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Man found dead in Long Island swimming pool
A man was found dead in his swimming pool in Suffolk County on Saturday, police said.Lewis Conte, 63, was found dead in his backyard pool on Franconia Road in East Northport at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.Someone saw Conte not moving in the pool and called 911, police said. A physi
Stamford residents continue push for park police
A patrol car from the Stamford Park Police unit patrols the parking lot of Cummings Beach on August 17, 2018 in Stamford, Connecticut.
1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbing
Latest Fairfield County NewsSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyMaine truck driver accused of sexually assaulting daugh
Tree damages Westport home, displaces 1
Fire officials said a large tree fell into a home on Compo Road North in Westport, Conn., and did structural damage on the first and second floors. The sole occupant of the home was assessed by firefighters and found to be uninjured, officials said.
'Offensive Drink' Removed From Menu; Public Schools Hiring
WESTPORT, CT — There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories.
Contractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenade
Latest Fairfield County NewsContractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenadeSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyBR
K2 overdose crisis slows in New Haven
Things seem to have returned to status quo, more or less, on the New Haven Green Saturday, following the massive K2 overdoses that plagued the city for several days.
Developing: Grenade found in Bridgeport backyard
Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed PhotoImage1of2A grenade found in a Bridgeport, Conn., backyard on Aug. 18, 2018.BRIDGEPORT — Homeowners digging in their backyard on Saturday found a grenade, according to Police Chief Armando Perez.The fire department was first on scene around 7 p.m. and relay
Tractor-trailer collides with car on I-95 in Connecticut
A portion of I-95 shutdown after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.WESTPORT, Connecticut (WABC) --A portion of I-95 shut down after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.Police said the two vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes between exits 18 and 19 in Westport.The c
Community Postings: End of Fairfield beach season schedule, ‘Really Big’ Tag Sale this weekend, On the Dean’s List
Cecilia Morey, 5, of Fairfield races her mom Jessie and sister Natalie, 3, down the Fun Slide as they enjoy the annual St. Roch’s Feast in Greenwich on Aug. 8.
Man Struck By Lightning On Long Island Dies
KINGS PARK, NY – A man struck by lightning at a Long Island park Saturday evening has died, sources told Patch.
SEEN: Bridgeport Caribbean Jerk Fest 2018
The 12th Annual Caribbean Jerk Fest was held at Seaside Park in Bridgeport on August 18, 2018. Festival goers enjoyed traditional Caribbean music, food and vendors. Were you SEEN?
Westport FD: Work crews hit gas line
In the incident on Aug. 18, 2018, firefighters got to the house around 12:30 p.m. after work crews at a home on Caccamo Lane in Westport, Conn., struck a gas line.
Car engulfed in flames in overnight accident on I-95
Firefighters put out the flames that had engulfed the car and, along with Westport EMS, provided medical care to all people involved in the accident. As the fire departments made sure the tractor-trailer was in place, they found one of the diesel tanks was ruptured and the leaking diesel fuel was co
Police: Stabbing victim being treated at Bridgeport Hospital
BRIDGEPORT — A stabbing victim has turned up at Bridgeport Hospital, police spokesman Av Harris said Saturday.The victim showed up at the hospital around 9:14 p.m.It was unclear where the stabbing took place or how seriously the victim was injured.
Minor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crash
According to Westport fire officials, firefighters were dispatched just after 11:35 p.m. to Interstate 95 southbound between exits 19 and 18 on a report of a motor vehicle accident with one of the vehicles on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a tractor-trailer partially down an embankment, and
Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen At Fairfield Rest Stop
FAIRFIELD, CT — A Maine man was arrested early Friday morning in connection to a sexual assault that occurred at the Fairfield Service Plaza on I-95 South last year, according to Connecticut State Police. Chad J. Harris, 41, was taken into custody at the New Haven Train Station shortly after 5 a.m.
Norwalk man accused of breaking into ex’s house
Police responded to a disturbance call at a Glen Rock Road residence around 9:50 p.m. Thursday. A woman told police her ex-boyfriend, Jason Chin-Chitty, 30, picked the lock on her front door after she wouldn’t answer the door.
Norwalk man wins $10,000 a month for life
His name, however, was published Thursday on CT Lottery’spageof winners of $10,000 or more prizes.
Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For More Awful Weather
Strong to severe thunderstorms rolled through Connecticut on Friday and surprise, surprise more of the same is expected Saturday too. Sigh. The National Weather Service has issued anotherHazardous Weather Outlookfor this weekend for more rain, more thunderstorms and more flooding concerns.