Police accountability activists once again piled on their opposition to local journalist and filmmaker Steve Hamm during his second attempt to make it onto the Civilian Review Board.
One week after protesters showed up at Hamden Mayor Curt Leng’s house to demand action on the shooting of Stephanie Washington by a Hamden police officer, over 100 people showed up to the town’s Police Commission Wednesday to confront the commission on its silence since the shooting.
After overcoming a half-decade of hurdles to develop the former Comcast site and a nearby lot, one of New Haven’s busiest developers flipped the properties for nearly five times their initial purchase price to a Houston-based global development firm, in the city’s latest property transactions.
As far back as third grade, Jayline Hernandez Gomez felt something was missing from her education. She learned about the brutality of the transatlantic slave trade; her lessons skipped over how America kept control of Puerto Rico by firing machine guns on protesters in the 1930s.