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Yard Goats owner offers to finance completion of Hartford ballpark

Patricia Daddona |

The owner of the Hartford Yard Goats has told the city of Hartford in writing that he would help finance completion of Dunkin' Donuts Park so the team can have a home next season.

Paralegal convicted of stealing from employer sentenced for gambling again

Patricia Daddona |

An Ellington paralegal who served time in federal prison for stealing more than $1.7 million from her South Windsor employer to support a gambling habit has been convicted to two months in prison for...

Portland man convicted in Ohio fraud case

A Portland businessman was convicted Thursday in Ohio federal court for attempting to cheat a Columbus, Ohio, document-imaging vendor out of $250,000 to $1.5 million over the course of a year,...

Mass. ruling creates hurdle for pipeline expansion

Matt Pilon |

A ruling this week by the Massachusetts Supreme Court has implications for the future of natural gas in Connecticut and other New England states.

Fed help on foundations?

By Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney says he is pursuing new options for helping homeowners with crumbling foundations, options that could provide actual financial assistance to victims in north-central and...

CT credit union embezzler gets 21 months in federal prison

Gregory Seay |

A former lending manager who embezzled more than $840,000 from 360 Federal Credit Union in Windsor Locks will spend 21 months in federal prison, authorities say.

Fasano calls for legal review of watchdog budget cuts

Patricia Daddona |

Attorney General George Jepsen is reviewing a request from the state's senate minority leader to issue a legal opinion on whether Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has the legal authority to cut the budgets of...

Centerplan lawsuit against city in mediation

Patricia Daddona |

Centerplan Construction Co. and the city of Hartford are engaged in mediation in New Britain Superior Court over the lawsuit filed by the developer of the Yard Goats minor-league ballpark against the...

Anthem-Cigna trial to conclude by early 2017

Matt Pilon |

A federal judge on Friday ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's challenge of Anthem's $54 billion acquisition of Bloomfield-based Cigna will be decided by Jan. 4, according to court records.

Oil dealers take fight to High Court

Matt Pilon |

While natural gas conversions continue, an industry association of heating oil dealers hasn't given up its legal fight against the plan, which is causing its members to lose customers and revenue.

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