Aug 23rd, 2012
11:36 pm
August 23rd, 2012 | University
Kissinger Fellow Crocker faces DUI, hit-and-run charges

Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who was named Yale’s first Kissinger Senior Fellow earlier this month, is facing drunk driving and hit-and-run charges in Washington state. On Aug. 14, Crocker hit a semi-truck in Spokane Valley, Wash., when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, before registering a .160 and .152 […]

Aug 8th, 2012
10:52 pm
August 8th, 2012 | City
Man arrested at ‘Dark Knight’ screening faults city

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. lobbied the state legislature for tougher gun control laws at a Wednesday afternoon press conference, condemning the behavior of a New Haven man who was arrested Tuesday night after he brought a .40-caliber handgun into a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Criterion movie theater on Temple Street. Sung-Ho […]

Aug 8th, 2012
12:34 pm
August 8th, 2012 | City
Armed man arrested at Criterion ‘Dark Knight’ screening

A 46-year-old New Haven man was arrested Tuesday evening after bringing a .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol into a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Criterion movie theater. Sung-Ho Hwang was charged with breach of peace and interfering with police for his refusal to comply immediately with the instructions of New Haven Police Department officers, […]

Jul 11th, 2012
5:45 pm
July 11th, 2012 | City
NHPD officer in off-duty shooting fired

One of the three New Haven Police Department officers allegedly involved in an April off-duty shooting incident lost his job Tuesday. After a three-hour, closed-door hearing Tuesday evening, the Board of Police Commissioners fired Lawrence Burns, who is accused of unlawfully firing a city-issued gun at the State Street bar Christopher Martin’s and lying about […]

Jul 10th, 2012
4:27 pm
July 10th, 2012 | City
Police union president fights ouster

Outgoing New Haven police union president Arpad Tolnay has been suspended from the union and barred from acting on its behalf. Last Friday, incoming police union president Louis Cavaliere Jr. delivered a letter to Tolnay informing him that he had been suspended from the union for 30 days while he is investigated for allegedly using […]

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