New evidence suggests that New Haven police have not disclosed records about an alleged wrongful conviction, and that Gaylord Salters may have been imprisoned for 20 years for a shooting he did not commit.
High levels of bacteria have led local beaches in New Haven and West Haven to close temporarily. Health officials said Tropical Storm Elsa caused the increase in bacteria with storm and sewage overflow.
A Boston-based environmental group filed a lawsuit last week against Gulf and Shell Oil over their fuel storage terminals in New Haven. The aim is to make companies install safeguards to prevent oil spills in the event of a severe storm.