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Danbury Police Nab Suspected Drug Dealer

DANBURY, CT -- For the second time in as many days, police have arrested a suspected drug dealer in the act of depositing drug deal proceeds at a local bank.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:57:52

Danbury Trio Hits the Lottery

DANBURY, CT — Three Danbury residents are more than a little bit richer richer after purchasing winning lottery tickets from a Danbury business, according to the Connecticut Lottery.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 19:25:39

Bridgeport grocer sentenced; didn’t pay taxes on embezzled cash

The co-owner of the International Farmers Market on Main Street in Bridgeport has been sentenced for failing to pay federal income taxes on embezzled income. Samir Fattah, 55, of Oxford, was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to three months of imp

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-16 16:47:43

Court uphold $12 million verdict against Danbury Hospital

"She went into the hospital for basically an in-and-out hernia operation and ended up in a coma," said Gagliano's lawyer at the time, Joshua Koskoff, of Bridgeport.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:15:37

Trumbull Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

TRUMBULL, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:38:07

Bridgeport cops: 2-year-old pulled from water has died

City spokesman Av Harris confirmed the child, who was rushed to the hospital shortly after police were alerted he was in water at a Charron Street residence, was not able to be resuscitated.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-17 00:23:07

Sister lunch ladies accused of stealing nearly $500K from schools over 5 years

Police say 61-year-old Joanne Pascarelli, of Stratford, and her sister, 67-year-old Marie Wilson, of Wilton, turned themselves in to New Canaan police this weekend after warrants were issued for their arrest.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-16 21:43:46

16 homeless after Bridgeport blaze

Photo: Tara O'Neill / Hearst Connecticut MediaBuy photoBridgeport, Conn., firefighters battled a fire on Main Street on Aug. 15, 2018.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-16 21:08:36

Man Flees From Police, Strikes Vehicle On I-95: Fairfield Police

FAIRFIELD, CT — A Bridgeport man was arrested after police say he failed to stop during a routine traffic stop and engaged officers in a pursuit on I-95 and struck another vehicle during the pursuit. Hasan T. Fleming, 24, is accused of failing to stop in the area of Commerce Drive and Coolidge Stree

PATCH - 2018-08-15 12:30:00

Ex-Redding school board chair pleads guilty in sex assault case

REDDING - A former school board chairwoman pleaded guilty Wednesday to allegations she repeatedly left a young child with a convicted sex offender and took pornographic photographs and videos of the child that she delivered to the man. Assistant State's Attorney Sharmese Hodge said the actions by fo

NEWSTIMES - 2018-08-15 20:17:55

Danbury sex trafficking ringleader to take plea deal

“Your honor, if I may, I’d like to accept the offer for four and a half years,” King said in court over the objection of his attorney and Judge Susan Reynolds. “I’m going to accept the offer your honor.”

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-15 16:35:27

Police Seize Cocaine, Heroin & Guns In Drug Bust: Fairfield PD

FAIRFIELD, CT — Fairfield Police seized crack cocaine, heroin, guns, two cars and more than $18,000 in cash in a recent drug bust that led to the arrest of a Bridgeport man following a month-long investigation. With assistance from the Bridgeport Police Department, Fairfield Police executed two sear

PATCH - 2018-08-16 02:37:08

Brothers charged after brawl at Barcelona

Then, Anthony Kolich, 41, Daniel Kolich, 39, and Jeffrey Kolich, 32, came into the dining room. Anthony Kolich allegedly yelled and spit at his wife, and threw a glass at her. He told police the man she was with was antagonizing them, and they all began punching him.


Couple that fled after shoplifting spotted by off-duty cop

According to police, Home Depot security spotted Kevin Kelly, 34, who had been identified as a shoplifter previously, pick up three DeWalt drills and head for the exit. When he saw security, he allegedly said he forgot something and turned around. However, the report said, he left via another exit,


Firefighters help free 2-year-old’s arm from Thomas the Tank Engine toy

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WHDH.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Easton woman charged with DUI twice in one day

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick-Weissman, 55, of Flat Rock Drive in Easton, was charged with driving under the influence in Monroe on Aug. 9. She is accused of hitting a car. She posted bond and was released from custody.


Hundreds Sickened After Eating McDonald's — Including In CT

Illinois has the lion's share of cases with 219, while Iowa and Missouri have the next highest number with 95 and 52 cases. Other states that have reported cases: Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.


Danbury PD Charge New Milford Man for Drugs, Risk of Child Injury

Today, Danbury police executed a search and seizure for the person, car and phone of Ryan Santos, 25, of 5 High Street in New Milford. Santos had been the focus of a several weeks-long investigation related to drug sales throughout the Danbury area, police said in a release. The investigation was in


Tractor trailer rollover closes I-95 north in Bridgeport

Latest Fairfield County NewsTractor trailer rollover closes I-95 north in BridgeportFormer employee: Immigrant nonprofit mistreated day laborersDanbury police look to identify person of interest following several car break-insStratford beaches to be closed through Tuesday due to rainfallSister lunch


Stefanowski wins GOP primary for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski speaks to supporters at the Madison Beach Hotel in Madison flanked by his wife, Amy, on August 14, 2018.