• Hamden Jan 15

    Teen Arrested After Armed Carjacking in Hamden

    A teenager was arrested following an armed carjacking in Hamden on Tuesday. Police said the incident happened at a home on Helen Street. A man told police he was warming up his car when a car pulled alongside him. Two men exited the car and one of the men approached the driver’s side door and pointed a firearm at...

  • Hamden Jan 5

    Reward Offered For Info About Deadly Hamden Shooting From 2019

    A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the shooting death of a man in Hamden in 2019. Police said 21-year-old Dennis Allen-Paige, of Hamden, was walking home from his job on December 8, 2019, around 12:24 a.m. when several men, who apparently wanted to rob him, approached him….

  • Hamden Jan 1

    One Dead, One Injured After Crash in Hamden

    One person has died and another has serious injuries after a crash in Hamden early on New Year’s Day. Police responded to the area of 2200 Whitney Avenue at 1:38 a.m. They said James McKenna, 55, of North Haven, was heading south on Whitney Avenue when another driver heading north on Whitney Avenue crossed the double center lines and hit…

  • Hamden Dec 31, 2020

    2 People Robbed Within Minutes of Each Other in Hamden: Police

    Two people were robbed, including one at gunpoint, within minutes of each other in Hamden on Thursday morning, according to police. The first robbery happened shortly before 8:30 a.m. Officers responded to Pearl Dental Care on Dixwell Avenue after getting a report of a street robbery. Investigators said a 58-year-old employee arrived at work and was walking toward the front…

  • Hamden Dec 29, 2020

    Dog Reunited With Family After Being Found in the Woods

    In a happy holiday miracle, a dog was reunited with her family after surviving out in the December cold for more than a week. Hamden police said a group of friends found the Mexican Hairless/Italian Greyhound in the woods off Tom Swamp Road on December 26. Her leash was tangled in a tree and the sweater she was wearing had…

  • Hamden Dec 28, 2020

    Bullets Miss Grandmother, Grandchild in Hamden By Inches: Police

    A grandmother and her grandchild were sitting on a couch in a Hamden home when gunshots were fired into the house and the grandmother told police that those bullets “missed her by inches.” Police said they responded to Turnor Avenue at 1:47 a.m. Saturday morning to investigate after five gunshots were fired in the area. Two bullets entered a home…

  • Hamden Dec 24, 2020

    Woman Seriously Injured After Shooting in Hamden

    A woman is suffering from serious injuries after police said she was shot several times in Hamden Wednesday night. Upon arrival, officers said they saw a car parked in the middle of Oberlin Road with a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. The driver, a 20 year-old Hamden resident, was shot multiple times in the upper torso, said police. She was…

  • Hamden Dec 17, 2020

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Domestic Violence-Related Shooting in Hamden: Police

    A woman is dead and her husband is in serious condition after a double shooting in Hamden on Wednesday morning. The shooting happened in the area of Arch Street and Pine Rock Avenue around 8 a.m., according to police. Officers found a woman, 43-year-old Darlene Brown, of Hamden, in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. She suffered a gunshot...

  • Hamden Dec 16, 2020

    Dozens of Animals, Dead and Alive, Found in Hamden Home: Police

    Hamden police found dead animals, rats, squirrels, a blind owl and dozens of other animals at a Hamden home and have charged a woman with cruelty to animals. Police and animal control responded to a home on Blue Hills Avenue in Hamden on Oct. 26 and said they found two large rats and taxidermic animals and seized 26 cats, two…

  • sound therapy Dec 14, 2020

    Good Vibrations: The Power of Sound Therapy to Stop the Negative Noise

    For thousands of years, sound has been used for its healing properties. Today, with the negative noise in our world louder than ever, NBCLX storyteller Eric Rodriguez takes an immersive look at the power of good vibrations.

  • Hamden Dec 10, 2020

    Hamden Cafe Was Packed With 150 Dancing Customers: Police

    The Department of Consumer Protection has suspended the liquor license of a Hamden restaurant that police said was packed with as many as 150 people last week, most who were not wearing masks. Hamden police responded to Cafe Studio 1537 on Dixwell Avenue on Friday night after an anonymous complaint that the restaurant was overcrowded. Arriving officers said they saw…

  • Hamden Dec 10, 2020

    Hamden Police Step Up Patrols as Crime Increases

    Hamden is dealing with a rash of armed robberies, including three reported within 30 minutes on Monday, according to police. “Between 6:50 am and 7:20 am,” said Hamden Police spokesperson Captain Ronald Smith. “These things are happening quick and it’s one after the other.” Police said the November numbers show 70 car thefts and ten street robberies, some of them…

  • Hamden Dec 10, 2020

    2 Armed Robberies Reported in Hamden

    Hamden police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred in the span of several hours Wednesday morning. The first happened on Blue Hills Avenue around 7:45 a.m. The victim, a 29-year-old woman, was walking in a driveway when she was approached by a young male suspect who pointed a gun at her and demanded her things. The suspect stole her…

  • Hamden Dec 8, 2020

    Hamden Police Stepping Up Police to Cut Down on Violent Crime

    Residents of Hamden expressed concern after an increase in violent crime in recent days.

  • Hamden Nov 29, 2020

    One Taken to the Hospital After Hamden Armed Robbery

    One person was taken to the hospital after being shot during an armed robbery in Hamden Friday afternoon. Hamden police said they received a call on Friday at approximately 4:30 p.m. from New Haven police regarding a gunshot victim who was being treated at Yale New Haven Hospital. The person was reportedly shot in Hamden during an armed robbery, officials…

  • Hamden Nov 29, 2020

    Jewelry, Cell Phone and Vehicle Stolen During Armed Robbery in Hamden: Police

    Police are investigating after jewelry, a cell phone and a vehicle were stolen during an armed robbery in Hamden on Saturday night. Officers were called to State Street and Ridge Road around 8 p.m. after getting a report of armed street robbery. According to investigators, the victims were parked in the parking lot of a local business when a white…

  • Hamden Nov 25, 2020

    Bullets Fired Into 84-Year-Old Hamden Woman's Bedroom: Police

    Bullets shattered the bedroom window of an 84-year-old woman in Hamden on Tuesday night. The woman was watching television in her bedroom in a home on Wintergreen Avenue around 11:45 p.m. when she heard several gunshots and glass break, according to police. Officers who arrived on the scene found several bullet holes in the walls and furniture of the house….

  • Hamden Nov 22, 2020

    Man Flees After Stealing Vehicle With Infant Inside in Hamden: Police

    A man stole a vehicle with an infant inside of it in Hamden on Saturday and then fled into another vehicle, police said. Officers responded to State Street around 9:15 a.m. after getting a report of a stolen vehicle. According to police, a Honda CRV was stolen from the parking lot of a State Street business. The vehicle was unoccupied,…

  • Hamden Nov 18, 2020

    Driver Flees Crash Scene With 8-Month-Old in Car: Police

    Hamden police are searching for a driver accused of hitting multiple cars and a business on Monday. Police said on Monday around 5:30 p.m. they were called to a crash on Dixwell Avenue and Putnam Avenue. According to police, the driver hit two other vehicles then left the scene. After that the same vehicle hit five more cars at the…

  • Hamden Nov 16, 2020

    Hamden Board of Ed. Votes to Move All Remote Through January

    The Hamden Board of Education voted unanimously Saturday night to move to remote learning through January. The Board of Ed. meeting took place over Zoom and all members who participated voted to move to distance learning. The shift to online learning will take place on Nov. 23 and remain in effect through Jan. 19.  The move will allow families to…

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