Oliver is one of my favorite Filter producers and as luck would have it just put out a remix that directly panders to the “People who call Hartford the Heartbeat” crowd. Enjoy.
The always enjoyable Uniwatch recently did a feature on jersey concepts for defunct teams. The whalers jerseys looked pretty fly, definitely flyer than all these bullshit teams south of the Mason Dixon. I’ve always said, if you can’t play hockey outdoors at any point in the year you probably shouldn’t have a team, but that’s why I’m here and Gary Bettman is making the big bucks driving one of the strongest sports leagues of the ’90s straight into the ground.
About a year ago we posted an article about the East Haven PD’s abuse of Latinos and it looks like we weren’t the only ones that noticed. The FBI stepped in and arrested four police officers for civil rights violations. Sometimes things are okay.
Four police officers, including the president of the local police union, were arrested Tuesday by the FBI on charges that they assaulted illegal immigrants and covered up abuses in a New Haven suburb where a federal investigation found life was made miserable for Hispanics.
The East Haven officers assaulted individuals while they were handcuffed, unlawfully searched Latino businesses, and harassed and intimidated individuals, including advocates, witnesses and other officers who tried to investigate or report misconduct or abuse the officers committed, according to the federal indictment.
Federal authorities began investigating police in 2009 in East Haven, where the federal probe last month documented a pattern of abuse. The Hispanic population had doubled in the past decade to more than 10 percent of the seaside city’s 28,000 people, but Latino business owners said rough treatment by police drove away many newcomers from Mexico and Ecuador.
Full story and video: here