Yash Roy
Staff Reporter
Yash Roy covers City Hall and State Politics for the News. He is also a Production & Design editor. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, he is a sophomore in Timothy Dwight College double majoring in Economics and American Studies.
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New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker to seek third term in 2023

11 months into his second two-year term, Elicker hopes to clinch a third term focusing on fighting homelessness and economic inequality.

Officers involved in Randy Cox case face criminal charges; New Haven invokes immunity

New Haven, cops involved claim government, qualified immunity while also alleging that Cox was contributorily negligent in his own paralysis on June 19.

Five officers involved in Randy Cox case arrested on misdemeanor charges

All five New Haven officers turned themselves into state police custody earlier today and have since been released on $25,000 bond. Their first court date is Dec. 8 in New Haven.

“The CEO-whisperer”: Inside Jeffrey Sonnenfeld’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute

The School of Management program, led by Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, has strived over three decades to encourage corporate responsibility.

Dems sweep statewide; Lamont, Blumenthal and DeLauro secure reelection

Lamont beats Stefanowski for the second time as Russell makes history as first gay Black person elected to statewide office in the nation.

Civilian Review Board presents NHPD with police conduct recommendations

A city task force that has sifted through hundreds of internal department cases recommends that the police chief ban or address head punching, careless use of profanity and congratulatory rhetoric. recommending that

Tuesday’s midterms: here’s who’s running and how to vote

Democratic incumbents across New Haven and the state are looking to fend off Republican challengers. Same-day voting registration is available at city hall.

Insurance hold-up prevents settlement in Randy Cox case

New Haven officials blamed insurance company bureaucracy for the speed bump in their ongoing negotiations with a man who became paralyzed while in police custody.

Ahead of elections, state Dems poised to sweep across Connecticut

Amidst predictions of a ”red wave” nationally, most Connecticut state Democrats are favored to win their elections. Republicans have a chance to pick off a congressional district in northwestern Connecticut.

U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh recognizes $10 million YNHH registered apprentice program

On Friday, Yale New Haven Hospital hosted a roundtable with registered apprentices under a federal and state department of labor grant award to the health system.

Connecticut Children’s Hospital inspires federal grant for pediatric mental health care

Senator Murphy met with Connecticut Children’s Hospital staff to celebrate the opening of a $60 million federal grant program the hospital pitched in January.