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Investigation continues into Greenwich worker accused of taking photo of murder victim

GREENWICH — An investigation is continuing into a town employee accused of taking photos of the crime scene where the body of 24-year-old murder victim Valerie Reyes was found last week on the side of Glenville Road.


3rd person sentenced in murder of a Stamford man in 2016

STAMFORD — The last defendant charged in connection with the murder of a Stamford man in 2016 pleaded guilty Friday to a charge that will land him in jail for just six months, news reports indicate.


Flu Death Toll Climbs Again In Connecticut

There have been three more deaths related to influenza in Connecticut reported last week, bringing the total to 25 this flu season. The Connecticut Department of Health issued its report for the week ending on Saturday, Feb. 9 and the virus continues to spread throughout the state. Despite the high


Hungry for a Taste of Stamford? You’re in luck

STAMFORD — The annual event that gives you a sip and nibble of all the City that Works has to offer is coming later this month to the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The Stamford Chamber of Commerce will host the 26th Annual Taste of Stamford on Feb. 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. that Thursday. The hotel is at 2701


Suspect could face death penalty in Greenwich suitcase murder

GREENWICH — After he was arrested at his Queens apartment in connection with the death of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in Greenwich, Javier Da Silva was charged with a federal crime that carries a sentence of death or life in prison.


Portrait of a suspected killer: the man behind Valerie Reyes’ death

GREENWICH — He traveled regularly and took photos of his excursions around New York City, Washington D.C. and Latin America. He wore his hair long, with a cropped beard, that gave him the look of a New York City hipster. He came Venezuela and overstayed his visa, got a job in New York, and made it c


Birds are back at Greenwich Harbor for the backyard count

GREENWICH — Naturalists from Greenwich Audubon hit the shore Friday to count birds — both on land and on the water — in Greenwich Harbor as part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's annual Great Backyard Bird Count.


Norwalk remains found in 1996 finally identified

NORWALK — Thanks to updates with fingerprint technology, Norwalk Police say they were able to positively identify human remains found in 1996. Police say the remains were found on Shea Island in Norwalk Harbor, but no identification could be made at the time of the discovery.


Sex Offender Convicted Of Raping Teen Boy Reports Move From Jail To Rockland

A registered sex offender who was convicted of raping a teenage boy has reported a move in Rockland County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Rockland residents regarding the residency of 38-year-old Helen Fahy, who has moved from the Albion Correc


Budget clues, guide dog fraud and the grocery tax is dead. Last week in Connecticut politics.

The proposed grocery tax that was universally panned was never a serious option in the first place, Gov. Ned Lamont now tells us. Speaking of food, Lamont wants to put the state on a diet, a “debt diet,” meaning a significant cutback in how much money the state borrows for infrastructure and other p


Family of murder victim decries GOP “secure the border” ad

GREENWICH — The Connecticut Republican Party posted a video Thursday night on social media that used the death of Valerie Reyes, 24, whose body was found in Greenwich, to push a message, “Secure the Border Now.” The brief political promotion on Twitter, the same day as Reyes’ funeral, attacked the t


2 NY Men Accused Of Stealing Luxury Wallets In Greenwich: PD

GREENWICH, CT — Two Bronx, NY men were arrested by Greenwich police Wednesday after they allegedly stole two Alexander McQueen wallets - combined worth $2,090 - from an unnamed Greenwich Avenue retailer, according to authorities.


Police chiefs: Legalizing marijuana will lead to more traffic deaths

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON - Some of the highest-ranking brass in Westchester County and across the state aren't happy with the governor's push to legalize marijuana in New York. Police chiefs in Westchester and around the state say legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, as the governor wants to do i


Greenwich woman charged with child abuse freed after promising not to harass neighbor

STAMFORD — A Greenwich woman jailed after an audiotape surfaced last week of a disturbing tantrum she threw in front of her young children was released Thursday after she promised not to harass the neighbor who recorded the outburst.


Stamford mall grapples with retail changes

STAMFORD — Five retailers have recently left or plan to soon exit Stamford Town Center. The changes are not likely to end with that group. The turnover at the downtown mall shows the local impact of a sector hit by the ongoing march of e-commerce and a series of bankruptcies and closings. Constraint


Alleged Suitcase Killer Was in Country Illegally as First Pictures Emerge

The man who allegedly killed a New York woman, stuffed her into a suitcase, and dropped the body on the side of the road in Connecticut is in the country illegally, according to Immigration authorities.


Federal Authorities Take Over Reyes Case

After an exhaustive investigation that stretched across state lines, Greenwich and New Rochelle Police earlier this week arrested an ex-boyfriend of Valerie Reyes, the 24-year-old New Rochelle resident who was found dead inside a suitcase, off Glenville Road on Feb. 5.


Stamford officer injured in pursuit at Lord & Taylor

STAMFORD — A police chase of a larceny suspect from Lord & Taylor led officers downtown to Second Street before the man was apprehended, police said. One police sergeant was reportedly injured at Lord & Taylor as the pursuit began.


Suspect: Wild Sex Killed Missing Hudson Valley Women

The man arrested in connection with the death of a missing Hudson Valley woman whose body was found in a suitcase says she died during wild sex, according to a criminal complaint obtained by the New York Post.


Thief Steals Bag With Cash After Woman Woman Briefly Takes A Few Steps Away, Darien Police Say

A purse snatcher stole donated groceries and cash from a woman visiting Person-to-Person in Darien. A woman was at Person-to-Person on Post Road shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 to inquire as to how she could obtain their services, police said.