• small business 2 hours ago

    Despite Pandemic, Business Owners Open in New Haven

    Opening a new business is hard and doing it during a pandemic is even more of a challenge. But one Eli Whitney graduate was determined to share the arts with her community. “It’s about helping young entrepreneurs because everyone needs a start,” said Rahkiya Davis, owner of Kolour Boutique in Newhallville. A new business owner herself, her store could...

  • new haven 2 hours ago

    New Business to Help Young Entrepreneurs Opens

    One Eli Whitney graduate opened a new business during the pandemic with the goal of sharing the arts with her community in the Newhallville neighborhood and helping young entrepreneurs get their start.

  • Yale University 3 hours ago

    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. Yale denied the allegation, calling it “meritless” and “hasty.” The findings detailed in a letter to the college’s attorneys Thursday mark the latest action by the Trump administration aimed at rooting out...

  • new haven 9 hours ago

    Hamden Man Accused of Stabbing Man Several Times in New Haven

    A 40-year-old Hamden man is accused of stabbing a man in New Haven and punching a person who tried to intervene. Edward Dingle, 40, of Hamden, is accused of stabbing a 28-year-old man several times outside a home on Davenport Avenue after a verbal dispute escalated Wednesday night in New Haven, according to police. Police said arriving emergency medical responders…

  • new haven Aug 12

    Man Shot While Inside Apartment in New Haven: PD

    A man was taken to the hospital late Tuesday night after getting shot while inside of an apartment in New Haven, according to police. Officers and firefighters responded to a 911 call about a person shot inside an apartment on Donna Drive around 11:54 p.m. Police said the 35-year-old New Haven resident sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his shoulder…

  • new haven Aug 11

    17-Month-Old Dies After Medication Overdose in New Haven: Police

    A baby girl who was in critical condition after an overdose on medicine in New Haven has died, according to police. Police officers and firefighters responded to a Norton Street home at 12:40 p.m. Saturday after getting a 911 call about an unresponsive child and officers learned the 17-month-old girl had likely ingested adult medication, police said. An ambulance transported…

  • new haven Aug 10

    Baby Girl in Critical Condition After Medication Overdose in New Haven: Police

    A baby girl is in critical condition and New Haven police said she likely ingested adult medication. Police officers and firefighters responded to a Norton Street home at 12:40 p.m. Saturday after getting a 911 call about an unresponsive child and officers learned the 17-month-old girl had likely ingested adult medication, police said. An ambulance transported the baby to Yale…

  • new haven Aug 10

    Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Crash in New Haven

    A motorcyclist from East Haven is in critical condition after colliding with an SUV in New Haven on Sunday night. Officers were called to a crash on Sargent Drive at the I-95 southbound entrance ramp around 7 p.m. Before the crash, police said a man from New York was driving an SUV south on Sargent Drive while the motorcyclist was…

  • new haven Aug 8

    Police Arrest Hamden Man Involved in Officer-Involved Shooting on New Gun Charges

    Officials have arrested a man in New Haven who was involved in an officer-involved shooting in Hamden last year. Paul Witherspoon, 22, of Hamden, was arrested on new gun charges following New Haven officials’ attempt to limit violence after a recent uptick in the city. Police said they seized eight guns and made nine arrests from July 26 to Aug….

  • new haven Aug 8

    Man Shot While at Home in New Haven: Police

    Police are investigating after a man was shot while at his home in New Haven on Friday night. Officers said a 22-year-old New Haven man arrived at Yale New Haven Hospital around 9 p.m. after getting shot. According to police, the man had a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his thigh. The man told police he was shot outside his…

  • new haven Aug 7

    New Haven Officials Cracking Down After Recent Gun Violence

    New Haven officials are cracking down following a recent uptick in violence in the city. This comes after Mayor Justin Elicker and other city officials stressed how important it is to work together as a community to improve the uptick in violent crime. “We will not tolerate gun violence. We will continue to work in collaboration with our state and…

  • new haven Aug 7

    New Haven Leaders Pray for City Following Child's Death

    The shooting death of an 8-year-old on Howard Avenue Thursday night appears to be accidental. But it’s yet another tragedy for the city of New Haven. “At the emergency room last night, just to see the look on the mother’s eyes who could never see their 8-year-old child again. Think about her arms that she’ll never be able to...

  • new haven Aug 7

    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 Aug 7

    Community Comes Together After Shooting Death of Young Child

    Following the shooting death of an 8-year-old that appears to be accidental, the city of New Haven came together Friday to say they all need to wrap their arms around that family.

  • new haven Aug 7

    Police Investigate Death of 8-Year-Old Boy in New Haven

    Police are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy in New Haven. He boy was shot and police said it appears to be accidental.

  • tropical storm isaias Aug 7

    New Haven Closes Lighthouse Point Park Due to Storm Damage

    New Haven closed Lighthouse Point Park on Friday due to widespread damage left behind by Tropical Storm Isaias. There is tree damage throughout the park, causing a safety hazard for residents and visitors, according to a release from Mayor Justin Elicker. The park also has no power, which means there are no working bathrooms for the public to use. “We…

  • reopening schools Aug 6

    New Haven School Board Aims for Remote-Only Learning to Start Fall

    The New Haven Board of Education voted in favor of an all remote learning plan for the fall at a virtual meeting Wednesday night, a decision that will now petition to the state in hopes of moving forward. Superintendent Iline Tracey had originally presented a hybrid plan that featured two days in school and two days virtual, with the last…

  • tropical storm isaias Aug 5

    New Haven Emergency Officials to Discuss Isaias Response Efforts

    New Haven emergency management officials will hold a news conference this afternoon to discuss cleanup efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. Mayor Justin Elicker tweeted on Wednesday morning that there were still more than 8,000 United Illuminating customers in New Haven without power. The number of outages in New Haven was nearly 12,000 during the height of the…

  • new haven Aug 4

    Man Dies After New Haven Stabbing

    A 30-year-old New Haven man has died as a result of a stabbing in New Haven Monday night. The man was hospitalized in critical condition at Yale New Haven Hospital due to injuries sustained from the stabbing before being pronounced dead, according to police. He has been identified as 30-year-old Sterling Timmone. Police and fire crews said they responded to…

  • New Haven Police Department Aug 4

    Ex-New Haven Police Officer Faces Criminal Charges After Use of Force Investigation

    A former New Haven police officer is facing criminal charges after a use of force investigation, the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney confirmed Tuesday. Former Officer Jason Santiago was fired in June after he was accused of using excessive force while responding to a call last December. He was arrested by the Chief State’s Attorney on a warrant...

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