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Fairfield Resident Hospitalized For West Nile Virus

FAIRFIELD, CT — A 78-year-old Fairfield resident is one of the first two positive human cases for West Nile Virus for the 2018 mosquito season, the Connecticut Department of Public Health confirmed this week. The resident was hospitalized but is recovering, according to health officials. It was Fair


Fatal Crash At Mall; Popular Doughnut Shop Expanding: CT News

There was plenty of news across Connecticut on Friday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories.Motorcyclist Killed in Crash at Mall: PoliceThe collision is under investigation by the Police Department's Traffic Division.>>>Read More.Woman Confronts Re


Seven New Mosquito Samples In Suffolk Test Positive For West Nile

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY - Seven new mosquito samples in Suffolk County have tested positive for West Nile virus, Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced on Friday.


Cops: Man found unconscious in pool has died

A Copiague man found unconscious in a Fort Salonga pool earlier this week has died, Suffolk police said Friday.Edwin Campos, 39, died Friday night at Huntington Hospital, where he had been in critical condition after being found just after 1 p.m. Sunday in an inground pool on Marcelle Court, police


FCSL Championships cancelled for the first time due to weather

Thunder and lightening that blanketed the area, forced the FCSL championship meet to be cancelled, marking the first time in the event’s 70-year history that it was not held.


Greenwich’s summer renters can hit the beach — but not the pool

Aidan Pray, 14, of Valhalla, N.Y., skimboards on the beach before the Independence Day fireworks at Greenwich Point Park in Old Greenwich, Conn. Saturday, July 7, 2018.


Police: Felon caught with gun, drugs in Stamford takedown

Police say this gun, stash of drugs and cash was taken from Linwood Cogdell, 30, of Waterbury and Caitlan Durkin, 30, of Sandy Hook during a sting at the Red Carpet Inn in Stamford on Aug. 10, 2018.


Bridgeport Man Charged With Selling Drugs In Fairfield: Report

FAIRFIELD, CT — A Bridgeport man was arrested this week in connection to amonth-long investigationinto crack cocaine sales in Fairfield and Bridgeport, according to the Fairfield Citizen.The Citizen reports authorities searched the Bridgeport home of Gregory White, 40, and seized four unregistered g


Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus on LI

Seven new mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus, Suffolk health officials said Friday.The samples, which were tested between July 30 and Aug. 5, were taken from Dix Hills, West Babylon, Northport, Lindenhurst, East Hampton, which all had one mosquito sample test positive, Suffolk Coun


Stamford man turned over to feds on street robbery charge

Stamford police helped federal authorities find Stamford resident Francisco Diaz-Ortega, 61, who was wanted for allegedly robbing someone in Lake Charles, Louisiana.


Buses to be provided in lieu of some trains between New Canaan, Stamford

NEW CANAAN — Metro-North will provide substitute busing for select trains Friday through Sunday between New Canaan and Stamford.Buses are being provided because of a PTC (Positive Train Control) Infrastructure Project that is under way. Buses to Stamford will operate about 15 to 20 minutes earlier t


First Two Positive Human Cases of West Nile in CT; One in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Connecticut – Connecticut Department of Public Health (CTDPH) has confirmed that Fairfield has one of the first two positive human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) for the 2018 mosquito season. The individual, a 78 year old resident of Fairfield, was hospitalized but is recovering. All the


Illegal dumpers caught on video in Norwalk, charged

NORWALK — In mid-July, the Department of Public Works sent crews to clean up a chronic illegal dumping site on Grey Rock Road in South Norwalk. Using a front-end loader and dump trucks, workers cleared the site of landscape refuse, discarded mattresses and other debris that had slowly built up over


Private Equity Firm Olympus Partners Acquires Rise Baking Company | FinSMEs

Rise Baking Company, a manufacturer of premium cookies, dessert bars, artisan breads, and flatbreads, has been acquired by Stamford, CT based private equity firm Olympus Partners.


Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued As Weekend Forecast Grows Worse

Apparently, a weather system is going to stall over Connecticut, which will bring us this stormy and unsettled weather. This is a good weekend to binge watch your favorite television show or catch a movie or three.


Young Siblings Vanish in NYC, Now Missing 30-Plus Hours

What to KnowA 12-year-old Brooklyn girl and her nine-year-old brother have been missing since they left home Wednesday morningLala Washington and Andrew Hillard, who live in Brownsville, were last seen heading to a food program across the street from their homeNeither of them has ever run away befor


'Publishers Clearing House' Scam Warning Issued By Darien Police

DARIEN, CT — A scam warning has been issued by Darien police for residents to be on the lookout for a fake "Publishers Clearing House" letter that includes a fraudulent check, which has been mailed recently to multiple Darien residents.


Police: Employee of car dealership stole money from sales

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - An employee of aConnecticutcar dealership has been charged with stealing nearly $16,000 from the business.


Police: More arrests ‘likely’ in Greenwich home invasion

A man was bound and beaten in a home invasion on Brook Drive in Greenwich, Conn. over the weekend. Police arrested New York City man Hassan Washington, 46, on Tuesday in connection with the crime.


Thieves Burglarize Multiple Vehicles In Darien Aug. 3, 5: Police

DARIEN, CT — Another four vehicles were burglarized in Darien on Aug. 3 and 5, according to Darien police. In recent months, a host of vehicles have been reportedeither stolenorbroken into throughout town, prompting police officials to urge residents to lock their vehicles and take precautions to av