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Sudden closing of popular Fairfield diner comes as surprise

FAIRFIELD — The sudden sale and closing of the Athena Diner, a staple on the Post Road in the Southport section of town, took many by surprise.


3 Charged In Crack Cocaine Bust, Officer Assaulted: Milford PD

MILFORD, CT — Milford, Trumbull and Bridgeport residents were all arrested on various narcotics charges, police said. On June 13, the Milford Police Department's Tactical Unit was conducting anti-crime patrol in the area of the Devon Motel, 438 Bridgeport Avenue.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 12:38:05

Double-Fatal Father's Day Crash Details Released: Patch PM

Obituary: Peter M. Casolino Jr., 51, Long-Time News Photographer, Accomplished Children's Author

PATCH - 2018-06-18 19:39:20

Sinbad brings his stand-up to The Stress Factory in Bridgeport

Sinbad returns to television this fall in a comedic series called “Rel,” about a man (Lil Rel Howery) who starts life over after learning his wife cheated on him with his barber. Sinbad plays Rel’s dad on the Sunday night show on Fox, according to msn.com.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-06-18 21:26:21

Fired Golden Corral Employee Threatened To 'Shoot' Up Eatery: PD

MILFORD, CT — There was a scary scene at Golden Corral on Saturday involving a recently fired employee, Milford Police said. Officers were called to the popular eatery located at 74 Turnpike Square on a report of a threatening incident, police said.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 14:45:19

Drunk Babysitter Arrested: PD; Rite Aid Closing Stores: CT News

Locals Shut Out at Travelers Championship QualifierBurglar Found Hiding Under Work Bench at HomeBMX East Coast Nationals Being Held In CTConnecticut Ranks Among Best For Safe, Healthy ChildhoodsFire Kills 2 Pets, Displaces 12 PeopleFuneral Details Announced For 31-Year PD VeteranDrowning Victim Iden

PATCH - 2018-06-19 01:02:23

Westport P&Z gives green light to medical marijuana dispensary

Bluepoint Wellness must now receive a license from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, which regulates all medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. In April, the DCP said it could grant up to 10 such licenses this year.

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-06-18 14:28:02

Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty To Causing Death Of Wrestling Star

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Ridge man pleaded guilty on Monday for distributing heroin that caused the death of a 20-year-old Kings Park man in 2016 and serious injury to another man in 2015, authorities said.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 19:19:44

Explosion Leads To Fire In Fairfield: Officials

FAIRFIELD, CT — A quick response and aggressive fire attack by Fairfield Firefighters prevented further damage caused by a fire, which the residents said was preceded by an explosion at a Half Mile Road single family home Saturday, according to fire officials. The monetary save from the fire is esti

PATCH - 2018-06-18 13:00:00

Woman shot husband in testicles for trying to take air conditioner: cops

Kimberly Dunn, 35, from Lake City, Fla., is accused of shooting her estranged husband in the testicles last October after he attempted to take away an air conditioner she was trying to sell on Facebook,WKBN reported.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-06-18 15:51:54

Police Arrest PA Man Wanted in Three States on I-84

DANBURY, CT -- State police arrested a Pennsylvania man Friday night who is wanted in three states. He was heading eastbound on I-84 near Newtown and Danbury. He hadstolen one car and broken into several morein Carbondale, PA, that morning, the News Times has reported.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 13:56:21

Westport Students Compete In National History Day Competition

WESTPORT, CT — Westport Public Schools students competed in the National History Day competition in Washington, District of Columbia. Students earned their place at the national competition after competing at the regional and state level.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 14:04:22

Family escapes Fairfield home after explosion, fire

According to the fire chief, 20 firefighters rushed to the scene to put the flames and heavy smoke out. Thankfully, no one was injured.

WTNH.COM - 2018-06-17 15:26:26

Officials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicide

Latest Fairfield County NewsOfficials: Death of prison inmate during struggle was homicideNorwalk woman accused on stealing identity to collect unemploymentCoast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water in GreenwichDanbury car crash breaks telephone pole into piecesTeen killed in rollo


It Will Feel Like 100 Degrees And Then There Will Be Storms

The sweltering temps will be followed by a chance of thunderstorms Monday night and early Tuesday. After the storm chance rolls through, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday look amazing with sunny skies and temps around 80 degrees.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 00:40:23

Controversial Bar Shut Down; TV Show Abruptly Stops Production

Man Charged After Cat Dies From Trap He Set: PoliceCT Sports Coach Being Investigated for Misconduct, 2 Other Coaches/ Teachers On Leave, Police SayIconic Newspaper Building Sold In Million Dollar DealDeer Goes Through Windshield In Crash: PDDUI Driver Hit Mom and Young Child, Fled the Scene: PD2018

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:00:00

Accident jams up 95 in Norwalk

According to the state Department of Transportation, the multi-vehicle accident that took place on I-95 southbound between exits 16 was reported at 1:18 p.m. The crash closed the highway’s left lane, congesting traffic in the area.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-06-17 17:30:48

School early dismissals due to heat

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY)- Several schools in the Tri-State Region are closing early on Monday, June 18, 2018 due to the excessive heat anticipated.

FOX5NY.COM - 2018-06-18 11:18:00

Silver Alert issued for missing West Haven girl, 15

WEST HAVEN — Police issued a Silver Alert for Ebonie Jones, 15, who went missing Saturday. Jones is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-06-17 19:00:14

After fatal crash, Bridgeport police say pursuit was justified

A photo of the Toyota 4Runner involved in the fatal crash and rollover on Route 8 in Bridgeport, Conn., on June 15, 2018, following a pursuit with police.