City

Officer exonerated in St. Patrick’s Day incident

March 27, 2015 • 0
Tensions were high at City Hall on Friday afternoon, where the results of an internal New Haven Police Department investigation left police officers and community activists standing in opposition for over an hour.
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City

Higgins emails present limited snapshot of campus crime

March 27, 2015 • 0
Since the beginning of the spring semester, students have received 11 campus-wide emails from Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins alerting them of various crimes on and close to campus.
City

Harp orders officer under investigation off patrol

March 26, 2015 • 0
After protesters stormed City Hall on Tuesday to rally against an incident of police brutality, Mayor Toni Harp announced that she had directed New Haven Police Department Chief Dean Esserman to remove the officer in question from patrol duty.
City

Students prove critical in affirmative consent bill

March 26, 2015 • 0
“Yes means yes” is set to be the new definition of sexual consent across universities in Connecticut, after a bill that mandates affirmative consent passed the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee of the state legislature on Tuesday.
City

State commission to tackle youth violence

March 26, 2015 • 0
Crime in Connecticut is at 48-year low, but Gov. Dannel Malloy is preparing a new panel of experts and advisors to find strategies to push down crime rates even further across the state.
City

Rowland’s sentencing sparks call for anti-corruption measures

March 23, 2015 • 0
After a second former state official was sentenced to prison this month, state officials are calling for lifetime disqualification from office for public officials guilty of corruption.
City

Former Connecticut governor sentenced to 30 months in prison

March 18, 2015 • 0
For the second time in 10 years, former Gov. John Rowland is heading to prison.
University

After asbestos scare, Saybrook dining hall reopens

March 17, 2015 • 0
The Saybrook College dining hall reopened to students Sunday evening. And yet only a week before, the dining hall was being cleared of traces of asbestos.
Sci-Tech

Lawsuits claim sexual misconduct by Yale physician

In two federal lawsuits, seven individuals have leveled new charges of sexual misconduct against a Yale doctor and the university that, until last year, employed him.
University

Af-Am House Director Rodney Cohen resigns

March 16, 2015 • 0
Rodney Cohen has resigned from his position as director of the Afro-American Cultural Center.
City

Blow investigation findings garner tepid response

March 5, 2015 • 0
The report released Tuesday clearing a Yale Police Department officer of wrongdoing in the Jan. 24 detention of Tahj Blow ’16 appears to have generated a tepid response on campus.
City

Internal investigation clears YPD officer in Blow case

March 4, 2015 • 0
An investigation by the Yale Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit into a complaint that a YPD officer inappropriately used a firearm in detaining Tahj Blow ’16 has found that the officer’s actions complied with department policy.