Sara Seymour
Staff Reporter
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Elm City sees lull in heroin use

The country, state and city have all seen spikes in heroin use and overdoses in recent years. But over the last few weeks, emergency medical technicians say there seems to have been a lull in heroin-related emergency calls in New Haven.

Fire department continues growth

This year, the New Haven Fire Department is looking at additional firefighters, a new fire chief and a potential $1,325,000 grant from the Federal Emergency […]

Residents safe after two-alarm fire

A two-alarm fire Sunday morning took three hours to extinguish, but no one was severely injured.

Teens charged with assaulting professor

Three of the five teenagers suspected of assaulting a 79-year-old Yale professor two weeks ago were apprehended and charged by New Haven Police Wednesday evening. […]

Police progress towards higher standards

Law enforcement officials and experts across Connecticut are creating hiring, promotion and equipment guidelines in time for the new year. The Connecticut Legislature approved the […]

YPD apprehend vandal at SAE

A vandal was caught spray painting the side of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at 35 High St. late Wednesday night. Alexandra Tananbaum ’18 said […]

Teenager dies in New Haven’s 15th homicide of 2015

A teenager died early Tuesday morning after being shot in the chest.

Campus shooting preparation video released

Campus safety officials notified students of a new informational video outlining how to respond to an active shooting on campus in a community-wide email yesterday.

Cold case investigation continues

Friday marked the 17th anniversary of the still-unsolved murder of former Yale senior Suzanne Jovin ’99. Today investigators at the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office are still working to retest evidence and solicit potential witness accounts.

Juvenile correctional facilities reform

Following concerns about conditions at two youth prisons in Connecticut, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Committee on Children met Thursday to discuss improvements.

Accidental drug-related deaths rise

By the end of this month, the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner’s Office expects that the number of accidental drug-induced intoxication deaths to rise by 22 percent from last year’s rate.