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  • Yale Repertory Theatre: Taking Theater To The Streets

    Yale Repertory Theatre: Taking Theater To The Streets
    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...
  • The Long Wharf Fattens Up Sam Shepard's 'Curse of the Starving Class'

    The Long Wharf Fattens Up Sam Shepard's 'Curse of the Starving Class'
    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...
  • Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police

    Yale gunman: Roommate intended to shoot people, caller tells police
    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...
  • Lockdown lifted at Yale after scare over report of gunman on campus

    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...
  • Arts & Ideas Announces Two Community Festivals Happening Before the Main One

    Arts & Ideas Announces Two Community Festivals Happening Before the Main One
    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...
  • How a Sophisticated Gunshot-Locating Device Kept Giving Police False Alarms

    How a Sophisticated Gunshot-Locating Device Kept Giving Police False Alarms
    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...
  • Does Foley Want A Redo? He Talks Of 'Wisconsin Moment'

    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...
  • So-Called "East Coast Rapist" Identified

    So-Called "East Coast Rapist" Identified
    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...
  • East Coast Rapist In Custody

    East Coast Rapist In Custody
    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...
  • East Coast Rape Suspect Attempts Suicide

    East Coast Rape Suspect Attempts Suicide
    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...
  • 'East Coast Rapist' Suspect To Appear In Court Monday

    'East Coast Rapist' Suspect To Appear In Court Monday
    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...