Student enrollment in Citizen’s Police Academy drops

November 4, 2014
Undergraduate interest in the Yale Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has sunk to unusually low levels this fall.

Gubernatorial candidates stake out positions on gun control

October 30, 2014
As tensions run high in the gubernatorial debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election, Connecticut residents are raising questions about the candidates’ proposals for gun control.

Local leaders push for state constitutional reform

October 29, 2014
As posters and television advertisements for candidates in this year’s gubernatorial campaign seek to sway voter opinions, some local leaders are drawing attention to other issues up for vote next week.

Activists rally for improved policing

October 27, 2014
Riding on the tails of the Aug. 19 Ferguson protest on Yale’s campus, approximately 60 New Haven activists and Yalies rallied in the rain last Wednesday to protest police brutality.

Police investigate Webster Bank robbery

October 20, 2014
Less than a half-mile away from Old Campus, the Webster Bank was robbed last Thursday afternoon.

Ebola threat puts response plans in focus

October 17, 2014
Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.

Marijuana dispensaries look to curb crime

October 15, 2014
State officials say new laws have not significantly curbed illegal use of the drug in recent months.

Yale Dems host community policing discussion

October 14, 2014
At a meeting with the Yale College Democrats last night, New Haven Chief of Police Dean Esserman stressed the importance of community policing in curbing crime in the Elm City.

Illegal riders tear down Elm Street

October 9, 2014
Bystanders stood shocked on Elm Street last Monday as crowds of illegal dirt bikers and ATV riders tore down the road.

In boon for Malloy, crime rate drops

October 8, 2014
This year’s “Crime in Connecticut” report revealed a drop in the crime rate of 8.6 percent in 2013 — bringing the state’s number of reported violent and property crimes down to its lowest level since 1967.

Police investigating shooting threat at Harvard

October 6, 2014
Over 300 members of the Harvard University community received an email on Friday threatening them with a campus shooting.

Nightclub transforms into art store

October 6, 2014
Once filled by disco lights and loud music, a former Chapel Street nightclub turned art supply store now attracts a different crowd.