Six years ago, nearly to the day, New Haven cop Betsy Segui arrested artist and Ideat Village festival co-founder Bill Saunders at Pitkin Plaza on charges of interfering with a police officer, disorderly conduct, and inciting a riot.
On Wednesday, they both returned to the scene of that arrest — along with jurors who will decide whether Segui was wrong to arrest Saunders that day, violated his First Amendment rights, and used excessive force.
Breeders’ permits. Inspections for breeding purposes. Microchipping of dogs. Litter permits.
Alders are considering some of those ideas to strengthen New Haven’s animal ordinance, in part to prevent repeats of horrific incidents like the mauling to death of a woman by two dogs in Beaver Hills.
Don’t look for Sue Hatfield to sign onto letters attacking Donald Trump if she becomes Connecticut’s next attorney general, even when some of her fellow Republicans criticize him for separating parents and children at the border.
A Superior Court judge ruled that a Westville family can stay in its rented home through the end of July and does not have to backpay rent for May and June because of its landlord’s delays in fixing the property.
Seventy-year-old Sheila Brown was arrested, held at police headquarters for nearly four hours, and charged with two misdemeanors — for the crime, it turned out, of having the same name as a different woman 20 years her junior with an outstanding warrant.
(Opinion)—During the past few months, the budget for the City of New Haven has become a hotly contested issue. The city is facing a $20 million deficit in its Board of Education, rising costs for health benefits in its pensions, and a decline in financial support from the state. These conditions force New Haven residents to live by the motto, “we have to do more with less.” In order to address the city’s problems, some tough budgetary decisions were made.