Apr 20, 2011

Perez Says Show Me the Money

Perez Says Show Me the Money

Disgraced former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez demanded that the city pay him $131,590.32 in unused sick and vacation time, but current mayor Pedro Segarra said no.   Perez wrote a letter...

Oct 6, 2010

Perez to Appeal Corruption Conviction

Perez to Appeal Corruption Conviction

The former mayor of Hartford will remain free on bond pending the appeal.

Sep 14, 2010

Eddie Perez to Serve 3 Years in Prison

Eddie Perez to Serve 3 Years in Prison

Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez was sentenced on Tuesday to 8 years, suspended after three years. That means he will serve three years in prison, followed by three years probation. As he faced...

Sep 14, 2010

Eddie Perez to Be Sentenced on Tuesday

Eddie Perez to Be Sentenced on Tuesday

Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez will learn his punishment on this morning after his convictions on five corruption charges. In June, a jury found Perez guilty of felony charges related to bribery...

Sep 13, 2010

Former Hartford Mayor Sentenced Tomorrow

Former Hartford Mayor Sentenced Tomorrow

Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez faces the possibility of up to 55 years in prison for bribery and attempted extortion and will be sentenced on Tuesday. Perez was on trial for four weeks and was...

Aug 11, 2010

Political Ally of Eddie Perez to Face Charges

Political Ally of Eddie Perez to Face Charges

Hartford's "Parking-gate" is not over just yet.

Jul 12, 2010

Hartford Democratic Committee Calls on People With Vision to Help Lead City

Hartford Democratic Committee Calls on People With Vision to Help Lead City

On Monday night, Hartford’s Democratic Town Committee hopes to hear from people with a vision for the future of the capital city. There is one opening on Hartford’s city council – also known as...

Jul 7, 2010

Former Hartford Mayor Seeks New Trial

Former Hartford Mayor Seeks New Trial

Former Mayor Eddie Perez wants a new trial after being convicted for bribery and extortion. His lawyers filed motions on Tuesday and are expected to file an appeal after Perez is sentenced on Sept.

Jun 29, 2010

AG Takes Steps to Revoke Perez’s Pension

AG Takes Steps to Revoke Perez’s Pension

Disgraced former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is eligible for his city pension in about two years, but the attorney general is taking steps to try and revoke it. Perez was recently convicted on corruption charges...

Jun 25, 2010

Pedro Segarra Sworn in As Hartford Mayor

Pedro Segarra Sworn in As Hartford Mayor

Pedro Segarra was sworn in as the new Mayor of Hartford shortly after 5 p.m. Friday. He took the oath of office at City Hall, minutes after the resignation of Eddie Perez became official. "It's a...

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Body of Missing Connecticut Student Found in South Africa

Body of Missing Connecticut Student Found in South Africa

The body of a Connecticut student who went missing while swimming in South Africa has been found, according to officials at George Washington University.

Former CCSU Professor Charged With Sex Assault of Student

Former CCSU Professor Charged With Sex Assault of Student

A former adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University has been charged with sexual assault.

Seymour Man Accused of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Wife

Seymour Man Accused of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Wife

Police have arrested a Seymour man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his estranged wife, then trying to ram a police cruiser and leading officers on a wild chase last weekend.

Driver Arrested After 5-Year-Old Found Alone on School Bus: Cops

Driver Arrested After 5-Year-Old Found Alone on School Bus: Cops

A school bus driver was arrested Friday after a 5-year-old boy was left alone on the bus in New Britain for more than three hours, according to police.

Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside...

Fire Breaks Out at Abandoned Bridgeport Factory

Fire Breaks Out at Abandoned Bridgeport Factory

Route 130/Stratford Avenue is closed in both directions while crews battle a fire at an abandoned factory near the bridge, according to the Bridgeport Fire Department and state Department of Transportation.