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July 30, 2015

Advocates Praise Passage of Law To Speed Transfer of Rape Kits

by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:39pm

Christine Stuart file photo 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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July 29, 2015

Legislative Leaders Call For Hearings on DCF

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of the DCF website 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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July 28, 2015

Forum on Violence This Thursday

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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July 27, 2015

Residents To Rally Against Potential Plans For Shooting Range

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 2:52pm

Courtesy of the State Police Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.

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July 24, 2015

Lawmakers: Time Ran Out on Bill That Would Have Made Armed Drones Illegal

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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July 23, 2015

Fasano Calls For Katz’s Resignation

by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2015 3:30pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Citing recent reports highlighting problems at DCF’s two locked facilities, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano is calling on Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz to resign.

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July 22, 2015

Child Advocate Identifies Abuse At DCF’s Locked Juvenile Facilities

by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2015 8:59am

Doug Hardy photo The Office of the Child Advocate has identified numerous safety risks, incidents of abuse, and the use of “unlawful” restraint and seclusion at the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities for boys and girls in Middletown. The information is part of a report, released Wednesday, that also indicates that some whistleblower calls made by DCF staff about the abuse were ignored.

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July 21, 2015

State Commits Resources To Reduce Violence in Hartford

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo 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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July 20, 2015

Malloy Agrees To Help Hartford

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 12:32am

christine stuart file photo 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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July 17, 2015

Hartford Mayor Asks Malloy For Help Stopping Homicides

by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2015 8:00am

Christine Stuart file photo 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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