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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

Former Yale Administrator Sues For Age Discrimination

A former senior administrator at Yale University is suing the Ivy League school, claiming that he was fired after more than three decades because of his age.

10/20/2012

Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Judge: Inmates Can’t Bring Up Death Penalty Repeal

A judge has ruled that the state’s recent repeal of the death penalty can’t be raised as an issue in a long-running lawsuit by death row inmates challenging the fairness of capital punishment in Connecticut.

07/27/2012

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Suit vs Former Connecticut Lawmaker Settled

The family of a Connecticut woman found frozen to death in 2009 settled a lawsuit Wednesday against a former state lawmaker and a tavern accused of negligent and reckless actions in the last hours of her life, including letting her wander off wearing no coat or shoes in 14-degree weather.

07/25/2012

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Bias Suit May Include Challenge Of New Death Law

A Superior Court judge is being asked to include questions about the state’s repeal of capital punishment in a bias lawsuit filed by death-row inmates.

07/25/2012

Mark Fidrych, 2005, file (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Family Files Suit In Fidrych Death

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) _ The family of former Major League pitcher Mark Fidrych has filed a lawsuit in connection with his accidental death in 2009. Fidrych was working on his Mack truck at his home […]

07/24/2012

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Massachusetts Inmates’ Families Protest High Phone Costs

The families of Massachusetts inmates are protesting the high costs of phone calls from county jails and state prisons.

07/18/2012

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No Federal Action In Death Outside Westerly Bar

Federal authorities don’t plan to pursue a civil rights investigation into the death of a Connecticut man who was arrested outside a Rhode Island bar.

07/18/2012

State Police Union emblem at union headquarters in East Hartford. (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

New Connecticut Law May Affect Trooper Staffing Lawsuit

The Connecticut attorney general’s office recently asked the state Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit by state troopers over a minimum staffing requirement, saying the legislature has thrown out the requirement.

07/10/2012

File photo of soldiers during training exercises. (Photo by ROLAND MAGUNIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Reservist Sues After Being Fired From Job

An 18-year-old Marine reservist has sued a Milford auto dealership in federal court, saying he was fired because of his service in the military.

05/03/2012

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