Feds offer $5,000 reward for information in mosque arson

U.S. 05/20/19, 12:24

A $5,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a Connecticut mosque.The Boston division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Monday it was offering the reward to help solve the arson case.The fire May 12 damaged ...

Mayor: Evidence of incendiary device found in mosque fire

U.S. 05/14/19, 11:43

A Connecticut mayor says authorities have found evidence that an incendiary device or material was used to start a weekend fire at a mosque.Federal, state and local authorities are investigating Sunday afternoon's blaze that damaged two floors of New Haven's Diyanet Mosque as arson .Mayor Toni Harp says in a ...

Immigrant from Ecuador wants US deportation case reopened

U.S. 05/13/19, 18:05

An attorney for an Ecuadorian man who was arrested in Minneapolis and ordered deported from the U.S. 25 years ago will go to court Tuesday to ask that his case be reopened.Nelson Pinos, now 45, has been living in sanctuary in a church in New Haven, Connecticut, for a year ...

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson

U.S. 05/13/19, 14:37

A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson.New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators had found evidence the Sunday afternoon blaze at the Diyanet Mosque was "intentionally set" and a criminal investigation is underway.He didn't disclose the nature of the evidence.Fire ...

Mayor: Officer should be fired for Connecticut shooting

U.S. 04/30/19, 09:36

A Connecticut mayor says a town police officer who fired 13 times at an unarmed couple's car during a traffic stop should be fired.Hamden Mayor Curt Leng told protesters at a town office building Monday evening that he has seen enough evidence to recommend the local police commission fire Devin ...

In unusual move, hastening to release police shooting video

U.S. 04/26/19, 15:39

Facing protests and concerned about losing the community's trust, Connecticut officials were unusually quick to release police body camera and surveillance videos of a shooting by two police officers, who opened fire on a young, unarmed couple in their car in New Haven last week, wounding a 22-year-old woman. Community activists, ...

Mom convicted of killing 2 kids, insanity defense rejected

U.S. 03/29/19, 13:41

A Connecticut woman who claimed it was God's plan for her to kill her two children was convicted of murder Friday by a three-judge panel that rejected her insanity defense.The guilty verdicts against LeRoya Moore, 39, came after a trial that featured conflicting testimony by psychiatrists for the state and ...

Update: Immigrant’s supporters end courthouse protest

U.S. 11/30/18, 11:25

The Latest on a Connecticut protest by supporters of an Ecuadorian man facing deportation (all times local):11:20 a.m.Dozens of supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation have ended a protest at the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut, where some of them chained themselves to each other and trash cans ...

Supporters of immigrant block Connecticut federal building

U.S. 11/30/18, 09:32

Supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation, some chained to trash cans filled with sand, have blocked the doors of the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut.About 20 people holding signs and banners sat down in front of the building Friday morning in support of 44-year-old Nelson Pinos.They are demanding ...

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