A prosecutor called reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger “one of the most vicious, violent and calculating criminals ever to walk the streets of Boston” as he urged a jury Monday to convict Bulger of charges that include 19 killings committed during the 1970s and ’80s.
Federal prosecutors say a Norwalk man extorted more than $200,000 from a small business owner by impersonating organized crime figures.
Criminal charges announced Thursday against SAC Capital Advisors have some fearing for the future of one of the region’s larger economic engines.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Roman Catholic priest arrested on federal firearm charges last week is being released from prison. A detention hearing was held Thursday for the Rev. Paul Gotta, who was charged with […]
A federal judge has denied a request by a Connecticut grandmother for a trial over her arrest for sending her grandchildren to Stratford schools though their mother lived in Milford.
A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his mother and satellite radio, cable TV and other personal expenses for himself.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Demonstrators are planning peaceful rallies in Bridgeport to protest a jury’s not-guilty verdict against George Zimmerman in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida. The Connecticut Post reports that a […]
A federal jury has convicted a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.
The prosecution and defense in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer are set to begin picking jurors.
A suspended Roman Catholic priest accused of making more than $300,000 in methamphetamine sales out of his Connecticut apartment while running an adult video and sex toy shop pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal drug charge.