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by Staff | Dec 8, 2013 10:26 am | Comments (2)
Someone shot a 23-year-old man to death at 35 Harding Pl. in Newhallville Saturday afternoon.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 6, 2013 1:57 pm
The first two defendants in a historic criminal sweep will be heading to the slammer for up to 20 years, after a jury Friday found them guilty of selling crack and weed.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 6, 2013 1:01 pm | Comments (6)
Federal investigators are looking into any “possible conflicts of interest” between New Haven’s outgoing police and fire pension fund adviser and a company from which he took out a personal loan, based on information contained in a subpoena.
Meanwhile, the pension board has agreed to shell out a “discounted” $470 an hour for legal representation for the city’s fire union president, whom investigators have subpoenaed in the probe.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 6, 2013 8:26 am
As the government seeks guilty verdicts in the first trial of Connecticut’s largest-ever federal case, prosecutors presented recordings of people talking about selling drugs, asking to sell more drugs, and threatening each other over debts. The defense’s response: So their clients might have sold drugs? Big deal.
by Paul Bass | Dec 5, 2013 3:31 pm | Comments (7)
Loud tapping woke up Yvette Redding in the middle of the night. The water in the faucet stopped running. A crash followed.
Before long, Xander the police pooch swung into action.
Now police hope they have found two men responsible for at least some, if not most, of 12 recent copper-thefts in the neighborhood.
by Cora Lewis | Dec 5, 2013 3:23 pm | Comments (1)
Sunder Ganglani, 31, husband of the Yale assistant English professor who died in police lock-up on Nov. 24, paid a total of $400 in application and program fees for a Family Violence Education Program after appearing in court to answer criminal charges.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 5, 2013 8:25 am | Comments (1)
“Somebody’s gotta get smacked in the head with a gun,” warned drug kingpin White Boy Chris. A government wiretap caught the warning—and the statement reemerged in a federal courtroom to haunt prosecutors using White Boy Chis as their star witness.
by Paul Bass | Dec 4, 2013 12:10 pm | Comments (5)
Samuel See suffered a cut to his head after wrangling with cops who arrested him, but that injury appears not to have caused his subsequent death in the police lock-up, Chief Dean Esserman stated Wednesday.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 4, 2013 8:29 am | Comments (15)
In the opening days of a long awaited trial in Connecticut’s biggest federal drug-ring takedown, an alleged mastermind is on the stand—but not on trial.
by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 2:59 pm | Comments (2)
He crept into a courtyard as the city slept. He tugged at chains, tires, locks. He made off into the night with a bike plus two bike wheels. Now people are wondering: Who was that video star?
The police, specifically, are wondering that question. Maybe you can help them out.
The photo at left is a still from a video taken by a security camera at a downtown residential tower. It captured a bolt-cutter-toting thief spending 12 minutes hacking away at locked bicycles in the tower’s courtyard beginning at 3:52 a.m. on Oct. 5.