Uncategorized | 2:16 am | May 18, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

NHPD seizes record number of firearms in 2011

New Haven Police Department Chief Frank Limon announced Tuesday that his department had seized a record number of firearms so far this year. The NHPD has seized nearly 92 firearms in the first three months of 2011, Limon said at an afternoon conference with Mayor John DeStefano Jr. in department headquarters on Union Ave, according »

Uncategorized | 2:34 am | May 14, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

Traffic stop leads to drug and weapons bust

A routine traffic stop led the New Haven Police Department to a major drug and weapons bust Thursday evening. A NHPD patrol car stopped New Haven resident Michael Turner for his failure to wear a seatbelt while driving on Sherman Avenue at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. According to NHPD Spokesman Joseph Avery, Turner ran from police »

Uncategorized | 12:27 am | May 5, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

Rudy’s reopens

Rudy’s is open for business. After ending its 76 year long stay on Elm Street last summer, the popular tavern opened its newly built establishment on the corner of Chapel and Howe Wednesday night. The bar and restaurant closed following disputes with its landlord, but Rudy’s manager Emily Robichaud told the News in April that »

Uncategorized | 10:52 pm | April 11, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

Higgins explains that he does not endorse YCC candidates


Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins does not and will not endorse any Yale College Council candidates. This was his message in a series of emails and calls to the News Monday afternoon following a Cross Campus item about an ad for Katie Donley’s ’13 events director campaign featuring Higgins. In the ad, Higgins poses »

Uncategorized | 1:27 am | March 30, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

Yale student robbery charges to be tried separately in Harvard murder case

The murder trial of Jabrai Jordan Copney, the man accused of a 2009 killing in the basement of Harvard’s Kirkland House, will not include charges of robbing two Yale graduates. Essex Superior Court Judge John T. Lu decided on Monday that evidence and testimonies from the 2008 robbery could be used in the murder trial, »