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New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)

New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)
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  • 86 fraternity brothers at Yale are named in tailgating lawsuit

    86 fraternity brothers at Yale are named in tailgating lawsuit
    It was supposed to be just like every other annual Harvard-Yale game: a lively, fierce rivalry coupled with students and alumni cheering and tailgating. But on Nov. 19, 2011, one tailgate festivity got out of hand: Brendan Ross, a member of the Yale...
  • James Avery dies at 65; played father figure on TV's 'Fresh Prince'

    James Avery dies at 65; played father figure on TV's 'Fresh Prince'
    James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65. His death was confirmed by his manager,...
  • Mother's killing drives daughter's quest for answers

    Mother's killing drives daughter's quest for answers
    When Alison Galvani graduated from kindergarten in the summer of 1982, her mother took her to the musical "Annie" to celebrate. Then they went to Golden Gate Park for a picnic, spreading out a sleeping bag with white and yellow egrets on a green...
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week
    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
  • Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects

    Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Each year, Halloween is a massive operation at Dean Karlan's house, drawing in members of his family, particularly his 13-year-old daughter, Maya. Maya's enthusiasm for Halloween knows few bounds. She makes her own costumes: a...
  • Grandma says children preferred fruit candy in Halloween experiment

    Grandma says children preferred fruit candy in Halloween experiment
    Inspired by a Yale economist’s annual Halloween experiment that uses trick-or-treaters as guinea pigs, one Angeleno decided to try an experiment of her own. Nancy Levitt, 64, had the hundreds who came for candy choose between three options –...
  • Charley Steiner joins the house that Vin Scully built

    Charley Steiner joins the house that Vin Scully built
    Saturday night at a black-tie dinner in Chicago, a Dodgers broadcaster will go into the Hall of Fame and it won't be Vin Scully. A shocker? No. Scully is already there. If there is a Hall of Fame that has any connection whatsoever to broadcasting...
  • Most honest man in America? Rabbi finds, and then returns, $98K

    Most honest man in America? Rabbi finds, and then returns, $98K
    A rabbi from Connecticut knew exactly what to do when he found $98,000 in cold, hard cash stuffed inside a desk he purchased on Craigslist: He promptly returned it. What would you have done? That's the popular parlor game question being asked across...
  • Yale alert: SWAT team on campus after report of gunman

    An emergency alert has been issued at Yale University after a report of a person with a gun on campus. The community has been told to shelter in place after the anonymous report was called in to New Haven, Conn., police. The alert said there had...
  • 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...
  • Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break

    Yale locked down after gunman reported; many students away on break
    A report of a gunman on campus had Yale University hunkered down on alert Monday morning. "Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test," the university said in its latest alert to the campus community...