Yale’s application included new renderings of the colleges, showing the brick facades and redesigned tower.

Yale submits plan for new colleges to Board of Aldermen

October 1, 2010 • 0
Plans for Yale’s two new residential colleges will advance next week when the Board of Aldermen reviews the University’s application to develop about seven acres in the Prospect Triangle area. Last week, Yale submitted its designs for the new colleges, now slated to open in fall 2015, along with an application detailing how the new »
The Yale Homebuyer Program, which gives employees incentives to live in New Haven, is nearing its 1,000th participant.

Working with the city, one home at a time

September 29, 2010 • 0
The year was 1994. The corner of College and Chapel streets ­— now a hub of commercial activity just adjacent to campus — remained blighted and undeveloped as New Haven struggled with soaring crime rates, a crack epidemic and a housing market that collapsed at the end of the ’80s. Enter Sheila Saunders — a »

Around New Haven 9.24.10

September 24, 2010 • 0
Body found in bathtub in East Shore home A dead body was found in a bathtub of an apartment in the East Shore neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, and police have categorized the incident as a suspicious death. Police said the maintenance worker who found the body entered the apartment after a tenant told him water »

Mayor announces downtown crime crackdown

September 22, 2010 • 2
After a shootout downtownearly Sunday morning left two men injured and one gunman at large, city officials said Tuesday that they are toughening up on crime in the area. Standing on Crown Street near the site of the College Street shooting, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. and New Haven Police Department Chief Frank Limon announced at »

Man found dead near Yale-New Haven Hospital

September 21, 2010 • 1
A dead man was found near Yale-New Haven Hospital early Monday, causing panic throughout the hospital and confusion among city officials, who were focused on the continuing investigation in Sunday morning’s shoot-out on College Street. A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner’s Officeconfirmed the death but declined torelease the man’s name, saying that the »
Window broken from gunfire.

Police to increase presence near Crown Street

September 21, 2010 • 1
Though Yale and New Haven police said they will increase the number of officers in the Crown Street area in response to Sunday night’s shoot-out, nearby business owners said they question whether the downtown nightlife district will be any safer in the upcoming weeks. City officials released new details Monday about the fight: City Hall »

No campus-wide e-mail about shoot-out

September 20, 2010 • 1290
A day after a chaotic shoot-out took place one block from Old Campus, Yale officials have not notified the community about the violence and do not plan to. All universities that participate in federal financial aid programs are required to disclose information about crimes that occur near their campuses. Associate Vice President for Administration Janet »

One of three College Street gunmen still at large

September 20, 2010 • 0
The intersection of Crown and College streets became a combat zone early Sunday morning, when police and three armed men engaged in a brief but intense gunfight. The shooting started just before 2 a.m., as nearby bars and clubs were letting out and hundreds of people crowded Crown Street. Three nearby officers heard gunshots and »
Bullets litter the street in the wake of Sunday morning's shooting.

One of three College Street gunmen still at large

September 19, 2010 • 16
Police are still searching for a gunman they say fired at police officers on College Street early Sunday morning. As clubs on Crown Street were closing at about 2 a.m., three men got into a shootout near the intersection of Crown and College streets, one block from Old Campus, New Haven Police Chief Frank Limon »

Gunfight breaks out on College Street

September 19, 2010 • 0
A three-way gunfight erupted between two men and police on the intersection of College and Crown streets around 2 a.m. Sunday morning as nearby bars were letting out, police and witnesses said. The two men, who police say started the fight, sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven Police Lieutenant »

Yale spinoff accuses Apple of stealing invention

September 17, 2010 • 1
The technology behind the popular Mac features Spotlight and Time Machine may have been invented not in Silicon Valley, but in New Haven — and the Yale researchers who say they invented it want their due. Mirror Worlds, a computer software company that spun off from Yale’s Department of Computer Science in 1996, is suing »

Yale, federal officials investigate cause of deadly accident

September 15, 2010 • 1
Yale and federal officials were still searching Tuesday for the cause of Monday’s construction accident that left three injured and one dead. The construction company in charge of the site and the union representing the workers have pledged to update safety policies to prevent future accidents. In the meantime, work has been halted on the »