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Who’s sitting in pretrial detention in Connecticut

Newly released real-time pre-trial inmate data will eventually be able to tell us how long some inmates stay in jail without posting bail compared to others. For now, it can provide a snapshot on who currently is awaiting their turn in the justice system and for what reasons.

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Who, where and how often people are stunned by police in Connecticut

The bigger the suspects, the more often police were likely to have stunned them before taking them into custody. White suspects were more likely to be stunned in their home, while black and Hispanics suspects were more often stunned outdoors in a public area. A knife was the weapon suspects were most likely to wield before police deployed a stun gun to incapacitate them.

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Connecticut Lottery revenue exceeds $1 billion in 2014

The Connecticut Lottery generated more than a billion dollars in gross revenue in 2014, 18th highest in the country. Revenue per resident, however, was about $292, putting Connecticut in ninth place on a per capita basis, according to recently released statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.