• Hamden February 12, 2023 4:12 pm

    Man Accused of Assaulting Custodian at Conn. School Arrested

    Police have arrested a man who is accused of assaulting a custodian at Wintergreen Elementary School in Hamden last month. The custodian went to the school after an alarm went off around 5 a.m. on January 31 and was confronted by a person “who illegally entered the building,” according to a message Gary Highsmith, the superintendent of schools in Hamden,…

  • Hamden January 31, 2023 4:42 pm

    Custodian at Connecticut Elementary School Injured While Confronting Intruder

    A custodian at Wintergreen Elementary in Hamden was injured while confronting an intruder at the school early Tuesday morning, according to police and school officials. The custodian went to the school after an alarm went off around 5 a.m. and was confronted by a person “who illegally entered the building,” according to a message Gary Highsmith, the superintendent of schools…

  • Hamden January 1, 2023 8:31 am

    1 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting on Route 15 South in Conn.

    One person has died and two others are injured after a shooting on Route 15 south in Hamden on New Year’s Day. Troopers were called to Route 15 south near exit 60 around 2:20 a.m. after getting a report of two or more people with gunshot wounds inside of a vehicle. When state police arrived, they said they found one…

  • Hamden July 19, 2022 7:39 am

    Conn. Mom Details Loss of Infant to Parechovirus, the Rare Virus Spreading Across the US

    Kat Delancy’s son Ronan was almost two weeks old when she thought he was a little under the weather. “So, I noticed that something was wrong on Thursday, it was June 2, and he was just very upset and was crying a lot,” Delancy said. She noticed he had a red chest that didn’t look like a rash and...

  • Hamden June 9, 2022 6:46 pm

    Driver Rammed Vehicle, Hit Father Carrying Toddler in Conn.: Police

    Police are looking for the driver who rammed another car and then hit a father carrying a toddler on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden Thursday morning. Officers responded to Dixwell Avenue near Homestead Avenue around 8:30 a.m. after a woman reported a gold-colored Mitsubishi had hit her car several times. The driver took off but later returned to the area around…

  • Hamden May 10, 2022 1:58 pm

    Teenager Killed After Shooting in Popular Hamden, Conn. Park

    Police are investigating after a 15-year-old Hamden High School student was killed during a shooting in a popular Hamden park Monday afternoon. Officers responded to the Farmington Canal Linear Park near Treadwell Street around 2:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired and found the teenager suffering from injuries on the canal line, according to police. He was pronounced dead…

  • Connecticut March 19, 2022 3:47 pm

    Ballistic Vests From Conn. to Be Sent to Ukraine

    Boxes full of old ballistics vests were loaded up in Hamden, Connecticut, on Friday. Retired police inspector Stephen Coppola said he got the idea after a friend who has family in Ukraine asked for help.

  • Hamden January 16, 2022 9:03 am

    Man Found Dead Inside Car After Shooting in Hamden, Conn.: PD

    Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside of a car after a shooting in Hamden on Saturday night. Officers were called to the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Arch Street around 10:45 p.m. after getting a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they said they found a vehicle in the road on Fairview Avenue with a…

  • Omicron Variant December 9, 2021 6:24 pm

    Hamden, Conn. Reports Omicron Variant; Implements Mask Mandate

    Hamden Mayor Lauren Garrett said that a case of the COVID-19 omicron variant has been detected in town. Because of this and in consultation with the Quinnipiack Valley Health District, the town of Hamden is reinstating its mask mandate, effective Dec. 11. The mayor said all people will be required to wear masks in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination…

  • Hamden December 8, 2021 5:22 pm

    Students Wait to Go Through Security as Conn. High School Reopens With Increased Security

    Hamden High School reopened Wednesday with increased security after multiple threats within the last week and students are lined up outside, waiting to get in, and the last students entered school more than an hour after school started. Students will be screened with a wand for the next two weeks while metal detectors are installed at the school and hundreds…

  • Hamden November 30, 2021 12:00 pm

    CT High School Student Accused of Stabbing Fellow Student Near School

    A ninth-grade Hamden High School student is in custody Monday following a stabbing, which required a fellow student to receive treatment at the hospital, police said. Police said Tuesday that the victim has also been charged. The suspect, 13, is accused of stabbing a fellow student multiple times following a physical altercation near the school, according to police. Police said…

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