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  • 2002: WITNESS SOUGHT IN 1995 DRAGGING DEATH OF LEAH ULBICH POLICE HOPE EMERGENCY BOX CALLER STEPS FORWARD

    With her arm stuck in the door of a speeding car, Leah W. Ulbrich was being dragged to her death when a woman standing on a corner in Hartford's South End noticed the hideous spectacle and reached for an emergency call box to notify the police.    ...
  • Malloy Calls Felon's Candidacy 'Local Issue,' Favors 'Second Chances'

    Malloy Calls Felon's Candidacy 'Local Issue,' Favors 'Second Chances'
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloydeclined Tuesday to take a position on Bridgeport Democrats' endorsement of a felon, former state Sen.Ernest E. Newton II, as a candidate for a state Senate seat – the same office that Newton was convicted in...
  • Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway

    Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway
    Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
  • Connecticut's rehabbed ex-con politicians: Wouldn't you rather they just went away?

    Connecticut's rehabbed ex-con politicians: Wouldn't you rather they just went away?
    Connecticut hasn’t done very well at some stuff lately (think job creation or restoring storm-downed power lines), but we’ve definitely got a talent for rehabbing ex-con politicians. First it was our felonious former governor, John G....
  • Rowland Calls For DSS Commissioner To Resign; Occhiogrosso Calls Rowland A Fraud

    Saying that “many’’ state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor’s legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors....
  • Commissioners Told To Cooperate On Food Stamp Fraud

    Commissioners Told To Cooperate On Food Stamp Fraud
    — Saying that "many'' state employees may be involved in food stamp fraud, the governor's legal counsel told all department heads Monday that they must cooperate with state investigators, as well as state and federal prosecutors. More than $12...
  • Illinois ex-governor gets 14 year sentence - a far cry from Rowland's corruption penalty

    Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich just got 14 years in prison for his corrupt crimes in office – which is a hell of a lot more than our felonious former Gov. John G. Rowland’s modest 10-month sentence. But then Rowland never put up a U.S....
  • Attorney Seeks Halt To Hearings On Food Stamp Fraud

    Saying Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings on the potential firings of state employees who received food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings

    Attorney: Delay Malloy Food Stamp Hearings
    Insisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene. Rich...
  • Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains

    Moody's Downgrades State Bonds; Malloy Chief Complains
    After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year. The  Moody's  Investors Service rating agency...
  • Malloy Calls For Funding State Pensions

    Just days after a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds, Gov.  Dannel P. Malloy  called upon the state legislature to pour more money into the state pension plan. Malloy said his actions had nothing to do with the downgrade by ...
  • Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happen

    Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happen
    East Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible. Oh,...