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Firestorm Over Kelly's Sandy Hook Story Tops Week's News In Brookfield

Megyn Kelly is the host of "Sunday Night" on NBC. Her interview scheduled for today with Alex Jones has ignited a firestorm of criticism in Connecticut.
Megyn Kelly is the host of "Sunday Night" on NBC. Her interview scheduled for today with Alex Jones has ignited a firestorm of criticism in Connecticut. Photo Credit: @megynkelly

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — One story dominated the news in Fairfield County in the past week: Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, which is scheduled to air on Sunday on NBC.

Here are the top stories of the past week in the Daily Voice:

The story began when news broke of Kelly's interview Jones, who says the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012 was a fake, drawing the outrage of victims' families .

After that, the Sandy Hook Promise, a Newtown-based gun violence prevention organization, fired Kelly as the emcee for its annual gala .

In response to the firestorm, Kelly and NBC overhauled the interview . And even as parents called for NBC to pull the interview , the local affiliate in Connecticut said it will not air the episode of "Sunday Night."

A state parole officer and her boyfriend were charged with kidnapping a 1-year-old boy from his Stratford mother , telling the 17-year-old she was too young to be a mother.

A Bridgeport pastor is accused of stealing a whole church by forging deed documents and selling the building to himself for $1.

Family and friends of Chris Morin, who has been active with Little League and Babe Ruth baseball over the years, were stunned when the Norwalk man unexpectedly passed away of a pulmonary embolism just as he was starting a battle against Stage 4 colorectal cancer.

Monica Dinardo, 30, of Easton was charged with shoplifting when she left a Fairfield grocery store without paying for $58 worth of groceries, including a bag of cookies, police said.

Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the food industry as the retail giant brings technology and delivery to the table, the president of Norwalk-based Stew Leonard's said.

An armed standoff at a Stratford home led to the arrest of Bryce Laister, 25, who police said was responsible for armed robberies at banks in Shelton and New Haven.

The community is rallying to help the wife and three young children of Reed Schwandt, a 40-year-old man who died after collapsing while jogging near his Darien home.

A former Bridgeport man will be the first person in Connecticut prosecuted in a federal case involving carfentanil , a deadly opioid.

Marquise Douglas, 28, was charged with putting a gun to a woman's head and robbing her while she was changing her baby's diaper in a Stamford parking garage.

Freezing Moo, which sells rolled ice cream , will be opening up shop in Fairfield.

Looking for a new place to dine? Texas Roadhouse has opened for business and is drawing Texas-size crowds to its Danbury location.

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