by Mercy A. Quaye | Apr 21, 2018 9:21 pm | Comments (1)
A civil rights attorney who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and most recently Stephon Clark — all unarmed black men killed in most cases by police officers — told New Haveners that they’re obligated to fight injustice.
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by Christopher Peak | Apr 19, 2018 9:08 pm | Comments (11)
Federal immigration authorities showed up at New Haven’s state courthouse on Elm Street Thursday to grab a convicted statutory rapist, petrifying other undocumented immigrants trying to resolve their own cases.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 19, 2018 8:05 am | Comments (21)
It happened to State Rep. Robyn Porter in New Haven when she first became a legislator. An officer subtly accused her of having stolen her legislative license plates.
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by Staff | Apr 17, 2018 7:59 am | Comments (1)
James Forman Jr., who wrote a powerful book documenting the roots and unintended tragedies of drug-war mass incarceration, and Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan, who told the story of a local Syrian immigrant family’s resettlement in the New Haven area in the Age of Trump, won journalism’s highest honor Monday: the Pulitzer Prize.
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by Paul Bass | Apr 17, 2018 7:55 am | Comments (6)
(Updated) Tom Ullmann was training for a far more challenging hike as he set out Friday morning on the OK Slips Falls Trail in the Adirondacks.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 13, 2018 12:08 pm | Comments (1)
The New Haven Police Department wants you to take an active interest in the welfare of your senior neighbors and to be on the lookout for people trying to swindle them out of their money.
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by Allan Appel | Apr 12, 2018 12:52 pm | Comments (38)
Jamarr Daniels teared up as he told how his father ran the streets and died when Jamarr was 12. His five older brothers all followed their dad into the streets. Jamarr determined one day to become a cop.
Thwarted in that quest, he made a last-ditch appeal to commissioners who would decide his fate.
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by Staff | Apr 12, 2018 12:36 pm
A lawyer who used to help people donate money to help panhandlers afford meals will now be holding court on Church Street.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 12, 2018 7:56 am | Comments (1)
Brent Peterkin came to work at the intersection of communities and law enforcement because of a debt he said he needs to repay.
The debt is to his Bronx homeboys who weren’t necessarily doing the right thing and staying out of trouble but always made sure he did.
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by Staff | Apr 11, 2018 2:44 pm
Police are investigating a homicide that took place Tuesday afternoon in the West River neighborhood on Chapel Street between Winthrop and Norton.
Continue reading ‘Man, 35, Shot Dead’