• west haven January 27, 2023 4:37 pm

    Man Gets Prison Sentence in Connection to 2020 Deadly Shooting

    A New Haven man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of a 21-year-old in July 2020, according to the Office of the State’s Attorney. State officials said Lamar Nalley received his prison sentence on Wednesday. Court documents show that Khalil Abdul-Hakeem was shot and killed in a gas station parking lot….

  • west haven January 25, 2023 5:38 pm

    Sewer Main Break Impacting West Haven Will Take Several Days to Repair: Officials

    A sanitary sewer force main break that’s affecting several West Haven neighborhoods will take several days to repair, according to city officials. The main break was reported Tuesday morning and crews expect to continue making repairs for the next several days. Crews said the break happened in the area of Chestnut Street and Savin Avenue. Areas impacted by the...

  • west haven January 24, 2023 7:06 pm

    Crews Work to Repair Sewer Main Break Impacting West Haven

    A sanitary sewer force main break is affecting several West Haven neighborhoods as crews work to make repairs. The main break was reported Tuesday morning and crews expect to continue making repairs overnight. Crews said the break happened in the area of Chestnut Street and Savin Avenue. Areas impacted by the sewage main break include: Beatrice Drive Jessie Drive Ida…

  • west haven January 24, 2023 1:01 pm

    Famed RUN DMC Artist Darrell McDaniels Visits West Haven School

    Fulfilling your dreams and living with a purpose – that was the message from Darrell McDaniels of the iconic hip hop group RUN DMC. He took the time to speak with 8th grade students in West Haven on Tuesday. Part of McDaniels’ message was, “Take advantage and appreciate every educational creative artistic opportunity that comes.” The Grammy-award winning rapper was…

  • new haven January 11, 2023 8:15 pm

    Man Arrested After Firing Shots at Undercover Cop Car in West Haven: Police

    A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting at an undercover cop car in West Haven while officers were conducting a separate investigation. West Haven Police said their Street Crime Unit was patrolling in the area of Gilbert Street and Hinman Street as a part of an ongoing criminal investigation Tuesday night. While doing so, police said a person driving…

  • new haven January 10, 2023 11:44 pm

    Police Swarm Building in New Haven After West Haven Incident

    Police conducted an investigation on Chapel Street in New Haven in connection to a nearby shots fired incident Tuesday night.

  • new haven January 10, 2023 11:46 pm

    Investigation Underway in New Haven After Nearby Shots Fired Incident

    Police conducted an investigation on Chapel Street in New Haven in connection to a nearby shots fired incident Tuesday night. New Haven Police said they’re assisting West Haven Police with the investigation. New Haven city officials say there was an incident in West Haven that ended at the intersection of Chapel Street and Winthrop Avenue. An NBC Connecticut crew...

  • west haven December 9, 2022 7:40 pm

    Police Find Young Child Alone on Beach in West Haven

    West Haven police officers found a child alone on a beach Friday evening. They posted a photo of the shirtless boy on the department’s Facebook page asking people for help identifying the child and his family. A short time later, police updated their post to say their officers had located the child’s family. There were no other details immediately...

  • west haven December 2, 2022 6:29 pm

    West Haven Man Found Guilty in COVID-19 Relief Funds Probe

    A West Haven man has been found guilty of conspiracy and fraud charges for his role in the theft of COVID-19 relief funds. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said 50-year-old John Trasacco’s trial began on Nov. 21 and the guilty verdict was announced Friday. According to evidence presented in trial, Trasacco conspired with Michael DiMassa by submitting fraudulent invoices to...

  • west haven November 30, 2022 7:15 pm

    West Haven Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Join ISIS: Officials

    A West Haven man has pleaded guilty to charges after trying to travel to the Middle East to join and fight for terrorist group ISIS. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said 25-year-old Ahmed Khalil Elshazly was arrested on Dec. 15, 2019 after arriving in Stonington where he expected to board a boat heading to Turkey. Elshazly had wanted to travel to…

  • west haven November 30, 2022 8:14 am

    Traffic Moving on I-95 North in West Haven After Truck Fire

    Lanes of Interstate 95 North in West Haven have reopened after a tractor-trailer fire on Wednesday morning. State Department of Transportation officials said the right and center lanes of the highway were closed between exits 41 and 42. The driver was not injured.

  • west haven November 29, 2022 6:12 pm

    Report on West Haven VA Deaths Finds Protocols Not Followed, Issues Remain

    A federal investigation released Monday of a hot steam accident that killed two workers conducting maintenance on a boiler system at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut substantiates a whistleblower’s allegations that employees did not follow proper protocols to control hazardous energy or receive adequate training, among other violations. The report, released by the Office of Special Counsel, includes 18…

  • west haven November 27, 2022 11:47 am

    Man Killed in Crash on I-95 South in West Haven

    A man has died after a crash on Interstate 95 south in West Haven early Saturday morning. State police said a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling on the highway near exit 42 around 2:30 a.m. when it struck the back of a Dodge Challenger that was in front of it. The impact of the crash caused the Challenger to veer…

  • west haven November 26, 2022 7:12 pm

    State Police Searching for Driver Involved in Deadly Hit & Run on I-95

    A Bridgeport man has died following an accident early Saturday morning in West Haven. It occurred just after 2:30 in the morning on I-95 South near Exit 42. State Police say a Jeep Grand Cherokee was reportedly speeding down the highway when it rear ended a Dodge Challenger that was in the far right lane. The collision caused the Jeep…

  • Hartford November 22, 2022 9:52 am

    Armed Robbery Suspect Accused of Leading Police on Pursuit in Rocky Hill, Hartford

    An armed robbery suspect accused of leading police on a pursuit in Rocky Hill and Hartford on Monday night has been arrested. Shelton police were called to Cleto’s Package Store on Howe Avenue around 7:30 p.m. after getting a report of an armed robbery. Investigators said it was reported that a man who is approximately 40 to 50 years old…

  • west haven November 4, 2022 4:58 pm

    West Haven to Start ‘Food to Clean Energy' Composting Pilot Program

    West Haven is introducing its new Food to Clean Energy program on Nov. 7 as a way to help limit the amount of food waste dumped in landfills. “We’re hoping that this gives universal food waste collection to anyone that wants to do it,” said Kristen Brown, vice president of waste reduction strategy for WasteZero. The pilot program, funded by…

  • west haven November 4, 2022 4:56 pm

    Pilot Program Aims to Make Food Composting More Available in West Haven

    West Haven is introducing its new food-to-clean energy program next week. Here’s what people can expect as the composting option becomes available.

  • west haven November 1, 2022 5:09 pm

    Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Theft of $1.2M in COVID-19 Aid

    A former Connecticut state representative pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with the theft of more than $1.2 million in federal coronavirus relief funds from the city of West Haven, using some of the money for gambling at a casino, according to prosecutors. Michael DiMassa, a West Haven Democrat, appeared in federal court in Hartford and pleaded guilty to three counts…

  • west haven November 1, 2022 11:13 am

    Fire Breaks Out at House in West Haven

    A fire forced several people from a home on Gilbert Street in West Haven Tuesday morning.

  • west haven November 1, 2022 8:53 pm

    Fire Breaks Out in West Haven Home Where University Students Lived

    Several people were forced out of a Gilbert Street home by a fire in West Haven Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to the home around 6 a.m. and found fire coming from the third floor. There are eight total residents who live in the home and some of those residents are students at the University of New Haven, according to fire…

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