by New Haven Register | January 25, 2015 10:27am
NEW HAVEN — New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow claims in a tweet that his son, who is black and a Chemistry major at Yale University was “accosted” at “gunpoint” Saturday night by university police who thought he was a suspect.
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by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2015 2:49pm
A federal court judge agreed Friday to delay the sentencing of a former congressional candidate involved in a campaign finance scandal that led to the second conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland.
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by Hugh McQuaid | January 9, 2015 2:44pm
NEW HAVEN—(Updated 4:48 p.m.) Brian Foley, a nursing home owner who illegally bankrolled former Gov. John G. Rowland’s consultant work on his wife’s congressional campaign, will not see the inside of a prison cell, a federal court judge said Friday.
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by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 3:00pm
Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.
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by Kristi Allen | December 8, 2014 4:03pm
U.S. Reps. John B. Larson and Richard Neal of Massachusetts toured Union Station in Hartford as part of a three-stop tour Monday promoting updates and investments in the New Haven-to-Springfield rail line. Neal traveled to Hartford from New Haven where he met with U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro. He traveled back to Springfield from Hartford later Monday afternoon.
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by Mary E. O'Leary | November 21, 2014 7:52am
After almost eight years in the country, Jose Luis Piscil is in deportation proceedings, but hopes he can qualify to stay here and raise his two American children.
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by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2014 12:18pm
In the final televised debate before Tuesday’s election, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley sparred over tax breaks for senior citizens and retired teachers. They also talked about where their boats got their names.
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by Mary E. O'Leary | October 30, 2014 7:45pm
NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama made an emotional pitch to a fired up crowd at Wilbur Cross High School about why they have to get out and vote Tuesday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
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by New Haven Register | October 16, 2014 1:58pm
(Updated 4:48 p.m.) A graduate student at the Yale School of Public Health has tested negative for Ebola after being hospitalized with symptoms of the deadly virus Wednesday night at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
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by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2014 5:37pm
NEW HAVEN — This year there’s no U.S. Senate race in Connecticut, but the gubernatorial contest is keeping political scientists from several universities busy.
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