Hamden

  • May 2018 Tornadoes Jan 15

    Hamden Woman Returns Home Over a Year After Tornado

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  • opioid crisis Jan 14

    Hamden May Add Narcan to Schools

    Hamden’s Board of Education is considering keeping a batch of Nalaxone at schools.

  • Hamden Jan 13

    Hamden Swears In New Police Chief

    John Capiello was sworn in as Hamden’s new police chief on Monday.

  • Hamden Jan 13

    Hamden Swears In New Chief of Police

    Before being sworn in Monday, Chief John Cappiello was the acting chief of the Hamden Police Department.

  • shooting Jan 13

    Police Investigate Double Shooting in Hamden

    Police are investigating a double shooting in Hamden. Police said they responded to Studio 1537, at 1537 Dixwell Ave., around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to investigate reports of a shooting with two victims and they found a 24-year-old New Haven man in the back parking lot, suffering from gunshot wounds to his buttocks and wrist. Firefighters provided medical assistance and transported…

  • Hamden Jan 13

    Worker Suffers Significant Burns in Industrial Accident in Hamden: FD

    A worker was transported to the hospital with what firefighters are calling significant burns after an industrial accident in Hamden on Monday. Firefighters said they were called to Holo-Krome on Barnes Park North around 4:30 a.m. According to fire officials, Holo-Krome is a machine shop where they harden metal to turn it into nuts and bolts. Experts said there was…

  • Hamden Jan 13

    Crews Repair Gas Line on Skiff Street in Hamden

    Several businesses and the ACES school were evacuated after a construction crew working on the Skiff Street Bridge project hit a gas line on Skiff Street in Hamden Monday morning.

  • Hamden Jan 13

    Crews Repair Gas Line on Skiff Street in Hamden

    Several businesses and the ACES school were evacuated after a construction crew working on the Skiff Street Bridge project hit a gas line on Skiff Street in Hamden Monday morning. The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. and the road has reopened. Skiff Street was closed for around two miles, between Whitney and Dixwell avenues, according to the mayor’s social...

  • Hamden Jan 10

    Arrest Made in October Burglaries in Hamden

    Hamden Police Department have made an arrest after completing a burglary investigation from October. Officials say on both October 18th and 19th, Felix Torres,47, broke into at Snack Plus Deli on Putnam Avenue by throwing a large rock through a plate glass window. Once inside, Torres stole an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. Two warrants were issued…

  • Hamden Jan 8

    Bullets Fired Into Hamden House Where 3-Year-Old Was Sleeping

    Gunshots were fired into a Hamden home on Tuesday night as a 3-year-old was sleeping inside, according to police. Police said they responded to a home on Valley Road around 10:30 p.m. to investigate reports of gunshots and found several bullet holes in the house. Police said “several projectiles had entered the house” and a 3-year-old was sleeping at the…

  • Hamden Jan 3

    Man Charged With Murder After Deadly Robbery in Hamden

    Hamden police have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing another man during a robbery last week. Pharoh Jackson, 20, is accused of shooting and killing 35-year-old Corey Gomes on December 27. According to police, Jackson tried to rob Gomes around 9 p.m. on Express Fuel on Dixwell Avenue. Police said during the struggle, Jackson fired multiple shots. Gomes…

  • Hamden Dec 28, 2019

    Man Dies After Being Found With Gunshot Wound in Vehicle in Hamden: PD

    A man has died after being found with at least one gunshot wound in a vehicle in Hamden last night and police said they are investigating his death as a homicide. Officers responded to Express Fuel gas station on Dixwell Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. after getting a report of a gunshot victim. When police arrived, they said they found…

  • Hamden Dec 24, 2019

    Hamden Police Seek Attempted Robbery Suspect

    Hamden police are looking for a suspect accused of brandishing a box cutter during an attempted robbery Sunday. Police said they were called to the Hamden Laundromat at 852 Dixwell Ave. for what was reported as a “customer dispute.” Investigators determined it was actually an attempted robbery. According to police, the suspect followed the victim into the laundromat and demanded…

  • Police shooting Dec 20, 2019

    Yale Officer Involved in April Shooting Suspended, Reassigned

    A Yale police officer involved in an April shooting in New Haven that injured a young woman has been suspended and reassigned following an independent administrative review, the university confirmed Friday. Police said Hamden officer Devin Eaton and Yale police officer Terrance Pollock shot at a car in New Haven on April 16 after Eaton stopped it while investigating a…

  • Hamden Dec 18, 2019

    Man Accused of Driving Drunk Hit Occupied Police Car, Injured Officer in Hamden: PD

    Hamden police have arrested a man who is accused of hitting an occupied police car and injuring an officer while driving drunk on Tuesday night. An officer was attempting to find a suspect in a domestic violence incident that had happened on Mix Avenue shortly before midnight. The officer’s police vehicle was then hit by a vehicle being driven...

  • Hamden Dec 17, 2019

    3 Teens Accused of Going Through Parked Vehicles in Hamden

    Hamden police have arrested three teenagers who are accused of going through parked vehicles on Monday night. Officers were called to Connolly Parkway around 11:30 p.m. after getting a report of suspicious activity. Police said three teenagers were going through parked vehicles in the area and had attempted to force entry into a local business. Authorities said they arrested the…

  • Hamden Dec 16, 2019

    Ring Doorbell Camera Captures Hamden Package Thief: Police

    Hamden police are looking for a man accused of stealing packages from a home on Central Avenue. The man was captured by a Ring doorbell camera on Friday afternoon stealing four packages, according to police. The boxes contained electronic equipment and clothing worth about $675. The man has dark hair and a tattoo of a name in cursive letter above…

  • Hamden Dec 13, 2019

    Hamden Students Brighten Holidays For Other Kids

    A group of students at Spring Glen Elementary School used a community service project to help gather items for kids and families in need.

  • Hamden Dec 13, 2019

    Hamden Students Brighten Holidays For Other Kids

    Fifth graders at Spring Glen Elementary School in Hamden are using their community service project this month to help make the holidays brighter for other children. “We all came together and made it happen,” said Brandon Ridley. He and six fellow fifth graders rallied in just two weeks to collect toys and pajamas as part of their December service project….

  • Hamden Dec 11, 2019

    Hamden Police Increase Patrols After Recent Shootings

    Hamden Police are increasing patrols after a string of recent shootings in the span of about 24 hours this past weekend. One took the life of a young man and the violence has left neighbors on edge. The Hamden mayor calls the three shootings this weekend almost unheard of in this community. “Whenever you have something as devastating as a…

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