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Unsealed arrest warrant provides additional details on the murder of Kevin Jiang ENV ’22

The unsealed warrant reveals Qinxuan Pan was likely involved with other New Haven shootings and reveals new information about the night of Jiang’s murder.

A headshot of Pan
Ward 1 Alder Eli Sabin ’22 announces bid for Ward 7 seat

On Wednesday, New Haven Ward 1 Alder Eli Sabin ’22 announced his candidacy for a new post — the Ward 7 alder seat.

Headshot of Eli Sabin
Alders pass amended ‘Forward Together’ budget without secured funds from state, Yale

Just under three months after Elicker introduced two budgets, the Board of Alders passed the optimistic one.

Photo of City Hall from the New Haven Green
A tale of two proposals: the planning and politics of New Haven’s next budget

On Monday, the Board of Alders finance committee will begin deliberations on the New Haven fiscal year 2021-2022 budget. But with two plans on the table, a devastating budget crisis and a neighborhood of New Haveners fervently defending Mitchell Library, the path to a final plan looks to be anything but smooth.

An up close photo of City Hall
NHPS ready for a ‘Summer of Fun’

NHPS students will be dancing, playing sports, learning and more this summer.

ANALYSIS: New Haven is experiencing a rise in homicides, violent crime; Officials, residents split on solutions

Homicides and violent crime in New Haven are rising for the first time in years. Criminal justice professors, law enforcement and community activists debate the most effective solution.

Officials call on residents to improve recycling efforts

With Connecticut running out of space to dispose its waste, local and state efforts are focused on promoting recycling.

An up close of a recycling bin.
Environmental Advisory Council meets with CT DEEP representatives to discuss English Station

New Haven’s Environmental Advisory Council meets with DEEP to discuss plans for cleaning up the decades-old English Station Power Plant.

English Station rises above the Mill River on a sunny day.
‘Beep beep, Yale is cheap!’: Unions call for respect from Yale at car caravan rally

With contract negotiations for Yale’s unions looming, workers took to the streets, both on foot and in cars, to send a message of strength and unity to President Peter Salovey.

‘It changed what we had to do overnight’: How nonprofits and community organizations kept New Haveners fed during a pandemic

Amid the challenges of the pandemic, food banks, soup kitchens, churches and homeless shelters have collaborated and reinvented their service models to address food insecurity in the Elm City.

Bags of food are prepared for clients at Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen.
Discussing the future of affordable housing in the Elm City

With affordable housing as a legislative priority for the coming years, the News looked at what affordable housing in the city can look like and why it is important.

A view of New Haven Housing Authority headquarters from across Orange St.