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Theft drops off while sexual offenses triple

October 4, 2006 • 0
Following last week’s disclosure of the 2005 Report on Campus Security, Yale administration officials said they are pleased with the overall decrease in on-campus robberies, but remain concerned about the number of forcible sex offenses on campus. The report, released Friday by University Secretary Linda Lorimer, indicates that the number of total on-campus robberies in »
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Star athletes face charges after brawl

October 4, 2006 • 0
The New Haven Police Department has confirmed the names of five Yale varsity football and hockey players who were arrested early Saturday morning after a fight broke out in front of Gourmet Heaven. NHPD spokeswoman Bonnie Winchester said that Michael McLeod ’09, Bradley Mills ’07, Matthew Nelson ’09, Matthew Polhemus ’08 and Alexander Richards ’09 »
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Student hit by car in stable condition

October 3, 2006 • 0
Days after sustaining serious hip injuries in an accident in front of Durfee Hall, Kaila Queen ’07 has been transferred from Yale-New Haven Hospital to University Health Services and is expected to make a full recovery. Queen, a senior in Jonathan Edwards College, was transported by ambulance to the hospital after being struck by a »
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Elis arrested in late-night brawl

October 3, 2006 • 0
Details are emerging about the Sunday morning arrests of five individuals at Gourmet Heaven, which were made by the New Haven Police Department after the store manager reported a fight that had broken out between Yale students, according to eyewitnesses. NHPD spokeswoman Bonnie Winchester said police officers arrived at the popular Broadway eatery at 2:15 »
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Plan would give edge to Elm City residents applying for city jobs

September 28, 2006 • 0
City and police officials are touting a plan to give local residents hunting for municipal jobs a hometown advantage. If the city’s civil service commission approves the plan, New Haven citizens who apply for teaching and law enforcement positions will receive bonus points on the civil service exam — a move that several city officials »
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Smiley sentenced for Beinecke theft

September 28, 2006 • 0
The antique map dealer who admitted to stealing millions of dollars worth of maps from several prestigious libraries — including Yale’s Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library — was sentenced to three and a half years in prison Wednesday in federal court. U.S. District Court Judge Janet Arterton handed down the sentence to Edward Forbes »
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Student mugged in daylight

September 22, 2006 • 0
A Yale Divinity student was assaulted and robbed yesterday morning in front of the Divinity School, bringing back memories of last fall’s series of muggings involving New Haven youth. Yale Police Department Lt. Michael Patten said the student was approached by a group of six teenagers on bicycles who assaulted him and stole his mountain »
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Sentencing in map theft case postponed until mid-October

September 20, 2006 • 0
The sentencing of antique-map thief Edward Forbes Smiley III was postponed in court Tuesday until mid October. Officials from the New Haven Superior Court Clerk’s Office said they were not aware of the reason for the delay and that Smiley will appear in court Oct. 13 to be sentenced for the theft of valuable historic »
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Community reacts to recent shootings

September 20, 2006 • 0
Three days after a pair of shootings killed two people within yards of the Yale School of Nursing, members of the surrounding community have reacted with shock and frustration. New Haven Police Department spokeswoman Bonnie Winchester said NHPD detectives are currently in the process of investigating Sunday’s shootings, which killed New Haven residents Carlos Ortiz, »
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YPD nabs man in Woolsey

September 13, 2006 • 0
The Yale Police Department arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly made sexual advances towards a male student in the basement bathroom of Woolsey Hall. Donald Hall, a 41-year-old New Haven resident, was booked yesterday on charges of disorderly conduct and public indecency after the student reported that Hall approached him and exposed himself earlier that »
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Rape trial for Calhoun sophomore set to begin in October

September 11, 2006 • 0
More than a year after he was charged with sexual assault, Gregory Korb ’09 will appear in court early next month to begin a trial which has been postponed for months. Officials from the New Haven Superior Court said Korb’s trial is currently scheduled to begin Oct. 2. Korb was arrested by Yale Police on »
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YPD continues patrols following crime wave

September 8, 2006 • 0
Following a busy summer for street crime in downtown New Haven, the Yale Police Department will continue providing walking patrols and other security measures, which were originally implemented after last fall’s series of student muggings in areas located near the edges of campus. This summer, two Yale graduate students and one undergraduate were mugged in »