YCC safety report released

In an attempt to strengthen ongoing conversation between students and the Yale Police Department, the YCC released its report on Tuesday.

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Police, schools announce outreach program

A new initiative to strengthen ties between the city’s police department and elementary school students was announced Wednesday.

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Two cases of sexual assault reported in past week

As the University continues its efforts to address sexual misconduct issues on campus, at least two separate cases of sexual assault were reported in the past week. Since Nov. 28, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins has emailed members of the University community twice about different cases of sexual assault that had been reported on […]

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14 years later, parents of slain Yale senior still hope

Fourteen years after the stabbing of Suzanne Jovin, the parents of the slain Yale senior say they still hold out hope that their daughter’s killer will be found. “[We] continue to hope that the case will be solved, even after the passage of 14 years,” Jovin’s parents Thomas and Donna Jovin said to the Hartford Courant. […]

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City follows national crime decline

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics released last week, New Haven is keeping up with a national trend of crime reduction. The uniform crime report released last week by the FBI shows a continuous decline in violent crime nationally over the past two decades, with 1,932,274 nationwide cases of violent crime reported in 1992, […]

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Murphy takes Senate seat

In the culmination of one of the most closely-watched and controversial races in the country, Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy defeated Republican candidate Linda McMahon for Connecticut’s junior United States Senate seat in Tuesday’s national election. As of press time, Murphy was reported to have received 54 percent of the vote, compared to McMahon’s 45 percent. […]

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State criticizes McMahon campaign

The State Election Enforcement Commission has issued a warning to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon about her “deceitful tactics” in disseminating absentee ballot applications in the final days before Election Day. In an Oct. 25 letter to McMahon’s campaign committee, the Commission, which is tasked with ensuring the integrity of the state’s electoral process, […]

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Yee ’12 pleads not guilty to felony charge

At a Tuesday court hearing, Eric Yee ’12 pled not guilty to one count of illegal weapon possession after police responding to threatening comments Yee allegedly made about children discovered an assault rifle in Yee’s house last September. Officers searching his house found a Heckler & Koch M-94 assault rifle in his Santa Clarita, Calif. […]

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Inmate’s death request may stall

One of the two killers sentenced to death for the infamous 2007 triple homicide in Cheshire, Conn. declared in a letter released Oct. 11 that he will waive his right to appeal the case and proceed to his execution. In the letter, Steven Hayes — who has been sitting on death row since his sentencing […]

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Students question security program

One year after the introduction of a new campus security service for smartphones, student reaction remains uncertain. Launched in August 2011, Bulldog Mobile is a service that allows students, faculty and staff to use their phones as personal security devices thanks to a GPS tracking technology implemented by the Yale Police Department. While University administrators […]

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Family dispute ends in tragedy

A sibling dispute ended with the death of two brothers on Monday morning, bringing the total number of homicides in New Haven to 12 this year. Daniel Shwisha, 44, fatally shot his brother, Gordon Shwisha, 45, outside of their family business’ facility shortly before 7:50 a.m., and later killed himself at their parents’ home in […]

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