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I-95 Lanes Reopen After Crash

This story has been updated. There was gridlock on a stretch of I-95 after a crash initially blocked two lanes. The incident, reported around 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, occurred on the southbound side between Route 33 (Exit 17) in Westport and Center Street (Exit 19) in Norwalk.


These Fairfield County Restaurants Rated Among Best For Seafood In CT

A newly compiled list by Connecticut Magazine has ranked two Fairfield County eateries for their superior seafood selections. Lucas Local : Lucas Local Oyster Bar in Newtown features a huge variety of some of the freshest fare in the area. Located at 48 S. Main Street, Lucas Local is consistently ro


New Restaurant Coming to Main Street in Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD, CT — A wine bar and restaurant will be opening in one of the vacant storefronts on Main Street this spring, the Ridgefield Press has reported. The Tablao Wine Bar and Restaurant is planning to move into 426 Main Street, the former location of Fifty Coins, which shuttered in 2016.


Jury Selection Set In Danbury Human Trafficking Ring Trial

DANBURY, CT — Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Glastonbury man accused of being part of a human trafficking ring that victimized mentally disabled men and boys for over two decades, Fox61 is reporting.


Connecticut finds plug for $1.5B December tax drain

After the December enactment of a new Connecticut law forcing online vendors to remit sales taxes for merchandise sold by other individuals and entities using their websites, the state registered a 34 percent increase in sales tax collections compared to December 2017.


Two Dutchess County Stores Among Payless Closures

Another iconic retailer is going out of business. Payless ShoeSource will be closing all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The chain had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection nearly two years ago, closing hundreds of stores as part of its reorganization.


Suspected Bridgeport Grinch arrested in Milford

BRIDGEPORT — He’s been called the Grinch who nearly stole Christmas from dozens of children in the area. But police said they now have their suspect, Infinite Seven, in custody, and they expect to charge him soon with stealing about $80,000 worth of toys destined for families in the city.


Redding Tax Collector Patricia Moisio Recognized as CCMO Leader

Patricia Moisio, Redding's Tax Collector of 40 years, is among the first class of municipal leaders to be recognized as a Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO). Patricia completed a course of continuing education over a 2 year period. CCMO training is intended to teach municipal leaders ho


Truck Takes Off After Dropping Ton And Half Of Garbage On Route 46 Ramp

A truck dropped nearly a ton and a half of baled residential trash onto an exit ramp off Route 46 in Ridgefield and kept going Monday afternoon. The bale fell off around 2 p.m., responders said.


Federal tax cuts push Connecticut banks’ earnings to record levels

Connecticut banks are rolling in dough, courtesy of Uncle Sam. One year after President Donald Trump enacted the largest corporate tax cut in modern U.S. history, this state's 40 federally insured lenders during the first nine months of 2018 earned a collective $887 million after taxes — an apparent


Mother and Teen Son Found Dead With Head Trauma in NYC Apartment: NYPD

A mother and her 14-year-old son were found dead with head trauma inside a Bronx apartment on Sunday, police said. Marisol Ortiz, 51, and her son, Alanche Delorbe, were found in their home on 185th Street in the Belmont neighborhood shortly after 5:30 p.m., the NYPD said. Both were pronounced dead a


Connecticut’s GOP Donor Stronghold Is Turning on Trump

Fairfield County’s wealthy Gold Coast — a conservative bastion where the Bush family has its roots — may be moving left in the age of President Trump, OZY reports. Residents critical of the president’s unconventional character and his tax bill, which dinged wealthy homeowners, have tightened their p


Fetus found next to tree in Brooklyn, authorities investigating

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a fetus was found next to a tree in Brooklyn Monday morning. The gruesome discovery was made just before 7 a.m. at Linden Boulevard and Bradford Avenue in East New York.


We Salute Entrepreneurs in Redding During National Entrepreneurship Week!

Empowering the nation’s entrepreneurial ecosystem - February 17-23, 2019. National Entrepreneurship Week is a congressionally-chartered initiative founded in 2006. From February 17 through February 23, from large corporations to small businesses, we celebrate innovation!


Westport accident sends one to hospital

WESTPORT — Westport firefighters are reporting that one person was taken to a local hospital following an accident Sunday evening. According to the Westport firefighters Twitter page, firefighters responded to a single car accident on Interstate 95 southbound near exit 17. Westport Emergency Medical


Waterbury man accused of slicing woman with razor blade at Milford mall

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Waterbury man was arrested for allegedly slicing a woman with a razor at a mall in Milford on Saturday. Police say that at 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the report of a domestic violence incident that happened on the property of the Connecticut Post Mall at 1201 Boston P


WOW House: This Westport Home Is Everything You Want And More

WESTPORT, CT — Built in 2014 with a soothing neutral palette and modern glam flair, 1 Lantern Hill Road provides the perfect backdrop for stylish entertaining and comfortable everyday living, according to Realtor.com. With 9-foot+ ceilings, each room offers generous proportions and an effortless flo


UFO Sightings Already Being Reported In 2019: Here's Where

GREENWICH, CT — If you guessed that Greenwich would have the first official recorded UFO sighting for 2019, then congratulations as you guessed correctly. A new year, means more reported UFO sightings.


Police: Person stabbed in Norwalk parking lot after bar fight

Police say a person was stabbed in a Norwalk parking lot following a bar fight early Sunday morning. They say the victim was stabbed in a parking lot on Madison Street following an altercation inside a nearby bar.


Police: Stamford driver’s alcohol level four times over limit

STAMFORD — A 44-year-old Stamford man was arrested for driving a car while being almost four times over the legal drinking limit on Friday, police said. While working a drunk-driving detail, police Capt. Diedrich Hohn saw a driver in a White Ford pickup truck make an “abrupt” left turn without signa