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Joseph Ganim

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  • Court Right To Deny Law License To Ganim

    On Wednesday, the Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously quashed former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim's efforts to get his law license back, upholding a lower court ruling. It was not a hard call. Mr. Ganim, a lawyer, was a popular mayor of the state's...
  • Hartford Case Shows Ex-Cons' Tough Road

    Kennard Ray doesn't have to worry about including Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra on his Christmas list. Ray already gave his gift — an abrupt resignation after recently being named deputy chief of staff. Kennard has a criminal record and was...
  • Ganim Doesn't Deserve To Get Law License Back

    This one should not trouble the state Supreme Court more than a few minutes. Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim asked the justices this week to reverse a panel of judges who declined to reinstate Mr. Ganim's law license. The justices should just...
  • DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'

    DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'
    Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11. "You...
  • Opinion: Ernie Newton Shouldn't Run

    Ernie Newton's winning the Democratic Party endorsement Monday night for his old Bridgeport-centered state Senate seat is disquieting news. What are Democrats thinking? Which Mr. Newton will show up at the Capitol in Hartford if he parlays the convention...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
  • Former Prisoner Ernie Newton Wins Democratic Endorsement

    Former state Sen. Ernie Newton, a convicted felon who served time in federal prison on corruption charges, won the Democratic endorsement Monday night for his old state Senate seat. Newton defeated the incumbent, Sen. Edwin Gomes, and state Rep. Andres...
  • 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....
  • Crime & Punishment: Norwalk man wakes up naked in a stranger's car, doesn't know how he got there

    Crime & Punishment: Norwalk man wakes up naked in a stranger's car, doesn't know how he got there
    Fairfield Fire Chief Richard Felner allegedly made comments about the way Assistant Chief George Gomola smells and also slapped him. An investigation report, viewed by the Fairfield Citizen, states that during a staff meeting, Felner brought up a “...
  • Eddie's 'Lapse' Under Criminal Spotlight

    The breakfast meeting with Eddie Perez was about five years ago. The memory is foggy on the details. But it was at the old Hal's Diner on Main Street, and it was sometime after Perez's first election as strong mayor. He was talking about his vision for...
  • Facing Charges, Can Eddie Perez Still Run Hartford?

    Facing Charges, Can Eddie Perez Still Run Hartford?
    He's still the mayor. There was Eddie A. Perez, off to the side in the high, bright atrium at city hall on Friday morning. He had just finished the coffee, the handshakes and the hugs and was ready to speak about a new mobile medical van that brings...
  • Two Brothers Charged In Bridgeport Deaths

    BRIDGEPORT — For three months, the question echoed ever louder on every corner of this city: Who killed Karen Clarke, 29, and her 8-year-old son, Leroy ``B.J.'' Brown Jr., a witness in a pending homicide case? The authorities' reply came Wednesday...