Sophie Sonnenfeld
Staff Reporter
Sophie Sonnenfeld covers cops and courts. She is a first-year in Branford College majoring in anthropology.
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“Come back again tomorrow I guess”: city faces testing shortages as case numbers rise

As COVID-19 cases surge in New Haven, the city has experienced test kit and essential workforce shortages. With a 24.55 percent positivity rate in Connecticut […]

New Haven Free Public Library wins grant to hire social workers

New grant to increase the number of hours city libraries provide social support staffing.

79-year-old cyclist dies one week after hit-and-run outside Schwarzman Center

A week after getting struck in a hit-and-run at the intersection of Grove and College Streets, Stephen Rediker died from his injuries.

Elicker appoints Dominguez as city’s Police Chief, Rush-Kittle as Chief Administrative Officer

Dominguez has served as Acting Chief for the last five months.

Elicker hosts “Meet the Mayor” event in Westville

Westville residents brought concerns to city officials at an event held at Edgewood Park on Tuesday evening.

Ward 1 alder transition between Yalies begins

After New Haven’s elections Tuesday, the transition from Sabin to Guzhnay for the ward 1 alder spot begins.

Cyclist injured in hit and run outside Schwarzman Center

The incident took place at the intersection of Grove and College.

“The Spirit of the Havens” lifts off from Tweed on first direct Florida flight

The first-ever non-stop direct flight to Florida from southern Connecticut departed from Tweed Airport Wednesday morning. Following decades of legal concerns and loud resident backlash, Tweed […]

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Police investigating as “paintball perpetrator” targets Yale students

Near York and Elm Streets, several students were shot in a drive-by paintball assault.

Hallowoads dance party descends into chaos, shut down by police

On Wednesday night, the annual Halloween-themed event at popular dance spot Toad’s Place was disrupted by New Haven Police Department officers after the building was […]

Almost a year after first meeting, Civilian Review Board struggles with logistical confusion

In the monthly Civilian Review Board meeting, members discuss procedures, backlogs and IA numbers.