Police arrest one after Elm Street mugging

Police have one suspect in custody after two men robbed and assaulted a University student Monday night in front of Durfee’s Sweet Shoppe. The woman was walking on Elm Street just after midnight when two men on bikes knocked her down and stole her purse, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Police chased the two […]

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Yale may not report all crimes

Alleging that Yale may be underreporting the number of crimes occurring on campus, especially sexual assaults, a non-profit advocacy group has asked the Department of Education to come to campus and investigate. S. Daniel Carter, the senior vice president of Security on Campus Inc., said Yale does not collect crime data from all the sources […]

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Junior arrested at RNC

U.S. Secret Service agents arrested Thomas Frampton ’06 Monday evening at the Republican National Convention, after he allegedly tried to climb into the seating area for Vice President Dick Cheney and assaulted an agent. Frampton — one of the most visible liberal activists on campus — got within 10 feet of Cheney, shouting anti-Bush administration […]

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Miranda LAW ’07 pins down bronze

Before she went to Athens last month, Patricia Miranda LAW ’07 already had a resume impressive enough to get her into Yale Law School. Today, Miranda arrives in New Haven with one more item on that resume — Olympic bronze medal in wrestling. Miranda, who was considered a contender for the gold medal in the […]

Mayor meets with YPBA

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. met Aug. 30 with the union for the University Police, and agreed to help resolve the ongoing dispute over new police contracts — now in its third year. The two sides have not met since June, when a settlement seemed close before talks eventually broke down. The Yale Police […]

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Miranda LAW ’07 wins women’s wrestling bronze

Patricia Miranda LAW ’07 won a bronze medal in women’s wrestling Monday, becoming the first-ever Olympic medalist in the new event. Miranda, who was considered a contender for the gold medal in the 48-kilogram (105.5 pound) category, soundly defeated Angelique Berthenet of France in the bronze medal match after a semifinal loss to Ukrainian Irina […]

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Yale student avoids abduction

A 25-year old Yale student fended off an attempted abduction while jogging Sunday morning, according to an e-mail from New Haven police spokeswoman Bonnie Winchester. The student was jogging at about 9:00 a.m. near 340 Livingston Street when a man seized her and tried to pull her into his car. The student escaped and contacted […]

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Series of shootings puts city on alert

Five shootings committed with the same gun Sunday and Monday in New Haven have sent city and state police scrambling to catch those responsible. The police department has dramatically increased patrols and committed nearly all its detectives to solving the case, New Haven Police Chief Francisco Ortiz said Tuesday. All five shootings occurred relatively far […]

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Fliers name harassers of Lo

Fliers were posted around campus Wednesday night containing the names and pictures of the students who allegedly entered the suite of Katherine Lo ’05 last spring and left a threatening note on her door. Four different fliers named four sophomores who were put on probation for harassing and intimidating Lo. The 2002-2003 report of the […]

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Management student attacked with brick

A first-year School of Management student said two adolescents chased him and hit him with a brick Thursday evening as he walked on Mansfield Street. The student, who did not want to be identified, said he received a one-inch laceration and required stitches after a young male threw the brick at him, hitting him just […]

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City is funded to fight terror

New Haven moved one step closer this week to receiving $9.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security — money that, according to one report, means that the Elm City receives more federal homeland security funding per capita than any other U.S. city. While the city was declared eligible for the funding last fall, […]

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University paves way for new Rose Center

University and city officials broke ground Thursday on the site of the Rose Center, which will house the new station for the Yale Police Department and a community center. The plot, located on Ashmun Street behind Swing Space, will be the site of a 34,000 square foot building, with 5,000 to 6,000 square feet devoted […]

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