Andrew Ballard
Staff Reporter
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Yale police unions allege unfair negotiations

Chanting “no range, no train,” all 71 members of the Yale Police Benevolent Association, the union that represents many Yale Police Department officers and patrolmen, protested the YPD’s new firearm qualification policy on Wednesday afternoon.

“Falsified” documents at core of investigation

The State Elections Enforcement Commission is investigating the conduct of New Haven’s Deputy City Clerk Sally Brown after allegations that she falsified a number of official documents, including those pertaining to absentee ballots for last April’s presidential primary.

New Haven bridge up for national award

On Sept. 9, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials announced that the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 over the Quinnipiac River, was among 12 construction projects chosen out of 84 to advance to the Grand Prize competition in the America’s Transportation Award. The award is an annual effort to recognize outstanding engineering feats in the field of highways and transportation and will be announced on Nov. 14.

Organization draws focus to poverty, struggling Conn. cities

New Haven is among four Connecticut cities struggling to battle a disproportionate percentage of the state’s poverty, public education and crime, according to a Sept. 26 report from the state’s leading municipal lobbying group.

Arthritis drug could reverse hair loss

According to the results of a recent Yale School of Medicine clinical trial, researchers could be just steps away from finding a cure for alopecia […]

Times general counsel talks Trump, WikiLeaks

The New York Times’ top lawyer spoke to students Thursday about his 30-year career helping the paper improve its coverage of sensitive stories, from the […]

Genius CEO talks entrepreneurship, Yale

What advice does Tom Lehman ’06, the CEO and co-founder of the internet startup Genius, have for Yale students? “Chill out a little bit.” Lehman, […]

In mood drugs, budding treatment for defect-inducing virus

There may soon be a treatment for the leading cause of congenital birth defects in the United States, new research from the Yale School of Medicine suggests.

City revives bed race, celebrates charity

Fifteen New Haven residents enjoyed a few extra hours in bed on Sunday morning, though they spent that time racing down Chapel Street to win the title of “Fastest Bed in Town” at the Greater New Haven Bed Race, a city tradition revived last year.