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Daniel Jackson

Daniel Jackson

Daniel Jackson is a reporter based in central Connecticut. Before covering the New England area, he wrote about the South from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has reported on Civil Rights-era cold cases, the effort to save the endangered Barrens topminnow from drought and litigation about abortion and election in Alabama and Tennessee.

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Latest Articles by Daniel Jackson

Alex Jones’ Connecticut defamation trial begins with yet another sanction

The radio personality and conspiracy theorist faces yet another trial to determine how much money he must pay family members of the Sandy Hook shooting victims who say they were defamed by his false claims the shooting was a hoax.

In dispute over lobster fishing regulations, judge sides with the whales

A federal judge declined to second-guess the data the National Marine Fisheries Service used in 2021 to form a biological opinion describing New England’s lobster industry’s effect on the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

Corruption conviction is no bar to lobbying, ex-lawmaker tells Massachusetts high court

The appeal comes from a Democrat who served the Massachusetts House of Representatives for 30 years, the last five as speaker, before he was toppled by federal corruption charges.