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Stamford PD Busts 3 On DUI Charges In 8-Hour Span

STAMFORD, CT - Within a span of eight hours, Stamford police arrested three motorists on charges of driving under the influence, examples that prompted the department to urge people to "use a designated driver or take public transportation if you choose to drink alcohol." The separate incidents took

PATCH - 2018-01-19 16:54:58

Stamford cop assault gets man three years in jail

STAMFORD-A Manhattan man who apparently injured up to three Stamford police officers during a fight outside the entrance to the Alive@Five concert in early July was sentenced to three years in jail Thursday. Lamont Holloway, 53, made an appearance at the Stamford courthouse and pleaded guilty to a s

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-01-19 14:08:32

ADL Offers $2,000 Reward for Information on Swastika Graffiti Incidents around Ridgefield

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today it is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for incidents of swastika graffiti around Ridgefield this week. "According to police and other reports, five swastikas we

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:13:00

Alleged bank fraud attempt on Greenwich Ave.

GREENWICH - A man who allegedly tried to fraudulently gain access to $36,500 in funds is now facing four criminal charges. Vincio Tavarez, 49, of Wadsworth Avenue, New York City, was apprehended at the Chase bank branch on Greenwich Avenue Wednesday afternoon. He was charged with criminal attempt at

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-19 13:15:50

'Explosion' in child sex trafficking tied to Internet, former prosecutor says

Westchester County, like the rest of the country, has seen an "explosion" of child sex trafficking, according to Miriam Rocah. Rocah is now a distinguished fellow in Criminal Justice at Pace University but until last year she was, since 2001, a federal prosecutor working in the southern district of

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-19 11:00:00

Stamford homeowners urged to test for radioactive gas

STAMFORD - What you can't see, taste or smell can sometimes kill you. Such is the case with radon gas, which many don't realize is permeating their homes or offices, building up in the air or seeping into the water supply. Why does it matter? Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer behind s

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-01-19 20:44:42

Trump appointee Higbie resigns over racial, homophobic and anti-Muslim slurs

Connecticut Republicans are distancing themselves from Greenwich's Carl Higbie after the resignation of the Trump appointee for making racist, homophobic and anti-Muslim slurs in a series of radio appearances. Higbie, a former Navy SEAL whose cable television punditry earned him a job from the presi

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-19 16:21:51

Towns take different approaches in fighting "Big Pharma"

NEWTOWN - The town's decision to join Southbury and 16 cities and towns in a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies is just one response to an opioid addiction crisis that's becoming public enemy No. 1. Other municipalities, including Danbury, are looking to sign on with a small law firm in the ho

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-20 05:00:00

Fort Smith police arrest two on drug, assault charges

Fort Smith police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday after methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were discovered at the scene of an aggravated assault. Christopher Thomas Bakley and Cassandra Katherine Tyner of Fort Smith were arrested at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday on suspicion of felony possession o

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-19 06:01:00

Prosecutor deems Fort Smith police shooting justified

Sebastian County Prosecutor Daniel Shue determined that Fort Smith police officers were justified in discharging their firearms during the arrest of Matthew Pittman. Eight officers were put on leave after the arrest on January 3. The incident began when officers attempted to arrest Pittman on outsta

KHBS - 2018-01-20 02:05:00

Shooting involving Fort Smith officers ruled justified

A Jan. 3 shooting involving three Fort Smith police officers has been ruled justified, according to a news release from the Prosecuting Attorney's Office from the Twelfth Judicial District of Arkansas. Sebastian County Prosecutor Daniel Shue says the three officers who fired their weapons at Matthew

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-19 17:55:21

Fort Smith police investigate reported vehicle arson

Police are investigating the reported arson of a stolen vehicle. According to the police report, Fort Smith firefighters told Officer Thomas Brashier with the Police Department that they believed a fire they had extinguished in a Ford F-150 on Wednesday in the 5000 block of Towson Ave. to be intenti

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-20 06:15:00

Recycling lawsuit pending against Fort Smith

Attorneys representing a Fort Smith resident suing the city over how it spent Sanitation Department money while it was not recycling has 60 more days to dig through documents that could help their case. "I am not going to rule today," Sebastian County Circuit Judge Stephen Tabor said at a hearing Fr

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-20 06:30:00

Cookson man in serious condition after roll over

A Cookson man was admitted to a Tulsa hospital in serious but stable condition with trunk internal injuries on Jan. 17 after striking a road sign, causing his vehicle to roll several times. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports, Randy Butler Jr., 44, was traveling in a 2002 Ford F-150 on Stat

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-19 08:45:00

Court records: Former Poteau councilman's activities date back to 2015

Poteau City Councilman Joe David White is suspected to have been involved in the alleged distribution of methamphetamine for over a year. White, who vacated his position as Poteau's Ward 3 Councilman on Jan. 2, was arrested on suspicion of felony drug conspiracy and four counts of felony distributio

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-20 06:01:00

Former Poteau councilman arrested on suspicion of meth distribution

A former Poteau councilman was arrested on multiple drug-related charges involving methamphetamine trafficking Wednesday. David White, who vacated the Poteau Ward 3 councilman position on Jan. 2, was arrested on suspicion of four counts of felony distribution of methamphetamine and one count of felo

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-01-19 06:01:00

Arrington sentenced for killing man in Day Street shooting

Subscribed, but don't have a login? GREEN BAY - A Milwaukee man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for shooting and killing a man while trying to kill someone else. Richard Arrington, 22, will be eligible for parole after serving 35 years, Brown County Circuit Court judge Timothy Hinkfuss order

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 23:57:49

Green Bay Police investigating daytime burglaries on west side

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Police are investigating a series of daytime burglaries on the city's west side. Officers call it a "recent trend" in the area. Locations include areas of Hickory Hill and Ridge Road; the 1700 block of Arnold; and the 300 block of Wilson. Police recommend resident

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-19 19:12:00

Woman killed in Brown Co. crash; roads closed in Town of Holland

TOWN OF HOLLAND (WLUK) -- A 54-year-old woman was killed in a crash Friday afternoon in southern Brown County. Sheriff's officials say the woman was headed west on Man Cal Road when she ran a stop sign at Hwy. D. An SUV headed north on Hwy. D then hit the woman's van. The van driver, who was from th

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-01-19 15:54:43

Pittsfield man killed in house fire on County B

PITTSFIELD - A Pittsfield man died Friday in a house fire on County B east of Pulaski. According to the Brown County Sheriff's Office, the home at 6081 County B was engulfed in flames when authorities arrived at at 8 a.m. Pulaski Tri-County Fire Department Fire Chief James Styczynski said the victim

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 15:37:20