In bias case, cops drop injunction
Ten New Haven cops claiming they were unlawfully passed over for promotions are no longer seeking an injunction on the city’s plans for current police promotions.
City hears Armory input
A combination of New Haven aldermen, city staff and community members gathered Tuesday at City Hall to consider the fate of the vacant Goffe Street Armory.
Citing bias, cops sue city
Ten black New Haven police officers will appear in the Connecticut Superior Court Monday to argue they were unlawfully passed over for promotion based solely on the color of their skin.
Political groups look beyond November
When members of the Yale College Democrats gathered Monday night for their weekly meeting in the Branford common room, they watched the West Wing.
Election Day sees tight races
As Connecticut voters head to the polls, President Barack Obama’s sizable polling lead in the state has led voter turnout efforts to focus on the state’s U.S. Senate race. In an election that could decide which party wins the Senate majority, Democrat Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon are vying for the seat that will »
Yale-centric Fall Show draws laughs
When stand-up comedian and writer John Mulaney took the stage at Saturday’s Fall Comedy Show, he quickly informed audience members that he was afraid of them. “When I think of Yale, I really just picture a bunch of William Howard Tafts walking around,” he explained. “That’s pretty intimidating.” Mulaney, whose parents both attended Yale Law »
Senate race nears end
After months of aggressive ads, debates and campaigning, the Connecticut Senate race is entering its final week before elections. As of Monday, polls show Democratic candidate Chris Murphy building a slight advantage over Republican competitor Linda McMahon, but the race nonetheless remains close. State Senate majority leader Martin Looney said Murphy’s lead is a result »
Committee advocates school redistricting
New Haven parents will soon find out whether they will have an easier time getting their children enrolled in neighborhood public schools. At the Wednesday night meeting of the New Haven Board of Education’s school redistricting committee, the 11 members present motioned to pass along 24 recommendations to the school board for a final vote. »
At forums, discontent grows
As the Yale Corporation gathered input at forums and discussions this weekend on the criteria for a new Yale president, many students’ concerns about the search grew. Six forums and 40 smaller meetings with students, faculty and staff took place across campus on Friday and over the weekend, with the event for Yale College students »