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New Haven clergy want Trump impeached 

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New Haven clergy want Trump impeached 

- NEW HAVEN -- Clergy in New Haven are not at all pleased with President Donald Trump's response to the tragedy in Virginia and they let him have it Wednesday. Local ministers and community members gathered on the pulpit, inside the New Trinity Temple Church of God on Christ and they went at Trump throughout the press conference. "We need to be very clear that we have a President who has signaled by his words and actions that he is a white supremacist," said Rev
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New Haven police officers save woman planning to jump from building

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New Haven police officers save woman planning to jump from building

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Dramatic bodycam video captures the daring rescue of New Haven police officers saving a woman’s life. The 24-year-old woman was dangling from a 16-story building. New Haven police officers responding to 111 Park Street as Yale officers were trying to talk the woman down from the ledge. The officers asked her if she would talk to a female officer and that’s when Officer Elsa Barrios stepped in
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Husband and wife cops prevent suicidal woman from leaping off New Haven high rise

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Husband and wife cops prevent suicidal woman from leaping off New Haven high rise

- NEW HAVEN -- Roughly 80 current New Haven police officers have received conflict intervention training. And one woman is thrilled that two officers in particular are among those with the specialty skills. On July 30, a 24-year-old New Haven woman was drinking heavily on the rooftop of the 16-story Madison Towers. When she told the friend she was with that she was going to leap to her death, he called police, who rushed to the scene
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Officers Save Woman Attempting To Jump Off Roof In New Haven

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Officers Save Woman Attempting To Jump Off Roof In New Haven

- A 24-year-old woman attempting to jump off the Madison Towers roof on Sunday was saved when an officer, bringing her ice, grabbed her arm and pulled her over a chain-linked fence that surrounded the perimeter of the roof, a video provided by the New Haven Police Department shows. Almost an hour after officers first began speaking to the victim, Officer Elvin Rivera suggested officers bring the woman some ice for her feet, which she had mentioned were "on fire" due to the hot tar roof
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CT Residents to Rally Against Violence at Virginia White Nationalist Rally

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CT Residents to Rally Against Violence at Virginia White Nationalist Rally

- People in Connecticut are rallying to support those who stood up to white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va. after one person was killed and dozens of others were injured when counter-protesters clashed with the nationalists during a rally Saturday. Several events are planned Sunday, including some in New Haven. Community activists in New Haven spoke with NBC Connecticut about the events in Virginia, and a local pastor who was actually at the event recounted his experience
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City of New Haven gives away backpacks, school supplies for free

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City of New Haven gives away backpacks, school supplies for free

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The City of New Haven is getting in the “back to school” mode. Nearly 2,000 free backpacks and school supplies were handed out to students in the Elm City on Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center. The event is meant to get kids excited about returning to the classroom, but it also helps families ahead of the new school year
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Six alleged New Haven gang members facing federal racketeering charges

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Six alleged New Haven gang members facing federal racketeering charges

- NEW HAVEN -- After a year-long investigation in collaboration with state and federal agencies, police in New Haven said they have removed six violent gang members from the city's streets. The group of men is now facing federal charges after a grand jury indictment on August 3. The 13-count indictment charges them with conspiring to engage in a pattern of racketeering activity including multiple shootings and narcotics trafficking
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Number of infected ticks in CT rapidly rising

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Number of infected ticks in CT rapidly rising

- NEW HAVEN-- Scientists believe this could be the worst summer ever, in terms of the number of infected ticks, in Connecticut. But, tight state and federal budgets may hamper efforts to put the brakes on this uptick. Over the last several years, 27 percent of the ticks tested, at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, were infected with Lyme Disease
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Small business networking event to be held in New Haven Wednesday

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Small business networking event to be held in New Haven Wednesday

