August 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2015 2:35pm
(Updated 3:44 p.m.) Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford for steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida in exchange for kickbacks.
August 19, 2015
by Cara Rosner | August 19, 2015 10:00am
August 14, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | August 14, 2015 10:00am
August 13, 2015
by Staff Report | August 13, 2015 12:38pm
Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty “no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose,” violates the state constitution, and should be abolished for the 11 men who remain on death row.
August 12, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 12, 2015 1:25pm
Calls for reform of the Connecticut’s juvenile prison system are growing louder now that a coalition of juvenile justice advocates is demanding the closure of the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities for youth.
Tags: DCF, Joette Katz, CTJS, Pueblo Unit, Pueblo Girls Program, prison, dh
August 5, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 5, 2015 12:00pm
An associate professor and the community college at which she teaches continue to remain silent about the academic’s arrest on a charge of making a false statement after she accused the Connecticut State Police of racial profiling.
August 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 4, 2015 4:29pm
July 21, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 21, 2015 12:00pm
A leading Republican lawmaker is questioning whether Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz is fully committed to reforming the troubled agency in light of two recent reports citing deficiencies in its operations.
July 15, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 15, 2015 3:11pm
July 14, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 14, 2015 4:06pm
With the ink not yet dry on a new law to reduce incarceration rates among nonviolent offenders, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration said Tuesday that the number of arrests and jail admissions continues to decline at record levels.