Razel Suansing
Staff Reporter
Razel Suansing is a staff reporter and producer for the City, YTV, and Magazine desks. She covers cops and courts, specifically state criminal justice reform efforts, the New Haven Police Department, and the Yale Police Department. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she is a first-year in Davenport College, majoring in Global Affairs.
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New Haven residents create AAPI coalition in wake of hate crimes

Members of the AAPI community are forming a new coalition, called aapiNHV, to increase the coordination of efforts to combat anti-Asian racism and violence.

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Pedestrian hit near Benjamin Franklin College

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Prospect and Trumbull Streets around 8:30 p.m. last night.

YNHHS pauses radiotherapy treatment for six days after software breach

A nationwide cybersecurity threat to Elekta, a vendor that delivers radiotherapy services at the Yale New Haven Health System, resulted in the interruption of treatment for approximately 200 cancer patients for six days.

NHPD launches internal investigation after officer pulls gun, taser on shoplifter

In the wake of the recent death at the hands of police of Daunte Wright and the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, the former police […]

The façade of the NHPD in the daytime.
IN PHOTOS: Protesters call for police abolition

NHPD celebrates Duff’s career and appoints new spokesperson, five lateral hires

On Monday, the New Haven Police Department held an outdoor retirement ceremony for public information officer Captain Anthony Duff ’88 in front of the department’s […]

Chauvin verdict reignites conversations about police reform in New Haven

As the news of Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict captures the attention of the nation, public officials and organizers are reflecting on possible police reforms for […]

New Haveners protest police violence outside Yale Police Department

On April 18, New Haven residents marched from City Hall to the Yale Police Department headquarters in response to recent incidents of police violence involving […]

On anniversary of Witherspoon and Washington shooting, Abolition Alliance at Yale discusses YPD’s future

Two years after Yale and Hamden police shot at Paul Witherspoon and Stephanie Washington and following the recent police killings of Daunte Wright and Adam […]

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Protesters call for police abolition following Toledo, Wright killings

In April 2019, a Hamden police officer and Yale police officer shot at two Black residents, Stephanie Washington and Paul Witherspoon — sparking citywide protests over […]

Protesters march east on Wall St. in between Silliman and Slifka.
Man steals tip jar from Koffee?, sparks conversation about policing at the shop

On Tuesday afternoon, a shoplifting incident occurred at the local New Haven café Koffee? when an individual stole a tip jar and threatened to kill […]

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