by Thomas Breen | Dec 8, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (14)
Jackie Lucibello was serving a three-year sentence at the York Correctional Institution when she found out that her mother was dying from complications related to AIDS.
If Lucibello wanted to visit her mother in the hospital, she first had to be “blackboxed.”
Continue reading ‘Female Ex-Offenders Band Together’
by Paul Bass | Dec 8, 2017 8:04 am | Comments (29)
(Updated) Keron Bryce has been New Haven’s “cop of the week” three times in just five years on the force — and like some other young black and Latina officers may already be joining an exodus to suburban police forces.
Continue reading ‘Hamden Lures City’s Cops Of Color’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 6, 2017 12:13 pm | Comments (28)
New Haveners will receive a slightly higher mid-year car tax bill in January 2018 as the city looks to stay within budget without cutting social services, in the face of reduced state aid.
Continue reading ‘Mid-Year Car Tax Increase Coming’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 6, 2017 8:07 am | Comments (10)
A builder is a step closer to getting a second chance to construct a residential building on a Chapel Street lot — as long as he agrees to include four affordable apartments this time.
Continue reading ‘Defunct Land Deal Back In Play’
by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2017 1:08 pm | Comments (22)
My thoughts of “true piety” and “virtue” were suddenly interrupted Monday evening when a speeding driver sideswiped my car and hightailed it away from the police.
Continue reading ‘Crash, Flight — & Grab — On Grand’
by Thomas Breen | Dec 5, 2017 8:10 am | Comments (21)
More people biking in protected lanes, paying tolls, surviving crosswalks — and running, for office.
Advocates promoted that vision for safer streets and, with the running suggestion, how to realize it, at a strategy session Monday night.
Continue reading ‘Alt-Transiteers Map Attack On “Anarchy”’
by Paul Bass | Dec 4, 2017 3:07 pm | Comments (3)
Steve Winter will never forget what cops did to him seven years ago. Now he has a chance to help make sure that when cops do that to other citizens, citizens have a chance to hold them accountable.
Continue reading ‘Alder-Elect Targets Civilian Review Board’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 4, 2017 7:52 am | Comments (22)
The president has his war room. Boulevard neighbors have Doris and Edward Zelinsky’s dining room table.
Continue reading ‘Mini-Apartment Boulevard Battle Brews’
by Christopher Peak | Dec 2, 2017 5:50 pm | Comments (7)
A judge ordered the city Friday to to relocate a lead-poisoned child from an Amity apartment after four months of denied requests.
The order came Friday at the end of the second day of testimony at the state courthouse on Church Street in a civil suit filed by New Haven Legal Assistance Association’s (NHLAA) on behalf of the family of Jacob Guaman, a nonverbal, autistic 5-year-old.
Continue reading ‘Judge Orders City To Move Poisoned Kid’
by Paul Bass | Dec 1, 2017 12:24 pm
Alex had a story to tell about a guy who was bragging about how he “should have finished” what he “started.” Mike Torre couldn’t wait to hear it.
Continue reading ‘Fire Cop Smokes Out Arsonists’