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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.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-16 21:07:38

Man Busted For Dealing Drugs At Stamford Restaurant Where He Worked

A Fairfield County man who worked at a popular barbecue restaurant was allegedly busy dealing drugs in the parking lot while at work.Albert Robinson, 57, of Bridgeport, was arrested Tuesday at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que on Canal Street after officers in the Narcotics and Organized Crime squad spent the day

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:59:24

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued As More Thunderstorms Expected

This summer has featured only two kinds of weather in Connecticut, one, hazy, hot and humid and the other very stormy with heavy rain. And right on cue we'll see both of those weather scenarios over the next few days including the weekend.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:26:02

Coyote Sighted In New Rochelle

If you see a seemingly healthy coyote, be aggressive in your behavior, by making loud noises, waving your arms and throwing sticks and stones.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 21:37:48

Greenwich Man Arrested On Assault, Strangulation Charges: Police

GREENWICH, CT — A 22-year-old Greenwich man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday morning charging him with assault, strangulation and other offenses in connection with an Aug. 13 incident, according to Greenwich police.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:00:27

Truck hits railroad overpass in Greenwich

GREENWICH — An unlucky truck driver made contact with the railroad overpass on Steamboat Road around 6:30 Tuesday morning.No injuries were reported. The truck suffered significant damage — its roof was torn off. A local resident took some pictures of the accident.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-08-16 13:41:06

Babe Ruth fans mark 70 years since icon’s death

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquets, tributes to a baseball superstar who still outshines others seven decades after his death.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 13:18:21

Mount Vernon raises taxi fare

Buy Photo(Photo: Ernie Garcia/The Journal News)MOUNT VERNON - You'll need an extra dollar to ride a taxi in mid-September.City officials have authorized a $1 increase to the flat-rate taxi fare for trips within Mount Vernon and the fare hike takes effect Sept. 10. The current flat rate within the ci

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-15 16:34:00

Scarsdale Man Sentenced For Stabbing Estranged Wife To Death In Shower

Authorities said Julius Reich stabbed his wife, Dr. Robin Goldman, more than 20 times while she was in the shower.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-15 11:17:54

2 men face federal charges for violent Mount Vernon carjacking

Two men are accused of carjacking a blue Nissan in Mount Vernon, punching the driver and shooting at him when he ran away, according to a federal complaint, which was unsealed Wednesday.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-15 23:15:00

Stamford restaurant employee accused of dealing drugs in parking lot

Albert Robinson, 57, of Bridgeport, was charged with dealing heroin, crack, cocaine and marijuana from his car while working at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Stamford.

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-08-15 20:30:45

Stamford man accused of recording guests using his bathroom

A woman who had been staying with William Arana, 46, filed a complaint last month when police say she discovered what appeared to be an oversized cellphone charging block in the bathroom of the Courtland Avenue condo.

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-08-15 18:03:27

Mount Vernon gang member charged with attempted murder

Jason Garcia, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, ordered the shots. The 35-year-old is facing second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.


Swimmer attacked by shark in Cape Cod identified

William Lytton, 61, of Scarsdale suffered deep puncture wounds to his torso and legs during the attack on Long Nook Beach in Truro, Massachusetts around 4 p.m., a spokesperson for Cape Cod National Seashore said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 18:16:36

Accused Of Ordering Double Gang Shooting

MOUNT VERNON, NY — A Mount Vernon man who is allegedly a high-ranking gang member is on trial over a gang-ordered double shooting. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Jason Garcia was arraigned before Westchester County Court Judge Anne Minihan on a five-count ind


Man Strikes Victim In Face During Argument In Greenwich, Police Say

Lloyd Cooke, 51, was arrested around 11:50 p.m. Monday after police responded to a home on Quarry Knoll for a report of an altercation, said Greenwich Police Lt. John Slusarz.


Man who stabbed wife in shower gets 20 years in prison

Julius Reich, of Scarsdale, spoke briefly in court, saying there were no words to explain what happened the day he stabbed Dr. Robin Goldman 22 times while she was showering at their multi-million dollar home.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-15 15:29:17

Husband sentenced to 20 years in prison for wife’s death

Julius Reich, 64, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the stabbing death of his wife inside their Scarsdale home. (Westchester DA)

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:41

Rapper Casanova to surrender to cops for alleged attack on woman in diner

Brooklyn-born rapper Casanova is expected to turn himself in to police Wednesday for allegedly attacking a woman at a Greenwich Village diner because he thought she was filming him, sources told The Post.Niya Rucker filed a complaint against the “Don’t Run” rapper, whose given name is Caswell Senior


14-Year-Old Stamford Boy Reported Missing: State Police

STAMFORD, CT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Stamford resident Walker Desir, 14, who has been reported missing since Aug. 14, according to Connecticut State Police Missing Person Clearinghouse.