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New Charges In East Haven Police Civil Rights Case

One of four East Haven police officers charged in January with abusing Latino residents and others is facing new federal charges that he repeatedly hit a motorcycle with his police car, injuring two people.

09/25/2012

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Federal Courts In Connecticut To Get Help From Out-Of-State Judges

Connecticut’s top federal judge is enlisting help from out-of-state colleagues to preside over a backlog of civil cases created by a shortage of U.S. District judges.

09/24/2012

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Enfield Man Admits Mailing Threats

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ An Enfield man has admitted in court that he sent threatening letters to the director of a Connecticut group that opposes same-sex marriage. The Hartford Courant reportsĀ  that Daniel Sarno […]

08/22/2012

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Appeals Court Reverses Order On Supported Housing For Mentally Ill

Connecticut is one of the states where advocates for the mentally ill are expected to review a federal court order in a New York case Friday, involving supported housing for the disabled.

04/06/2012

Bank Of America Cancels Plan To Charge Five Dollar Fee For Debit Card Use

Connecticut Woman Faces Sentencing For Bank Fraud

A Naugatuck woman faces sentencing for participating in a scheme to defraud Webster Bank and Bank of America of $6 million.

03/26/2012

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Federal Judge Peter Dorsey Dies

Federal authorities say senior U.S. District Judge Peter Dorsey has died in New Haven after a long illness. He was 80.

01/22/2012

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Yale Prof, Former Mexican President, Moves To Dismiss Human Rights Lawsuit

Former Mexico President Ernesto Zedillo, now a professor at Yale, claims in court documents filed Friday that his status as a former national leader gives him immunity from a lawsuit filed in Connecticut over the 1997 killings of 45 people in a Mexican village.

01/06/2012

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Federal Jury Decides On Death Sentence In Triple Murder

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say a jury has determined a reputed drug dealer should be put to death for killing three people in a drug turf dispute in 2005 in Bridgeport. Tom […]

06/15/2011

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