Hannah Qu
Staff Reporter
Hannah Qu covers Housing and Homelessness. Previously she covers Cops and Courts. Originally from Jinan, China, she is a sophomore in Trumbull College majoring in English.
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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.

City hears updates on gun-related seizures and plan for 500 surveillance cameras

The city has picked a contractor for the 500 surveillance cameras but doesn’t have a timeline for installing them.

Whose backyard: service and safety on the Hill

The Hill is a neighborhood that lies just below downtown New Haven, nestled in the southwesternmost corner of the city. According to Connecticut Neighborhood Profiles, […]

New Haven receives $2 million for Community Crisis Response Team

The city held a roundtable discussion on Monday morning on how to integrate the Crisis Response Team into the current 911 and non-emergency dispatch system.

Former School of Medicine administrator pleads guilty to stealing $40 million from the University

Jamie Petrone-Codrington admitted to stealing $40 million in computer and electronic hardware from Yale School of Medicine.

Connecticut residents, lawmakers testify on criminal justice bills

Activists, formerly incarcerated people and law experts argued for reducing solitary confinement and ending lien.

Despite invasion, Yale Russian Chorus hopes to tour Russia in August

The Chorus will change repertoire to avoid war propaganda, while several Ukrainian students said the potential tour is wrong and disheartening.