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3 arrests made after at least 76 people overdose in New Haven
"Today New Haven was on the front lines of a coast-to-coast struggle to combat the public health menace of illicit distribution and use of what appear to be tainted street drugs - as many as 46 cases are confirmed in the city since last night," New Haven MayorToni Harpsaid. "I'm extremely grateful f
As K2 overdoses in New Haven continue, New London officials wary
New London — As New Haven continues to deal with a rash of overdoses on K2, or synthetic marijuana, officials are watching to see whether any of the strong and fast-acting batch makes it to New London.
Crews on scene of multiple reported overdoses on the New Haven Green
NEW HAVEN — Police, fire crews and other emergency works are on the city Green following reports of people overdosing there, an official said.
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - After 76 drug overdoses in New Haven Wednesday, another 19 people have overdosed in the city Thursday. New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell told News 8 Thursday afternoon that an additional 19 people have overdosed in the city on Thursday. That brings the total to 95 ove
Man Has Life-Threatening Injuries After New Haven Shooting: Police
Detectives who were working in the area heard gunfire coming from the 200 block of Ferry Street at 12:50 a.m., responded and found 25-year-old Odell Maziede Carter, of New Haven.
Man Seriously Wounded In New Haven Shooting: PD
Detectives working in the area heard gunfire around 12:50 a.m., said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. The victim was shot several times and rushed to the hospital for treatment.To sign up for New Haven breaking news alerts and more, click here.
Duo Dickinson: Tragedy on the New Haven Green
By definition a park is a place of recreation, a place of calm or fun amid the hustle and bustle of commerce and culture. For the Puritans, who created the New Haven Green as one of the 9 Square city plan, the Green was more: For the creators of the Green, recreation and fun were literally the work
Overdose total hits 76 in Connecticut park near Yale
A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. A city official said more than a dozen people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and... more
Mass-Casualty Incident: Dozens Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana In New Haven
The Office of Emergency Management in New Haven, Connecticut, has reported a mass casualty incident involving at least 71 people who have overdosed from synthetic marijuana with 52 of them near a Connecticut city park, authorities said late Wednesday.
New Haven Services Strained by Number of Overdose Calls
What to KnowNew Haven first responders have been called to at least 76 overdoses on what’s suspected to be a bad batch of K2 in 24 hours.Some victims were in life-threatening condition, but there have been no reported fatalities.Police have arrested three persons of interest, but so far have not con
New Haven police investigating serious two car crash
NEW HAVEN — New Haven police are on the scene, investigating a two car crash that happened overnight.The crash happened just after 1:30 a.m. on the corner of Libery Street and Spring Street. Two people were injuried with one of them listed in’very serious’ condition. Other injuries are unknown at th
Hamden Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs
HAMDEN, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.
New Haven police arrest man in connection with more than 30 overdoses
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with multiple overdoses in the city, more than 20 of them on the Green, police said Wednesday afternoon.
Nearly two dozen people overdose on suspected laced K2 in New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT (WCMH) -- At least 20 people have overdosed on the synthetic marijuana known as K2 on and around the New Haven Green, police tellNBC4 sister station WTNH.
Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park
A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in New Haven, Conn. Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Gr
Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park
Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green, a downtown park near Yale University, throughout the day Wednesday. No deaths have been reported, but authorities say two people had life-threatening symptoms. Some people fell unconscious and others vomited.
At least 19 hospitalized after overdosing at Connecticut park
Another overdose reported in the middle#NewHavenpress conference about multiple overdoses. New count is 19 since 8am Wed. .@WTNH#CTnewspic.twitter.com/otjwhbsn68— Mario Boone, Jou. (@MarioBooneTV)August 15, 2018
22 OD On Bad Drug Batch | New Haven Independent
Officials would have to wait for toxicology reports to determine the definite cause for the overdoses. But they had some clues, according to Alston and city emergency management chief Rick Fontana: None of the victims responded immediately to the application of Narcan, which usually works for people
New Haven Mass Overdose Count Climbs Past 20
Victim symptoms ranged from nausea to respiratory distress and unconsciousness, said New Haven Fire Chief John Alston Jr. at a press conference.To sign up for New Haven breaking news alerts and more, click here.
2018 Primary Election Results: New Haven | New Haven Independent
(Note: Results so far are from the voting machines. The city will count and report absentee ballots later.)