City | 12:44 pm | May 3, 2012 | By James Lu

Wang files “poetry and philosophy” in pre-trial hearings

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Lishan Wang, the man accused of murdering a Yale doctor in 2010, made his 30th appearance in New Haven Superior Court on Tuesday, filing motions that the judge said amounted to “poetry and philosophy,” the Branford Eagle reported. During Tuesday’s pre-trial hearing, Wang filed a series of motions that included statements Judge Roland Fasano said »

City | 4:46 am | April 7, 2012 | By James Lu

NHPD officers arrested for off-duty shooting

Three New Haven Police Department officers were arrested Friday morning for their involvement in an off-duty shooting incident outside the State Street bar Christopher Martin’s last Sunday. The NHPD secured arrest warrants from the State’s Attorney’s office Thursday evening for the three officers, who voluntarily turned themselves in at police headquarters on Union Avenue this »

City | 8:59 pm | April 2, 2012 | By James Lu

ICE arrests 145 New England residents

ICE agents, like those shown above, made thousands of arrests nationwide during a six-day sweep.

In a six-day nationwide sweep of illegal immigrants that ended Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 145 New England residents, including one in New Haven. The Connecticut arrests were part of 3,100 arrests ICE has made since last Wednesday, when its Enforcement and Removal Operations agency began the latest crackdown on undocumented residents convicted »

City | 10:49 am | April 2, 2012 | By James Lu

NHPD officers under investigation

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Three New Haven Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after an off-duty shooting incident outside State Street bar Christopher Martin’s Sunday morning. NHPD Chief Dean Esserman said he asked the three officers to surrender their guns, badges and police identification Sunday afternoon after the department launched an Internal Affairs investigation into »

City | 6:12 pm | March 22, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

“Hamburglar” strikes in Connecticut

Is this the man who was caught on camera stealing from Johnny Rockets?

A former restaurant worker at Johnny Rockets, a popular American fast-food chain, was arrested in South Windsor, Conn., Thursday morning after he was caught on camera stealing about $900 worth of food, the Hartford Courant reported. The suspect, 45-year-old Alphonso Williams, was taken into custody on $2,500 bail and faces charges of third-degree burglary and »