Michelle Liu
Staff Reporter
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YSO gets romantic for Valentine’s Day

The Yale Symphony Orchestra will serenade audiences with pieces from one of history’s most iconic love stories this Saturday.

CT lawmakers propose recreational marijuana legalization

Connecticut State lawmakers will debate legalizing recreational marijuana this legislative session, jumping on a wave of similar efforts in states across New England.

Investigations into Metro-North crash begin

One day after a Metro-North train slammed into an SUV in Valhalla, N.Y., killing six and injuring 15, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and two separate federal agencies have launched investigations.

Six dead, 15 injured after Metro-North collision

Six people were killed and 15 were injured in Valhalla, N.Y. after a Metro-North train crashed into a vehicle on the tracks Tuesday evening.

Malloy unveils statewide criminal justice reform

Addressing a crowd of over 100 state and city officials, activists and students Tuesday afternoon at the Yale Law School, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced major criminal justice reforms aimed at decreasing crime and reintegrating nonviolent offenders into society.

CT Comptroller backs Malloy’s office in deficit debate

Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo bolstered spirits in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office Monday, finding that the state’s fiscal situation is not as dire as previously forecast.

East Rock coffeehouse to change ownership but retain spirit

Although Lulu de Carrone plans to relinquish ownership of her East Rock coffeeshop at the end of February after 24 years in business, she jokes that, according to the contract, her successor, David Oricchio, is required to serve her a double macchiato every morning anyway.

Juno shifts east, leaving only a foot

Although Winter Storm Juno swept through New Haven with far less snow than forecasted, city officials maintained on Tuesday that their precautions were necessary and yielded a successful emergency operation.

City and state brace for Blizzard Juno

As Blizzard Juno continues to barrel across the Northeast, preparations for a storm of “historic” proportions are ongoing in the Elm City and Hartford.

Blizzard forces State of Emergency

With a menacing blizzard looming, Gov. Dannel Malloy has declared a State of Emergency across Connecticut, mandating a travel ban across all roads that will take effect at 9:00 pm tonight.

Two years after shooting, Lanza house to be torn down

A little over two years after Adam Lanza killed 26 — including 20 children — at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., town leaders have decided to demolish the house where he began his massacre with the shooting of his mother, Nancy Lanza.