Suit: Cops Violated Rights Of Man Taking Kids For Ice cCreamTwo Connecticut officers are accused of violating a black man's rights during a traffic stop last year when they frisked him and searched his car as his two frightened sons sat in the back seat, according to a lawsuit announced Tuesday.
Lawsuit Alleges Meriden Cavity Search Was Sexual AssaultA surveillance video showing a group of Meriden police officers holding down and strip-searching a 19-year-old man in a police department cell is expected to be the key piece of evidence in a federal civil rights trial.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Four Month Sentence For Former East Haven SergeantA former East Haven police officer charged in an investigation of mistreatment of Latinos and others become the last of four officers sentenced in the case Wednesday, getting four months in prison for using unreasonable force during an arrest.
Former East Haven Officer Faces SentencingHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A former East Haven police officer is facing sentencing for using unreasonable force during an arrest.
30 Months For East Haven PolicemanA former East Haven police officer has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for his conviction in a case involving abuse of police power.
No Verdict In Trial Of East Haven Police OfficersThe jury did not reach a verdict on their second day of deliberations in the trial of two East Haven police officers accused of violating the constitutional rights of Hispanics.
Jury Begins Deliberations In East Haven Police CaseA Connecticut jury has begun deliberations in the trial of two East Haven police officers accused of violating the constitutional rights of Hispanics.
Defense: Bias Not Proven Against East Haven Officers Lawyers for two East Haven police officers accused of violated the civil rights of Hispanics have told a jury that federal prosecutors didn't prove their case.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.