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Police: Man was racing when he caused double-fatal crash

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged a driver they say was racing when he caused a crash that killed two people, including a pregnant woman, and injured five.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-06-19 16:10:25

Sudden closing of popular Fairfield diner comes as surprise

FAIRFIELD — The sudden sale and closing of the Athena Diner, a staple on the Post Road in the Southport section of town, took many by surprise.


Hamden teen arrested in fatal Shelton crash

Both 18-year-old Shalymar Herrera, ofWest Haven, and 23-year-old Briana Torres-Carter, ofBridgeport, who was also pregnant, were killed in the crash.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-19 13:06:04

Fairfield man charged for possession of assault weapons

Ian Landis, 23, was charged after an April investigation into a Snapchat photo taken by his younger brother, Noah Landis. The photo showed Noah Landis, 18, posing with a MAC-11, a subcompact machine pistol. The photo had been sent to a student in Trumbull and it was shown to a counselor there, spark


New Haven Man Arrested Twice Within 90 Minutes: Milford PD

MILFORD, CT — A New Haven man is accused of being arrested twice in the same day for shoplifting, police said. On June 16, police responded to Sunglass Hut, 1201 Boston Post Road on a report of a shoplifting.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 13:05:31

Popular Diner Closes Abruptly; Companies Announce Closures In CT

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PATCH - 2018-06-19 18:09:46

Swimmer transported to hospital after New Fairfield boating accident

NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - A swimmer was transported to a local hospital after a boating accident inNew Fairfieldon Tuesday afternoon.According to officials, the incident took place near the Squantz Boat Launch onCandlewood Lake.Connecticut State Policeresponded to the scene around 2:15 p.m. to a

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-19 19:35:41

Explosion Leads To Fire In Fairfield: Officials

FAIRFIELD, CT — A quick response and aggressive fire attack by Fairfield Firefighters prevented further damage caused by a fire, which the residents said was preceded by an explosion at a Half Mile Road single family home Saturday, according to fire officials. The monetary save from the fire is esti

PATCH - 2018-06-18 13:00:00

Family escapes Fairfield home after explosion, fire

According to the fire chief, 20 firefighters rushed to the scene to put the flames and heavy smoke out. Thankfully, no one was injured.


Silver Alert issued for missing West Haven girl, 15

WEST HAVEN — Police issued a Silver Alert for Ebonie Jones, 15, who went missing Saturday. Jones is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes.


Officials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicide

Latest Fairfield County NewsOfficials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicideNorwalk woman accused on stealing identity to collect unemploymentCoast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water in GreenwichDanbury car crash breaks telephone pole into piecesTeen killed in rollo


Controversial Bar Shut Down; TV Show Abruptly Stops Production

Man Charged After Cat Dies From Trap He Set: PoliceCT Sports Coach Being Investigated for Misconduct, 2 Other Coaches/ Teachers On Leave, Police SayIconic Newspaper Building Sold In Million Dollar DealDeer Goes Through Windshield In Crash: PDDUI Driver Hit Mom and Young Child, Fled the Scene: PD2018


Teen killed in rollover crash on Route 8 in Bridgeport identified

At 6:18 p.m. on Thursday, officials say a Toyota 4Runner was traveling on the northbound side of Route 8, north of the Route 25 split inBridgeport.


Danbury Municipal Airport jet had role in celebrity cocaine bust

Drug smugglers, including celebrity attorney Todd Macaluso, were ready to use a private jet based out of Danbury Municipal Airport to move more than $13 million worth of cocaine through Central America.


3 Men Shot on Greenwich Village Street: Police

One of the victims, a 29-year-old man, was shot in the calf; a 27-year-old man was shot in the groin; and a 33-year-old man was shot in the leg and back, police said.


After fatal crash, Bridgeport police say pursuit was justified

A photo of the Toyota 4Runner involved in the fatal crash and rollover on Route 8 in Bridgeport, Conn., on June 15, 2018, following a pursuit with police.


Fairfield July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide

FAIRFIELD, CT — Fairfield will celebrate its annual Independence Day Fireworks show on Monday, July 2. A rain date of July 3 is scheduled, if necessary. The celebration will include an explosive Grucci Firework show.


Police: Fairfield man failed to appear

Around 3:40 p.m. on June 5, Kurt Streams, 56, turned himself in at Westport police headquarters on an outstanding warrant, police said. Streams was released after posting $1 bond and was scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Norwalk on June 14.


SEEN: Barnum Festival Wing Ding Parade 2018

The Barnum Festival annual Wing Ding Parade took place at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport on June 16, 2018. Kids in costume marched by foot, on floats, wagons and bikes. Were you SEEN?


Wishing This Fairfield Dad A Happy Father's Day

FAIRFIELD, CT — Father's Day 2018 is this weekend and we're celebrating that special bond by inviting Patch readers across Connecticut to share their dads whether the father figure in their life is their biological dad, stepdad, or granddad.