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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Yanzi: Fighting the Slow Battle of LGBTQ Rights in China

If the pandemic had not limited international travel, Yanzi would have been in the U.S. with his long-term boyfriend, getting married. Instead, leaving his boyfriend […]

City provides update on police chief search and crime

City has not seen any homicides so far in 2022.

State legislators support scrapping prison-stay fees for formerly incarcerated individuals

In a press conference Thursday, state leaders and reentry advocates seek to get rid of costs for prison stays imposed on formerly incarcerated individuals.

YPD appeals to public for help in search for Anton Sovetov ART ’16

The graphic designer for the Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communications was last heard from on Feb. 4. YPD and NHPD are urging the public to share any information that may be helpful in locating him.

Residents protest the move of controversial methadone clinic to Newhallville

The APT Foundation’s methadone clinic in the Hill was pointed to as evidence of the crime and “trauma” that they would bring to Newhallville, as residents urged officials to shut the move down.

NHPD approved more progressive use of force policy while promoting head-punching officer

The promoted officer hit and pepper sprayed the unarmed man after being kicked while NHPD new use of force policy requires necessary cause.

New Haven’s acting police chief sued for staying on in role as search extends

Six days after Rev. Boise Kimber filed lawsuit against the city for keeping Renee Dominguez as acting chief indefinitely, city issues Request for Proposal to recruit police chief search consultant company.

Civilian Review Board raises questions about “consensual encounters” with cops and seeks to define its powers

Civilian Review Board talks detective conduct and rules for the board in monthly meeting.

“Come back again tomorrow I guess”: city faces testing shortages as case numbers rise

As COVID-19 cases surge in New Haven, the city has experienced test kit and essential workforce shortages. With a 24.55 percent positivity rate in Connecticut […]

Facing concerns about officer accountability, New Haven Police Department revokes police certification for the first time

Experts and activists have been raising concerns about the nature of policing in the city following multiple complaints.

Liam Elkind ’22: To Pull Together When the World is Falling Apart

Liam Elkind’s mom has the philosophy that whenever you are receiving important news, just get the facts down and don’t let yourself react. Liam Elkind […]