| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:19 PM
WATERBURY — In John Rowland's hometown, once dubbed the center of the universe for all the money and attention he gave it during his 10 years as governor, there was disbelief on Saturday that Rowland is once again guilty of political corruption and,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Difference in pledge, prayer
Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:39 PM
NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from rich...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:43 PM
NEW HAVEN – Jury deliberations are set to begin after ex-governor and radio host John G. Rowland declined on Wednesday to take the witness stand at his trial and defend himself from charges that he was part of a low-rent conspiracy to hide $35,000...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:54 PM
NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote.
Residency controversies are dogging Senate candidates in several pivotal states: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, and New...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The State Elections Enforcement Commission Tuesday found that Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May didn't violate the law last year when he solicited more than $50,000 from subordinates to support re-election of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy –...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:01 PM
NEW HAVEN — A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic after-hours call from her boss two years ago asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With seven weeks remaining until election day, independent groups have spent $3.7 million on the Connecticut gubernatorial race, already surpassing the amount of outside spending in the 2010 race between Republican Tom Foley and Democratic Governor Dannel...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:19 PM
NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Five Southern California cities, including three in Orange County, have filed supportive legal documents toward the goal of having the U.S. Supreme Court review Newport Beach's sober-living homes ordinance.
Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, San Clemente,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
California voters will see the names of three state Supreme Court justices and numerous Court of Appeal justices on their Nov. 4 ballots, a result of the state's hybrid system for keeping politics to a minimum in the court system while still granting...