A state judge is expected to decide in late March whether to dismiss charges of campaign finance fraud against former State Senator Ernie Newton or schedule a trial date in defense of accusations he falsified $500 in contributions to trigger an $80,000 grant from the Citizens Election Program of publicly financed campaigns for his State Senate […]
Entries Tagged as 'Mike Mayko'
January 10th, 2014 · 13 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
December 22nd, 2013 · 15 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Community activists have planned a rally for Monday at 5:30 p.m. in front of police headquarters to protest a police officer who fired a gun in a crowded city eatery. Some community voices claim there’s a double standard: a civilian in the same situation would have been pinched. More from Mike Mayko, CT Post: The […]
December 19th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Cops, News and Events
If a civilian had accidentally fired a gun in a crowded eatery instead of Police Officer Juan Santiago who suffered a bullet wound to the leg, would the situation be treated differently? Is this incident much ado about nothing or should action be taken? Frank Juliano and Mike Mayko from the CT Post examine. The veteran […]
September 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: For nearly a decade, The Community’s Bank sat at 2574 East Main St., the only minority-owned bank in Connecticut. On Friday, it became the first community bank in the state in almost a decade to fail. Read full story here.
August 27th, 2013 · 14 Comments · News and Events
From Michael Mayko, CT Post: Sept. 23 could be the day Ernest Newton’s been waiting for. Or it could be one he regrets.
January 28th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer and Mike Mayko, CT Post: Just days after a vicious beating by Bridgeport police drew 80,000 viewers on YouTube, NAACP leaders are calling for the arrest and firing of the three cops involved, while lawyers for the apparent victim filed a $1 million lawsuit.
January 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
From Mike Mayko, CT Post: (HARTFORD) Former State Sen. Ernest Newton’s legal problems are growing. The U.S. Probation Department is expected to charge Newton with violating the terms of supervised release as a result of his Jan. 4 state arrest on larceny, illegal campaign practices and tampering with a witness. He is expected to plead […]