Following last year’s shooting in Newtown, Connecticut will distribute $5 million to partially reimburse 169 schools for improvements to their security resources.

State grant supports school security

September 26, 2013
Nine months after the Newtown shooting, 169 Connecticut schools will receive state funds to improve and upgrade their security resources.

Family settles lawsuit over DKE crash

September 25, 2013
The family of one of four Yale students killed in a 2003 crash on the return trip from a fraternity event has settled a lawsuit against the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Yale’s Police Academy begins seventh year

September 23, 2013
The Yale Police Department announced earlier this month that its annual police academy program will officially kickoff on Oct. 12.

Historic Yale boathouse to be rebuilt by 2015

September 17, 2013
Six years after the home of early 20th century Yale rowers was razed, a new boathouse will rise over the waters of the New Haven Harbor.
The renovation transforming Winchester Repeating Arms factory into Winchester Lofts will be completed in 2014.

City breaks ground on Winchester project

September 13, 2013
The former home of a historic firearms manufacturer is on its way to being redeveloped as a mixed-income residential complex.
Signs such as the one above have been placed on six of New Haven’s major intersections as a part of the Pedestrian Safety Campaign, launched by the Yale Traffic Safety Committee.

Campaign looks to boost street safety with spray paint

September 10, 2013
Students walking out of Old Campus Monday were greeted by fluorescent orange messages spray-painted on the sidewalk at the intersection of Elm and High streets.

Police up patrols around nightclubs

September 9, 2013
Club-hopping crowds of students and city residents will not be alone when they hit New Haven’s nightlife scene this fall.

NHPD boosts recruitment

September 4, 2013
With a brand-new class of recruits and new hires on the ground, the New Haven Police Department is in the midst of its largest hiring spree in recent history.
New Haven homicides

Summer ends in slew of homicides

August 30, 2013
After a relatively tranquil summer, New Haven was struck by a series of homicides in the two weeks before students began moving into their dorm rooms.

Developers unveil downtown redesign plans

August 28, 2013
The former home of New Haven Nighthawks hockey games and Elm City rock concerts is on its way to becoming a vibrant downtown urban center.

Former suspect in Jovin murder settles with city, Yale

June 7, 2013
The state's attorney said that former lecturer James Van de Velde ’82 is no longer a suspect in the murder of Suzanne Jovin ’99.

City sees murder near Yale’s campus

May 19, 2013
A Saturday shooting in the downtown nightclub district left two men injured and one dead, lifting New Haven's murder tally to a total of seven this year.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. described the increase in police presence as a “major budgetary commitment” at Monday’s press conference.