Roosters seized this week from a farm in Wolcott were apparently shipped from Puerto Rico and used in an underground cockfighting ring, officials said Thursday.
The government of Puerto Rico denies it is near bankruptcy or might need U.S. federal intervention, offering those assurances during a conference call with investors aimed at alleviating concerns about a recent drop in bond sales and the island’s continuing financial crisis.
Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.
Senator Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday that he is sponsoring a bill that would present a Hispanic infantry unit with the Congressional Gold Medal.
One of the last defendants in the 1983 robbery of $7 million from a Wells Fargo armored car depot in West Hartford is facing sentencing for his role in the record-setting heist.
Federal authorities say Hartford is one of more than two dozen locations where identity brokers have been arrested as part of “Operation Island Express.” In all, fifty people are charged.
A Puerto Rican man facing murder charges in a stabbing outside an island hotel has been arrested in Connecticut.
JetBlue Airways is launching nonstop service between Bradley International Airport and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
A Waterbury man is being held as a fugitive from justice in the strangulation of a girlfriend in Puerto Rico, and police say he also planned to kill a woman in Connecticut.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Puerto Rican nationalist who was arrested last week in the 1983 robbery of $7 million from an armored car depot is making his first court appearance in Connecticut. The FBI […]