Jeff Jacobs, New Haven Register

Jeff Jacobs

New Haven Register

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • New Haven Register
  • Greenwich Time
Past:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • The News-Times
  • The Middletown Press
  • Register Citizen
  • GameTimeCT
  • Connecticut Post
  • Hartford Courant

Recent articles by Jeff:

Q poll: Biden tops Trump by 10%, racism a ‘big problem’ in US

Along with the presidential race, the poll found three-quarters of likely voters do agree on one thing: racism is a big problem in the U.S., according to a Quinnipiac University poll. → Read More

COVID stops Essex Steam Train’s North Pole Express this holiday season

\The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat will still offer its Christmas Adventures at Essex Station this year. → Read More

CT state police plan DUI patrols for Labor Day weekend

The patrols start at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and continue through 11:59 p.m. Monday. → Read More

Deputies fatally shoot Black man who dropped gun from bundle

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Black man who deputies said was stopped for riding his bicycle in violation of vehicle codes was fatally shot when he dropped a bundle of items that included a gun, authorities said, setting of a protest march to a nearby sheriff's station in Los Angeles. Sheriff's Lt. Brandon Dean said the specific violations were not known, the Los Angeles Times reported. Dean said… → Read More

Attorney: Jacob Blake no longer handcuffed to hospital bed

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Jacob Blake is no longer shackled to his hospital bed, as he had been following a police shooting in southeastern Wisconsin that left him paralyzed, his attorneys said Friday. Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back on Sunday while responding to a domestic dispute call. Protesters have filled Kenosha's streets every night since… → Read More

Ponies, hats and cocktails: Polo season opens in Greenwich

The Greenwich Polo Club hosted its first match of the season at its home in the backcountry. → Read More

Greenwich native to sing in celebration of women’s suffrage centennial

The Greenwich Historical Society will host the concert and picnic in commemoration of women gaining the right to vote. → Read More

Greenwich’s Paul Pastore places second at Met Open Championship

Greenwich native Paul Pastore placed second Thursday at the 105th Met Open Championship at Mountain Ridge Country Club in Caldwell, N.J. → Read More

‘The public needs to be heard’: Milford PZB to air downtown development plan

The board's decision to have a public hearing was an unusual one because the city's zoning regulations do not require a public hearing on a site plan review. → Read More

Disabled truck stuck in center lane shows I-95 traffic

Traffic cam images showed the truck stopped in middle of the highway. → Read More

Dowling shoots 68 to win 17th Palmer Cup

Richard Dowling birdied four holes on the back nine to shoot a 1-under-par 68 and win the 17th Russell C. Palmer Cup tournament by three strokes Tuesday at the Country Club of Waterbury. Dowling, who plays out of The Golf Performance Center, shot 30 on the back nine. He was tied for the lead after an opening-round 66 on Monday. The former two-time Connecticut Amateur champion finished with a… → Read More

Whitney Rehabilitation resident celebrates 108th birthday, survives COVID-19

HAMDEN - Anita Murphy, a resident of Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center in Hamden, celebrated her 108th birthday on Feb. 6, 2020 with by her family and friends. Murphy battled COVID 19 and because of the wonderful care she received, she is fully recovered," according to a statement. " She is the oldest Coronavirus survivor in the state." Climate movement group launches campaign NEW HAVEN - New… → Read More

Area people of note, Aug. 19, 2020

* Hamden native and Damage Controlman 2nd Class Thomas Wyant-Cruz completed a successful 3-year tour aboard USS Constitution, June 29. Duty aboard USS Constitution is one of the Navy's special programs, and all prospective crewmembers must meet a high standard of sustained excellence and interview to be selected for the assignment, according to a statement. "The opportunities I've had, the… → Read More

Teen girl charged with plowing car into 5 pedestrians

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - A teenage girl plowed her car into five pedestrians including a 7-year-old child on a sidewalk Monday in Connecticut while trying to run down her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, police said. The young girl and another person were seriously injured, but are expected to survive, authorities said. The 17-year-old girl drove onto a New Britain sidewalk, struck the… → Read More

Teen girl charged with plowing car into 5 pedestrians

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - A teenage girl plowed her car into five pedestrians including a 7-year-old child on a sidewalk Monday in Connecticut while trying to run down her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, police said. The young girl and another person were seriously injured, but are expected to survive, authorities said. The 17-year-old girl drove onto a New Britain sidewalk, struck the… → Read More

Hamden cops: Driver with suspended license charged in deadly hit-and-run crash

One of the vehicles, a stolen Toyota Corolla driven by Justin Thompson, 23, struck and killed Garrison Nieves, 21, of Hamden, on July 1, 2020. → Read More

Police: Milford resident punched after confronting car burglars

Police said two people were arrested Sunday morning when they were caught breaking into cars in the area of Berwyn Street. → Read More

I-95 reopened after fatal pedestrian accident

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Sunday near Exit 16 in Norwalk and closed the highway for about six hours, police said. → Read More

Ansonia’s Pitney retires from Brakettes, will coach 18-U Brakettes

Shortly after her decision to end her playing career, the former St. Joseph High and Manhattan College star was named head coach of the Select Brakettes. → Read More

Ansonia’s Pitney retires from Brakettes, will coach 18-U Brakettes

Shortly after her decision to end her playing career, the former St. Joseph High and Manhattan College star was named head coach of the Select Brakettes. → Read More