by Staff | Jan 16, 2015 6:08 am | Comments (6)
A 43-year-old man lunged at a cop with a knife. The incident could have ended ugly.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 13, 2015 12:38 pm | Comments (2)
It’s Karaoke Day, owner Greg “Chanz” Simpkins announced in his Headz Up Barber Shop: Everyone should take turns singing—now that someone had made off with the surround-sound system.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 9, 2015 1:17 pm
As Domingo Lopez Juarez shoveled a spatula-full of carne enchilada onto the grill in his new food truck, a smoky haze of jalapeno shot up his customers’ noses and into their lungs.
“Spicy,” Juarez said to a chorus of coughs, “is good for your health.”
by Paul Bass | Dec 19, 2014 2:07 pm | Comments (2)
The latest train traveler to get mugged at Church Street South couldn’t remember much about his attackers—at first.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 12, 2014 3:16 pm
For Nelson McLaughlin, homelessness meant sleeping on a bench, seeing someone from your past life walk by and hoping the person doesn’t see you.
“I didn’t want him to see me, to know that it was me,” recalled McLaughlin (pictured at left).
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 10, 2014 2:42 pm | Comments (1)
Some 50 Yale med students joined their peers nationwide in a “white coat die-in” protest against police brutality Wednesday afternoon.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 8:43 am | Comments (10)
As a crowd of neighbors looked on, Mark Fenton ran into the middle of North Frontage Road near Orchard Street and jumped up and down because no cars were coming. Then he joined the crowd on the side of the road as a flood of cars, released by the traffic signal at Howe Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, zipped by at speeds well above the posted speed limit.
by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (15)
Human beings were seen jogging, walking, and hanging out at the urban renewal-devastated corner of Legion and Dwight — in an architectural sketch displayed at a groundbreaking for a project aiming to make that dream a reality.
by Paul Bass | Nov 28, 2014 3:08 pm | Comments (2)
The man who brought a detailed view of cities from around the world to the Hill neighborhood has a new mission: helping New Haveners bring their own city into view.
by Staff | Nov 24, 2014 4:27 pm
Police are investigating two apparently related shootings within a block of each other in the Hill this weekend.