by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:39pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined victim advocates last week to commemorate passage of a new law that improves the processing and collection of sexual assault evidence.
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by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 5:30am
Legislative leaders asked the co-chairs of the Appropriations, Children’s and Human Services Committees on Tuesday to hold legislative hearings on the conditions and practices at the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities for juveniles.
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by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 11:19pm
U.S. Rep. John Larson will hold a community forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Parker Memorial Community Center in Hartford to discuss the recent increase in violence in the capital city.
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by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 3:04pm
Willington residents traveled to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Tuesday to make sure that lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy were aware they didn’t want the state to relocate the state police shooting range to their town.
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by Elizabeth Regan | July 24, 2015 12:00pm
As four gunshots and the whir of helicopter rotors reverberate across the Internet, Connecticut law remains silent on the issue of weaponized drones.
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by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2015 5:30am
It’s not everything the city of Hartford wanted, but after an emergency meeting with top state officials Monday the city will receive additional resources to help it deal with a spike in homicides.
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by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 12:32am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent this letter to Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra on Friday to let him know the state is willing to help fight the increase in homicides in the capital city.
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by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2015 8:00am
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra asked Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for help Thursday to deal with the uptick in homicides in the capital city.
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by Terry Cowgill | July 17, 2015 5:30am
While the freedom-of-information outlook has often been rather grim during the transparency-challenged Malloy administration, the General Assembly’s regular session finished up with some encouraging news.
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by Christine Stuart | July 16, 2015 5:12pm
It was his fifth visit to a prison or jail since becoming governor and it was his first to Hartford Correctional Center, which houses mostly unsentenced, pre-trial inmates.
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