Ron Smith formally announces run for mayor

Newhallville resident Ron Smith officially announced his intention to run for mayor to a small gathering or supporters at The Greek Olive restaurant Thursday evening.

Human torso found on Crown Street

Following the discovery of four severed limbs — two legs and two arms — earlier this month, police officers found a human torso today at 274 Crown St.

NHPD to investigate case of severed legs as homicide

The police departments of New Haven and the Metropolitan Transit Authority are now formally investigating the discovery of severed body parts roughly two weeks ago as a homicide, after DNA testing identified that the pair of severed legs found belonged to a homeless man last seen alive on May 20.

Human arms and legs found near train tracks in New Haven

A pair of human legs were discovered on the corner of Court and State streets by New Haven Police Department this morning.

Paul Cleary, dean of public health school, to step down

The search for a new dean of the School of Public Health has begun.

Yale-New Haven Health System to close two clinics

Due to financial difficulties, the Yale-New Haven Health System is shutting down two clinics — one in Branford and one in East Haven.

Yale commits to hiring 500 city residents

Bruce Alexander, vice president for the Office of New Haven and State Affairs, announced in a letter on Tuesday addressed to New Haven city officials that Yale plans to hire 500 New Haven residents within the next two years.

Yale Alumni Magazine to become a University department

On July 1, the Yale Alumni Magazine will become a department of the University.

Stauderman to leave for Rochester

University Chief Communications Officer Elizabeth Stauderman ’83 LAW ’04 will be taking a position at the University of Rochester in the fall.

Salovey receives Harvard honorary degree

In addition to conferring degrees to its students today, Harvard also gave a degree to University President Peter Salovey.

Newman ’01 arrested on charges of fraud

Joshua Newman ’01, Internet and business entrepreneur, was arrested last week for defrauding investors out of more than $2 million dollars.