Connecticut Karen couple Robert Shaw and Sherri Bourgeois-Williams of Middletown, Connecticut, were arrested after a video showed them harassing Puerto Rican landscaper Jose Martin.

According to CNN, on July 26, Rev. Tommie Jackson was hit by Stamford police officer Zachary Lockwood around 4:12 p.m. 

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Five New Haven police officers were charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and cruelty.

Police Brutality

Richard "Randy" Cox was arrested for illegal possession of a firearm and ended up paralyzed while being transported in a police van.

An arbitrator has called for a police detective’s administrative leave to be reversed after handling Lauren Smith-Fields's death.

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Dr. Joyce Yerwood—the first Black woman physician in Fairfield County—will have a street named in her honor.


James Iannazzo, who is shown on video in Connecticut using racist language while violently attacking teenage workers at Robeks over the contents of a smoothie, also threatened to kill them "multiple times," according to the employee who filmed the footage.


James Iannazzo, who was arrested after he got himself caught on a viral video launching into a violent and racist tirade directed at a group of teenage employees at Robeks smoothie shop in Fairfield, Connecticut, wads fired as a top-ranking Merrill Lynch broker after the incident.


James Iannazzo was arrested and charged with intimidation based on bigotry or bias after a viral video showed his violent and racist confrontation with teenage workers in a Robeks smoothie shop in Fairfield, Connecticut.

A landlord was decapitated by his tenant after a dispute between them over unpaid rent that came as the country is bracing for mass evictions as states' protections expired at the start of August.


He also allegedly pepper sprayed the group.

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10-year-old Chelsea Phaire is creating art kits for children living in homeless shelters amid the COVID-19 pandemic.