Yash Wadwekar
Contributing Reporter
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Maleek Jones, who spent 31 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, released last month

Jones’ conviction was overturned after a judge ruled that the New Haven Police Department coerced witnesses and manipulated evidence in his original trial.

State police under investigation for falsified ticket scandal

A probe from Governor Ned Lamont’s office comes after private investigations found that officers had falsified 26,000 tickets over seven years and undercounted the number of Black and non-white Hispanic drivers stopped by police.

Randy Cox case settles for historic $45 million, four New Haven officers fired

Almost a year after Randy Cox was paralyzed by New Haven police officers, the city settled his civil suit for a record sum.

Tweed takes off with Avelo Airlines’s millionth member celebration

Avelo Airlines, Tweed-New Haven Airport’s largest airline, celebrated its millionth flown customer last Friday.

Transportation committee hears speeding camera bill

Last Monday, 80 people testified at a transportation committee public hearing regarding HB 5971 — a bill that would install statewide speeding cameras to reduce traffic-related fatalities.

Classical performance “2 x 2” shines in Schwarzman Dome

Last week, Jun-Davinci Choi and Nicole Lam directed two classical music showcases under their Creative and Performing Arts project “2 x 2.”

Roshni lights up Woolsey Hall with annual performance

The showcase — named for Hindi word for “light” — featured four of Yale’s South Asian dance teams alongside four acts from first-years, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Dana Remus launches YLS speaker series on public sector legal careers

Former White House Counsel Dana Remus visited Yale to discuss both traditional and nontraditional career paths after law school.