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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

PATCH - 2018-03-17 04:18:40

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

NEWS 12 - 2018-03-17 19:33:00

Police: Danbury man smashed car window with shovel while girlfriend, juvenile was inside

Published 10:53 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 DANBURY - A Danbury man was arrested late Friday night after police say he smashed his girlfriend's car window while she was inside and then stole her purse. A 33-year-old woman said she was pulling in the driveway of a home on South Well Avenue when he

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-17 14:52:27

Danbury firefighters extinguish gas-fed blaze as new homeowner looks on

Published 9:01 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 DANBURY - A new homeowner watched in horror as fire crews worked to extinguish the fire engulfing his home's garage, fire officials said. The homeowner, who was unidentified by fire officials, was at his new residence on Indian Spring Road along with the

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-17 13:00:10

Danbury St. Patrick's Day Parade

Danbury Hibernians 19th Annual Greater Danbury St. Patrick's Day Parade. Step off is at 3 p.m. in front of St. Peter Church on Main St. in Danbury. The parade route continues down Main St., goes left on West St. on to Lake Ave. and ends at the Danbury Irish Club, 6 Lake Ave., where there will be Iri

PATCH - 2018-03-17 04:39:49

Man, 83, Arrested In Cocaine Bust: Danbury PD

DANBURY, CT - An 83-year-old Danbury resident was arrested after police found about for ounces of cocaine during a search, according to police. Juan Castano of Lawncrest Road was arrested March 15 after several months of investigation, said Lt. Mark Williams, police spokesman. The cocaine, packagin

PATCH - 2018-03-16 15:19:12

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

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-16 12:30:58

Auditions Announced for 'True West' at Ridgefield Theater Barn

**Open Auditions** Monday, March 26th and Tuesday, March 27th at 7pm One of the most respected contemporary American playwrights, Sam Shepard explores the emotions that reside in each of us-anger, frustration, loyalty and love-that come with being part of a family. At times funny and touching, the p

PATCH - 2018-03-17 18:28:58

Danbury police look for man who fired gun during altercation

DANBURY - City cops are looking for a man who they said fired a gun during an altercation at a residence in the city early last month. Police are looking to arrest 27-year-old Andrew V. Fermin. When arrested, police said, he'll be charged with stealing a firearm, reckless endangerment, unlawful disc


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Former Stratford Teacher's Aide Heads To Prison In Sex Case

STRATFORD, CT - Tuesday's nor'easter postponed the scheduled sentencing for former Stratford teacher's aide Kyle Damato-Kushel, 48, on charges that she sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy but she headed off to prison on Wednesday morning anyway, according to the Connecticut Post. Daniel Tepfer of t


$5 million lottery ticket sold in Stratford

STRATFORD - Will the owner of a $5 million lottery ticket sold in Stratford please come forward. The lucky Mega Millions ticket was sold at Dolly's Deli located on 6 Boston Ave. Dolly's is located on the corner of Boston Avenue and College Street, near Holy Name of Jesus Church. The winning numbers


Police Make Drug Factory Arrest During Raid on Milford Shop

Police said they made a drug factory arrest in Milford and said they found nearly 40 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics units from Milford and Stamford, along with the Bridgeport office of the Drug Enforcement Agency raided Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in Milford around 1 p.m. Wednesday whi


Suspect sought after striking Danbury police cruisers

Published 6:50 am, Thursday, March 15, 2018 DANBURY - Area police departments are on the lookout for a driver who struck two Danbury police cruisers Wednesday afternoon. The incident began around 3 p.m. when Danbury police saw what they suspected was a drug deal on Steven Street. When officers tri


In this week's Ridgefield Press

Here's a look at some of the headlines from this week's Ridgefield Press:Dr. Karen Baldwin was put on paid administrative leave Friday night. Three days later, the school board voted to enter into a resignation agreement with the town's top-paid official. Baldwin was accused of plagiarism at the boa