Posted inEducation

CCSU shocked by revelations about professors’ misconduct

President Toro answers a question from Erin Sagnelli, a senior theater major. Central Connecticut State University student Jessica MacLean was shocked to learn this week that the theater professor she considered a trusted mentor had been accused of sexual misconduct and is likely to be dismissed. MacLean, who had been looking forward to her advanced […]

Posted inJustice

Attorneys for Kavanaugh’s Yale accuser worry FBI ‘is not conducting a serious investigation.’

Washington – A lawyer for former Connecticut resident Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her in a Yale dorm room, said the FBI conducted a “detailed and productive interview” Sunday of his client. But in a series of tweets on Tuesday, the attorney said he is concerned “that the FBI is not conducting — or not being permitted to conduct – a serious investigation.”

Posted inPolitics

CT senators say they will give Franken donations to charity

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol was gripped this week by allegations of sexual wrongdoing against GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken, leading many lawmakers, including Connecticut’s senators to distance themselves from those accused of misconduct.  While GOP senators said Moore should quit the Senate race, Democrats, including Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, said they would give political cash received from Franken to charity.