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Police ID Pedestrian Killed in Weekend Crash

DANBURY, CT — Police have identified the man who was killed after being struck by a car on White Street over the weekend, theNews Timesis reporting.Jose Yupangui, 43, of Danbury, was crossing White Street on foot near the intersection with Ives Street when he was struck by a car being driven by Jhon

PATCH - 2018-10-23 21:15:53

Ridgefield Public Schools Hiring for 29 Jobs

RIDGEFIELD, CT — The school year may be in full swing, but many districts are still scrambling to fill open positions -- such as an Instructional Special Education Paraeducator at East Ridge Middle School.

PATCH - 2018-10-22 23:57:27

Newborn boy's body found at Stamford recycling center

STAMFORD, CT (WFSB) -- Stamford police are investigating after the body of a newborn baby boy was found at a recycling center.The baby's body was found on Tuesday morning, by workers at the City Carting and Recycling Facility.The baby was found mixed in with recyclables.Investigators are focusing th

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-23 21:30:00

6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department

NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-23 17:50:47

Explosive Device Found In Mailbox At George Soros' Katonah Home

An explosive device was found in a mailbox at the Northern Westchester home of billionaire investor, business magnate and philanthropist George Soros on Monday afternoon, Bedford Police said.A suspicious package call came to Bedford PD at approximately 3:45 p.m. when an employee of the residence on

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-10-23 11:25:05

Connecticut man convicted of fatally stabbing girlfriend

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been convicted offatally stabbinghis girlfriend, injuring her best friend and then fleeing the state with his 6-year-old daughter.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-23 12:48:04

Newtown Police: Alleged Car Thief Arrested After Crash + Foot Chase

Nothing like a stolen car crash and a foot pursuit to start off a Tuesday the right way.According to a press release from the Newtown Police Department, that's exactly what happened in the wee hours of the morning today (October 23), as officers were dispatched at about 3:00 AM in search of a stolen

I95 ROCK - 2018-10-23 10:22:53

Help Ridgefield Candlelight Shoppe Burst at the Seams!

Last year, Candlelight Shoppe owner, Pam Fitzpatrick received a whopping 700 gently-used bra donations from locals during the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, Fitzpatrick is back at it again and is determined to burst at the seams and top that number!

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-10-23 14:21:00

Ridgefield police warn residents about Halloween pranks | The Ridgefield Press

According to Ridgefield police, the department has received “numerous” calls from concerned residents about people sneaking up to their door. Residents have been particularly vigilant because there has been an increase in vehicle break-ins, police said.

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-10-22 16:10:11

2 Danbury Teenagers Sentenced to 10+ Years in Murder of Fellow Danbury Teen

It was a tragic scene on Friday (October 19), as the family of Gabriel Bardo gathered in Superior Court to watch the sentencing of two 17-year-olds who were responsible for his death last August.Danbury Teen Accepts Plea Deal in Murder CaseNewstimes.comreports that as Bardo's family cried, Ronald Ma

KICKS1055.COM - 2018-10-22 17:42:44

Deceased man from Candlewood Lake boat accident identified

Joseph Miranda, 29 of Manchester, swam to shore and refused medical treatment. The second man, Gary Hayes, 48 of East Hartford, was located in the water and transported to Danbury hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-22 14:08:22

Driver fell asleep in crash that closed I-684 for 15 hours: Cops

A pickup truck crashed into a large sign pole closing all southbound lanes between exit 8 in Croton Falls and exit 6 in Katonah Oct. 21, 2018.Frank Becerra Jr. , fbecerra@lohud.com

LOHUD.COM - 2018-10-22 16:08:00

Boxes Of Undelivered Mail Found In Hudson Valley Woods

SOMERS, NY — Authorities are investigating a Somers town postal employee after boxes of mail were found in the local woods. The Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Postal Service said that agents had recovered the mail and an investigation was ongoing.The investigation of a postal employee i

PATCH - 2018-10-22 16:10:03

Explosive Device Found in Mailbox at George Soros's NY Home

BEDFORD, NY — The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force is investigating a suspicious device found in the mailbox at 168 Cantitoe St. in Bedford Monday afternoon. That's the Westchester County home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros.An employee of the residence called police after opening a packa

PATCH - 2018-10-23 03:13:40

Two Critical After Serious Crash Closes Northbound NJ Turnpike In Ridgefield

Two victims reportedly were in critical condition and several others seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash Sunday night on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield.At least four other occupants also were hospitalized after the crash, which occurred just before 7 p.m. at the Route 80 and


DEEP identifies man killed in Brookfield boating incident

BROOKFIELD, CT (WFSB) - One man has died after a boating accident on Candlewood Lake in Brookfield. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man as 48-year-old Gary Hayes of East Hartford. DEEP said its crews were called to Candlewood Lake around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-22 13:48:00

Woman found with throat slit was murdered by acquaintance: cops

Police have identified a person of interest in Trott’s killing, but do not have enough evidence to make an arrest, sources said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-10-22 17:24:53

Police: 14-year-old boy steals Maserati

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with stealing a Maserati from a home in Connecticut in April. Greenwich police arrested the teen Friday in Waterbury. Police tell the Greenwich Time the teen stole the 2017 Maserati Levante from a home in the affluent town's Cos Cob neigh

WTNH.COM - 2018-10-22 15:51:48

Police ID Man Who Died in Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake

Police said 29-year-old Joseph Miranda, of Manchester, swam to the shore and refused medical treatment. A second man, 48-year-old Gary Hayes, of East Hartford, was found in the water and was transported to Danbury Hospital, where he later died.


PD: Man charged with attempted murder after Stratford shooting

According to officials, around 10:45 p.m., units responded to Wiklund Avenue after learning of an alleged assault and shots being fired.