January 20, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 20, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT – The Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee (JJPOC) Thursday adopted recommendations that set out to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s vision to treat most 18, 19, and 20-year-olds as juveniles and not adults in the criminal justice system.
January 12, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 12, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Emphasizing that the sex industry — especially when it involves underage children — is a form of human trafficking, the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council (TIP) is making several legislative recommendations aimed at going after the buyers of sex.
December 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 7, 2016 5:04pm
SOMERS, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple at the Osborn Correctional Institute in Somers on Wednesday to tout his administration’s success in reducing crime and the prison population.
by Kimberly Armstrong | December 7, 2016 5:30am
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst stopped short of declaring UConn a sanctuary campus Tuesday in a university wide email to students.
November 21, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 21, 2016 2:21pm
HARTFORD, CT - Surrounded by advocates of the Anti-Defamation League, NAACP and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, among others, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday he will introduce legislation to strengthen federal laws against hate crimes.
November 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2016 9:59am
HARTFORD, CT — According to a study by researchers at Duke, Yale, and the University of Connecticut, dozens of suicides have likely been prevented by a law that was passed following the mass shooting at the Connecticut Lottery in 1998 allowing police to temporarily remove guns from potentially violent or suicidal people.
November 4, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Speaker after speaker implored the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to reform the state’s criminal justice and sentencing policies, but no testimony was as passionate as a former inmate, Yale Law School graduate and current public defender who called the current system “a complete farce.”
October 31, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 31, 2016 1:00pm
FBI Director James Comey’s decision to notify Congress about a recent discovery of more emails that may be relevant to its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices has dominated the news cycle, but a political science professor at the University of Connecticut doesn’t believe it will impact Connecticut’s vote.
October 24, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 4:30am
October 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | October 19, 2016 4:30am
At the end of September, Republican Donald Trump’s campaign paid a $37,000 bill for police overtime costs related to a rally he held in Bridgeport before the April 26 primary.