COPS & COURTS
Man pleads guilty to distributing nearly 600 grams of fentanyl

Undercover FBI investigators met with the man multiple times earlier this year and purchased nearly 300,000 potentially lethal doses of the synthetic opioid.

Four months after being left partially paralyzed in New Haven Police van, Randy Cox prepares to sue

As a state-level investigation into the actions of NHPD officers continues, Cox’s legal team looks to bring negligence charges in a civil rights lawsuit.

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City sues motorcycle stunt show organizers for $92K 

New Haven seeks costs for police overtime at illegally held event

NHPD’s new chief launches innovative recruitment efforts 

Through increasing accessibility and contact with the community, the NHPD has been able to increase its department’s diversity and policing in the community.

Pan granted mental competency exam, stalling trial

In a hearing Tuesday morning, a Connecticut Superior Court judge decided to allow Qinxuan Pan, who is suspected of murdering a Yale grad student, to take a competency exam to determine if he is fit mentally for trial.

Suspected hate crime committed outside Davenport College, police investigate

Early Saturday Morning, a Latino man was assaulted in what the New Haven Police Department is investigating as a hate crime.

Ghost gun numbers rise as homicides decline in the city

NHPD top brass highlighted growing ghost gun numbers in a press conference Tuesday morning where they also urged people to refrain from “retaliation” in the wake of the city’s eighth homicide this year

“He literally changed what Yale looked like”: Community mourns the loss of Anton Sovetov ART ’16

After the Yale alum and graphic designer was found dead across the Long Island Sound in May, the University held a memorial service this summer where colleagues, friends and family reflected on Anton Sovetov’s life.

“This time it must be different”: hundreds march through New Haven and Yale after Black man is paralyzed in NHPD custody

A June 19th arrest resulted in the serious injury and paralysis of Randy Cox, a 36-year-old Newhallville resident.

Karl Jacobson confirmed as next New Haven police chief

The New Haven Board of Alders voted unanimously to approve Jacobson as the city’s next Chief of Police.

Acting New Haven Police Chief Renee Dominguez asked to step down by state judge, accused of illegally occupying role

A judge ordered NHPD Acting Chief Renee Dominguez to vacate her role in accordance with the city charter following a lawsuit brought against her.