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Bridgeport Man Charged for Fighting Inside Milford McDonald's: PD

MILFORD, CT - Two men including a McDonald's employee, have been arrested for being involved in a fight inside McDonald's at 439 Bridgeport Avenue on Monday, Milford Police said. Police said they responded to a fight inside the building and it led to the arrest of Jesus Martinez, 20, of Marina Vill

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:24:01

Police fatally shoot armed man who broke into ex-wife's home

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot an armed man who authorities say broke into his ex-wife's Kentucky home. Georgetown Police Chief Mike Bosse tells news outlets the intruder was armed with two handguns early Tuesday and raised his arm during a confrontation with responding officer

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-20 15:16:39

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


Cities, towns issue parking bans, close schools ahead of snowstorm

Towns and cities have started to prepare for Wednesday's storm, which is expected to drop anywhere from 11 to 15 inches of snow and feature winds up to 35 mph. School closings Greenwich Public School will be closed Wednesday. Parking restrictions BRIDGEPORT - All vehicles must be moved off of posted

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 22:33:02

NWS posts winter storm warning; doubles snow totals

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at storm-weary Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds. And it all happens on the first full day of spring. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning from midnight to 8 a.m. Thursday. In its warning for Fairfield,

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2018-03-20 12:36:18

Former Brooks Brothers manager accused of stealing from Stamford store

STAMFORD - A former assistant manager of the Brooks Brothers store has been accused of helping to steal nearly $30,000 from the high-end mall retailer. Police say Alonzo Days, 25, of Bridgeport, took the money by issuing refunds for items that were never purchased. Days, 25, was charged with felony

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 21:06:04

Settlements sought in 2 suits against Norwalk police

NORWALK - The city of Norwalk is hoping to settle two lawsuits leveled against its police officers. Christian Garnett, a former Darien High School assistant football coach, filed a federal lawsuit in October 2015, saying he was bloodied and beaten as a result of excessive force at the hands of five

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:43:57

Library Receives Generous Donation from The Ridgefield Thrift Shop

Ridgefield Social Services, The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield and Ridgefield Library - what do these three local nonprofits have in common? In addition to providing needed services for our community, all three nonprofits recently received a visit from Sue Manning. And, Manning came bearing gifts f

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-03-20 21:36:00

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


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


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


Cash and cocaine seized in Norwalk traffic stop

NORWALK - A 38-year-old Norwalk man has been arrested after 48 bags of cocaine were found in his possession, police said. On Thursday, members of the Norwalk Police Department's Special Services Division conducted a surveillance operation in the Taylor Avenue area. "During this operation, Francis Br


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


Greenwich High School Walk-Out Receives Mixed Student Reactions

This article was written by Michelle Xiong and Emma Burstiner for The Beak at Greenwich High School, and was published on Friday, March 16, 2018 Photo: Lucy Massam for The Beak. On March 14, one month since the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in which 17 students were killed, sc


Norwalk man facing numerous drug charges

NORWALK - An investigation into a November 2017 home invasion at a Midwood Road home in which drugs were seized has resulted in the arrest of one of the home's former residents on drug sale and weapons charges, police said. On Tuesday, members of the Norwalk Police Department's Special Services Divi


Stamford Man Receives Prison Time In Fatal Overdose: Report

STAMFORD, CT - James Pipicelli, a 66-year-old Stamford resident charged with second-degree manslaughter, will serve 28 months in prison for providing the heroin laced with fentanyl that killed 28-year-old Daniel Peretz, reports the Stamford Advocate. Pipicelli pleaded guilty to the charge in a plea


Big drug bust starts on sleepy Stamford street

STAMFORD-The first stage of a drug bust that netted police 44 pounds of marijuana and 261 THC vaporizer cartridges in Stamford and Milford occurred on sleepy West Glenn Drive in Westover Tuesday morning. Capt. Richard Conklin said a weeks long drug investigation culminated in a traffic stop by Stamf


Right Lane Of Route 15 Closed In Westport: DOT

WESTPORT, CT - The right lane of Route 15 northbound is closed in Westport between exits 41 and 44 (6.2 miles) due to road work, according to Connecticut Department of Transportation officials. The work is expected to last until around 3 p.m. The incident was reported Thursday at approximately 9:48