New Haven man facing kidnapping charges

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Haven man is now facing kidnapping and weapons charges. Police say at around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, they were investigating a kidnapping complaint. Police stopped a motor vehicle and arrested 34-year-old Luis Xavier Rivera. Police say they seized a facsimile firearm and a knife. Rivera is facing the following […]

17-year-old injured in New Haven shooting

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Haven Police Department is investigating a shooting that involves a 17-year-old victim. According to officers, police responded to the area of Bouchet Lane near Eastern Street for a report of gunfire at around 4 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was located at her residence on Bouchet Lane. Police say […]

New Haven Police investigate shooting in West Rock neighborhood

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the West Rock neighborhood Sunday afternoon. According to police, around 1:30 p.m. officers responded to reports of gunfire near Level and Lodge Streets. A 47-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm was located nearby on […]

New Haven Public Schools postpones releasing choice placement selections

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Public Schools has made the decision to postpone releasing the results of their school choice placement selections for the 2020-2021 academic year. They have rescheduled to release the results of the placement lottery to April 14. They say there is a delay because their schools and district offices […]

Two-alarm fire in New Haven claims one life

New Haven Fire Chief, John Alston confirmed to News 8 that an elderly woman has died after a fire in New Haven Thursday afternoon.

New Haven fire crews battle two-alarm fire on Blake Street

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Haven Fire Department is on the scene of a two-alarm structure fire on Blake Street Saturday afternoon. No reports of any injuries at this time. The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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