James Post
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Study shows CT cops Taser minorities disproportionately

Connecticut police officers disproportionately use their Tasers — electronic defense weapons — against minorities, according to a landmark report released this summer by researchers from the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy at Central Connecticut State University.

Shooting reported near campus.

The New Haven Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday near 393 Mansfield Street.

NHPD partners with theft database

The New Haven Police Department has become the first department in Connecticut to register with LeadsOnline, a service that allows police to better track down […]

Former resident appeals re-entry decision

In a continuation of his efforts to re-enter the country, deported Connecticut resident Arnold Giammarco has started the process of appealing the ruling from Connecticut District Court Judge Vanessa Bryant that prevents him from testifying at a public hearing in Connecticut he was subpoenaed to.

State debates “Ban the Box”

Every day for over a year, Janna Saville has stood at the northwest intersection of George and Park streets asking for money.

YPD, NROTC host Red Cross blood drive

The Yale Police Department SWAT Team and Yale Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Undergraduate Association sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive this Wednesday.

City bus strikes pedestrian

The elderly male pedestrian has been taken to a nearby hospital.

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Deported CT residents denied visit to US for public hearing

Paolina Milardo and Arnaldo Giammarco have called Connecticut home since the early 1960s. But an April 1 decision filed by U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant will prevent the former Connecticut residents — deported to Italy in 2011 and 2012, respectively — from ever returning.

Law students defend deported state residents

In front of a federal judge Monday, two Yale Law School students argued for the return of deported Connecticut residents Paula Milardo and Arnold Giammarco.

CT bill to increase opioid manufacturing costs

Pharmacists, social workers and other health care officials weighed in on a state bill that would establish a surcharge on the manufacture and distribution of opioids — including legal and illegal pain relievers such as morphine, codeine and heroin — at a public hearing of the state Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee this Monday.

Patient sues YNHH after botched surgery

The University faces a lawsuit seeking over $15,000 in damages after Milford resident Deborah Craven filed a legal complaint on March 14 in the Connecticut Superior Court against the Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital for a botched surgery. Anthony Kim and Ricardo Quarrie, the Yale cardiothoracic surgeon and surgeon-in-training who directed the procedures, are also included as defendants in the suit.