Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 11, 2018 12:09 pm | Comments (3)
How can a business make or break the safety of a neighborhood? Do 24-hour operations make it more or less safe?
Cedar Hill neighbors are confronting those questions at the intersection of Ferry and State streets.
Continue reading ‘24-Hour Biz Sparks Opposition’
by Staff | Oct 11, 2018 12:03 pm | Comments (2)
Police are looking for a driver whose car struck and killed a pedestrian early Thursday on Woolsey Street between Blatchley Avenue and Poplar Street.
Continue reading ‘Hit-&-Run Driver Kills Woman’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 11, 2018 8:34 am | Comments (11)
The new top cop in Westville/West Hills is hearing from neighbors demanding solutions to an uptick of crime in the neighborhood.
Continue reading ‘Westville Crime Wave Riles Neighbors’
by Staff | Oct 10, 2018 7:57 am | Comments (5)
A man was shot dead on Sperry Street Tuesday night after allegedly stabbing two people, according to police.
Continue reading ‘Man Shot Dead After Stabbing 2 Others’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 8, 2018 12:44 pm | Comments (4)
You can’t try something new without making mistakes.
So reasoned managers of an experimental city initiative to divert low-level drug users toward help and away from prison. They said they’re learning from those mistakes — and making progress.
Continue reading ‘“LEAD” Gains Footing After Rocky Roll-Out’
by Paul Bass | Oct 5, 2018 11:53 am | Comments (2)
A 27-year-old Hamden woman died after driving the wrong way on I-91 and crashing into a car driven by an off-duty New Haven cop.
Continue reading ‘Woman Killed, Cop Injured In I-91 Crash’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 3, 2018 7:26 am | Comments (7)
Mubarakah Ibrahim needs to rent a commercial kitchen for no more then 10 hours each week to prepare and bake the dozens of navy bean pies that her small business distributes to local cafes and grocery stores.
But current city law treats her, and charges her, as if she owns an independent restaurant.
Now she wants to change the law.
Continue reading ‘Bean Pie Baker Cooks Up Micro-Biz Law’
by Paul Bass | Oct 2, 2018 1:01 pm | Comments (1)
Rosa Morales went to see “that lawyer on State Street.” Then she lost her job.
Continue reading ‘Workers’ Rights Campaign Revs Up’
by Christopher Peak | Oct 2, 2018 8:10 am | Comments (9)
For nearly a decade, a secondhand store owner in the Hill resold $6 million in stolen items brought to him by opioid users, sweating and sick from withdrawal. Now, he’ll spend the next six years of his life in federal prison.
Continue reading ‘Hill Pawn Shop Busted Fencing $6M’
by Paul Bass | Sep 28, 2018 3:10 pm | Comments (6)
Police said they’ve taken a man off the street who has been assaulting street sex workers — months after three officers allegedly stopped him but let him go.
Continue reading ‘Cops Probed For Letting Sex Attacker Go’