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East Haven Town Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Mayoral Campaign Renews Memories Of Arrest Of East Haven Police

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. is running for re-election in a town still dealing with the effects of a police bias scandal.


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.


New Losses In Cosey Beach After Latest Storm

After losing lost more than two dozen homes to Tropical Storm Irene just over a year ago received another big hit from Superstorm Sandy.


East Haven Cruiser (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Retirements, Administrative Leaves Push Up East Haven Police Overtime

Accusations that some East Haven police officers profiled Latinos have led to ballooning overtime costs to cover retirements and officers on administrative leave.


East Haven Town Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Immigrant Group Calls For East Haven Mayor’s Resignation

An immigrant advocates’ group is demanding that East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. resign over comments he made after four town police officers were charged with violating the rights of Latinos.


East Haven (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

East Haven Names New Police Chief

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo has announced the appointment of an interim police chief to head a department tainted by charges of false arrests and other forms of harassment against Latino residents.


East Haven Cruiser (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

East Haven Chief Retires With Severance Pay

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. says he won’t fire the police chief and will instead allow him to retire with severance pay.


East Haven Town Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

East Haven Chief To Retire

East Haven Police Chief Leonard Gallo, suspended as chief in 2010 after the FBI launched a criminal investigation of his department, then reinstated to the post in November, says he is retiring from office.


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Senate Majority Leader ‘Tweets’ On East Haven Mayor

The majority leader of the U.S. Senate has weighed in on the controversy in East Haven over Mayor Joseph Maturo’s comment that he might order tacos to respond to the city’s Latino community’s concerns about East Haven police


Demonstrators delivered hundreds of tacos to East Haven Town Hall.  Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. said he might have tacos, when he was asked what he would do for the Latino community after four police officers were arrested on federal discrimination charges. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Taco Demonstration Targets East Haven Mayor

The office of a Connecticut mayor who made a poorly received quip about his city’s Latino community has been blasted with prank phone calls and a delivery of hundreds of tacos.



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