Aug 30th, 2011
2:40 am
August 30th, 2011 | City
Sprinkler pipe bursts at Toad’s; fight breaks out on York

A sprinkler pipe burst at Toad’s Place club early Tuesday morning, evacuating the club, and prompting a fight as a horde of Yale students spilled out onto York Street. Just after 1 a.m. one of the sprinkler pipes above the main dance floor fell into the crowd below, striking several people, five eyewitnesses told the […]

Jul 29th, 2011
5:21 pm
July 29th, 2011 | Uncategorized
City to pay over $2 million to firefighters in Ricci suit

After seven years of litigation, Mayor John DeStefano Jr.’s administration finalized a settlement agreement to pay over $2 million to the 20 firefighters behind the bias suit that brought New Haven to the forefront of a national discussion on racial discrimination. Twenty firefighters, 19 of whom are Caucasian and one is Hispanic, filed a lawsuit […]

Jun 16th, 2011
8:06 am
June 16th, 2011 | Uncategorized
Man sentenced to death in New Haven court

A Bridgeport man was sentenced to death in a New Haven court on Wednesday. Azibo Aquart, otherwise known as “Azibo Smith,” “Azibo Siwatu Jahi Smith,” “D,” “Dreddy” and “Jumbo,” was found guilty of murdering three people by a federal jury on May 23. Now, the same jury unanimously agreed to impose the death sentence on […]

Jun 2nd, 2011
6:51 pm
June 2nd, 2011 | Uncategorized
Clark, Le family members to address court at sentencing

Raymond Clark III, who pleaded guilty to the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13 in March, will speak publicly about his crimes for the first time Friday. Clark will be officially sentenced to 44 years in prison on Friday as part of a plea bargain announced in March. Before he receives his sentence, Clark plans […]

May 24th, 2011
11:02 pm
May 24th, 2011 | Uncategorized
New Haven fourth most dangerous city in U.S., according to preliminary FBI data

Preliminary Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics released this week show that New Haven is the fourth most dangerous city in the United States. The Elm City follows Flint, Mich., Detroit, Mich. and St. Louis, Mo. as the U.S. city with the largest violent crime to population ratio according to the FBI’s 2010 data. This […]

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