Local leaders push for state constitutional reform
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
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.
Ebola threat puts response plans in focus
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.
Yale Dems host community policing discussion
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.
In boon for Malloy, crime rate drops
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.