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  1. Fairfield County Transgender Woman Shot In Face, Arm

    Fairfield County Transgender Woman Shot In Face, Arm

    A local transgender woman shot in the face and arm is in serious, but stable condition, Bridgeport Police said. The shooting took place around 2 p.m. Wednesday on Park Street, when the woman was targeted by a man she knows, said Av Harris, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police.Officers found the woman, who was unable to speak due to a broken jaw from a bullet, on the 200 block of Park ...

  2. Police: Teen With Loaded Gun Refused To Put Hands Up To Stamford Officers

    Police: Teen With Loaded Gun Refused To Put Hands Up To Stamford Officers

    Stamford police said a local teen put residents and himself in danger when he ran from officers with a loaded handgun and then refused to raise his hands when ordered.The unidentified 16-year-old, who police said is a chronic offender with numerous arrests, lead officers on a chase with a loaded semi-automatic pistol on Tuesday after officers attempted to stop him, said Stamford Police ...

  3. WestConn Reopens Amid Norovirus, Boil Water Notice

    WestConn Reopens Amid Norovirus, Boil Water Notice

    Western Connecticut State University has reopened after officials closed the school Monday in the wake of more than 100 students sickened with a flu-like illness that has since been identified as the norovirus, according to university officials.Students returned to campus on Tuesday to find a water main break in Danbury had caused brown water and low water pressure at the school, but ...

  4. Sandy Hook Man ID'd As Fatal Route 34 Crash Victim

    Sandy Hook Man ID'd As Fatal Route 34 Crash Victim

    Police have identified a 36-year-old Fairfield County man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Route 34 in New Haven County on Tuesday morning.Christopher Etes of Sandy Hook was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Buckingham Road, according to the Derby Police.Etes, who was driving a Jeep when he crashed into a box truck, was the driver at fault in the incident, Derby Police said ...

  5. Boil Water Notice In Effect After Pressure Restored To One-Third Of Danbury

    Boil Water Notice In Effect After Pressure Restored To One-Third Of Danbury

    A boil water notice is in effect for all Danbury water customers until further notice following a large water main break that left one-third of the city without water, according to city officials.The problem began Monday and grew in scope early Tuesday when a 16-inch water line broke underneath Tamarack Avenue and Hayestown avenues broke.Special parts had to be handmade in Buffalo to ...

  6. Cocaine Delivery Attempt Intercepted In Fairfield County

    Cocaine Delivery Attempt Intercepted In Fairfield County

    Stamford police nabbed a 28-year-old man as he attempted to deliver more than two ounces of cocaine in the Cove.Jesus Seguinot of New Haven was arrested after agents with the Stamford Police Department's Narcotics and Organized Crime squad received word he would be making a drop of powder cocaine to a Waterbury Avenue home, said Capt. Richard Conklin.Officers set up surveillance Friday ...

  7. 23-Year-Old Woman Stabs Girlfriend In Stamford, Police Say

    23-Year-Old Woman Stabs Girlfriend In Stamford, Police Say

    A Stamford woman was arrested by police after stabbing her girlfriend in the hand with a knife during a domestic dispute, according to Stamford Police.The incident occurred when police were called to a Halloween Boulevard home around 11:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a domestic dispute and upon arrival they found a 27-year-old woman with a cut to her right hand, said Sgt. Robert ...

  8. South Norwalk Bar Closed After 100-Plus Busted For Underage Drinking

    South Norwalk Bar Closed After 100-Plus Busted For Underage Drinking

    The riding bull is quiet at Johnny Utah's in South Norwalk after the state pulled its license on Friday just hours after police nabbed more than 100 underage people inside the popular Washington Street bar.The Department of Consumer Protection said in a statement that the bar would remain closed until further notice. "At DCP, we do everything we can within our jurisdiction to keep ...

  9. Mother Charged With Threatening To Shoot Stamford School Principal

    Mother Charged With Threatening To Shoot Stamford School Principal

    A Stamford mother is behind bars after she threatened to blow up her child's middle school and shoot the principal, Stamford Police said.Tanisa Hudson, 32, was arrested Tuesday and charged with breach of peace and first-degree threatening, after "going on a tirade to a DCF worker," after she failed to adhere to an education plan for her child, said Stamford Sgt. Joseph ...

  10. Man Wanted For Biting Ear Lobe In Stamford Brawl Caught

    Man Wanted For Biting Ear Lobe In Stamford Brawl Caught

    A Stamford man was nabbed for an old crime after he was arrested along with a 17-year-old on Sunday for beating and stabbing their roommate after they ran out of beer.Stamford Police Sgt. Robert Shawinsky said police were called to a home at 4:35 a.m. Sunday for a fight that was causing a lot of noise.When police arrived they found a 27-year-old man who had been beaten and had cuts to ...

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