Peter Yankowski, New Haven Register

Peter Yankowski

New Haven Register

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Recent articles by Peter:

Police: Hamden teen ditched gun while running away from crash

A Hamden teen was arrested after ditching a loaded gun while running from a car crash Saturday at Whitney Avenue and Todd Street, police said. → Read More

Arctic cold set new records in parts of CT, weather service says

At least two sites in Connecticut set record low temperatures Saturday, the National Weather Service said. That came after the warmest January on record. → Read More

Stamford mom charged in death of son found buried in Cummings Park

Stamford police have charged the mother of 2-year-old Liam Rivera, whose remains were found buried in Cummings Park last month. → Read More

'Coldest conditions' of season bring 30-below wind chills to CT, weather service says

The National Weather Service has extended wind chill advisories across most of Connecticut with temperatures expected to feel well below zero. → Read More

Police: NY man charged in car theft from Darien gas station

Darien police have charged a New York man with stealing a customer's car from a local gas station. Police said Westport saw a similar theft that same night. → Read More

Police: Pedestrian killed in New Haven hit-and-run on Sherman Parkway

New Haven police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run on Sherman Parkway early Wednesday. → Read More

Darien police arrest NJ man accused of car break-ins at Noroton Heights station

Darien police said they arrested a man accused of trying to break into cars parked in the Noroton Heights lot last week. → Read More

Worker seriously hurt after falling through Stratford bridge under construction, official says

Stratford firefighters performed a high-angle rope rescue to reach a woman who fell as much as 50 feet from a bridge onto a barge in Housatonic, official says. → Read More

Officials: 22 displaced in back-to-back New Haven fires in East Rock

Nearly two dozen Elm City residents were displaced from their homes Thursday night after fires in the East Rock neighborhood, officials say. → Read More

Protests planned in Connecticut after release of video from deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

Several groups in Connecticut are planning demonstrations in Hartford and Manchester on Saturday in the aftermath of the release of the Tyre Nichols video. → Read More

UConn student dies on Storrs campus following 'medical emergency' official says

A University of Connecticut student died Thursday following a "medical emergency" on the Storrs campus, a school official said. → Read More

Man wanted in Pennsylvania shootings caught in 'makeshift' apartment in Hartford, US marshals say

Issac Ramos-Perez, wanted in the shootings of his ex-girlfriend and her son days before Christmas, was caught living in a makeshift apartment in Hartford. → Read More

Branford man used IDs of dead parents and grandmother in COVID funding scheme, officials say

A Branford man is accused of using the identities of his dead relatives to obtain $72,000 in pandemic unemployment funds, prosecutors say. → Read More

Fire at Cabins Motel closes Post Road in Westbrook

Authorities have closed a section of Post Road in Westbrook Thursday morning after a fire broke out at the Cabins Motel. → Read More

Bristol educator named finalist for National Teacher of the Year award

Carolyn Kielma, a science teacher at Bristol Eastern High School, was also recently selected as the state's 2023 Connecticut Teacher of the Year. → Read More

Northern CT may see up to 6 inches of snow on Wednesday, weather service says

A winter storm on Wednesday could bring up to 6 inches of snow in northern Connecticut, particularly in Litchfield County, before switching to rain. → Read More

One dead, another wounded after New Haven shootings, police say

Police are investigating after shootings wounded one person and left another dead early Saturday. Investigators believe the two incidents are related. → Read More

Ohio residents killed in small plane crash near CT border, officials say

The pilot reported engine issues in the area of the Westchester County Airport near Greenwich and the Connecticut border, according to an FAA spokesperson. → Read More

Man shot at by East Haven police on I-95 in Milford will face more charges, officials say

Nicholas Gambardella, 27, will face more charges after officials say he crashed into police cruisers and led officers on a pursuit on I-95 this month. → Read More

Winter weather advisories issued for parts of CT ahead of mix of snow and rain

A winter weather advisory has been issued for Litchfield and Hartford counties ahead of a storm that is expected to bring a mix of rain and snow to Connecticut. → Read More