New Haven http://wshu.org en Four-month joint operation busts 154 on gun & drug charges http://wshu.org/post/four-month-joint-operation-busts-154-gun-drug-charges <p></p><p>Law enforcement officials say a four-month initiative to stem violent crime in Bridgeport and New Haven resulted in the seizure of 73 illegal guns and the expected prosecution of 154 people on firearms, drugs and robbery charges.&nbsp; The operation involved a partnership between local and federal law enforcement.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:30:24 +0000 Craig LeMoult 19664 at http://wshu.org Four-month joint operation busts 154 on gun & drug charges New Haven tech company gaining attention for emergency management software http://wshu.org/post/new-haven-tech-company-gaining-attention-emergency-management-software <p></p><p></p><p>As cities and towns across Connecticut look to improve their coordination during emergencies, many are signing up for a system created by New Haven-based Grey Wall Software called VEOCI, or&nbsp; the Virtual Emergency Operations Center.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:04:18 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 19629 at http://wshu.org New Haven tech company gaining attention for emergency management software New Haven starts removing controversial fence between public housing and neighboring Hamden http://wshu.org/post/new-haven-starts-removing-controversial-fence-between-public-housing-and-neighboring-hamden <p>New Haven began demolishing a fence on Monday that for 50 years separated a public housing complex in the city from the town of Hamden.&nbsp; For some, the fence had become a symbol of racial and economic division between two communities.</p><p>Read more about economic disparity issues in Connecticut at our <a href="http://www.stateofdisparity.org/">State of Disparity</a> blog.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:33:29 +0000 Craig LeMoult 17297 at http://wshu.org New Haven starts removing controversial fence between public housing and neighboring Hamden Former New Haven firefighter serving as fire chief http://wshu.org/post/former-new-haven-firefighter-serving-fire-chief <p></p><p>At age 63, former New Haven Firefighter Allyn Wright was enjoying his retirement as a security consultant registered in New York State. But Wright is now back in Connecticut, where his career started at the New Haven Fire Department. This time, he's serving as the new fire chief.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:26:33 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 16159 at http://wshu.org Former New Haven firefighter serving as fire chief New Haven lab trying ultrasound therapy to treat speech disorders http://wshu.org/post/new-haven-lab-trying-ultrasound-therapy-treat-speech-disorders <p></p><p>A New Haven, Connecticut based company is trialing the use of ultra-sound to see if it can improve and speed up a patient’s ability to see as well as hear their speech during therapy sessions.</p><p>Haskins Laboratories, a speech and language organization, is the only laboratory in New England carrying out this clinical research and just one of ten organizations across the U.S. looking at ultra-sound.</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:41:02 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 15386 at http://wshu.org New Haven lab trying ultrasound therapy to treat speech disorders