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“What did I do?” an unarmed man with his hands in the air — and believed to be high on PCP — asked police officers as they repeatedly fired taser shots at him inside a Whalley Avenue convenience store, in a scene captured by one of the police department’s new body cameras.
For years, residents of Beaver Hills have been complaining about speeds at Crescent and Munson Streets. Now officials have put together a plan for a traffic-calming roundabout — if the city can find the money to pay for it.
Police brass has ordered retraining for three officers who tased a criminal suspect four times in a store and then pepper-sprayed him — and the department has opened an internal investigation into the handling of body camera footage of the event.
A developer’s last-minute changes to plans to rehab an historic home on the Boulevard stalled before the Board of Zoning Appeals just as his time to close a financing deal with the bank is running out.
After 50 years, two plaques have been restored to a statue in Edgewood Park. Neighbors gathered at the statue next to the ranger station Sunday for an unveiling. Stephanie FitzGerald of Friends of Edgewood Park contributed the following write-up about how it happened and these photos from the event.
Feeling depressed after the election of Donald Trump, Yale Law School associate professor Marisol Orihuela decided this January to get a dog: a chihuaha mix that she planned to bring to local protests.
Isidor Juda was on a train bound for Nazi death camps when miraculously it slowed down. He leapt off and escaped. Three uncles, three aunts and two cousins weren’t as lucky. Sunday, decades later, he said the prayer for the dead for them at a memorial gravesite in New Haven.