Hannah Qu
Staff Reporter
Hannah Qu covers Cops and Courts. Originally from Jinan, China, she is a first year in Trumbull College.
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Community members protest local restaurant for wage theft, alleged police retaliation

Unidad Latina en Acción alleges that its organizing director was arrested without warrant and assaulted by officers in relation to alleged disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

Connecticut increases SNAP eligibility, benefits

An estimated 17,600 families statewide may become newly eligible for food assistance.

Local housing nonprofit expands its decades-old reach through three new properties

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven rang in another anniversary following the acquisition of three new properties from the city.

Law School-based Prison Letters Project seeks to amplify voices from prison

A team of Yale Law School affiliates headed by professor Emily Bazelon has compiled an online database of prison correspondence that so far includes around 100 letters.

Dwight Community Fridge opens, aims to encourage kinship between Yale students and New Haven

The Dwight Community Fridge recently opened at the YMCA Daycare Center.

New Haven sees debate over cannabis dispensary zoning

The City of New Haven Adult-Use Cannabis Zoning Ordinance prohibits Cannabis establishments of any kind in all residential zones.

Karl Jacobson confirmed as next New Haven police chief

The New Haven Board of Alders voted unanimously to approve Jacobson as the city’s next Chief of Police.

Acting New Haven Police Chief Renee Dominguez asked to step down by state judge, accused of illegally occupying role

A judge ordered NHPD Acting Chief Renee Dominguez to vacate her role in accordance with the city charter following a lawsuit brought against her.

City announces new community gun violence prevention initiative

The new program, which is a partnership between city, state and federal officials, will engage formerly incarcerated citizens who are at amplified risk of being the victims or perpetrators of gun violence.

Yale doctoral graduate fatally shot by San Diego police officer and deputies

The shooting has raised concerns about the use of police force against people of color and those who struggle with mental health issues.

YSPH student raised $125,000 to help Black students in Ukraine

Black students are reportedly facing racial discrimination in addition to this humanitarian crisis.