City sees two homicides; investigations continue

New Haven registered its first two homicides of the year last week amid an uptick in armed robberies.

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Theft strikes Morse, Stiles community

In a Friday email to Morse and Stiles students, Morse College Master Amy Hungerford and Ezra Stiles College Master Stephen Pitti ’91 warned students to keep their doors locked and watch out for unfamiliar faces after an Ezra Stiles student’s wallet, phone and keys were reported stolen in a computer lab shared by the two […]

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NHPD union reaches tentative agreement with city

After more than a year of negotiations, New Haven Police Department officers have reached a tentative five-year contract agreement with the city.

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State unemployment rate falls, yet fewer jobs

Connecticut’s unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point to 8.6 percent in December, even though the state lost 1,800 nonfarm jobs last month.

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NHPD boosts buybacks

As the conversation on gun control heats up, the New Haven Police Department has taken scores of guns off the streets in three successive gun buyback events.

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Violent crime drops in 2012, stats show

The number of homicides and deadly shootings in New Haven has decreased significantly a year after the NHPD introduced an updated model of community policing.

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New Haven crime on the rise

Despite a 20-year downward trend in overall criminal wrongdoing on and off campus, the University reported an uptick in crime this past semester, particularly thefts, and has reminded students to be wary of their surroundings.

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Two assaults reported on campus

Roughly one week after the release of the Yale College Council’s campus safety report, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins emailed the Yale community Monday night about two different assaults that were reported on campus earlier today. In a campuswide email sent Monday night, Higgins said around 6 p.m. a graduate student was assaulted by […]

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YCC safety report released

In an attempt to strengthen ongoing conversation between students and the Yale Police Department, the YCC released its report on Tuesday.

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Police, schools announce outreach program

A new initiative to strengthen ties between the city’s police department and elementary school students was announced Wednesday.

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Two cases of sexual assault reported in past week

As the University continues its efforts to address sexual misconduct issues on campus, at least two separate cases of sexual assault were reported in the past week. Since Nov. 28, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins has emailed members of the University community twice about different cases of sexual assault that had been reported on […]

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14 years later, parents of slain Yale senior still hope

Fourteen years after the stabbing of Suzanne Jovin, the parents of the slain Yale senior say they still hold out hope that their daughter’s killer will be found. “[We] continue to hope that the case will be solved, even after the passage of 14 years,” Jovin’s parents Thomas and Donna Jovin said to the Hartford Courant. […]

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