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  • Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations

    Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations
    Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better. Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
  • GOP's Roraback Among Malloy's 15 Nominees For Superior Court Judge

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds. Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
  • Still A Cloud Over Meriden Police

    A year ago, so-called independent investigator Thomas V. Dailey, a Hartford attorney and former federal prosecutor hired by the city of Meriden for upward of $60,000 to look at problems in the police department, reached some odd conclusions. He...
  • Esty Wins, Roraback Concedes After Tight Race For 5th Congressional District

    Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory. Esty said that super PACs had spent...
  • From Essex To Moosup, Towns' Traditions On Parade

    With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
  • Double Mastectomy: Choosing A Full Life

    I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
  • Special Report: Fragile Lives; Needless Deaths

    Paula Berardi thought she'd found a safe haven for her developmentally disabled daughter, Tracey Hilliard. Four other group homes hadn't worked out, and Tracey, who also had medical problems, was a handful at home. The state Department of Mental...
  • Helping Poor Brings Health CEO Big Payday

    There's money in poverty. Learning to work the system of government payments can mean lavish salaries under the guise of helping the poorest among us. Just ask Middletown-based Community Health Center Inc. CEO Mark Masselli, though he probably won't speak...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND
    Violent Mae This year's best new band wasn't originally meant to be a band at all. It grew out out of the recording of a solo album by Becky Kessler — a recent transplant from North Carolina who nabbed Best Singer/Songwriter honors in the 2012...