The former director of the Fairfield Housing Authority has been sentenced to five years probation, the first six months in home confinement, after pleading guilty to embezzling from the Authority.
The U.S. Justice Department announced Friday it is giving $150,000 to put police officers in schools in Newtown, Conn., in the wake of last December’s massacre at the town’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Now that some states have decriminalized small amounts of recreational marijuana, and others, like Connecticut, are moving forward with medical marijuana laws, the federal Justice Department is outlining its enforcement priorities.
The U.S. Justice Department has announced it will provide $2.5 million to cover some costs Connecticut law enforcement agencies incurred related to the Newtown school shooting.
Criminal charges announced Thursday against SAC Capital Advisors have some fearing for the future of one of the region’s larger economic engines.
The U.S. Justice Department says Rhode Island and the city of Providence violated the rights of the developmentally disabled by unnecessarily segregating them at a city school and a state-licensed employment program.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is pleased that a federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to stop requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill.
An agreement that resolves a U.S. Justice Department complaint alleging a pattern of police discrimination toward Latinos in East Haven has been filed for the approval of a federal court.
East Haven officials have signed an agreement that calls for broad reforms of its police department to avoid a federal lawsuit over accusations of bias.