Brian Ginsberg
Police charge man with York Street mugging

A man matching the description of the perpetrator of five purse-snatchings near the Yale campus was apprehended Wednesday by New Haven police. Axel Hernandez, 33, […]

The life and death of the city’s drug court

Jim Chase was a hopeless alcoholic. Twenty-four years ago, Chase could not go a day without buying, stealing or mooching everything from beer to hard […]

No Toad’s for a week following violations

Toad’s Place, the York Street concert and party hot spot, was shut down for a week starting yesterday and must pay $25,000 in connection with […]

Yale members of ‘Hartford 18’ strike deal

The two Yale students involved in last October’s Hartford protest that generated 18 arrests struck a deal to avoid criminal prosecution, an attorney and fellow […]

Beinecke thief to serve term of 15 months

A former employee at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library who pleaded guilty to looting over $2.5 million in historic artifacts and documents from […]

Campus hit by wave of purse grabs

A rash of purse-snatchings in the last five days on the Yale campus might be the work of a single perpetrator. Tuesday night, shortly before […]

Sans beer for now, Naples looks for new crowd

When it comes to getting Naples Pizza and Restaurant’s liquor license back, owner Anthony Prifitera’s pitcher of hope is by no means drained. But with […]

New Haven’s crime rate remained stable in 2001

After dropping 21 percent from 1999 to 2000, overall crime rates in New Haven remained stable in 2001, while reported crimes against persons increased almost […]

Town-gown boxing and a soccer ball

Like most prospective Yale students, Amy Kaplan came to Bulldog Days to get a glimpse of the University’s academic and social scene. Thanks to a […]

NHPD assistant chief seeks top post at Providence dept.

If he gets his way, Assistant Police Chief and 30-year New Haven Police Department veteran Douglas P. MacDonald will soon be packing his bags for […]

Pot, heroin boots, and an SOM trespasser

Maybe next time this trio will find a legal way to make Monday a little less manic. Shortly after 7 p.m., an officer responded to […]