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 Madeline Stocker | August 19, 2015 4:06pm
In a debate that showcased the Democratic mayoral candidates positions on myriad issues impacting Hartford, it was clear that the two opponents were steadfast in their approach to one of the city’s biggest crises — the uptick in violence.
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August 17, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 17, 2015 5:30am
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 Madeline Stocker | August 12, 2015 5:30am
When most people think about the reasons behind high school suspensions, they recall a variety of circumstances — a fight broke out in the hallway, a school prankster got caught in the act, someone vandalized the school cafeteria.
August 11, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 11, 2015 5:30am
Sen. Richard Blumenthal introduced a bill late last month intended, he said, to reduce the number of endangered animals killed for trophies. But it was not the first time Blumenthal had proposed a measure designed to prevent animal cruelty.
August 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2015 12:42pm
A year and a day after Michael Brown’s shooting death in Missouri, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing for a law inspired by a non-violent racial incident here involving a police officer and a former Major League Baseball player.
August 6, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 6, 2015 12:16pm
As violence in Hartford continues to make headlines, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Democratic challenger Luke Bronin have different styles of approaching the problem. One would hold more public forums, while the other prefers private meetings.
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.