Brian Zahn, New Haven Register

Brian Zahn

New Haven Register

New Haven, CT, United States

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  • New Haven Register
  • The News-Times
  • TheHourNews
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  • Register Citizen
  • The Middletown Press
  • Connecticut Post
  • Govtech.com

Recent articles by Brian:

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who are personal injury lawyers, were caught on video brandishing guns as demonstrators walked past their Renaissance palazzo-style… → Read More

Bethany state police report 84-year-old woman is missing

Arlene Fraser was reported missing Wednesday. → Read More

4 great white sharks detected near Rhode Island shore

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Researchers at the Atlantic Shark Institute detected four great white sharks Wednesday in the waters near Block Island, Rhode Island. Seven acoustic receivers detected the presence of the sharks, which range in length from 8 to more than 13 feet, in the waters near the island, the institute's officials said in a news release. The sensors were installed as a part of a… → Read More

Famed clothier Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - The storied Manhattan clothier Brooks Brothers is filing for bankruptcy protection. The company that says it's put 40 U.S. presidents in its suits survived two world wars and navigated through casual Fridays and a loosening of dress standards even on Wall Street, but the coronavirus pandemic pushed the 200-year-old company into seek Chapter 11 protection Wednesday. Another famed… → Read More

Milford Police seek burglary suspect

Milford Police have released photos of a suspect in a July 1 burglary at Founders House Pub & Patio restaurant, 117 North Broad St. The man is photographed wearing light-colored clothing at a table. The burglary occurred shortly after midnight. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Douglas Youd at 203-783-4728. → Read More

New Haven prepares for next steps as rate of new coronavirus infections slows

Capacity has been expanded at Lighthouse Point Park to 250 vehicles, and the splash pads have been turned on, just in time for the July Fourth holiday. → Read More

New Haven BOE spares teaching staff

The New Haven school board voted to allow staff to move forward with eight recommendations to mitigate a $5.6 million budget deficit, but not the option of eliminating 30 teaching jobs through attrition. → Read More

Juan Negroni: Pondering path as Dreamer of a past generation

Columnist Juan Negroni reflects on his own path to U.S. citizenship after being born in Cuba. → Read More

New Haven student described as ‘a force for good’ wins 2-year BOE term

"He exhibits the characteristics we're most proud of, like the tenacity to work through situations," said Assistant Superintendent of Schools Paul Whyte. → Read More

Silvermine fifth graders complete mural project

Silvermine Arts Center's outreach education program, Art Partners, and the Silvermine Elementary School in Norwalk were able to reach a milestone this year with the 20th anniversary of the fifth-grade mural project. Just weeks before the recent pandemic closed all public schools throughout the state of Connecticut, the fifth graders at Silvermine Elementary completed their parting gift of a… → Read More

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday in Kinloch. Police identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., known by fans as Huey. The Kinloch native was best known in… → Read More

St. Louis rapper Huey killed in shooting in Missouri

KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis rapper who went by the stage name Huey was killed in a shooting that also wounded another man, authorities say. St. Louis County police said in a news release that the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday in Kinloch. Police identified the man who was killed as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., known by fans as Huey. The Kinloch native was best known in… → Read More

Area people of note, June 28, 2020

* Team Crab People are all smiles after winning the West Haven Department of Parks and Recreation's coed volleyball tournament in memory of former longtime participant Wayne Limosani on Thursday night, March 5. The single-elimination tournament raised $975 from the sale of T-shirts for an athletic scholarship established in Limosani's name. The scholarship awards funds to a senior on the West… → Read More

Hamden police: Man stabbed in abdomen during fight

Detectives are investigating the incident that happened after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 → Read More

New Haven school board to remove Columbus name from school, holiday

Fair Haven leaders had called on the BOE to change the school's name, remove Columbus Day from the calendar and change the curriculum. → Read More

1 man dead, 11 people wounded in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been shot with "various severity levels of injuries," but revised their total upward in a tweet posted just after 3 a.m. The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police daily… → Read More

Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Comedian D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for… → Read More

New Haven graduates: 3 high schools will confer diplomas today

Graduates will drive through the park wearing their caps and gowns, exit their cars, walk across the stage and leave with a diploma in hand. → Read More

Newly appointed New Haven schools chief signs $250K a year deal

NEW HAVEN - Iline Tracey inked a three-year contract as Superintendent of Schools Tuesday following a unanimous Board of Education vote to hire her Monday night. Her starting salary, which begins on July 1, is $250,000 a year. In her current capacity as interim superintendent, her annual pay is $225,000. The contract will make her the city's highest-paid employee, and she will out-earn former… → Read More

New Haven BOE to plan for summer camps in schools

NEW HAVEN - Board of Education members pushed forward a plan to allow school staff to determine which schools to use for summer camps, despite resistance from some members. With so much uncertainty about how the state and city will safely reopen from the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic , board members agreed that they don't know how to guarantee summer camps will be safe, but they split… → Read More