City | 12:17 am | October 18, 2012 | By Clinton Wang

‘Apple picking’ thief strikes Chapel and High


The Yale community may soon receive another message from Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins after a Wednesday night theft attempt broke out just hours after Higgins released an afternoon safety advisory on iPhone theft. Dubbed “apple picking,” the new phenomenon has been on the rise as thieves target iPhone users for robbery attempts. But the »

City | 4:46 pm | October 17, 2012 | By Lorenzo Ligato

Yee ’12 pleads not guilty to felony charge

At a Tuesday court hearing, Eric Yee ’12 pled not guilty to one count of illegal weapon possession after police responding to threatening comments Yee allegedly made about children discovered an assault rifle in Yee’s house last September. Officers searching his house found a Heckler & Koch M-94 assault rifle in his Santa Clarita, Calif. »

City | 1:29 pm | October 1, 2012 | By Julia Zorthian

Shellfish truck crashes into Loria, dents door

The impact from the crash shattered a glass-panelled door in Loria and dented the metal paneling.

A delivery truck carrying seafood drove over the York Street sidewalk and crashed into the front doors of the Loria Center around 10 a.m. this morning. No one was injured in the accident. Yale Police Officer William Holohan said the driver claimed the accelerator stuck and that he lost control of the vehicle as he »

City | 7:55 pm | April 27, 2012 | By James Lu

Chair of Police Commissioners to step down

Richard Epstein, left, has served on the Board of Police Commissioners since 1994. Epstein announced his resignation from the Board Thursday.

Richard Epstein will leave the New Haven Board of Police Commissioners, the New Haven Register reported. Epstein, the Board’s current chair, said Thursday he will resign from the volunteer post as he moves to Milford. First appointed to the Board by Mayor John DeStefano Jr. during DeStefano’s first term in 1994, Epstein has advised six »