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Fairfield Police: Woman left baby alone to go buy drugs

FAIRFIELD - A 40-year-old Parkwood Road resident is facing multiple charges after police said she grabbed her mother's purse and left her 15-month-old child home alone Sunday afternoon while she went out to buy drugs. Colleen Sheehy was charged with third-degree robbery, second-degree larceny, risk


Bridgeport convenience store shooting triggers response from senators Blumenthal and Murphy

BRIDGEPORT - Earlier this month a shooting took place inside a Bridgeport convenience store. Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries. It's the latest example of gun violence in the Park City-an issue community members now have in their sights. "My grandson is I kindergarten I`m terrified

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-19 02:51:55

NWS posts winter storm warning; ups snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield, New Haven and Middlesex counties, the NWS says "Heavy mixed wint

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-03-20 09:14:16

Bridgeport woman allegedly choked former co-worker

FAIRFIELD - Police allege that a Bridgeport woman choked a former co-worker at a lash salon on Black Rock Turnpike Saturday when she went there to collect her last paycheck. She also, police said, left her 10-month-old son alone in her car while she was in the salon. Latriese Vann was charged with s

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-19 15:48:10

Driver Sought After Leaving Scene Of Crash: Fairfield Police

FAIRFIELD, CT - The Fairfield Police Department is asking for assistance with identifying the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of an accident on Monday afternoon. Police say the vehicle (pictured) is a white Volkswagen, possible a Jetta, with Connecticut registration plates. The driver was de

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:22:12

Guns Seized During I-84 Danbury Stop: PD

DANBURY, CT - Two men were arrested and three firearms were seized after a traffic stop on I-84 in Danbury March 18, according to police. A State Police trooper pulled over a vehicle that was going 81 mph in a 55 mph zone. The trooper smelled marijuana and the vehicle was searched with the help of a

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:06:45

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Wyandanch Man With 26 Suspensions On License Fled Crash: Police

KINGS PARK, NY - A Wyandanch man was charged with driving with 26 suspensions on his license after leaving the scene of an accident in Kings Park on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Rigoberto Campos, 30, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Ro

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:36:31

Stratford Man Wins Historic $5M Lottery Prize

The man told Lottery officials that he's "going fishing" after reeling in the first $5 million prize of its kind ever sold in Connecticut. STRATFORD, CT - Robert Nickle of Stratford couldn't help but smile Thursday afternoon as he claimed his Mega Millions $5 million prize, which was the first of it


Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued in Advance of Nor'easter Chance

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and says a nor'easter might bring "heavy snow" to the area next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday morning issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for all of Southern Connecticut in advance of a potential 4th nor'easter, whic


Crash on Route 8 in Bridgeport closes 2 lanes

BRIDGEPORT - The right and center lanes of Route 8 southbound in Bridgeport are closed after a crash, according to the Department of Transportation. The crash was reported just minutes before 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The DOT reported the three-vehicle crash was in the southbound lanes of Route 8 between


Police: Shots fired on east side of Bridgeport

Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident happened on Jane Street. No injuries have been reported and police are still investigating. Bridgeport police have received reports of shots fired, some of which flew through a home. The incident


PD: Man arrested after seen selling drugs in Norwalk

Francis Bruno (Norwalk Police) NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH)- A Norwalk man was arrested after he was allegedly seen selling drugs during a police investigation on Thursday. Police say officers were conducting a surveillance operation in Norwalk when they observed 38-year-old Francis Bruno conducting a na


Fairfield police warn residents of scam

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a man running a con in which he pretends to get hit by vehicles and then asks the drivers for money. Police were first alerted to the scam on Thursday around 5:30 p.m. when a woman called police to report that she had been sw


Fairfield Public Schools pushes last day to June 21

FAIRFIELD - After Fairfield Public Schools used seven snow days, the district has scheduled in some make-up days in June, pushing the last day to June 21. As of Friday, Fairfield Public Schools announced the last day for students and teachers will be on June 21. Snow make-up days will be from June 1


Police identify man found frozen to death in Stamford park

A homeless man found frozen to death in a Stamford park this week has been identified. Police say 41-year-old Hector Padilla-Enriquez was found Tuesday morning in Cummings Park. It's believed he died of exposure to the cold, but authorities are still awaiting the toxicology tests. A homeless man fou


Officer discharges gun in Bridgeport pursuit

Officials say a police officer fired his gun during a Thursday night pursuit in Bridgeport. One suspect is in custody following a short vehicle pursuit that occurred around 9 p.m. near Wood Avenue and Birdseye Street. The suspects reportedly fired off shots, and the officer fired his gun once, but n


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Man Fakes Being Hit By Car, Scams Woman Out Of $200: Fairfield PD

Police are investigating after a man apparently faked being hit by a car in the Stop & Shop parking lot and scammed a woman out of $200. FAIRFIELD, CT - A woman was scammed out of $200 when a man apparently faked being struck by her car while she was backing out of a parking space at Stop & Shop in


Bridgeport casino dies in committee

HARTFORD - Bridgeport's attempt to bring an MGM Grand casino to its blighted and underutilized waterfront died quietly late Thursday evening. The leadership of the General Assembly's Public Safety and Security Committee refused to let a bill allowing bidding for a new casino to come to a vote Friday