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Alderman Shalek ’05 arrested

September 1, 2006 • 0
Ward 1 Alderman Nick Shalek ’05, who represents students living on Old Campus and in eight residential colleges, was arrested early Sunday morning by New Haven Police Department officers following an altercation outside a downtown bar. Shalek, who was arrested at approximately 2 a.m. at the Salty Dog Saloon on Center Street, faces charges of »
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Officials declare Jovin murder a cold case, plan new review

September 1, 2006 • 0
Nearly eight years after Suzanne Jovin ’99 was found stabbed to death in her quiet East Rock neighborhood, authorities have officially classified the unsolved murder as a cold case. Officials have decided to transfer the unsolved case to the cold case unit of the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office in hopes that a fresh review might »
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Ward 1 alderman arrested for breach of peace

August 29, 2006 • 0
Ward 1 Alderman Nick Shalek ’05 was arrested early Sunday morning by the New Haven Police Department following an altercation outside a downtown bar. Following the arrest, which took place at approximately 2 a.m. at the Salty Dog Saloon on Center Street, Shalek faces charges of breach of peace, criminal trespassing and interfering with an »
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Div student shot in robbery attempt

July 30, 2006 • 0
A Divinity School student is currently recovering in Yale-New Haven Hospital after being shot Friday night during a botched robbery attempt. University Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith said that officers from both the Yale and New Haven police departments took a suspect into custody on Mansfield Street, the scene of the shooting, immediately upon responding to »
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Beinecke suspect admits stealing maps

June 23, 2006 • 0
Nearly one year after being arrested for stealing priceless maps from the Beinecke Library, Edward Forbes Smiley III entered a guilty plea in New Haven Superior Court on Thursday and admitted to stealing up to 97 maps from other institutions and libraries. Smiley, considered a renowned dealer in antique maps, was arrested early last July »
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Officials investigate cause of Park Street fire

May 2, 2006 • 0
The New Haven Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a fire that significantly damaged a building on Park Street Sunday, forcing its tenants — including two Yale students — to find other lodging while the building is repaired. Yale Deputy Fire Marshall Michael Fox said Monday that officials have not yet determined the »
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Hearing ends with postponement of Kennedy trial

April 27, 2006 • 0
After a minor court hearing yesterday morning, Yale history professor Paul Kennedy’s trial was postponed until May 15. No legal representatives for Kennedy appeared in court for the hearing, which officials from the Court Clerk’s office called purely administrative. Kennedy faces five charges, including driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, for his involvement »
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Hu security proceeds smoothly

April 24, 2006 • 0
Although thousands of demonstrators crowded areas of campus to cheer and protest Chinese President Hu Jintao last Friday, Yale officials said security precautions for the event went off without a hitch. University Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith said no major security problems occurred during Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to Yale on Friday, calling law enforcement’s »
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City gives car scan the boot

April 20, 2006 • 0
For those who have long put off paying off pesky parking tickets, life might become a little easier as the city cuts down on its use of advanced equipment to identify cars with unpaid tickets. Officials from the New Haven Finance Department said they have temporarily scaled back the use of BootFinder, an optical recognition »
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Efforts have made New Haven safer

April 18, 2006 • 0
As throngs of newly admitted students arrive on campus today, University officials said they hope new Yalies will be able to see through what some call an antiquated stereotype of Yale as an ivory tower located in a crime-ridden city. Yale Police Department Lt. Michael Patten said that although Yale has had security issues in »
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Officials plan for Hu visit

April 18, 2006 • 0
With less than a week before Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to Yale, federal and local authorities said they are finalizing security details and planning for public protests. University Secretary Linda Lorimer said that although protesters will be heavily supervised by authorities, Yale will allow students to use the Old Campus lawn for protests and »
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Dow ’63 defends city’s accused

April 13, 2006 • 0
Last year, when Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pledges were accused of theft, when Gregory Korb ’08 faced charges of sexual assault, and when former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland pleaded guilty to corruption, they were all represented by the same person: New Haven defense attorney William Dow ’63. With clientele ranging from Yale students and faculty »