Lawyers for two East Haven police officers accused of violated the civil rights of Hispanics have told a jury that federal prosecutors didn’t prove their case.
Federal prosecutors today showed jurors a video recording that brought wider attention to complaints of police harassment of Latinos in East Haven.
The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached a proposed agreement with East Haven to resolve allegations that police engaged in a pattern of discrimination against Latinos.
Only 52 percent of black males and 58 percent of male Latino ninth-graders graduate from high school four years later — in contrast to 78 percent of white males.
A crackdown on unlicensed barbers in Waterbury is stirring a backlash among Latinos, who represent most of the violators.
The mayor of a Connecticut community roiled by allegations of police discrimination against Hispanics is under fire for saying he “might have tacos” as a way to do something for those minorities.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission is criticizing what it calls a lack of diversity on the panel charged with redrawing Connecticut’s voting districts. Commission chairman Isaias Diaz says in […]
EAST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A group of East Haven residents have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming a widespread pattern of racial profiling and harassment by local police. The suit was filed Tuesday […]