Student with rifle shuts down UNH
Just over a week after Yale’s gun scare, the University of New Haven went on lockdown after reports that a man with a rifle was spotted across the street from campus.
City moves to revamp street signs
Community leaders and urban planners gathered at the New Haven Free Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss a plan to replace the city’s pedestrian and street signs, many of which have grown dilapidated and out of date. The city won a $670,000 grant to renew its signage system in 2011, which will fund the design, »
Connecticut feels impact of food stamp cuts
One chilly afternoon in mid November, Kimberly Hart made her familiar walk to Mount Hope Food Pantry in Dixwell. At 5:15 p.m., she thought she was early, but the 50 people lined up in front of her had beat her by 5 hours. By the time she reached the front, the canned ham or small »
Professor found dead in jail
Over a week after Yale assistant professor Samuel See was found dead in a New Haven jail cell many questions remain surrounding the cause of his death.
Gun scare shuts down campus
A tip regarding plans for a shooting on Yale’s campus Monday brought SWAT teams to the University and forced a five-hour-plus lockdown.
Local businesses weather gun scare
Instead of the usual pedestrian traffic up and down the shops lining Chapel Street, rows of police cars and snipers criss-crossed the streets last Monday, responding to reports of a gunman on Yale’s Old Campus. When the University instituted a campus-wide lockdown from approximately 11 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. on Monday, police also ushered car »
Professor found dead in New Haven jail
Assistant professor Samuel See, was found dead at police headquarters at 1 Union Avenue, after being treated for injuries related to a domestic dispute.