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Convict in 1977 kidnapping, murder in Ulster County a free man

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> After spending 38 years and four months behind bars for the kidnapping and murder of Gertrude “Trudy” Resnick Farber, Ronald H. Krom is once again a free man.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-18 19:25:21

Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including CT: CDC

RIDGEFIELD, CT — Connecticut is among 21 states impacted by a nationwide measles outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

PATCH - 2018-08-19 12:42:50

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

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-18 14:12:51

Danbury PD: 3 men charged during drug trafficking investigation

Three men face drug-related charges after an investigation into drug trafficking in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 17, 2018, police siad.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Danbury Drug Crackdown Continues: Police Make Four More Arrests

On Friday, police spotted Abdulwali "Tamel" Peterson driving a Kia Optima in the area of Main Street. Police suspected Peterson of selling illegal drugs from the same car on Thursday. Police say they followed Peterson, 30, of 58-1 Ridge Road in Naugatuck and his passenger, Jeremy Nathan, 30, of 17 A

PATCH - 2018-08-18 04:17:51

Westchester roads to avoid: Scheduled work for week of Aug. 19

Various north- and southbound lanes between Exit 8 (East Sanford Boulevard) in Pelham and Exit 12 (First Avenue) near the Mount Vernon-Pelham line will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Monday to Saturday from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.Saw Mill River ParkwayRoadwork between Exit 33 (Ro

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Cafeteria Workers Arrested; New Trader Joe's Opening Date Set

There was plenty of news across Connecticut this past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories.2 Former CT School Cafeteria Workers Stole Nearly $500,000, Cops SayThe investigation involved interviewing approximately 20 people.>>>Read More.Child,

PATCH - 2018-08-19 14:00:00

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.


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

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-08-18 19:56:17

Five Newtown Retailers Fail Undercover Police Inspections

On Tuesday, the Newtown PD, working with the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Program (TPEP) conducted unannounced compliance inspections of the establishments in Newtown that offer tobacco and electronic-cigarette items for s

PATCH - 2018-08-17 22:07:44

Harckham Joins Kesten As Fair Campaign Practice Rule Breaker

SOUTH SALEM, NY - The Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee ruled this week that Democratic Senate candidate Robert Kesten's challenger Peter Harckham recently committed unfair campaign practices in the race for the 40th Senate District. Harckham now joins Kesten in holding the ignomi

PATCH - 2018-08-19 01:00:00

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.

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-08-18 23:39:15

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-18 11:59:13

Sedan continues to decline as SUVs and crossovers take over

David Beylouni, president and co-owner of Colonial Automobile Group, stands next to a 2018 Ford Mustang GT in the Colonial Ford Showroom. Thursday, August 16, 2018, Danbury, Conn.

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Bethel Public Schools Hiring For 14 Jobs

BETHEL, CT — As schools in Bethel gear up for the new academic year, there are still several available jobs they are looking to fill.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 22:19:10

SILVER ALERT: Missing Teen in Danbury

DANBURY, CT -- The Police have issued a SILVER ALERT for missing child: Naeem RashidAge: 16DOB: 10/27/2001Race: WhiteHair: BlackEyes: BrownHeight: 5'4"Weight: 140 lbs.Last Seen Wearing: Black T-shirt, black sweatpants and white sneakersMissing From: DanburyMissing Since: 08/16/18If located please co


Police: Drunk Driver Stole Running Pickup Truck Outside Mount Kisco House

An allegedly drunk driver in a stolen pickup took Westchester County Police officers on a short chase as he attempted to evade arrest in Mount Kisco.Officers were dispatched to Spring Street at approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, where there was a report of a stolen truck. While responding, the

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-08-17 18:49:49

Stamford man pleads guilty in fatal Greenwich overdose

Christopher Brokaw, 43, of Schuyler Avenue, pleaded guilty in state Superior Court in Stamford to first-degree manslaughter and narcotics sales. Brokaw, who has been jailed since his arrest, will be sentenced in October to 30 months in prison.


Brewster School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

SOUTHEAST-BREWSTER, NY — The first day of school in Brewster is September 5 — and whether you and the kids are looking forward to the new school year or are dreading the end of summer, you'll want to mark the date on your calendar ASAP. The Brewster Central School District has released its 2018-2019

PATCH - 2018-08-17 20:45:31

Statement Regarding Ossining Public Safety During Ice Raids

Ossining, NY — At the August 15, 2018 Village Board of Trustees meeting, we had a packed room of Ossining residents who were once again scared and unsure of the village's role in ICE immigration enforcement, because of an ICE arrest here in Ossining earlier in the day. Many more were scared to enter

PATCH - 2018-08-17 17:57:44