• new haven Jan 25

    New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled for 2021

    The 2021 Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been canceled amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced on the event’s website. The committee behind the event said it plans to hold the next parade on March 13, 2022. “The health and safety of our participants and spectators is of paramount importance to the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s…

  • new haven Jan 11

    Man and Woman Found Dead Inside New Haven, Conn. Home: Police

    An investigation is underway after a man and a woman were found dead inside of a home in New Haven on Sunday. Emergency crews were called to a home on Winthrop Avenue shortly before 11:30 a.m. after a 911 caller reported finding two severely injured people inside of the home, according to police. When crews arrived, the man and the…

  • Floyd Little Jan 3

    Floyd Little, Syracuse and Broncos Great, Dies at 78

    Floyd Little, the Hall of Fame running back who starred at Syracuse and for the Denver Broncos, has died. He was 78. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said he died Friday night. No cause was given. Little was a three-time All-American at Syracuse, where he wore No. 44 like Jim Brown and Ernie Davis before him. From 1964-66, he…

  • coronavirus vaccine Dec 28, 2020

    New Haven to Announce Multi-Phase Plan to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

    As cities and towns across Connecticut prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccinations, officials in New Haven will hold news conferences on Monday afternoon about plans for a multi-phase rollout and to launch the first phase. At 2 p.m., New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker will join City Health Director Maritza Bond, Bysiewicz, New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes and Fire Chief John...

  • new haven Oct 24, 2020

    Man Who Survived New Haven Crash Reunited With First Responders

    A man who survived a crash in New Haven earlier this year was reunited with the first responders who helped save him last week. Back in May, Thomas Mattesen was driving a semi-trailer truck when he was involved in a crash, authorities said. Police said the crash happened on May 9, 2020, at the intersection of Foxon Boulevard (Route 80)…

  • new haven Oct 14, 2020

    Babysitter Arrested After Baby is Found With Burns in New Haven, Conn. Dumpster: Police

    A 24-year-old Hamden woman who is accused of leaving an 8-month old baby who she was believed to be babysitting in a dumpster in New Haven and assaulting the baby’s mother was in court today, where she broke down in tears and bond was set at $500,000. Officers arrested 24-year-old Andiana Velez, who they said it is believed to be…

  • new haven Oct 13, 2020

    Police Take Woman Into Custody After Baby Found in Abandoned Dumpster

    New Haven police have detained a 24-year-old woman after a baby was found abandoned in a dumpster Monday afternoon. The woman, who is not the baby’s mother, was detained following the incident, according to police. The eight-month-old is being treated for burns to both hands and remains in the hospital, police said. Police said they determined the 24-year-old put...

  • new haven Oct 6, 2020

    Yale Law School Student Dies After Being Struck in New Haven

    A 25-year-old Yale Law School student has died after a box truck struck him in New Haven on Tuesday afternoon. Police said Keonho Lim of Medford, Massachusetts, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a box truck near Yale New Haven Hospital. Lim was a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022. He was hit on…

  • new haven Sep 6, 2020

    2 Dead After Crash in New Haven

    Two people have died after a car accident in New Haven Sunday morning. New Haven police and fire responded to a single car accident on Middletown Avenue near Front Street just after 1 a.m.  “Two occupants of the crashed vehicle were pronounced deceased on scene,” said Captain Anthony Duff. Police have identified the two people as a 21-year-old New...

  • new haven Sep 4, 2020

    Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old in New Haven Ruled a Homicide: Police

    New Haven police are investigating the August shooting death of an 8-year-old boy in a Howard Avenue home as a homicide. Police said officers and firefighters responded to a home around 10:40 p.m. on August 6 to investigate a report that someone had been shot inside a residence on Howard Avenue, between Columbus Avenue and Minor Street.   They found…

  • new haven Aug 17, 2020

    1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized After Shooting in New Haven, Conn.

    One person has died and five others are hospitalized after a shooting in the Hill neighborhood in New Haven late Saturday night. Officers and firefighters were called to Rosette Street near Hurlburt Street around 11:50 p.m. after getting a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire and 911 calls of people shot. Ambulances transported four gunshot victims to Yale New Haven Hospital and…

  • Yale University Aug 14, 2020

    Feds Accuse Yale of Discriminating Against White, Asian-American Applicants

    A Justice Department investigation has found Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants, in violation of federal civil rights law, officials said Thursday.

  • new haven Aug 7, 2020

    Police Investigating Death of 8-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Haven

    Police are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy found with a gunshot wound in a home in New Haven’s Hill neighborhood Thursday night, according to police. Police said officers and firefighters responded to a home around 10:40 p.m. to investigate a report that someone had been shot inside a residence on Howard Avenue, between Columbus Avenue and Minor...

  • new haven Jul 15, 2020

    New Haven Police Investigate 2 Homicides, 2 Other Shootings

    New Haven police are investigating two homicides and two other shootings in their city Tuesday night. Police said they were called to the first shooting at a home on Munson Street around 6 p.m. The victim, identified as 40-year-old Howard Lewis, of Hamden . He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died. Just after 7 p.m.,…

  • new haven Jul 2, 2020

    Man With Gunshot Wound Found Dead in Parking Lot in New Haven: Police

    Police are investigating a homicide after they said a man with a gunshot wound was found dead in a parking lot behind a business in New Haven on Sunday morning. Firefighters and police officers responded to a parking lot several hundred feet behind a business on Sargent Drive shortly before 6:30 a.m. after getting a report of an unresponsive person….

  • Christoper Columbus Jun 24, 2020

    New Haven Takes Down Christopher Columbus Statue in Wooster Square

    The city of New Haven took down the Christopher Columbus statue in Wooster Square Park in New Haven on Wednesday and crowds gathered to watch as it happened. “It’s a relic of New Haven and this is actually an outrage,” said Anthony Lanzetti of New Haven, as he watched the statue of Christopher Columbus come down in Wooster Square...

  • new haven Jun 23, 2020

    New Haven School Board to Rename Christopher Columbus School, Replace Holiday

    The New Haven School Board has voted to take major steps when it comes to Christopher Columbus. It decided to rename the Christopher Columbus Family Academy in the Fair Haven neighborhood and replace Columbus Day on the school calendar with Indigenous Peoples Day. “I plan on supporting this motion tonight because I think it is a strong statement,” said New…

  • new haven Jun 23, 2020

    New Haven Shuts Down Bar After Finding it Packed With 1,000 Customers: Mayor's Office

    New Haven’s health director has ordered a bar to close after city officials witnessed about 1,000 people at the establishment late Saturday night, according to the mayor’s office. The city received several complaints about 50’s on Fitch, in the Westville section of New Haven Saturday. The health inspector, building inspector, and fire and police officials all arrived at the...

  • new haven Jun 5, 2020

    Barricaded Man in New Haven Surrenders; Woman Held Hostage Released: Police

    A woman who was held hostage in an apartment near Dixwell Avenue in New Haven for hours was released on Thursday morning and charges are pending against the suspect, who surrendered, according to police. Police said the incident started around 3:30 a.m. in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Henry Street, which is where the apartment is. The woman, who…

  • new haven police Jun 2, 2020

    Molotov Cocktails Thrown at New Haven Police Substations: PD

    New Haven police are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at two of their substations early Monday morning. Officers said a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the New Haven Police Department substation on Winchester Avenue in the Newhallville neighborhood around 2 a.m. According to police, the attempted arson caused minor cosmetic damage. Another was thrown at a substation on…

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