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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.


Valentine’s Day court date for Westport man

WESTPORT — A town resident was arrested on Feb. 13, nearly one year after he allegedly assaulted his date last Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 13, officers were dispatched to a residence on report of a protective order violation. The complainant reported Neil Bhatia, 42, was in the presence of victim who h


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


Norwalk man allegedly tried to evade arrest, sell marijuana

FAIRFIELD -- Erskine Hall, 28, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and engaging police in pursuit while also driving with a suspended license and no insurance on the vehicle.


Body identified on island 26 years later

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) -- A body found on an island off Connecticut 26 years ago has finally been identified. The Hour reports that Norwalk police on Thursday announced that using fingerprints they have figured out the identity of the man discovered April 18, 1996, on city-owned Shea Island in Long Isl


Informational meeting on tolls in Norwalk

State Reps. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton, Norwalk, Westport) and Terrie Wood (R- Darien, Norwalk) will hold an informational forum on tolls to which the community is invited. It will take place Tuesday, Feb. 26, frtom 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, 99 East Avenue, Norwalk.


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.


Suspect Charged For His Role In Murder At Inn In Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police have made an arrest in the murder of a 48-year-old local man at the Sunny Side Inn who was an innocent victim, police say. Glenn Pettway, 25, of Bridgeport, was arrested early Friday for his role in Feb. 26, 2018, the murder of Alfanso Anderson at the Sunny Side Inn, located at 174


Norwalk Police Name 2018 Officer Of The Year

NORWALK, CT — The Norwalk Police Department has announced Officer Julio Rodriguez of the Special Services Division as the recipient of the 2018 Norwalk Police Department Officer of the Year. He was recognized at the annual Norwalk Police Awards held on Feb. 7.


Norwalk Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

NORWALK, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy in the morning. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy until evening.


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


New Canaan Woman’s Animal Cruelty Charges Upgraded To Felonies

The past president of a New Canaan dog rescue group charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty following the discovery of five dead dogs in her home had the charges upgraded to felonies during a hearing in Superior Court this week.


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


Dig will continue at Native American fort in Norwalk

NORWALK — A tiny but important, artifact-rich archaeological dig will extend at least into the spring, giving researchers a chance to salvage more evidence of the early contact between early Dutch traders and the Native Americans who populated the high ground along the Norwalk River for millennia.


Fairfield County’s retail environment seeks to reinvent itself

Fairfield County’s retail sector will be shaped over the next 12 months by a last hurrah in an approach to traditional retailing and new approaches to bringing consumers back to the brick-and-mortar environment.


19 condos proposed on historic home property

WESTPORT — The battle over the proposed construction of a McMansion-style home on a historic Greens Farms property last year has resurrected with a vengeance, and a new plan to build 19 condos on the land.


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.


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


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.


Single And Ready To Mingle, Fairfield County Is The Place For You

Life just got real good for single people here in Connecticut. A new study, which was just released, found that Fairfield County is the top spot in the country for singles. The new study by 24/7 Wall Street revealed that Fairfield County is the #1 place in the entire U.S for singles. Now we say Fair

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