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Small business owners and prospective owners will have the chance to attend a networking event in the Elm City Wednesday night. The event, hosted by the city’s Small Business Development Center, will feature two industry professionals as guest speakers who have more than 50 years of combined business experience. Organizers say the event, “will advance the center’s spirit of entrepreneurship to foster new ‘job creators’ in every corner of the city
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University of New Haven listed among the elite colleges in the U.S

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University of New Haven listed among the elite colleges in the U.S

- WEST HAVEN –The University of New Haven was named one of the nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review. This is the second year in a row that the university was included in the college guide. “The recognition of the University of New Haven by The Princeton Review is an indicator of the university’s vibrant academics and the quality of our professors and student body,” said President Steven H
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Yale-New Haven ranked among top U.S. hospitals

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Yale-New Haven ranked among top U.S. hospitals

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Yale-New Haven Hospital is among the top hospitals in the nation. That’s according to an annual survey done U.S. News and World Reports. Out of 5,000 facilities, Yale-New Haven ranks nationally in nine specialties. That ranking is based on data that includes factors like death rates and patient safety. Yale-New Haven finished among the best in psychiatry, geriatrics, pulmonology, ear, nose and throat, nuerology, neuro-surgery, urology, diabetes, and edocrinology
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Trial over man’s fall onto Metro-North wires to begin

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Trial over man’s fall onto Metro-North wires to begin

- NEW HAVEN— A trial is set to begin for a $20 million lawsuit against Metro-North Railroad by a man severely injured when he climbed a Metro-North tower in Connecticut and fell on electric wires that power the trains. A federal court jury in New Haven is scheduled to begin hearing testimony Monday. The lawsuit says Omar Colon, of New Haven, climbed the tower in West Haven in March 2011 to get a better look at some deer
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Boy Punched, Knocked Unconscious During Class in New Haven: Lawsuit

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Boy Punched, Knocked Unconscious During Class in New Haven: Lawsuit

- A Connecticut mother is suing New Haven schools, saying administrators did nothing when her seventh-grade son was bullied and knocked unconscious during class. The lawsuit said the boy was bullied for several years at Barnard Environmental Magnet School. The suit alleges the mother repeatedly notified staff at the school about the bullying, the school district's chief operating officer confirmed. The lawsuit said the boy was punched in the face and knocked unconscious in December 2016, resulting in facial injuries, a concussion, headaches, severe emotional distress and suicidal thoughts
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New Haven environmentalists mobilizing for climate change event Monday

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New Haven environmentalists mobilizing for climate change event Monday

- NEW HAVEN -- With economists estimating global climate change is costing $1.4 trillion dollars per year and is responsible for 300,000 deaths as a result of droughts, floods and displacement, a New Haven environmental group is taking to the streets to help stem the tide. Just over seven months into this calendar year and some New Haven environmentalists say humans have already exhausted all of the earth's naturally regenerating resources for the year
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Six children, seven adults displaced after blaze guts New Haven home

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Six children, seven adults displaced after blaze guts New Haven home

- NEW HAVEN — A multi-family home was severely damaged in a Wednesday evening fire. City fire officials received reports of a blaze that ignited at 79 Blake Street, New Haven at 7:54 p.m. Within four minutes, the first fire companies arrived on scene and encountered flames blowing out the roof of a two-and-a-half story dwelling. Thirteen individuals were inside the home at the time
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New Haven shelter closing at a bad time

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New Haven shelter closing at a bad time

- NEW HAVEN -- Nearly three decades after opening its doors to women and children experiencing homelessness, a New Haven emergency shelter will shut its doors later this month. New Reach operates three emergency shelters in New Haven, but its smallest, and first shelter, Careways Shelter for Women and Children, must close. "I've been with the organization for 23 years and that shelter has been in operation for 27 years," said Kellyann Day, CEO of New Reach
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  • Person hit by train in NY causes delays for commuters on New Haven line
    Person hit by train in NY causes delays for commuters on New Haven line

