New Haven, Connecticut, is one of several cities that saw more gun violence during the pandemic. Residents on parole or probation met on Wednesday with faith leaders, police and public officials to discuss ways to curb the uptick.
In Connecticut, prison inmates are counted in the voting district where they’re incarcerated, not the place they call home. It’s called prison gerrymandering. Some criminal justice advocates want to change that.
New Haven, Connecticut, faces a $66 million budget deficit this year. That’s one of the worst shortfalls in decades. Mayor Justin Elicker has proposed two different budgets: a crisis scenario, and a call for help.
The environmental organization Save the Sound has filed a lawsuit against the regional sewer authority for the city of New Haven, Connecticut, and the nearby community after a burst pipe last July released 2.1 million gallons of sewage into the Mill River.