Hannah Kotler
Staff Reporter
Hannah Kotler covers Cops & Courts and Transportation for the City desk. She is a sophomore in Ezra Stiles majoring in Ethics, Politics, Economics.
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Elicker and Brennan split on Tweed Airport expansion

While Justin Elicker’s campaign has endorsed the expansion of Tweed New Haven Airport, Liam Brennan’s team told the News they would not commit to a position before seeing the environmental impact statement.

Mayoral candidate fails to make Democratic Primary ballot after lawsuit dismissed in court

Abdussabur’s campaign presented a full list of petition signatures he argues were unfairly tossed out and demanded Connecticut amend its petition verification process at a press conference last week.

Oral arguments held for mayoral ballot lawsuit

Attorneys convened before Superior Court Judge Paul R. Doyle on Sunday morning for oral arguments in mayoral candidate Shafiq Abdussabur’s primary election lawsuit against Democratic […]

First African American history museum in the state to move into Sterling’s childhood home

The Ruby & Fletcher African American Museum is set to move into the childhood home of John William Sterling — the namesake of Yale’s Sterling Memorial Library — next spring.

New Haven 50th annual Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival

ooster Square Cherry Blossom Committee hosted musicians, food trucks and vendors for their annual festival this Sunday.

Animals relocated amid New Haven Animal Shelter investigations

Following investigations from the state Department of Agriculture and New Haven police, several animals found in “poor health” in the New Haven Animal Shelter have been relocated.

Student hit by vehicle at York-Elm intersection hospitalized for injuries

The 18-year-old student was crossing the intersection during a green light late Saturday night, according to New Haven police, when she was struck by a pick-up truck.

Yale security officers ratify historic five-year labor contract

After months of negotiations, the University and the Yale Security officers’ union reached a five-year agreement including wage raises and expanded due process rights.

State bill aims to decrease juvenile detention rates

Reformed juvenile detention procedures and increased community outreach are the latest efforts to reverse a pandemic-era spike in juvenile offenses.

New Haven Police Department continues training programs aimed at decreasing police brutality

NHPD hopes to see progress with national de-escalation program, cultural sensitivity training and other adjustments following the paralyzation of Randy Cox in police custody.

“Not like other libraries”: How a 197-year-old private library in New Haven survives

Ahead of a $1.72 million renovation project, The New Haven Institute Library, one of twenty remaining membership libraries in the United States, talks historic preservation and library funding.