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  • Man Who Was Hospitalized by NHPD Faces Federal Weapons Charges

    Man Who Was Hospitalized by NHPD Faces Federal Weapons Charges
    A man who was hospitalized by police in June was slapped with federal gun charges Friday relating to his initial arrest on Blake Street.  According to an affidavit released by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agent Kurt Wheeler, if the...
  • Northeast Utilities Posts More Profits, Tries to Jack Rates

    As Connecticut residents prepare to pony up some of the highest rates for electricity in the country, Connecticut Light & Power's parent company announced a 21 percent jump in profits. Will this windfall of cash be passed on to Connecticut ratepayers, who...
  • Feds Charge NH Police Brutality Victim

    A man who was hospitalized by police in June was slapped with federal gun charges Friday relating to his initial arrest on Blake Street. According to an affidavit released by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agent Kurt Wheeler, if...
  • A New Era of DIY Legal Expertise: You Too Can Act Like a Lawyer

    A New Era of DIY Legal Expertise:  You Too Can Act Like a Lawyer
    The traditional, hidebound and highly profitable world of Connecticut lawyering looks like it's being dragged — kicking and spewing objections — into the 21st century. More and more people in these recession-ravaged times are taking the do-...
  • Activists Allege Brutality by Officer Dennis O'Connell; Demand DeStefano Send a Message to NHPD

    Activists Allege Brutality by Officer Dennis O'Connell; Demand DeStefano Send a Message to NHPD
    Anti-police brutality activists took their fight to City Hall last Friday, calling on the mayor to take action against a police officer who has nine complaints against him. The groups delivered a letter to Mayor John DeStefano's office that detailed...
  • Bath Salts Have Arrived in the U.S., and They're Legal - For Now

    Bath Salts Have Arrived in the U.S., and They're Legal - For Now
    New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Nirav Shah, issued a rare order last week. He banned the sale of bath salts. Bath salts? You bet. But these aren't your grandmother's Epsom salts. These are sold under names like “White Lightning,”...
  • Video: Footage of New Haven Police Officers Beating Joseph Donaby on Blake Street

    Video:  Footage of New Haven Police Officers Beating Joseph Donaby on Blake Street
    WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Editor's Note: If you have any information about the beating of Joseph Donaby, email us at editor@newhavenadvocate.com. WHAT HAPPENED? A woman we are calling Rosemary Wilson (she requested anonymity) contacted the Advocate after...
  • New on-the-ground account in the case of alleged police brutality lends credence to NHPD report, but gun experts say what we know so far about the gun (a sawed-off rifle, not a shotgun) suggests it posed little danger

    New on-the-ground account in the case of alleged police brutality lends credence to NHPD report, but gun experts say what we know so far about the gun (a sawed-off rifle, not a shotgun) suggests it posed little danger
    The New Haven Police Department says Joseph Donaby pulled a sawed-off rifle from his pants and chucked it over a fence in the backyard of 96 Blake Street before he was taken down. A video first reported on by the Advocate shows 61 seconds of two cops...
  • 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...