Mashantucket Pequot

One of the realistic dioramas at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Artifacts Found On Mashantucket Pequot Reservation

Researchers say a set of newly discovered 12,000-year-old artifacts in southeastern Connecticut is one of the oldest in New England.


File Photo: A parking sign reading "Reserved For Tribal Elders" stands outside the $193 million Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center November 21, 2002 in Mashantucket, Connecticut. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ex-Pequot Councilor Sues Tribe Over Benefits Denial

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A former Mashantucket Pequot official who earned as much as $500,000 annually during the prime of its Foxwoods Resort Casino is suing the tribe over unpaid benefits, accusing it of punishing […]


Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Court Upholds Conviction Of Ex-Pequot Chairman

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a former Mashantucket Pequot chairman who was found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 from the tribe.


The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Ex-Pequot Chairman Appeals Embezzlement Conviction

An attorney for the former Mashantucket Pequot leader convicted of embezzling from the tribe has told a U.S. appeals court that his client was blocked from preventing key evidence at trial.


New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Mashantucket Tribal Treasurer Pleads Guilty In Theft Case

The former treasurer for the tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino pleaded guilty to a theft charge Thursday, a day after resigning as a member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal council.


New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Tribal Chair Found Guilty In Embezzlement

A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his mother and satellite radio, cable TV and other personal expenses for himself.


New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Trial Underway For Former Mashantucket Pequot Leader

Trial is underway in New Haven federal court on charges that former Mashantucket Pequot tribal chair Michael Thomas stole more than $100,000 in tribe funds.


Amtrak Buys More Land In Groton; $62K Off Tax Rolls

For the second time in 12 years, Amtrak has paid a few million dollars to buy land in Groton from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.


File photo of a blackjack game. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images Sport)

Tribal Police Chief Calls it Quits

The tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is moving to give its own police department a larger role inside the Western Hemisphere’s largest casino.