Report shows statewide crime decrease

Despite New Haven’s reputation as a dangerous city, the overall crime rates in Connecticut have decreased in the past several years, a report issued Friday by the governor’s office showed.


Police control crowd at St. Patricks festivities

On Sunday, about 200 New Haven Police Department officers were dispatched to control the crowds taking part in the annual St. Patrick's Day festivities.


Civil rights in New Haven questioned

What has come to be known as the New Haven 10 case will be brought to trial starting April 25.


Toad’s to close for 2 days

The state will close Toad’s for two days this month, after the state’s Liquor Control Commission’s charged the business with selling alcohol to minors.


Former senate candidate pushes drug reform

Sylvester Salcedo, a local Navy veteran-turned-lawyer, is starting a statewide push for the decriminalization of heroin.


Mobile apps facilitate campus safety

Mobile technology, like that used by University of New Haven students during the Dec. 3 lockdown triggered by a loose gunman on campus, and the Yale Alert system used during the Nov. 25 gun scare, were critical to ensuring safety on campus this year.


YPD reports two sexual assault allegations

The Yale community received three emails last week reporting two separate complaints that two Yale students were sexually assaulted on the night of Feb. 8 at the same off-campus location.


Harp supports Esserman

This week, Mayor Toni Harped pushed for the reappointment of Chief Dean Esserman.


Antiviolence group formed

The Coalition of Anti-Violence Stakeholders announced how it plans to help push legislation to tighten gun control and improve public safety.


YPD hosts Citizens Police Academy

In an effort to strengthen the ties between police officers and the communities they serve, the Yale Police Department opened registration for its semi-annual Citizen’s Police Academy.


See’s death investigation continues

Months after Samuel See was found dead in a local jail cell, his family continues its quest for clarity of the events that led to his death.