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Photos of 2014 Connecticut SWAT Challenge – Day Three

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak / New Haven Register) Day Three of the 2014 Connecticut SWAT Challenge, Aug. 20, 2014. The 10th-annual Connecticut SWAT Challenge is a competition of law enforcement, SWAT teams from Connecticut, the Northeast, the United States, and federal and military agencies from around the country, hosted by the West Hartford Police Department [...]


PHOTOS: Ferguson demonstrations carry on

Ferguson’s leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to “allow peace to settle in” and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police.


PHOTOS: Rapper Nelly joins protestors in Ferguson on Monday

St. Louis native and rapper Nelly joined protesters Monday in Ferguson, Missouri urging protestors to find a positive outcome from the event


PHOTOS: Ferguson endures a night of looting, deepened unrest

Looters ransacked several businesses in Ferguson, Missouri for hours as police held a position nearby with military grade weapons and armored personnel carriers (APC). The shooting death of Michael Brown in the middle of a street following a suspected robbery of a box of cigars from a nearby market has sparked a week of protests, [...]


Photos: Protests around the nation in solidarity with Michael Brown demanding justice.

From Florida to California, citizens walk the streets across the nation to support Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO, calling for an end to police brutality.


Photos of protests in Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protests continued Wednesday night in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death, with some people lobbing Molotov cocktails and other objects at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd.


PHOTOS: Protests over shooting of unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, MO. AP – Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with people lobbing Molotov cocktails at police, who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, who [...]


PHOTOS: Protests near St. Louis, Missouri after 18-year-old killed by police

Protestors confronted police during an impromptu rally to protest the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police in Ferguson, Mo.


PHOTOS: Body of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene arrives at Dover Air Force Base

The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan ‘‘insider attack’’ arrived Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.


PHOTOS: Landslide in North Salt Lake City, Utah on Tuesday

North Salt Lake officials say more than 20 homes have been evacuated following an early morning landslide that destroyed one hillside home.


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PHOTOS: Giants Jets Preseason NFL Game

The Giants defeated the Jets 35-24 in an exhibition preseason NFL game Friday at MetLife Stadium.


Photos of Yale University Freshmen Moving in to Residence Halls

Yale University freshmen move into residence halls in New Haven on 8/22/2014.


Photos of construction of Alexion Pharmaceuticals site in New Haven

Construction reached the top floor of the new 495,000 square foot medical lab building at 100 College Street August