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Parents of Jewish Sandy Hook victim sue radio host for saying attack never happened

Noah Pozner, 6, was among the 20 child victims of the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that also claimed six adults. (Courtesy of the Pozner family, via Forward) (JTA) - The parents of Noah Pozner, a 6-year-old boy who was among the 26 people kil


Suspected Car Thief Arrested By New Canaan PD

NEW CANAAN, CT - A 19-year-old Waterbury man was arrested on a warrant Tuesday charging him with first-degree larceny in connection with the theft of an Audi Q5 SUV from a home on Center Street in New Canaan in early March, according to police. Jose Diaz picked up at Waterbury Superior Court and tra


House Speaker Paul Ryan Says He Won't Seek Re-Election to Spend More Time With Family

"I will be setting new priorities in my life," Rep. Paul Ryan said Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced his plan to retire in January from the House of Representatives, citing his three children as the reason. (Published 9 minutes ago) Claiming he's accomplished a "heck of a lot," House Speaker


2 Charged In School Overdose Death Of Hudson Valley Teacher

KENT, NY - Two Bronx men face federal drug dealing charges in the death of a Kent man who overdosed at the Bronx school where he taught, prosecutors announced. Matthew Azimi, a 36-year-old special education teacher, was found dead on Nov. 30 inside a faculty bathroom stall at P.S. X811. On Friday,


Judge Orders Danbury PD to Re-Hire Fired Cop

Christopher Belair lost his job on the PD five years ago for verbally abusing a motorist at a traffic stop. DANBURY, CT --- A Superior Court judge has ordered the Danbury Police to comply with an arbitration panel's order to reinstate Christopher Belair to the force. Belair had been fired by Mayor M


Home Health Aide Stole $100K In Jewelry From Client: Stratford PD

The woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of jewelry from a woman who was in her care, according to police. STRATFORD, CT - A home health aide is accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of jewelry from a woman who was in her care, according to Stratford Police. Nicole Passander,


Danbury Child Missing, Silver Alert Issued

DANBURY, CT --- A Silver Alert Has Been Issued for: MORGAN ZUCCO Age: 17 DOB: 06/30/2000 Sex: Male Race: White Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Height: 5'7" Weight: 170 Missing From: DANBURY Missing Since: 04/09/2018 LAST SEEN WEARING BLACK LEATHER JACKET, BLACK HOODED SWEATSHIRT, TAN CARGO PANTS, AND RED/WH


Guilty verdict in Brooklyn elevator stabbing that killed 6-year-old boy

A man accused of stabbing two children, one fatally, in a Brooklyn elevator in June 2014 was found guilty on all charges Tuesday. Daniel St. Hubert was convicted of second-degree murder, attempted murder, assault and weapons possession in the death of 6-year-old PJ Avitto and the attack on his frien


Actor T.J. Miller charged after making bomb hoax 911 call from train

Miller reported his location as Amtrak Train 2256, which was subsequently stopped at Green's Farms Station in Westport, Connecticut, and evacuated while the police bomb squad searched it. No bomb was found. When the 911 operator re-contacted Miller, he gave a different description of the suspect. It


City ordered to rehire cop fired for berating immigrant

Latest Fairfield County NewsCity ordered to rehire cop fired for...Danbury woman charged for allegedly...Greenwich therapist arrested on...Retired teacher, former Shelton Youth...Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal...DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut city has been ordered to rehire a police officer


Disgraced NYCHA boss Shola Olatoye to resign as she faces criticism over lead paint scandal

The embattled chairwoman of the city Housing Authority, accused of making misleading statements about the conditions in public housing and under fire from multiple critics, will announce Tuesday that she is resigning. Shola Olatoye will make the announcement at a public housing development in the


Man killed by Metro-North train in Beacon was from Yonkers

BEACON, N.Y. >> The man who wasstruck and killed by Metro-North trainjust south of the Beacon station last week has been identified as a Westchester County resident.A Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman said 38-year-old Joseph Lanza of Yonkers was struck by the train that was en route fr


Candidate Won't Leave Governor's Forum, Is Dragged Off Stage

BROOKFIELD, Conn. - A Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor who refused to leave a forum where she wasn't invited and had to be dragged off the stage by police is facing criminal charges. Video of Monday night's event at Brookfield High School shows Lee Whitnum sitting in a row with seven in


Poughkeepsie man charged with drug possession

POUGHKEEPSIE – A City of Poughkeepsie man is charged with possession of crack cocaine following a traffic stop on Maple Street Extension in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Robert Johnson, Jr., 26, was a passenger in a vehicle stopped early in the morning of March 30. Town of Poughkeepsie Police found him


Dozens of Long Island High School Students Injured After Bus Strikes Overpass: Police

Submit a Complaint Police said the driver was being evaluated and did not seem to be familiar with commercial vehicle restrictions on the Southern State Parkway A bus packed with Long Island high school students slammed in a bridge overpass on the Southern State Parkway, injuring dozens. Lori Bord


Danbury Woman Arrested for Illegal Alcohol and Cig Sales: Police

DANBURY, CT --- A Danbury woman was arrested on April 6, 2018, for a variety of criminal offenses associated with illegal alcohol and cigarette sales, the Danbury Police reported.


WWE Announces Record Subscribers For The Network

WWE issued the following today, announcing a record 2.1 million subscribers for the WWE Network. You can read the full release with chart at the WWE Corporate website by clicking here. WWE Raises Q1 and Full Year 2018 Guidance STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced that it


2nd teen pleads guilty in punching death

Santana, whose case was handled in adult court because of the seriousness of the charges, faces four to 15 years behind bars at sentencing scheduled for June 21.


Man found dead on I-84 after hit-and-run crash

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH)-- - A man was found dead on Interstate 84 in Danbury after a hit-and-run crash. State police said that around 1 a.m., they received a call reporting a person on the highway on I-84 west, prior to exit 2. When they arrived, police located a car in the right shoulder and a man,


1 Dead, 6 Injured, After Fire Erupts on 50th Floor of Trump Tower: Authorities

A man was critically injured after a fire erupted in an apartment at Trump Tower in Midtown on Saturday evening, the FDNY said. (Update: Authorities later said the man died and that six firefighters were injured.) (Published 37 minutes ago) A man died after a fire erupted in an apartment on the 50th