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 officials have signed an agreement that calls for broad reforms of its police department to avoid a federal lawsuit over accusations of bias.
After losing lost more than two dozen homes to Tropical Storm Irene just over a year ago received another big hit from Superstorm Sandy.
Accusations that some East Haven police officers profiled Latinos have led to ballooning overtime costs to cover retirements and officers on administrative leave.
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 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 Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. says he won’t fire the police chief and will instead allow him to retire with severance pay.
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.
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
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.