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Aid To Elevate Coastal Homes Denied

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials have rejected $18 million in requests for the latest round of Superstorm Sandy aid by shoreline homeowners who want to use the emergency funding to elevate their homes to […]

01/28/2014

William Dong (Courtesy West Haven Police)

Man Behind UNH Gun Scare Due Back In Court

A Connecticut man is expected to plead not guilty to state weapons charges stemming from a gun scare at the University of New Haven last month.

01/14/2014

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Ex-Fairfield HS Coach Pleads Guilty To Sex Assault

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A former youth fencing coach faces up to four years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a high school student. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1da0Q3Z ) that John Tejada […]

12/26/2013

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Fairfield Woman Warns Of The Ills Of Driving Impaired

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman whose parents and grandmother were killed in Florida on Christmas Day six years ago is campaigning against impaired driving. Melanie Bassi, a 36-year-old math teacher from Fairfield, speaks […]

12/21/2013

Joseph Russo (Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Fairfield Man Arrested After Fears He Would Harm Children

A Fairfield man has been arrested of said he  had thought for years of harming  children at  one of the elementary schools in town.Police say  44 year old Joseph Russo called them last month and   […]

11/26/2013

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Dog Rescued From Fairfield Drain Pipe

Fairfield Fire Department crews rescued a dog that became stuck in a drainage pipe at a soccer field on Saturday.

11/17/2013

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Trooper Accused Of Theft At Crash Rejects Plea

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut state trooper accused of stealing money from a dying man after a motorcycle crash has rejected a plea bargain and will go to trial. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/HThYQc […]

11/13/2013

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Former High School Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Involving Student

A former high school teacher in Fairfield has been charged with sexual assault after an investigation determined he had a sexual relationship with an underage female student, police said Thursday.

10/31/2013

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Four Centers Open To Aid Sandy Victims

The state is opening four relief centers tomorrow to provide assistance to those affected by last year’s Superstorm Sandy. In announcing the centers, Governor Dannel Malloy said there is still much work to be done, […]

10/23/2013

Joseph Callahan was arrested Monday October 7 on charges of illegal possession of explosives, manufacturing bombs, and reckless endangerment. Photo courtesy of Fairfield Police.

Fairfield Man To Be Arraigned On Bomb Charges

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut man who claimed he was making a bomb for Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is facing his first court appearance since being arrested on explosives charges. Sixty-nine-year-old Joseph Callahan […]

10/14/2013

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