| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:16 PM
The ugly police abuse scandal in East Haven has finally lit some serious fires under state lawmakers and Gov. Dannel Malloy, who promised Wednesday that Connecticut’s 12-year-old anti-racial profiling law would at last be enforced.
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Apparently all it takes to get Connecticut state government off its ass to really do something about racial profiling is a sickening scandal, vast civil rights violations and a federal investigation that could indict more than a dozen East Haven cops....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:48 AM
If you've been a victim of police misconduct, it's highly unlikely that anything will happen to the cop you've accused.
Unless someone caught it on film.
After a high-profile arrest and confiscation of Luis Luna's cellular phone — which he was...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 12:14 PM
For two men engulfed in a vicious police racial profiling scandal, East Haven Mayor Joseph “Taco” Maturo and his new police chief seem oddly ignorant about the need to reform Connecticut’s unworkable anti-racial profiling law.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The racial-profiling-and-cop-brutality scandal now engulfing East Haven could cost taxpayers millions of dollars and years to overhaul their police department, according to experts and the experience of other cities hit with similar shitstorms.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Some police departments in Connecticut that use license plate scanning technology to identify unregistered and stolen cars are holding on to the data and sharing it, raising privacy concerns about how that information could be used.
"By allowing the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:14 AM
If anyone needed any convincing that racial profiling by police in Connecticut isn't limited to East Haven's rogue cops, this investigative reporting by the Hartford Courant's Matthew Kauffman should provide the proof.
The story looks at traffic...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Join Wine Lovers of Connecticut for a wine dinner called "The Grapes of Spain: An Iberian Wine Tour." The menu consists of Spanish dishes like salpicon (a cold seafood salad), lomo de cerdo (bacon wrapped roasted pork tenderloin), and flan, each paired...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:25 PM
There's this unfortunate (and hilarious) thing that happens on cooking shows, where the hosts say things like "oh, it's like an explosion in my mouth!", or they make ridiculous, exaggerated moaning sounds to indicate just how delicious the food they're...