Rep. Jahana Hayes is running against Republican George Logan in a campaign that has garnered national attention and outside spending.
Lamont said the state should use its existing tools to address juvenile crime.
Most agree that the state should lock up young offenders only to protect public safety. But that’s not an exact science.
Car thefts in CT increased by nearly 50% in some months after decades of declines. Critics say there’s something behind the recent spike.
Gov. Ned Lamont highlighted $5 million in crime-prevention funding, though the precise plan is a work in a progress.
BRIDGEPORT — The body language seemed strained while photographers were briefly allowed in a room crowded with local, state and federal law enforcement called to talk to about street shootings. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sat next to Mayor Joseph P. Ganim, never quite making eye contact with the mayor whose election he once opposed as an embarrassment to Connecticut.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s Prescription Monitoring Program aims to stop the misuse of opioids and other dangerous drugs and save lives. But some are concerned these programs have given law enforcement officers access to private information about prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet.
A few weeks ago, a burglar stole my beloved special edition Vespa from my condominium in the Farmington Avenue area of Hartford — the second one that gets stolen from me. The policeman who took the report told me “just file an insurance claim. We will never find it.” The Vespa I may be able to replace if I were to move into the suburbs. But sadly, what I cannot replace is my trust in City Hall, because this crime is not an outlier. We have had more than 22 burglaries in the neighborhood.
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposal for a Second Chance Society embraces rehabilitation. There is another measure before the legislature getting less attention, the so-called “Second Look Bill” that would provide for the possibility of parole for people who are serving very long sentences for crimes they committed before their 18th birthdays. Passing it is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing to do.
The policy director for Connecticut’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, Natasha Pierre of Windsor, will become the state’s new Victim Advocate, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday.