Man holds up woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve

Man holds up woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve

HAMDEN – A man robbed a 63-year-old woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve on Whitney Avenue near Mather Street, according to police. The woman was getting out of her car when a black man wearing dark clothing approached her, demanded her money and pulled out a gun, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. […]

North Haven Police search for three alleged shoplifters

North Haven Police search for three alleged shoplifters

NORTH HAVEN – Police are searching for three people who they say stole about $800 worth of merchandise from Ulta on Universal Drive Sunday afternoon. From North Haven Police: The first suspect is described as a black male wearing an “Internet Famous” baseball cap with green brim, black coat, dark pants, and boots. The second […]

Hamden opens warming centers

Hamden opens warming centers

HAMDEN – Due to extreme weather temperatures for the next few days, Hamden will offer warming centers, located around the Town, to those who may be in need. All Hamden fire stations and the foyer of the Police Department will serve as warming centers. Additionally, during normal operating hours, the Miller Memorial Library will also serve as […]

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

HAMDEN – A hearing on Quinnipiac University’s request to add 220 new beds to its York HIll Campus opened at this week’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, but it won’t be acted upon until at least next month. The university this week appeared before the Planning and Zoning Commission to outline its plans to build […]

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

HAMDEN – The spirit of giving filled Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Memorial Central Library and Cultural Complex on Dec. 8 as Quinnipiac University and the Hamden community team up to make the holidays a little happier for senior citizens. The eighth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run luncheon was a collaboration between Quinnipiac’s AM 1220 […]

Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

HAMDEN – Police are investigating two robberies that happened in the last week, both involving handguns. The first occurred on Dec. 7 at about 3:30 p.m. at Snack Plus, 75 Putnam Ave., where a black man robbed the store at gunpoint, making off with cigarettes and money, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. […]

Hamden Police make arrests in drugs, shoplifting cases

Hamden Police make arrests in drugs, shoplifting cases

From the Hamden Police Department: HAMDEN – Members of the Hamden Police Department Street Interdiction Team, Patrol Division and Emergency Services Unit executed a search and seizure warrant Thursday at 129 Shepard St. that was the result of a month long drug investigation. During the search of the residence, officers observed Samuel Mcelveen throw a pillow […]

Teens robbed at gunpoint in North Haven parking lot

Teens robbed at gunpoint in North Haven parking lot

NORTH HAVEN -Two teens were robbed Tuesday night in the parking lot of a Washington Avenue restaurant, according to police. The teens had just picked up a pizza from the restaurant and were in their car when they were approached by three masked people, police said. ” One of the suspects opened the driver side […]