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New Haven man gets 65 months for having illegal gun
A New Haven man found with a .38-caliber handgun in March was sentenced Thursday to 65 months in prison, federal authorities said. Adrien Belle, 24, pleaded guilty in September to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. Belle has two previous convictions, inclu
Holiday village featuring local crafts opens in downtown New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - If you’re still looking for that one of a kind Christmas gift, you might want to head to New Haven. That’s where, thanks to a new holiday village, you can support a number of local, small businesses.
Man Stole Taxi, Threatened Driver: Hamden Police
HAMDEN, CT — A former Metro Taxi employee is accused of stealing a running taxi while the driver was inside a convenience store and later threatening the driver when he was found "rummaging" through the taxi, according to police. Hamden Police responded to the parking lot of a Fairview Avenue busine
Pedestrian struck on North Frontage Road in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - New Haven police have confirmed with News 8 that a person has been struck in the area of North Frontage Road near Howe Street. There is no word on the current condition of the victim.
New Haven Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Student
NEW HAVEN, CT — Former New Haven teacher Kirvanna Jones was sentenced to nine months in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student. Jones, who was 24 at the time of the incident pleaded guilty to reduced charges, according to the New Haven Register. She worked at Engineering and Science Univer
Have You Seen This Man? East Haven Police Are Looking For Him
EAST HAVEN, CT — East Haven Police are searching for the man who is accused of shoplifting $500 worth of goods from Stop & Shop, police said Saturday. "Can you help us identify this shoplifting suspect who attempted to steal approximately $500.00 of merchandise from Stop and Shop last week? If you r
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-95 In West Haven
WEST HAVEN, CT — A three-vehicle accident is slowing traffic on I-95 in West Haven. I-95 South is congested between Exits 46 and 41 due to the crash, according to the state DOT.
New Haven Called ‘Future’ of Connecticut Economy
Forget moneyed Fairfield County. Stop thinking about Hartford and its legions of insurance firms. The real future of Connecticut is located in New Haven, according to the chief investment officer of People’s United Bank.
Crews respond to report of fire at New Haven school
NEW HAVEN — New Haven fire crews are at the Wexler-Grant school on the report of a fire. The school is located at 55 Foote Street. Details are limited at this time. This is a developing story.
New Haven Line delayed in Darien due to police activity
DARIEN — Metro-North Railroad tweeted Thursday that the New Haven Line will be delayed. The tweet continued, saying that the delay was caused by police activity near the line in Darien.
Arrest made in New Haven domestic assault
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman at a New Haven apartment early Saturday morning. Police say that at around 3:21 a.m., officers responded to an assault at an apartment on Donna Drive where a bloodied woman met them in the building's rear stair
Mayor Harp opens New Haven Holiday Village
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - The Elm City is getting into the holiday spirit with a ribbon cutting ceremony for New Haven's Holiday Village Pop-up stores. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at noon for New Haven's Holiday Village Pop-up stores. The marketplace will run for four days from Thursday,
New Haven school to dismiss students early after fire
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Students at one New Haven school will be let out early after a fire on Thursday morning. According New Haven Superintendent Dr. Carol Birks, Wexler Grant School is operating on a half day dismissal with students being sent home at 12:10 p.m.
Person Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Darien: MTA
DARIEN, CT -- A person was killed Thursday night when they were struck by a Metro-North train near the Norton Heights train station, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority officials.
Person struck and killed by train in Darien
DARIEN –The eastbound New Haven Line was delayed Thursday evening, after a body was discovered on the tracks. Metro-North Railroad tweeted Thursday that the New Haven Line will be delayed.
Officials: Person dies on tracks near Noroton Heights station in Darien
A Metro-North spokesperson says a person was struck by a train near the Noroton Heights train station in Darien Thursday. Officials say they got a call around 7:45 p.m. Metro-North confirmed the person was dead.
Police seek man after New Haven bank robbery
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in New Haven are looking for a man after a bank robbery in the city on Tuesday evening. According to officials, around 6:50 p.m., officers responded to the People's United Bank at 112 Amity Road.
New Haven High School Teacher Jailed for Having Sex with Student
A former school teacher from New Haven, Connecticut, who had an innaproproiate relationship with a 15-year-old student in her class has been sentenced to nine months in jail. According to a police warrant, the pair had sex in December, 2015, when Kirvanna Jones was 24, after they had become increasi
9 new medical marijuana dispensaries opening in Connecticut
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- - Nine new medical marijuana dispensaries are set to open up in Connecticut, bringing the total in the state to 18. The State's Department of Consumer Protection announced the locations of the new facilities Tuesday as part of Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program. The p
Man Found Guilty In Fatal New Haven Stabbing
NEW HAVEN, CT — City man Daniel Streit was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter after a fatal stabbing outside of APT Foundation in 2017. Streit stabbed Keith Wylie, 51, of New Haven to death. New Haven Police found Streit on another street and took him into custody after witnesses gave descrip