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Cops: Greenwich teen kidnapped, sexually assaulted by Port Chester boyfriend

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A Port Chester man who allegedly kidnapped and raped a Greenwich teenager he was dating is now facing a number of charges in New York for the August 15 assault, police said. Greenwich Police are currently investigating the incident and may levy charges of their own in the near future. Johanny Chavez, 26, is currently […] [Read More]
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Westport robbery, wrong-way parkway chase

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  Two suspects fleeing a Westport bank robbery drove north on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway, striking another vehicle in their attempt to escape.   State Police had one of the two suspects in custody following the crash near Exit 41 in Norwalk, according to scanner reports.   The men allegedly held up […] [Read More]
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Westport robbery, wrong-way parkway chase

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Two suspects fleeing a Westport bank robbery drove north on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway, striking another vehicle in their attempt to escape. State Police had one of the two suspects in custody following the crash near Exit 41 in Norwalk, according to scanner reports. The men allegedly held up the TD Bank […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cop charged with civil rights violation

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A Bridgeport police officer accused of stomping a suspect in Beardsley Park has been charged by a federal grand jury of violating the man’s civil rights. Clive Higgins, 48, will appear later this afternoon in U.S. District Court in New Haven. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted, said Tom Carson, spokesman […] [Read More]
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National Guardsman killed in crash was from Bridgeport

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Ronald Patterson, 43, of Bridgeport, was the Connecticut National Guard member killed in a crash Thursday on I-95 just over the New York border, the Army Times reports. Ronald Patterson Jr., 43, was the passenger in a National Guard truck carrying spent ammunition to Fort Dix in New Jersey. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday. […] [Read More]
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Vehicle fire closes lanes on Route 8

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UPDATE: The incident has been cleared and the lanes are reopen, according to the DOT. ——— ——— ——— A vehicle fire on Route 8 in Bridgeport has closed two northbound lanes near exit 5, the Connecticut DOT is reporting. The right two lanes are closed. We’ll let you know when they’ve reopened. [Read More]
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Tee Up for Homeless Veterans at the 10th Annual Homes for the Brave Golf Classic

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You are invited to tee up and help a homeless veteran at the 10th Annual Homes for the Brave Fallen Heroes Golf Classic on Monday, June 30 with a shotgun start at noon at the Connecticut Golf Club in Easton.  It’s your turn to serve. Player warm-up starts at 10:30 AM.  Foursomes are $1,400 and […] [Read More]
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Native American massacre in Cos Cob?

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Author, historian and Greenwich resident Missy Wolfe will give a talk on the Great Munsee Massacre of 1644. In a bitterly cold February of 1644, a force of 130 mercenary soldiers, under orders from Governor Kieft of New Amsterdam, arrived at Tomac Cove and began a fateful march in a northwesterly direction. This foray through […] [Read More]
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Jesuits find target on them sharper

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Throughout the 2013-14 boys basketball season, the Fairfield Prep Jesuits have become accustomed to trying to absorb every opponents’ best shot to topple them. It’s only natural. Prep has gone undefeated and been rated No. 1 the entire winter in the statewide poll. The Jesuits were — and will continue to be — a target. […] [Read More]
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Readers send in their snow photos—send us yours

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Our readers love to send in snow photos—and we love to share their photos! If you’ve got some photos from today’s storm—whether they’re cute, pretty, or amazing—send them in, and we’ll add them to our gallery! Email your pictures to ed@ctnews.com or tweet them to us @GreenwichTime. [Read More]
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