Ellyn Santiago

Heavy contributor Ellyn Santiago is a decades-long, award-winning investigative reporter who has worked in print and online in Florida, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut and nationally. Ellyn is currently based in New Haven, Connecticut but covers a national beat for Heavy to include breaking news, politics, criminal justice, social justice, investigative reporting, and occasional timely entertainment and sports news posts. Reach out to ellyn.santiago@heavy.com.
  • Antonio Lavance Williams: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Antonio Lavance Williams, 27, is the man police say shot and killed New York Police Officer Brian Mulkeen in the Bronx in the early morning hours Sunday, New York media reports.

  • Brian Mulkeen: A Tribute to the NYPD Officer

  • Amari Allen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: Rep. John Lewis Calls for Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

  • Jairo Torres: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jarrett William Smith: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Jarrett William Smith is a US Army soldier who they FBI says planned to bomb a news network, talked of fighting with a Ukrainian far-right group, and threatened Beto O'Rourke.

  • Astronaut Jessica U. Meir: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Dennis L. Turner: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • PHOTO: Great White Shark Seen Near Surfer in Cape Cod

  • Gemmel Moore: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Report: Justin Trudeau Wore ‘Brownface’ at ‘Arabian Nights’ Party

    Time magazine published a photo of Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau wore 'brownface,' at an 'Arabian Nights'-themed party in 2001.

  • Alexis Wilson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Max Stier: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jake Aaron Adkins: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Dr. Ulrich George Klopfer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Josué David Valdez Sarmiento: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • LISTEN: Man Threatens to Shoot Down Coast Guard Planes, Kill Guardsmen

  • WATCH: White Blake Academy Students Attack Black Student

  • Sherry Tina Uwanawich: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • A Tribute to ‘Good Samaritan’ Javier Sanmiguel Yanez

    'Good Samaritan' Javier Sanmiguel Yanez ran from his Saint Paul home late Monday night to offer help to car crash victims. The father of four was fatally shot in the head by the driver, police said.

  • Ellen McMillion: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Watch: Dramatic Coast Guard Rescue of Capsized Cargo Ship Crew [Videos]

  • Han Han Xue & Chunyi Luo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Watch: Kitten Rescued From Sewer by Brooklyn Men

  • Police Say Suspect Attacked Deputy, Grabbed Gun & Shot at Her [VIDEO]

    In a viral video, a 21-year-old from Victorville, Calif., appears to fight a sheriff's deputy, who fires at him. Police say Ari Young then grabs the officer's gun and fires at her.

  • Carolinas Storm Surge & Flooding Photos, Videos

  • Georgia Hurricane Dorian Power Outage Maps

  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian Outage Map

  • South Carolina Hurricane Dorian Outage Maps

  • Watch: Coast Guard Search & Rescue Mission in Bahamas

    US Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater spent the past two days on a search and rescue and humanitarian aid mission in the Bahamas.