The Baltimore Sun

Perez At Press Conference After Arrest

Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez addresses a press conference Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Perez talked about what he will do to defend himself on bribery charges that resulted from a state grand jury investigation, and he said he intended to "serve out my term and complete the job I was hired to do." At right is Perez's mother, Felicita Perez, who appeared very distraught as her son spoke to the media.STEPHEN DUNN / HARTFORD COURANT