -- Bob Karalus, East Hampton
Hey didn't the four of you used to work for the East Haven PD? -- David Milewski, Kensington...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:35 PM
In case you were wondering, newly retired East Haven Police Chief Len Gallo isn’t likely to have his pension revoked even if he’s eventually indicted and convicted in the federal racial profiling/police abuse probe.
And Mayor Joe “Taco&...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When the wind died and the rain stopped and you became acclimated to the smell of shredded vegetation, life in eastern Connecticut after Tropical Storm Irene looked as if it could be borne.
If you had a pond into which you could plunge each dawn with a...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:25 AM
"East Haven Police Department utilizes haphazard and uncoordinated immigration enforcement to target Latinos."
That was one of the conclusions in a devastating U.S. Justice Department report on a two-year investigation of civil rights abuses by East...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:00 PM
UConn's TV network hosted on its website and twice aired a sketch full of rape jokes. In the clip, part of a student-produced “comedy” series, a young woman runs from a masked attacker only to have the blue-light emergency phones call her a...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The state is reviewing East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's request for reinstatement of his approximately $40,000-a-year firefighter's disability pension, which was rescinded after Maturo was elected to the mayor's post.
Maturo, who makes $75,000 a year...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:22 AM
The East Haven Police Department is totally racist! — and that's the opinion of the Department of Justice. In a new report, the federal agency claims officers are more likely to pull over Latino drivers and they treat them more harshly when they do....