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Man Pleads Guilty To Raping, Robbing Woman In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT — A New Haven man faces 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he raped and robbed a woman near the Fairfield train station in 2016, according to the Connecticut Post. Michael Fontaine, who was 48 at the time of his arrest in December of 2016, was charged with first-d


Milford police arrest 2 Stratford suspects linked to 25+ car burglaries

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Stratford man and woman are accused of breaking into more than 25 cars in Milford, according to Milford police. Officers say two suspects rummaged through over 25 cars overnight Wednesday into Thursday. 18-year-old Jeana McNeill and 19-year-old Edwin Cordero face a list of


In Pictures / Fun with food at Fairfield Library

FAIRFIELD — It was less about learning to cook than it was cooking to learn Thursday afternoon, when the Fairfield Wood Branch Library held a popular class for children that combined literacy, language and food.


Bridgeport art show to spread awareness on gun violence

Photo: Contributed Photo — BRIDGEPORT — The Connecticut Arts Against Violence Art Show hosts its opening reception on Saturday. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 955 Connecticut Avenue in the city. The show is created and curated by Henry “Philmy” Reyes, meant to spread awareness of gun viole


Man With Warrant Out Of Norwalk Charged In Greenwich

A man with a warrant out of Norwalk has been charged in Greenwich, according to police. Greenwich officers allegedly observed a vehicle with New Jersey license plates parked on the street in the area of New Street and N. Water Street in Byram on Thursday, Feb. 21 around 11:30 a.m.


2019 CIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Outlook: Who will left standing in two weeks?

Photo: David G. Whitham / For Hearst Connecticut Media. Staff writer Scott Ericson takes a look at this month’s CIAC girls basketball tournaments. Overview: Girls basketball fans have been waiting for this tournament all season and with good reason.


Two Teens From Fairfield County Arrested After String Of Vehicle Gone Throughs, Break-Ins

Two Fairfield County teenagers are in police custody after police in Connecticut utilized social media to track them down for allegedly rummaging through more than two dozen vehicles overnight.


Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Minor In Fairfield County

A Fairfield County man will spend time behind bars after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s daughter when she was 12. Adam Besaw, of Shelton, pleaded guilty this week under the Alford doctrine to second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor for his role in a


Man charged with stealing Christmas toys collected by Bridgeport church

BRIDGEPORT — A man police say stole hundreds of Christmas toys collected by a Connecticut church for underprivileged children, then tried to sell them out of his minivan to passers-by on the street, has been held on $25,000 bail.


Danbury’s Mayor Boughton On CT Gov. Lamont’s Recent Highway Toll Comments

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has maintained since the beginning that he is FOR highway tolls in the Nutmeg State. However, he has changed his tune a few times on what exactly it will mean for CT residents. We asked Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton about this in his regular weekly segment on the Ethan


Connecticut man says cop confused hash brown for cellphone in distracted driving case

NORWALK, Connecticut (WPVI) -- A Connecticut man is fighting a ticket for distracted driving after he says the police officer confused his hash brown patty for a cellphone. Jason Stiber was cited last April on Post Road. He stopped at McDonald's on his way to work and says he was eating a hash brown


Schools’ big budget request a challenge for Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — The town allocates more than half of its entire budget toward education, and residents often tout the quality of Fairfield schools as a primary reason for moving into town.


Bridgeport News: Street Robbery

1:00am–#Bridgeport CT– A man was robbed of cash and his cellphone outside of the 1600 block of Barnum Avenue. There was no word if a weapon was involved.


Ghost Hunters to Spend Night in ‘Haunted’ Connecticut Restaurant

A team of paranormal investigators will be spending Saturday night at a "haunted" Connecticut restaurant. People at the Twisted Vine Restuarant in Derby have been reporting eerie sights — like the shadow of a child and moving furniture.


Companies in Bridgeport FBI probe not ‘transparent’ on city website

BRIDGEPORT — Over the last four years the city made nearly $13.6 million worth of deals with three contractors that are now part of an FBI criminal probe. That multimillion dollar figure would surprise anyone who visited Bridgeport’s Open Budget website for information on what these or other compani


FCIAC coin toss makes Fairfield co-op fifth seed in tournament

It was a complicated path to get there, but as was. (and as some of us maybe secretly hoped), we got a little novelty at the back end of the FCIAC boys hockey tournament. Fairfield’s 7-2 win over Wilton on Thursday night left the Mustangs tied for fifth with Greenwich at 6-4-1 in conference play. Th


Father found not guilty in Trumbull birthday party fracas

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man was found not guilty Friday of charges that he assaulted his daughter and pointed a gun at her boyfriend while attending his granddaughter’s birthday party in Trumbull.


Faulty HVAC unit causes smoke condition at Bridgeport laundromat

BRIDGEPORT — A faulty heating unit on the roof of a laundromat caused the inside of the business to fill with smoke Friday night. Around 8:20 p.m., Bridgeport firefighters responded to the laundromat at 316 Wood Ave. and reported a smoke condition in the building.


Police: CVS employee forged oxy prescription

FAIRFIELD — A police report claims Mohammed Hamid, 28 and a Westport CVS employee, tried to use a fake prescription to obtain oxycodone at a Fairfield CVS. On Jan. 16, a CVS pharmacist told police that Hamid, a Bridgeport resident, tried to use a forged prescription for 84 tablets of oxycodone for h


Fairfield Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

FAIRFIELD, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.