Jun 25th, 2012
2:53 pm
June 25th, 2012 | City
Box 63 liquor license suspended

Late-night hotspot Box 63 will go alcohol-free on Independence Day, after its liquor license was suspended for several underage drinking violations last October. Connecticut’s Liquor Control Commission announced Friday that it fined Box 63 $1,000 and suspended the restaurant’s liquor license for July 3 and 4, the New Haven Independent reported. Those penalties are the […]

Jun 25th, 2012
2:50 pm
June 25th, 2012 | City
Ninth homicide hits New Haven

The New Haven Police Department is investigating the Elm City’s ninth homicide of the year after a man was found dead in Newhallville Monday morning. NHPD officers responded to reports of gunfire shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday on Bassett Street, department spokesman David Hartman said. When they arrived at the scene, they found Andre Williamson, […]

Jun 22nd, 2012
8:08 pm
June 22nd, 2012 | City
NHPD union president to resign

New Haven police union president Arpad Tolnay is stepping down amid an investigation of allegations that he abused union finances. The Elm City’s police officers voted unanimously to call on Tolnay to resign as union president at a Wednesday evening meeting, raising concerns about his use of a union credit card and accessibility to the […]

Jun 16th, 2012
2:11 am
June 16th, 2012 | City
FBI investigating alleged NHPD brutality

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Haven Police Department’s Internal Affairs unit are conducting two separate investigations into police conduct during an arrest in the Temple Plaza courtyard on June 2. Both investigations center on the actions of NHPD Sgt. Chris Rubino, who allegedly beat a handcuffed 24-year-old man who had been fighting […]

Jun 12th, 2012
12:39 am
June 12th, 2012 | City
Police union condemns chief

In a strongly worded letter to Chief Dean Esserman this week, the New Haven Police Department union condemned the chief’s leadership. The union called Esserman a bully and said his “outright boorish” leadership has sunk department morale and spurred an exodus of officers in a letter written by NHPD Officer Lloyd Barrett, an executive board […]

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