Connecticut Department of Corrections closes Northern Correctional Institution

After 26 years of operation, Connecticut’s Northern Correctional Institution will shut down by July 1. Gov. Ned Lamont announced the closure in a Feb. 8 […]

In Connecticut’s state prison system, vaccinations begin

After much debate, the Connecticut Department of Correction staff issued the first wave of vaccinations for eligible groups of staff and inmates on Feb. 1. […]

Police name person of interest in investigation of Kevin Jiang’s ENV ’22 shooting death

In a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, New Haven Police Department Chief Otoniel Reyes named 29-year-old Qinxuan Pan as a person of interest in regard […]

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Kevin Jiang’s shooting death believed to be a targeted attack

Kevin Jiang ENV ’22 was shot and killed Saturday night in what the police are now saying was a targeted attack.  According to the New […]

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Social media video of NHPD Use of Force launches internal investigation

Content warning: The first embedded link in this story is a video containing graphic depictions of police violence. On Jan. 29, a security guard at […]

FBI-YPD joint law enforcement program opens applications for high school students

Since its inception in 2015, the Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy aims to give Connecticut high-school-age students an inside look at a career in law […]

Shots fired at assistant superintendent’s home Friday evening

On Friday night, multiple shots were fired at the exterior of Paul Whyte’s home while he and his family were inside. No one was injured. […]

Police investigating death of Kevin Jiang ENV ’22 as homicide

Kevin Jiang ENV ’22 was shot and killed Saturday night on Lawrence Street between Nicoll Street and Nash Street. His death marks the first possible […]

New Haven officially opens prisoner reentry center, calls for related legislation on state-wide level

Just hours after championing the official opening of a prisoner reentry center in New Haven, Elm City officials engaged in a statewide forum for proposals […]

Activists and legislators push bill to stop solitary confinement and shutter Northern Correctional Institute

Feb. 1 marks National Freedom Day, a holiday that honors the abolition of slavery in the United States. For the holiday’s 156th anniversary, Stop Solitary […]