| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In September of 1968, during The Living Theatre's performance of "Paradise Now" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, audience members left the theater and took to the streets.
Encouraged by the performers on the stage, who were wearing loincloths...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Curse of the Starving Class
By Sam Shepard. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through March 10 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
Seeing Curse of the Starving Class on the Long Wharf mainstage is...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:46 AM
An anonymous caller told police his roommate was headed to Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to shoot people, and witnesses spotted a man with a shotgun or rifle in the area, prompting Monday's campus shutdown, police said.
In a phone call that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:57 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- After the school massacres at Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine, this has become, perhaps, the inexorable consequence of any threatening phone call.
At Yale University, hours after an anonymous man called and warned a...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:42 AM
You’d think that by now the International Festival of Arts & Ideas would’ve announced everything they’ve got planned. The fest kicks off less than five weeks from now. But surprises continue to surface. A&I, which under its longest...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Last year, New Haven and Hartford cops were seriously pissed off at all the time they were wasting chasing down false reports from their supposedly high-tech "ShotSpotter" gunshot locating systems. They were rushing out to find the "gunshots" were...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:50 AM
GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment.
After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Police have released the name of the so-called "East Coast" rapist arrested by U.S. Marshals Friday afternoon while walking near his home.
He's identified as Aaron Thomas, 39, of 120 Pendleton St., New Haven; he had been on the loose since 1997. DNA...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 6:25 PM
After years on his trail police say they have caught the man cops call the "East Coast Rapist."
Suspect Aaron Thomas, 39, was busted Friday in Connecticut. Lt. Julie Johnson of the New Haven Police Department told reporters, "Aaron Thomas was taken...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The man authorities believe to be the "East Coast Rapist" tried to hang himself Saturday in his jail cell, according to a Police Department spokesman.
Aaron Thomas, 39, was already under a suicide watch, when he was spotted on cameras trained on his...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:32 AM
Aaron Thomas, who was arrested Friday in connection with rapes in four states over 12 years, is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
Thomas, 39, is being held, with bail set at $1 million, at the Union Avenue jail, suspected in crimes...