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Connecticut Victims of Crimes Have The Right To Be Represented

Connecticut Victims of Crimes Have The Right To Be Represented

Are you the victim of a crime? Is someone charged in a case in which you are the person harmed or injured? Has someone in your family been sexually assaulted or possibly killed? If this is the case, you have the right to hire your own attorney in the state’s case against this person or […]

Connecticut Marriage Goes from Arson and Kidnapping to a Question of Bail

In a story that made headlines last summer, an seemingly angry ex husband allegedly burned down two homes and kidnapped and held his ex wife while holding police in a standoff. Now, the same couple is back in the Hartford news, this time because of a move from the wife. The ex-wife in this case […]

Significant Crime Reduction in New Haven

A press conference held by outgoing Police Chief James Lewis indicates he is leaving New Haven a safer place. According to this article from the New Haven Register crime in the city is at an all time low thanks to a cooperative effort from police and citizens. Not only did homicides drop from 23 in […]

Hartford Man Rejects What Could Have Been a Lenient Plea Agreement

A man who had previously pled guilty to charges of 1st degree assault, two counts of 1st degree robbery, and 1st degree aggravated sexual assault rejected a plea deal at the last minute, instead electing to head to trial in a move that is likely being questioned by all those around him. Twenty-one year old […]

Serial Connecticut Bank Robber Caught in Hartford

Within the past few weeks, the nation watched grainy surveillance video as a brazen woman walked into 6 banks and demanded money. She never disguised her face nor made any attempt to conceal her identity. Now, Heather Brown is in custody. Brown, a 34 year old Connecticut resident, has a history of drug abuse and […]

No Age Limit on Connecticut Theft Charges

Don’t expect the Connecticut legal system to have pity on your because of your age or ability. Sixty-year old career burglar Okasana Lysenko is again in front of the judge for new charges. Lysenko has 40 convictions on her record, according to the Hartford Courant. She has been in and out of the Connecticut prison […]

Potential Sexual Assault, a Dead Body, and Missing Drugs Mark Connecticut’s 2009 Vibes Festival

Referred to as the Northeast’s “premier music, arts, and camping festival”, the third annual Vibes gathering occurred a few weeks ago in Seaside Park. The festival has been back and forth between locations over the last few decades but seems to have settled back in CT for a while. This year’s festival was not without […]

Bird Fighting Rings Warrants Animal Cruelty Charges in CT

Typically if you hear of animals being trained to fight for human pleasure you think of dogs or even roosters. A recent case out of Danbury, however, uncovered the lesser known practice of finch fighting. According to this article from the Connecticut Post, 150 finches were seized from a suburban home where they were being […]

Arson Conviction Upheld in High Profile 2006 Case

Fifty-two year old Randall Licari was convicted in Bridgeport Superior Court in November of 2006 of 1st degree arson, first-degree larceny, insurance fraud, and conspiracy. The former supervisor for the New York Department of Environmental Protection was sentenced to 18 years in prison. According to the Connecticut Post, the Connecticut Appeals Court recently upheld his […]