by Allan Appel | Jul 14, 2015 8:17 am | Comments (7)
As Jasmine Williams crossed the stage, Fire Chief Allyn Wright grasped her arm and raised her hand along with his. “I always do this,” he said, and proclaimed, “Female!”
by Paul Bass | May 4, 2015 10:45 am | Comments (2)
Traffic was stalled downtown and the police emergency squad swept into action on Elm Street Monday morning in response to a report about two “suspicious” packages—which (surprise!) turned out to be harmless.
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 8, 2014 5:53 pm | Comments (2)
Ismail Abdussabur asked a table of black mentors to extend their support to the “middle man”—“regular” students who could become either society’s leaders or gang members depending on the direction they receive.
by Paul Bass | Oct 8, 2014 8:40 am | Comments (1)
Antonio Almodovar, who went public with complaints about racial discrimination in the fire department, has stepped down as president of the Latino firefighters association.
by Staff | Sep 8, 2014 11:09 am | Comments (6)
The Harp administration reacted to concerns over decisions made at the scene of the Delaney’s fire by naming a new assistant chief in charge of oeprations.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 29, 2014 2:46 pm | Comments (1)
With smoldering wreckage still smoking nearby, victims lay sprawled across the tarmac at Tweed-New Haven Airport—pretending to be dead or dying, burned and bleeding “zesty mint flavor” blood.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 28, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (3)
On his last day in uniform as a New Haven firefighter, Chief Michael Grant found himself surrounded by faces from his past, well-wishers from four decades of service to the city.
by Allan Appel | Mar 16, 2014 8:12 pm
Police officer Michael Hurley has so much reverence for the flag he saluted it 20 times, at least.
He had the perfect patriotic perch to do so from the corner of Church and Chapel, where he helped to direct traffic Sunday at the flags-flying-high 58th annual Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
by Paul Bass | Mar 5, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (3)
R. Jacobs parked, walked into the bank. Then his 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee caught on fire.
by Allan Appel | Feb 19, 2014 11:48 am
A pipe burst early Wednesday morning on downtown Temple Street, shutting down water service to an entire block while crews scrambled to fix the problem.