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  • East Haven scandal might be the thing that finally gets Connecticut government to do something about racial profiling

    East Haven scandal might be the thing that finally gets Connecticut government to do something about racial profiling
    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....
  • State GOP Kills Bill to Protect You Against Arrest When You're Filming Police

    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...
  • East Haven mayor and new police chief seem oddly uninformed about racial profiling issue

    East Haven mayor and new police chief seem oddly uninformed about racial profiling issue
    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. “...
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    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...
  • Racial profiling/police mess could cost East Haven millions

    Racial profiling/police mess could cost East Haven millions
    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. Those...
  • Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest

    Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest
    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...
  • Racial profiling goes way, way beyond East Haven

    Racial profiling goes way, way beyond East Haven
    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...
  • Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"

    Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"
    “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, “...
  • Iberian Wine Tour, March 14th at Bistro Mediterranean in East Haven

    Iberian Wine Tour, March 14th at Bistro Mediterranean in East Haven
    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...
  • The finest of Spain's fatty fruits, right here in Connecticut

    The finest of Spain's fatty fruits, right here in Connecticut
    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...
  • 'Independence' playing at New Britain's Hole in the Wall Theater

    'Independence' playing at New Britain's Hole in the Wall Theater
    In Lee Blessing's Independence, opening on Friday, Kess (Dana Howard of Willington, second from left) returns home to Iowa after four years on her own after being called home by her sister Jo (East Haven's Sarah Potucek, far right). Their mother (Dawn...