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East Haven's town attorney Joseph Zullo, Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr., and Police Chief Brent Larrabee discuss a settlement of a Justice Department lawsuit that alleged discrimination and harassment of Latinos by police officers. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

East Haven Signs Police Reform Settlement

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.

11/16/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

06/13/2012

Staffing Company Settles Ad Discrimination Allegations

The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached a settlement with a Connecticut staffing company over allegations that it posted discriminatory advertisements limiting jobs to American citizens.

03/28/2012

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State Police Revamping Missing Persons Unit

Connecticut state police are revamping their missing persons unit to including major crime detectives from across the state.

02/16/2012

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Feds Fault East Haven Cops For Discrimination

A U.S. Justice Department investigation into the East Haven Police Department has found a pattern of discrimination against Latino residents in violation of their constitutional rights and federal law.

12/19/2011

Warning Against Retaliation In Federal Investigation Of Police

The Justice Department is warning East Haven officials about any possible retaliation against anyone cooperating with a federal investigation of East Haven police.

12/06/2011

CyberCrime (File: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cyber-Criminal Crackdown Centered In Connecticut

The Justice Department says thousands of computers in Connecticut are among those infected by malicious software which is the subject of the largest enforcement action ever taken against cyber criminals.

04/13/2011

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