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    PORT CHESTER, NY– A person hit by a train in New York has caused delays for train riders in Connecticut, according to Metro-North Railroad. There is no word on the extent of injuries to the person struck by the train. The New Haven Metro-North line service between Rye and Greenwich is experiencing delays of up 30 to 40 minutes. Commuters at Rye and Port Chester, New York, and Greenwich intending to travel east will have to board a westbound train to Harrison to catch a train for eastbound service, Metro-North Railroad said
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  • New Haven clergy want Trump impeached 
    New Haven clergy want Trump impeached 

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    NEW HAVEN -- Clergy in New Haven are not at all pleased with President Donald Trump's response to the tragedy in Virginia and they let him have it Wednesday. Local ministers and community members gathered on the pulpit, inside the New Trinity Temple Church of God on Christ and they went at Trump throughout the press conference. "We need to be very clear that we have a President who has signaled by his words and actions that he is a white supremacist," said Rev
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  • Alexion CEO, CFO Leave During Internal Investigation
    Alexion CEO, CFO Leave During Internal Investigation

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    NEW HAVEN — The CEO and chief financial officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Connecticut's most successful biotech startup, both left the company Sunday in a major shake up as the company tries to manage a sales-practices scandal that has delayed its financial reporting. CEO David Hallal "resigned for personal reasons," the company announced Monday, sending the stock into free fall. At just after 1 p.m., the stock was trading at $111.68,
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  • Breaking down the stigma of mental illness
    Breaking down the stigma of mental illness

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    NEW HAVEN -- New Haven resident Vicky Molta lives her life with schizoaffective disorder, a rare mental illness affecting only about 0.3 percent of the population. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the disorder is characterized by symptoms of schizophrenia, like hallucinations or delusions, and symptoms of a mood disorder, such as depression or mania. "I had some paranoia, maybe some delusions about myself," said Molta, as she described her symptoms leading up to her diagnosis at age 24
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  • New study finds 4 out of 5 Americans are on board with getting kids vaccinated
    New study finds 4 out of 5 Americans are on board with getting kids vaccinated

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    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — It’s an experience parents know all to well, taking the children to the doctor’s office. A new study from the Pew Research Center says when it comes to getting our kids vaccinated more parents are on board with those shots. The study found four out of five Americans push for vaccines, especially as a requirement for school attendance. Now get this, while they’re are positives
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  • Officers Save Woman Attempting To Jump Off Roof In New Haven
    Officers Save Woman Attempting To Jump Off Roof In New Haven

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    A 24-year-old woman attempting to jump off the Madison Towers roof on Sunday was saved when an officer, bringing her ice, grabbed her arm and pulled her over a chain-linked fence that surrounded the perimeter of the roof, a video provided by the New Haven Police Department shows. Almost an hour after officers first began speaking to the victim, Officer Elvin Rivera suggested officers bring the woman some ice for her feet, which she had mentioned were "on fire" due to the hot tar roof
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  • North Carolina woman from New Haven facing unemployment compensation fraud charges
    North Carolina woman from New Haven facing unemployment compensation fraud charges

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTNH) – A North Carolina woman was arrested and charged with fraudulently collecting almost $16,000 in unemployment compensation benefits while she was living in New Haven. Robyn Valentine was arrested Sunday by inspectors from the Unemployment Compensation Fraud Unit. According to the arrest warrant, Valentine either failed to report or grossly under-reported the wages she earned working for a Hartford cleaning company and a Torrington construction company to fraudulently collect approximately $15,545 in unemployment benefits from Aug
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  • Hamden residents protest new apartment complex plans
    Hamden residents protest new apartment complex plans

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    HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Some residents in Hamden are protesting a plan to build a new apartment complex. The New Haven Register says Mountain View Estates wants to build a five-building apartment complex on 18 acres of land on Rocky Top Road. They say the complex would have 288 units. According to the New Haven Register, the 288 units would be housed in five buildings with 87 of the units,
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