Wednesday, January 23 2013 11:50 AM EST2013-01-23 16:50:15 GMT
Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member, members of the committee, both older and new. I'm very grateful for this opportunity and I thank you very much for your patience to give me the chanceMore >
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's opening remarks before her testimony in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday.More >
Saturday, November 10 2012 1:48 PM EST2012-11-10 18:48:37 GMT
(RNN) – With the majority of ballots counted and the question of who will be the next president put to rest, only Florida remains undecided as vote tallies continued into Wednesday. With 97 percent reported,More >
The state of Florida has finished its tally, and its 29 electoral votes went to President Barack Obama. Not that it mattered. More >
Wednesday, November 7 2012 9:48 AM EST2012-11-07 14:48:58 GMT
(RNN) – Obama took on a variety of issues during his first term in the Oval Office, and he pledged to continue his plan of economic recovery in the next four years. His campaign rode the theme of "Change"More >
"This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation," said Mitt Romney in his concession speech.More >
A contingent of Phoenix police officers are part of the massive security detail Monday in Washington, D.C. for the president's inauguration. But the process of who would go was riddled with controversy.
CBS 5 News obtained the results of a discrimination complaint filed by five white male officers who claim minorities and women were chosen over them, despite their seniority.
The results of an investigation by the Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department obtained by CBS 5 News indicates police higher ups may have broken the law by using race and gender as one of the factors in choosing officers to participate in the inauguration.
"Based on what we needed ethnically, to balance out the list, he chose the most senior members of that ethnic group and/or gender group to go," Assist. Police Chief Tracy Montgomery said in her interview with EOD investigators.
Montgomery admitted that she and commander Geary Brase used race and gender in the selection process, but Montgomery and Brase also told investigations that they were ordered to do so by the city's top cop.
"I was told by Chief (Daniel) Garcia through Chief Montgomery that the police chief wanted to send a diverse representative group to Washington," Brase said.
An email by Montgomery also indicates that matching the inauguration team to the ethnic and gender breakdown of the department was the expressed desire of the police chief.
Investigators questioned Chief Daniel Garcia but his interview was not recorded like the others.
The report notes that Garcia admitted to being the one to request diversity but Garcia's name was left off the complaint.
EOD has given the green light to the five while male officers, who claimed they were discriminated against, to file suit if they desire. No word on if they will.
The results of the EOD investigation will be turned over to police internal affairs for possible investigation. Montgomery and Brase may face discipline. But the man who ordered and approved their discriminatory practice seems to have gotten away unscathed.
City management told CBS 5 News they are still working on the case and would not talk until it is over. But all the documents CBS 5 obtained state the EOD case concluded weeks ago.
Monday, April 14 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-15 00:19:35 GMT
Video of a contestant on 'Wheel of Fortune' is quickly going viral - but not because of how impressive his performance was. Julian Batts, a freshman at Indiana University, repeatedly failed to solve puzzlesMore >
Video of a contestant on 'Wheel of Fortune' is quickly going viral - but not because of how impressive his performance was.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:18:05 GMT
Flooding was a big concern for a number of communities across the state Tuesday. A flood warning was in effect for Hartford and Middlesex counties while a flood watch was issued for Hartford, Tolland andMore >
Flooding was a big concern for a number of communities across the state Tuesday.More >
Monday, April 14 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:41:58 GMT
Emergency crews are investigating after potentially hazardous chemicals were located in a home in Fairfield Monday night. Authorities were called to "potential residential HazMat incident" at 32 ClintonMore >
An elderly man was found dead at a home in Fairfield following a possible exposure to cyanide.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:57:55 GMT
The mayor of Hartford was in the hot seat Monday after a city charge card was found to be used to pay for a funeral. Mayor Pedro Segarra was approached about helping a city employee pay for the privateMore >
The mayor of Hartford was in the hot seat Monday after a city charge card was found to be used to pay for a funeral.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:51:28 GMT
The father of a 2-month-old baby, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was arrested in connection with that investigation Tuesday. Police were called to 798 Capitol Ave. for "a report of an unresponsiveMore >
The father of a 2-month-old baby, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was arrested in connection with that investigation Tuesday.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:39:10 GMT
The students at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy, which is a magnet school in Hartford, are being released early after a power outage Tuesday afternoon.A power outage was reported in Hartford and causedMore >
The students at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy, which is a magnet school in Hartford, are being released early after a power outage Tuesday afternoon.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:04:29 GMT
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is warning motorists in the Southington to be on the lookout for a moose on the loose. DEEP said the animal was spotted Tuesday morning on West StreetMore >
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is warning motorists in the Southington to be on the lookout for a moose on the loose.More >
Saturday, April 12 2014 6:07 AM EDT2014-04-12 10:07:09 GMT
An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral. A mother humpback whale and her calf were cruising just offshore when a set rolled in. J.T. Gray of NorthMore >
An incredible photo snapped Saturday at the iconic Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore is going viral.More >
Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:29:10 GMT
A former Major League baseball player and ESPN analyst revealed that he was racially profiled by a West Hartford police officer, but it happened within the Hartford city limits. In a story he wroteMore >
A former Major League baseball player and ESPN analyst revealed that he was racially profiled by a West Hartford police officer, but it happened within the Hartford city limits. More >