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CT landfill find lands seaman in hot water

An enlisted Navy submariner once stationed in Groton faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly using his cellphone camera to photograph restricted areas of a nuclear sub, then later attempting to...

DOJ opens criminal probe of Sikorsky overbilling allegations

Following a lawsuit filed by the federal government last year alleging that Sikorsky overbilled the U.S. Navy for aircraft spare parts, the U.S. Department of Justice has initiated a criminal probe,...

DMHAS worker faces jail on unpaid taxes

The federal government’s crackdown on Connecticut state workers who cheat on their federal tax returns has snared a Middletown man, prosecutors say.

Quinnipiac sues Hamden over zoning decision

After an unsuccessful appeal of a cease-and-desist zoning order, Quinnipiac University has sued its hometown of Hamden, according to state court records.

CT taxi companies sue state for not regulating Uber

The state is claiming sovereign immunity in the case of two Fairfield County taxi companies that filed suit against two state agencies for failing to apply taxi cab regulations to tech-enabled ride...

Feds bust Easton police commission member

A member of the Easton police commission was arrested Tuesday in connection with a federal probe into illegal steroid and prescription-drug distribution, investigators say.

East Haven con man facing 20 yrs.

An East Haven man could get 20 years in prison following his conviction for an investment fraud that cheated investors out of about $2.4 million, federal prosecutors say.

CT arrests, pre-trial jailing declining

Criminal arrests and pre-trial commitments to jail in Connecticut have each fallen so far this year, according to the state Office of Policy Management.

Court reverses $35M judgement against Stag subsidiary

The Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday reversed a lower court's award of $34.8 million in damages against The Hartford Fire Insurance Co.

Overregulation hurts CT businesses

 By John Horak |

If nothing else, the agony of this year's legislative session brought into sharp focus the issue of Connecticut's business climate — which is affected not only by tax rates but also by the...

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