New Haven

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The New Haven, Connecticut, waste management authority that was blamed for a sewage spill in the Mill River last summer has denied any wrongdoing this week and has asked for a federal lawsuit to be dismissed.

New Haven Police Department

The New Haven, Connecticut, police department will revise its uniform policy, following criticism of officers displaying “Thin Blue Line” and “Blue Lives Matter” symbols.


Applications to enroll in magnet schools in New Haven, Connecticut, for the upcoming year dropped nearly 30% compared to last year. The school choice program is a key component of ensuring racial diversity in Connecticut schools.

Scott Davidson

The acting police chief in New Haven, Connecticut, has defended a city officer who had a "Thin Blue Line" flag in his back pocket while on patrol. That’s after Black ministers sounded the alarm.

NHPD Taser
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Body camera footage released this week shows a New Haven, Connecticut, police officer pulling a gun and a taser on a Black man, who said he shoplifted clothes. The display of force happened on April 14, three days after a Minnesota police officer said she mistook her gun for a taser and fatally shot Daunte Wright. The following includes a description of an arrest that may be sensitive for some audience members.