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Larry Grant Sr., 60, was pronounced dead in hospital; firefighters had rescued him in Saturday’s Dickerman Street blaze. (Full fire story here.)
City is sending 4 ambulances, $16K in medical supplies to Ebola-torn sister city. Paul Bass reports.
From consolidation to facility fees. Arielle Levin Becker reports.
Dickerman Street overnight blaze sends 2 to Bridgeport Burn Center. Staff reports.
by Michelle Hackman | Mar 3, 2015 3:40 pm
On a humid, overcast evening in July 1996, four teenaged boys sat on a front porch drinking malt liquor and playing spades. Early in the evening, one of the boys, 16-year-old Jason Casiano, confided in the others that he badly needed money and was contemplating robbing a store. Would they be willing to help? he asked.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 3, 2015 12:04 pm | Comments (9)
Need a cigarette break during a trip to Edgewood or East Shore Park? You might have to leave the premises to get your nicotine fix.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 2, 2015 4:20 pm
Devonte Fletcher plans to bring a story to Hartford Tuesday, a story he hopes will convince state lawmakers not to gut the youth agency that has made a big difference in his life.
by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 2, 2015 2:32 pm | Comments (1)
I got cursed out a few days ago by the inmate who teaches the anger management classes.
by Brian Slattery | Mar 1, 2015 11:45 am
At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, a moment 12 years in the making approached, as a crew put up the first part of the new marquee for the College Street Music Hall, formerly the Palace Theater.
“It’s still got to come another half-inch,” called one of the workmen. “Whoa! That’s a big-ass half inch!”
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 27, 2015 2:00 pm
Gary Smikle pulled 13-year-old Sharmaine Donaldson out of the lineup. He swiped a punching mitt at her. Donaldson stepped back, but she never took her eyes off of him. She didn’t blink. She didn’t lose her fighting stance. She did not flinch or close her eyes.
by Lawrence Dressler | Feb 27, 2015 12:15 pm
A new inmate arrived at the warehouse. As the prison tailor I was in charge of fitting him for new prison clothing.
by Paul Bass | Feb 27, 2015 8:05 am | Comments (11)
With the state now fully on board for building a long-promised second parking garage at Union Station, the city has added an idea to the mix: Combining it with a regional bus depot.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 26, 2015 3:11 pm | Comments (49)
A rookie New Haven cop not only allowed her ex-boyfriend to use her car to deal drugs after she was warned against it—she also maintained a relationship with a convicted murderer, according to an internal investigation that has led the police chief to seek her dismissal.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (27)
Elvira Gutierrez Vargas said her bosses robbed her of the Christmas tips she received after spending more than 50 hours each week cleaning houses throughout New Haven for minimum wage.