Briefly: Death near Yale-New Haven was suicide

Police said Tuesday that they believe the man found dead near Yale-New Haven Hospital on Monday morning has committed suicide. Initial reports indicate that the man jumped from the fourth floor of a parking garage in the area of 2 Howe St., but the investigation is still open, said New Haven Police spokesman Joe Avery. […]

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Mayor announces downtown crime crackdown

After a shootout downtownearly Sunday morning left two men injured and one gunman at large, city officials said Tuesday that they are toughening up on crime in the area. Standing on Crown Street near the site of the College Street shooting, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. and New Haven Police Department Chief Frank Limon announced at […]

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Man found dead near Yale-New Haven Hospital

A dead man was found near Yale-New Haven Hospital early Monday, causing panic throughout the hospital and confusion among city officials, who were focused on the continuing investigation in Sunday morning’s shoot-out on College Street. A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner’s Officeconfirmed the death but declined torelease the man’s name, saying that the […]

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Police to increase presence near Crown Street

Though Yale and New Haven police said they will increase the number of officers in the Crown Street area in response to Sunday night’s shoot-out, nearby business owners said they question whether the downtown nightlife district will be any safer in the upcoming weeks. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6221″ ] City officials released new details Monday about the […]

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No campus-wide e-mail about shoot-out

A day after a chaotic shoot-out took place one block from Old Campus, Yale officials have not notified the community about the violence and do not plan to. All universities that participate in federal financial aid programs are required to disclose information about crimes that occur near their campuses. Associate Vice President for Administration Janet […]

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One of three College Street gunmen still at large

The intersection of Crown and College streets became a combat zone early Sunday morning, when police and three armed men engaged in a brief but intense gunfight. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6221″ ] The shooting started just before 2 a.m., as nearby bars and clubs were letting out and hundreds of people crowded Crown Street. Three nearby officers […]

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One of three College Street gunmen still at large

Police are still searching for a gunman they say fired at police officers on College Street early Sunday morning. As clubs on Crown Street were closing at about 2 a.m., three men got into a shootout near the intersection of Crown and College streets, one block from Old Campus, New Haven Police Chief Frank Limon […]

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Gunfight breaks out on College Street

A three-way gunfight erupted between two men and police on the intersection of College and Crown streets around 2 a.m. Sunday morning as nearby bars were letting out, police and witnesses said. The two men, who police say started the fight, sustained gunshot wounds and were transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven Police Lieutenant […]

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Saybrook student admits to intruding

The Saybrook intruder was… a Saybrook student. In an e-mail sent Friday night, Saybrook Master Paul Hudak and Dean Paul McKinley told Saybrugians that a student has come forward and admitted to entering the suites of other students while they were in bed early Thursday morning. Though Hudak and McKinley did not say why the […]

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Saybrook intruder not found

A Saybrook College senior was lying in bed with the lights out at about 3 a.m. Thursday morning, trying to get some sleep after a night out, when an unexpected visitor arrived. The door to the senior’s fourth-floor single bedroom opened, and she heard someone moving around her room. After about a minute, the visitor […]

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Intruder enters Saybrook suites

An unidentified intruder entered the bedrooms of sleeping Saybrook students early Thursday, according to Saybrook Dean Paul McKinley. In an e-mail sent this morning, McKinley alerted Saybrook students to their college’s uninvited guest, who the dean said entered students’ bedrooms at about 3:30 a.m. “Although he harmed no one and took no property, the master […]

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