Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over 3rd Connecticut CasinoA federal appeals court has heard arguments about whether the Connecticut legislature unfairly favored the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes over commercial developers in allowing them to solicit proposals for a third casino in the state.
2nd Casino Proposal DeadlineThe Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are wrapping up their latest request for proposed locations for a possible Connecticut casino that would compete with the planned MGM Resorts International casino in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts.
2 People Shot, Injured At House Party On Reservation
Site For Third Connecticut Casino May Be Unknown Until Late 2016Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes say a site may not be chosen for their proposed new casino until later in 2016.
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.
Ex-Pequot Councilor Sues Tribe Over Benefits Denial
US Court Upholds Conviction Of Ex-Pequot ChairmanA 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.
Ex-Pequot Chairman Appeals Embezzlement ConvictionAn 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.
Former Mashantucket Tribal Treasurer Pleads Guilty In Theft CaseThe 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.
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.
Trial Underway For Former Mashantucket Pequot LeaderTrial 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 RollsFor the second time in 12 years, Amtrak has paid a few million dollars to buy land in Groton from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.