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Town agrees to pay $2.1M to woman injured in bicycle crash

BRIDGEPORT (AP) - Fairfield has agreed to pay $2.1 million to the family of a woman who suffered a brain injury when her bicycle tire got caught in a road grate. Jonathan Perkins, a lawyer for the family of 34-year-old Rubia Rodriguez, tells local media the money will allow them to properly care for


Man Stole $1.1K Worth Of Items From Home Depot: Fairfield Police

FAIRFIELD, CT - Police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect accused of stealing more than $1,100 worth of items from Home Depot in Fairfield. Police say the theft took place on Dec. 12 when the suspect (pictured) is believed to have taken three NEST thermostats, and two

PATCH - 2018-01-16 13:17:15

Stratford Man Receives Settlement In Crosswalk Crash Case: Report

STRATFORD, CT - Court officials said a Stratford man who was injured after being struck by a car at a crosswalk has received a $100,000 settlement, the Connecticut Post reported. Police said the incident occurred on Sept. 9, 2015, shortly after 7 p.m. Court officials said John Maher, 48, was struck

PATCH - 2018-01-16 15:10:22

Passenger Killed After Car Crashes Into Median On Parkway

COMMACK, NY - A passenger was killed after a car crashed into the median on the Sunken Meadow Parkway on Tuesday morning, according to State Police. At about 2:38 a.m., a blue 2007 Honda Civic left the roadway while on the southbound Sunken Meadow Parkway sound of Jericho Turnpike in Commack, and st

PATCH - 2018-01-16 19:02:06

Man sought after allegedly stealing 2 doorbells, 3 themostats from Home Depot

Fairfield police are looking to identify this suspect who allegedly stole from a Home Depot in December. (Photo: Fairfield police) FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Fairfield police are looking for a man who allegedly stole two doorbells and three thermostats from a Home Depot last December. According to

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 02:56:09

Snow threat leads to closings, delays

Staff Reports Updated 4:07 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 With the forecast of several inches of snow starting late Thursday, many evening activities have been postponed or canceled. The National Weather Service is forecasting between 3 and 5 inches for southern Connecticut and up to 9 in the northe

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-16 16:07:27

Fairfield residents seek parking ban during snow storms

Published 12:18 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 FAIRFIELD - After talk of enacting a town-wide parking ordinance for snow storms was shelved months ago, residents in the Fairfield Beach Road area are looking to the Police Commission to help clear snow after storms. The Police Commission will discuss


Grenade Found; Former Stratford Teacher's Aide Pleads Guilty

There was plenty of news across Stratford over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. Contribute your own content to Patch by signing up for an account and clicking the "Post on Patch" button at the top right of the site. The woman wa

PATCH - 2018-01-15 05:54:52

Man charged with homicide in Masontown shooting

A man was charged with homicide for allegedly shooting a man in Masontown Monday night. Christopher C. Shellhammer, 30, of 60 Main Street in McClellandtown called 911 just before 10 p.m. saying he shot someone and was going to the police station, according to court paperwork. The victim was identifi

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-01-16 17:17:00

25 crashes reported in Morgantown during a short period of time Tuesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Both MECCA 911 officials and Morgantown's Chief of Police are requesting all motorists stay off the roads to allow emergency crews to reach accidents and to allow state and local crews to treat the roads. Snow and ice has gridlocked traffic throughout much of the Morgantown area.

METRO NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:45:00

2015 plane crash that killed 3 linked to open cabin door

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) - Federal investigators have concluded a plane crash on the grounds of a posh Pennsylvania resort that killed three Maryland men stemmed from a front cabin door opening during takeoff. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports the National Transportation Safety Board says the open d

TIMES NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:16:00

WATCH: Bus camera captures car going airborne into building's second floor

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Dramatic video footage from the security camera of a city bus in Santa Ana, California, shows a car going airborne before it crashed into the second story of a dental office Sunday morning, KTTV reported. The video, obtained by KTTV from the Orange County Transportation Authority

WPXI - 2018-01-16 12:56:33

Frail patients losing access to dental house calls

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. - Devon Rising shakes his head and tries to cover his face with his hands. It's time to get his few remaining teeth cleaned, and he fusses for a bit. Gita Aminloo, his dental hygienist, tries to calm him by singing "Itsy Bitsy Spider," the classic children's song. Rising, 42

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 15:00:00

'Laundry Pod Challenge' a danger to teens

A dangerous, new craze is known as the "Laundry Pod Challenge" and doctors say it could land them in the hospital. In the latest social media fad, teenagers record themselves purposely eating laundry pods, according to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. Angie Long, vice president of clini

DAILY JEFFERSONIAN - 2018-01-16 05:01:00

Suspect dancing, eating pudding at Christmas Eve traffic stop, police say

Benjamin C. Haugh SAXONBURG - A pudding-craving dancing man is headed for trial stemming from a Christmas Eve drugged driving arrest in Jefferson Township. Benjamin C. Haugh, 20, of Summit Township faces formal arraignment next month on a list of charges including driving under the influence of a

BUTLER EAGLE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Fairmont remembers African-American history on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

FAIRMONT - Residents and faith leaders toured Fairmont on Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, visiting locations with African-American cultural significance. About two dozen residents, reverends and city employees toured the city on a bus to visit a variety of spots that either comm

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-01-16 09:15:00

Suspect questioned, released in shooting death of 61-year-old man killed after hit-and-run

Authorities on Tuesday released the name of a 61-year-old man shot to death in southwest Birmingham, Birmingham police and the Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Gregory Walker. A suspect was taken into custody for questioning Monday night but has since been released without

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:50:44

University of Alabama investigates sorority member's racist video

University of Alabama officials said they are investigating after a student recently posted videos on social media where she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities. Student Harley Barber, who said on the videos that she is a member of Alphi Phi sorority, posted the videos on Instagram, on

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 22:17:58

Tuscaloosa ready for cold, ice from winter storm

Tuscaloosa city officials are on stand-by and positioned to respond to any icy road conditions that Tuesday's weather is expected to bring. But Mayor Walt Maddox said the best thing residents can do is stay inside, pay attention to the changing weather conditions and travel only if necessary. "My be

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:26:51

21-year-old man gunned down in western Jefferson County was targeted, authorities say

The name of a young man gunned down Saturday in western Jefferson County has now been released. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim Tuesday as LaRonald Cortez McDaniel. He was 21. Sheriff's deputies and Bessemer police were dispatched just before 3:30 p.m. on a report of a sh

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 17:00:11