Briefly: October 9, 2009

Orange approves UI relocation plan

The Town of Orange Plan and Zoning Commission unanimously approved on Tuesday United Illuminating’s decision to build a new operations center and office building in Orange. The company plans to leave New Haven and start construction on its new headquarters in the spring of 2010. New Haven Board of Aldermen President Carl Goldfield had organized a hearing against UI’s move at City Hall last month.

—Rachel Wang

Morning homicide in Newhallville

New Haven police responding to a reported shooting Tuesday morning found a 20-year old male in the hallway of a private residence in the Newhallville neighborhood. The man had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body and died of his injuries after being transported to an area hospital. Police have secured the crime scene and are applying for a warrant to search the residence.

—Yale Daily News

Man dies after jump from garage roof

A man died Tuesday afternoon after jumping off the roof of a parking garage at the intersection of College Street and Crown Street, New Haven Police Department Spokesman Joe Avery said. Avery said there is no indication of foul play and the death appears to be a suicide. There is no indication that the male is affiliated with Yale, he added.

—Yale Daily News

Two arrested in Fair Haven

Two people were arrested Tuesday on charges of possession of several firearms, ammunition and what appeared to be a pipe bomb, the New Haven police said. Officers arrived Clinton Avenue in response to an anonymous call reporting two suspicious men in a silver Mercedes-Benz. The pair, Jessup Bollinger, 27, of New Haven, and John Iannucci, 38, of Branford, face numerous charges, including manufacture of bombs and illegal possession of explosives.

—Yale Daily News

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