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Dozens gather to mourn the loss of man killed in New Haven

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Dozens gather to mourn the loss of man killed in New Haven

- A crowd of at least 60 people gathered on Dickerman Street in New Haven to pay tribute to a friend and family member killed in a daylight shooting on Saturday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the area of Dickerman Street to investigate shots fired that were picked up by the city’s Shot Spotter system. Police said they received numerous 911 calls that a person had been shot

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New Haven officer killed in motorcycle crash in South Carolina

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New Haven officer killed in motorcycle crash in South Carolina

- MYRTLE BEACH — An off duty police officer from New Haven has died in a motorcycle wreck along the South Carolina coast. The Horry County Coroner’s office told media outlets that 31-year-old Edward Douglas Jr., fell off his motorcycle around 4:20 a.m., Saturday. New Haven Police Chief David Hartman released the following statement: Officer Douglas began his basic training at the NHPD in January of 2013

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Police: 1 person dead after double shooting in New Haven

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Police: 1 person dead after double shooting in New Haven

- NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a double shooting that killed one person Saturday. Around 1:21 p.m., New Haven police said they responded to reports of gunfire by the city’s ShotSpotter systemon Dickerman Street between Sperry and Orchard Streets. Police said in addition, several 911 calls were made by people reporting two people had been shot. When first repsonders arrived, they said there were two men suffering from gunshot wounds and were taken to the Yale-New Haven Hospital

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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible

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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible

- NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Volunteers teamed up Saturday morning to help a former Milford Police Officer. House of Heroes Connecticut made it all possible. Their mission is to honor and serve military and public safety veterans. That’s why volunteers and police officers from Milford and Hamden came out to make Collin Walsh’s home in North Haven more handicap accessible. Walsh was paralyzed a year ago because of a very aggressive form of MS

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New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach

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New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach

- MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW / WTNH) – A police officer from New Haven was killed in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning on Oak St. in Myrtle Beach. Officials say it happened at around 4:20 a.m. The Horry County Coroner’s office says Edward Douglas, Jr. was the driver in the single vehicle accident. No others were involved. Douglas was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where he later died

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New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina

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New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina

- The New Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own after an officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina Saturday. Officer Edward Douglas was riding a motorcycle when he was involved in a crash in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, around 4:20 a.m. He died of his injuries at 9:25 a.m. Police said no other vehicles were involved

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Memorial Day events to be held in New Haven, West Haven

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Memorial Day events to be held in New Haven, West Haven

- NEW HAVEN & WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — This Memorial Day weekend, many communities are remembering those who died serving our country, including West Haven and New Haven. There are about 2,500 bricks at the Veterans Walk of Honor at Bradley Point Park in West Haven. Each brick honors someone who served our country. Families buy them as a remembrance of a loved one

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One person injured in car accident on I-91 in New Haven

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One person injured in car accident on I-91 in New Haven

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — One person was injured in a vehicle accident on I-91 in New Haven on Friday night. According to police, one person was transported to an area hospital after a one-car crash on I-91 northbound in New Haven. They say the accident happened just prior to exit 3. There is no word on the extent of the injuries the person suffered

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Staying safe on the roads during Memorial Day weekend

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Staying safe on the roads during Memorial Day weekend

- BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — With the extra holiday travel, there’s less room for error on the roads. State Police warn that even just glancing at your phone to look at a text can cause an accident. There were a lot of accidents and traffic jams on Friday night. Just ask Sheryl Lilly. “Connecticut is bad, always bad. Every time I come home, Connecticut is bad,” she said

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Woman suffers severe blood loss in razor factory accident

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Woman suffers severe blood loss in razor factory accident

- MILFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut woman is in the hospital after her hand was trapped in a razor factory machine, causing her to lose a lot of blood. Milford fire officials freed the woman's right hand from the machine at the Schick factory on Thursday. Paramedics applied a tourniquet to stem the blood flow, and she was soon rushed to a hospital

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What Awaits in New Haven? Pizza, Yes, and Brains in Jars

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What Awaits in New Haven? Pizza, Yes, and Brains in Jars

- Tastes for fine art, thin-crust pizza, the macabre and more can be sated in New Haven. Three absorbing, free museums and two primo food stops are all within walking distance of Union Station, the final stop on the Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line. Given that New Haven is the home of Yale, its museums hold not only masterly works of art, but erudite vestiges of history and science, as well

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No One Hurt When School Bus Backs Into Car in North Branford

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No One Hurt When School Bus Backs Into Car in North Branford

- A school bus backed into a car in North Branford this morning, but no one was injured. Police said 27 children were on the bus and three people were in the sedan. 23 Million More Uninsured With GOP Health Bill, Analysts Say No one was hurt and the bus was able to continue on with the normal route.Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anywhere, anytime

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Dozens of Middlebury Students Are Disciplined for Charles Murray Protest

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Dozens of Middlebury Students Are Disciplined for Charles Murray Protest

- Photo More than five dozen Middlebury College students were disciplined for their roles in shutting down a speech by the author Charles Murray in March, the college announced this week. But the students were spared the most serious penalties in the episode, which left a faculty member injured and came to symbolize a lack of tolerance for conservative ideas on some campuses

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Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

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Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

- WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theater are being sued over a fatal shooting outside the venue following a concert in December. The shooting outside the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford killed 31-year-old Travis Ward and 20-year-old Jaquan Graves, both of New Haven. Two others were injured, including 25-year-old Nathan Mitchell, of Hartford. Lawyers for Ward's family and Mitchell filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Waterbury Superior Court accusing the Philadelphia-born rapper and theater of negligence and misconduct for alleged inadequate security measures

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Leader of Connecticut mosque detained, faces deportation

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Leader of Connecticut mosque detained, faces deportation

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut imam has been detained by U.S. immigration agents and faces deportation to Pakistan. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Hafiz Abdul Hannan, the leader of the Masjid Al-Islam mosque in New Haven since 2013, was taken into custody at his home on Friday. He was previously convicted of committing fraud in immigration documents and will remain in custody pending his removal from the United States, said Shawn Neudauer, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman

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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Men Shot at Meek Mill Concert at Oakdale Theatre

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Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Men Shot at Meek Mill Concert at Oakdale Theatre

- A lawsuit filed on behalf of two men who were shot at a Meek Mill Concert at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford in December alleges that the show’s organizers and promoters did not do enough to ensure concert-goers' safety at a show with a performer known for lyrics with violence imagery and whose shows had been the scene of violence in the past

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Eventful Yale commencement includes protest, interruption

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Eventful Yale commencement includes protest, interruption

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An eventful graduation day at Yale University on Monday featured the awarding of degrees, dancing from Stevie Wonder, a union demonstration and a man who unexpectedly took the podium and was tackled. Yale conferred more than 3,600 degrees, including eight honorary doctorates. The recipients of the honorary degrees included civil rights leader John Lewis, former Secretary of State John Kerry and musician Stevie Wonder

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