The Connecticut Supreme Court has granted a new trial to a man convicted of a gang-related killing in 1996, ruling that the false testimony of a key witness deprived him of a fair trial.
Stamford police say a gang of youths has been assaulting and robbing Hispanic immigrants in the city, apparently targeting men they see as unlikely to contact authorities.
Groups of youths riding bicycles have been attacking and robbing pedestrians in New Haven and police are vowing to stop them.
Federal authorities say 39 more people have been arrested in a yearlong investigation of drug crimes and gang violence in New Haven, bringing the total to 90.
A former Bridgeport gang leader has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and a weapon charge in the accidental killing of a fellow gang member during a melee two years ago.
As part of its efforts to prevent gang violence, the Groton City Police Department sends its youth officer to school to teach a 13-week Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program.
CANAAN, Pa. (AP) _ A Connecticut man serving a life sentence on murder-for-hire charges is dead after being stabbed inside a federal prison in northeastern Pennsylvania. A prison spokeswoman says 50-year-old Jose Antonio Perez died […]