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Conn. Firefighters Free Elderly Man Pinned By Car

Authorities are crediting the “brute strength” and teamwork of firefighters in freeing an elderly man who suffered severe injuries after becoming pinned between the door of his pickup truck and the vehicle’s chassis, which was wedged against the doorjamb of a garage.

04/21/2014

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Fairfield HazMat Team Called Out, Body Found

Fairfield firefighters and county hazardous material crews have been called to the scene of a possible haz-mat incident.

04/14/2014

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Woman Charged with DUI in Fairfield Store Crash

A Connecticut woman accused of plowing her car into a convenience store at up to 70 mph and injuring four people has been charged with drunken driving and other crimes.

04/01/2014

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Addiction Agency Counselor Facing Drug Charges

A counselor for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is facing charges that he conspired to sell painkillers and sometimes used a child as a go-between to do so.

02/20/2014

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Fairfield Police: Cable Outage Not 911-Worthy

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut police department wants people to know that missing your favorite show isn’t an emergency. Fairfield police say they received numerous 911 calls about a cable outage that hit parts […]

08/19/2013

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Man Uses Machete to Threaten Kids

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ A Fairfield man has been charged with threatening a group of neighborhood teens and destroying some mailboxes and a car mirror with a machete. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/189DxVj ) that […]

04/30/2013

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Home Invasion-Kidnapping at Jewelry Store Owners Home in Meriden

On April 11, at around 10:51 P.M. the Meriden Police Department received a call of a Home Invasion at 120 Gravel Street Unit # 71. When the police arrived, two of the four victims involved […]

04/12/2013

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Man Arrested In Road Rage Incident

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Westport police have arrested a 21-year-old man who a motorist said pointed a gun at him during an apparent road rage incident. Tyler C. Keiser of Trumbull is charged with threatening, […]

03/01/2013

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Pregnant Woman Injured By Car In Police Chase

A pregnant woman was hospitalized when her sport utility vehicle overturned after being struck in Bridgeport by a driver who was being chased by police.

07/10/2012

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Police: Thong Thief Steals 60 Pairs Of Panties Worth More Than $600

More than $600 worth of Victoria’s Secret thongs and lace panties were stolen from a Fairfield outlet Thursday

05/18/2012

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