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AMBER Alert: Search for missing child, father in Queens

The abduction occurred at 9035 Van Wyck Expressway, in Queens, New York at about 9:55 PM on Friday.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-07-21 09:29:36

Stamford Girl, 14, Reported Missing

STAMFORD, CT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Skylar Murray, a 14-year-old Stamford girl reported missing since July 14, according to the Connecticut State Police Missing Person Clearinghouse.

PATCH - 2018-07-20 00:46:31

Norwalk police make fourth arrest in drug factory operation

James Burnes, 38, of Remington Street in Bridgeport, was captured after leading Norwalk police on a short foot chase Thursday afternoon.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-07-20 20:23:28

Police: Bridgeport woman broke into home, sought to assault Norwalk woman

NORWALK — A Bridgeport woman broke into a former friend’s house bearing a metal baseball bat and bad intentions, and she is now facing charges, according to police.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-07-20 20:33:12

Crumbling Stamford bridge may get $2M facelift

Pedestrians cross the West Main Street bridge near Mill River Street on July 13, 2018 in Stamford, Connecticut.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-07-20 14:31:49

Ex-Norwalk man indicted after escaping from half-way house

Branden Huertas, 36, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Bridgeport after he fled from custody at the Chase Center in Waterbury on or about June 22.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-07-20 16:19:51

Stamford biotech firm holds eight-figure stock offering

Cara Therapeutics CEO Derek Chalmers poses for a photo inside their Elm Street office in downtown Stamford, Conn. on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-07-20 18:21:32

Lost Driver on Dead End at 3am Charged with Probation Violation

Police determined that one of the occupants of the car, Richard Beltran, 19, of 33 Stephen Street in Stamford, had the outstanding arrest warrant for Violation of Probation out of Bridgeport.

GREENWICHFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-07-21 08:41:20

Fake bills spent on Greenwich Avenue; two arrested

Officers were first called to Saks Fifth Avenue, when store personnel discovered that forged money had been used to make purchases, according to police. Officers reviewed store video and obtained a description of the suspects. The duo was located at another store on the Avenue, according to police,

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-07-19 19:19:40

Two 18-Year-Old Caught Stealing Scooters From Greenwich Club: PD

GREENWICH, CT — Two Stamford 18-year-olds were arrested on larceny and criminal trespass charges after they allegedly tried to steal a scooter from the Rocky Point Club in Old Greenwich on the morning of July 18, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-07-20 19:35:12

Teen caught “red-handed” in Riverside burglary: cops

A concerned citizen contacted police about an intrusion into a house on Lockwood Lane, according to police. Responding officers found that the 17-year-old had filled a backpack full of items from the residence, according to the arrest report.


Stolen Car Chase Starts In Stamford, Ends In Norwalk: Report

NORWALK, CT — A Bridgeport teenager who allegedly stole a car in Stamford early Thursdayled police on a high-speed chasethat ended in the backyard of a home in Norwalk, reports News 12 Connecticut.


Stamford’s ‘super’ Zoning Board takes up gym proposal

It means that, for a few meetings, they must relinquish Board of Representatives rules and follow Zoning Board rules. It means they are educating themselves, sometimes on the spot, on terms such as “impervious surface,” “floor area ratio,” and a zoning district called “gymnasium or physical culture

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-07-19 21:17:07

Stamford man pleads not guilty to wife’s homicide

Allen Claxton, 75, of Stamford was arraigned on a murder charge at the Stamford courthouse on June 29, 2018 in Stamford, Connecticut.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-07-19 19:29:08

Pennsylvania prisoner extradited to Stamford for Goodwill robbery

Pablo Valenzuela, 27, of Pennsylvania, was extradited to Stamford and charged with using a gun to rob Stamford's Goodwill thrift store of $13,000 in Sept. 2012.


Police raid ‘drug factory’ at Norwalk motel

Norwalk police recovered 106 bags of fentanyl-laced heroin, as well as 12 pre-packaged bags and 2.5 grams of loose crack cocaine in a drug bust at a Norwalk motel on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-07-19 19:20:02

3 Connecticut state parks closed due to the presence of indicator bacteria

The swimming areas atGay City State Park,Mashamoquet Brook State Park, andWadsworth Falls State Parkare all closed on Thursday due to the presence of indicatorbacteria.


Man Stopped by Police Was Wanted Since 2009 by Stamford PD

On July 15 around 8:00pm, Greenwich Police conducted a motor vehicle stop which revealed there was an active arrest warrant out of Stamford for the driver, Carlos Joel Lazo-Orellana, 33, of 91 Valley Rd in Greenwich.


Motorcycle driver charged in t-bone Stamford accident

In a release from the police department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Squad supervisor Sgt. Andrew Gallagher, police have charged the motorcycle operator Francisco Diaz Gravez, 22, of Sherman Street with reckless driving, misuse of places, no insurance, operating an unregistered motorcycle


Stamford nonprofit makes its case for $8.5 million from developer BLT

The plan, a counter move to the consequences of developer Building and Land Technology’s $3.5 billion reinvention of the South End, could prevent further erosion of the old neighborhood by providing no-interest loans for longtime low-income residents to fix up their homes, or buy units they now rent