The cops put the kibosh on a string of robberies of pizza deliverers in the Hill South neighborhood, where police believe a tech-savvy 15 year-old was using a scrambled phone number app he had downloaded in order to lure his pie-and-cash bearing victims.
Meanwhile, officers got word of a new problem — open gambling, smoking, and dealing a few blocks farther along on Greenwich Avenue at Galvin Park.
According to a newly released police report, the officer who exchanged shots with a fleeing suspect in the Hill in January fired the first bullet — after the suspect responded to orders to stop and raise his hands by pointing a gun at the officer instead.
Detectives are pouring through over 600 pages of medical records as they seek to prove that a chainlink fence — rather than a large, armed, unidentified assailant — was the source of a hand injury on a man accused of shooting at city police.
Given New Haven’s broken bus system, how would car-less New Haveners get to a new primary care center planned for Long Wharf?
Yale-New Haven Hospital and the city’s two community health centers will have to answer those questions over the next two weeks to win state permission to transform the way that New Haven’s poor get medical care.