Undercover unit tackles vehicle theft

The Yale police’s street crime unit suspect a man arrested for breaking into a vehicle Thursday is responsible for a string of car break-ins in the downtown area, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Patten said the arrest of Stanley McLellan was the first carried out this semester by the street crime unit, a Yale […]

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Police raise presence at Stiles

University police increased their patrols of Ezra Stiles College over the weekend after Ezra Stiles Master Stuart Schwartz requested more surveillance of the college, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. The request for the heightened police activity came in response to an unauthorized gathering in the Stiles common room Oct. 15. Patten said officers were […]

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Construction of police headquarters moves forward

Construction of the Rose Center, which will house an expanded police station and community facilities, began earlier this month on an empty lot on Ashmun Street, located behind Swing Space. Yale planner and engineer Bob Saidi said construction of the new Rose Center — scheduled for completion December 2005 — passed through its preliminary stages […]

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Police may patrol Ezra Stiles on weekends

In response to an unauthorized gathering in the Ezra Stiles College common room, Master Stuart Schwartz said in an e-mail to the Stiles community that he is asking the Yale Police to patrol the college on weekends. A group of unauthorized students — including members of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity — had occupied the […]

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Crime rate on campus increases

The 2003 University Crime Report shows an overall increase in on-campus criminal offenses from 2002 to 2003, while reporting a decrease in arrests. According to the report, issued this week, the total number of criminal offenses on campus rose from 54 in 2002 to 83 last year. The number of disciplinary actions and judicial referrals […]

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Junior charged in paintball incident

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Yale police officers arrested Matthew Ippolito ’06 after a paintball gun he was holding went off and hit another Yale student in the face early Saturday morning, University Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith said Monday. The female student that was injured was taken to […]

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Man falls from third floor of Park Street apartment

A man sustained serious injuries after falling from the third floor of a residence at 175 Park St. Friday night. The man, white and in his mid-20s, was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital after he fell, New Haven Police Lt. Denise Blanchard said. The man was not identified by police. Blanchard said early indications suggest […]

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Pen cracks Kryptonite lock

Bicycle riders on campus know the secret is out. U-shaped Kryptonite tubular cylinder bike locks–previously regarded as some of the most secure on the market–can be picked by inserting the back end of a plastic pen into the circular barrel of the lock and turning. But despite the media frenzy caused by the recent discovery […]

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Med School prof Schechner, 39, dies

Jeffrey S. Schechner, associate professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine who advanced research on human skin grafting and blood vessels in the skin, died of a stroke on Sept. 7 in New Haven. He was 39 years old. Members of the dermatology department said Schechner will be sorely missed. At the time of […]

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Students fundraise for troops’ families

After Jingya Wang ’06 heard accounts two summers ago of the hardships military families faced after one or more of their members was deployed in Iraq, she decided to take action. The result of her efforts was the Yale College Student Association for Military Family Support, a group that raises money for military families in […]

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Changes to shuttle cut waiting time

Improvements to the Yale shuttle allowing for shorter round-trip rides and more frequent service went into effect this week, Associate Vice President for the Administration Janet Lindner said Wednesday. While riders waited for up to 40 minutes with the previous schedule, daytime shuttles now run every 10 minutes from 7:20 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lindner […]

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