Eliza Fawcett
Staff Reporter
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Harp responds to police task force

At a Thursday evening meeting of the Mayor’s Police and Community Task Force, Mayor Toni Harp addressed the task force’s recommendations for increasing diversity in the New Haven Police Department.

Fire department hopes for increased diversity

City Hall and the New Haven Fire Department are working to encourage more women and people of color to become firefighters.

Series of pizza robberies hits New Haven

In the span of less than an hour early Monday morning, three Elm City pizza deliverymen were victims of attempted robberies, two of which were successful.

State considers legalizing marijuana

At the turn of the new year, state lawmakers are pushing toward the legalization of recreational marijuana, hoping to tax its sales to decrease deficits […]

NHPD data shows drop in crime

Violent crime in New Haven decreased in 2016, continuing a five-year trend in which such numbers have fallen, according to city crime statistics released by the New Haven Police Department.

New Haven Fire Department adjusts service hours

The New Haven Fire Department and the fire union recently signed an agreement increasing the amount of consecutive time that firefighters are allowed to work.

Man sentenced for summer opioid overdoses

Five months after a day of opioid overdoses launched New Haven into a state of emergency, one of the main distributors of the tainted batch of cocaine has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.

YPD body cameras implemented with “no issue”

The policy, implemented two years ago, has been running smoothly.

NHPD aims to add body cameras

The New Haven Police Department and City Hall aim to outfit all police officers with body cameras by the middle of next year.

Swastikas, Trump references found inside local high school

Swastikas and references to President-elect Donald Trump were found Monday spray-painted inside Wilbur Cross High School’s athletic complex.

Elm City residents learn protestors’ rights

Nearly 70 people gathered at the United Church on the Green on Thursday for “Know Your Rights During Protests and Demonstrations,” a talk organized by Connecticut’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union to provide information about protesters’ rights in Connecticut.