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2 CT men face 'spoof' trading charges

Gregory Seay |

Two Connecticut men are among eight people accused of manipulating precious-metal trades at the nation's leading commodities exchanges, cheating unsuspecting investors, federal prosecutors say.

CT to join coalition in challenging tax reform constitutionality

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are joining nine other states within weeks to sue the Trump administration in federal court over the constitutionality of the new tax reform law.

General Assembly to review its policies on sexual harassment

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

The Connecticut General Assembly is reviewing its policies for preventing and responding to sexual harassment, becoming the latest public institution to take stock of its workplace culture in the...

$450K, 3-year grant to fund re-entry center in Hartford

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving said Monday it is providing a three-year, $450,000 grant to Community Partners in Action (CPA) to spearhead a welcome center for citizens exiting prison and...

Ex-Webster manager to serve 366 days

Gregory Seay |

A former Webster Bank branch manager will spend a year and a day in federal prison for embezzling at least $535,000 from elderly customers' accounts, authorities say.

Supreme Court rules education in poor communities meets constitutional standard

JACQUELINE RABE THOMAS | CT MIRROR |

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the state is providing students in Connecticut's most impoverished school districts with the minimally adequate education the constitution mandates.

CT, NY: EPA is failing to control smog from other states

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut and New York are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator, Scott Pruitt, over the agency's failure to control ozone pollution from other states that...

CT joins multi-state, 'net-neutrality' appeal

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut and 20 other states and the District of Columbia have teamed up to to ask a federal appeals court to restore rules permitting the internet to operate openly and fairly.

Chris Dodd joins D.C. law firm

Gregory Seay |

Former Connecticut U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd has joined a Washington D.C. law firm specializing in regulatory law as senior counsel.

CT man to plead guilty in 'Celebgate' hacking case

Patricia Daddona |

A Connecticut man has plead guilty to a felony computer hacking charge related to the 2014 “Celebgate” cybercrime in which celebrities' nude photos were exposed on the internet, federal...

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