Ben Lambert, New Haven Register

Ben Lambert

New Haven Register

Torrington, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Ben:

Yale saliva-based test for COVID to be available in 3 other states

The test, used to test players in the NBA's bubble, is currently only available at the Yale Pathology Labs. It will soon be available in three other states, officials said. → Read More

New Haven police union condemns mayor’s comments on Breonna Taylor case

Elicker suggested that officers had not been held appropriately accountable in the case, describing it as a "murder." Cotto said that they had, as a a grand jury had considered the matter and rendered a decision. → Read More

New Haven police investigating early morning Fair Haven shooting

A 31-year-old man was wounded in the shoulder, reportedly after a dispute with another man, police said. → Read More

New Haven celebrates first graduates of Police Department’s clergy academy

Clergy met for a series of seminars with law enforcement officials earlier this year, designed to educate them about policing and the criminal justice system. → Read More

New Haven police: 17-year-old shot in the foot

The young man was taken to the hospital for treatment, police said. → Read More

West Haven state Senate candidate apologizes for Facebook posts

Mike Southworth said he had not intended to be sexist or ageist with his posts, but could understand how others would interpret them differently than he did. → Read More

Michael Lawlor nominated to New Haven police board

The former state legislator, undersecretary for criminal justice policy and planning, is now an associate professor at the University of New Haven. → Read More

A loud noise over New Haven got people talking, but what was it?

An F15 flew over New Haven at approximately 11,000 feet Wednesday, police said, relaying information from Tweed New Haven Airport. → Read More

Leader of New Haven’s Livable City Initiative stepping down

Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, the head of the city department since 2014, will leave the role on Oct. 9. → Read More

Police: West Haven woman allegedly threatened officer in Facebook post

The suspect allegedly made a "threatening post" regarding a West Haven police officer in July, which was shared and brought to the department's attention, police said. → Read More

City: It’s true, New Haven eliminated fines for overdue library books

Library patrons will still be charged for lost materials, but daily overdue fees are a thing of the past in the city, according to the city. → Read More

Old Saybrook restaurant closed until Wednesday for cleaning after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Liv's Oyster Bar will be professionally cleaned, then reopen Wednesday, staff said. → Read More

New Haven residents paint Black Lives Matter mural on Bassett Street

The community mural, the first planned in New Haven, was welcomed by the city of New Haven Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with Black Lives Matter New Haven, community organizers, and local artist Kwadwo Adae → Read More

Connecticut remembers pioneering justice

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, died Friday at her home in Washington of complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. → Read More

Hamden PD: Man allegedly beat woman, tried to set her car on fire

The female victim was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries to her forehead and nose, police said. → Read More

Hamden PD: Two NY men charged in alleged cooking oil heist

The men were arrested after police responded to the complex at 3000 Whitney Ave. early Thursday, police said. → Read More

3 displaced by fire at Hamden’s Broadmoor Apartments

No one was injured in the fire, according to Fire Marshal Brian Dolan. Three residents of the apartment building were displaced. → Read More

Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School reports positive coronavirus case

ACES Executive Director Thomas Danehy said contract tracing would be completed as a result of the case. → Read More

Two-alarm fire extinguished in Torrington

The cause of the fire on Jardon Street is under investigation, according to Chief Peter Towey. → Read More

New Haven police: Dirt bike rider hospitalized with serious injuries after crash

The 27-year-old man suffered head trauma and is unable to move his arms and legs, police said. The extent of that condition is still unclear. → Read More