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Alabama tornado image shot by Fairfield teen

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Here is a shot of the tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa, Ala., Wednesday, as seen by freshman M.J. DiDidio, a Fairfield Prep graduate. DiDio was standing in his 10th floor dorm room with a couple of friends when the skies blackened and the funnel cloud touched down just off of campus. He’s returning to Fairfield […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Fairfield U. “Clam Jam” brings many arrests

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From our partner, WTNH, (Marc Robbins): FAIRFIELD — Saturday was a busy day for Fairfield police. They made numerous arrests at Fairfield University’s annual Clam Jam. Lantern Point at Fairfield Beach is the focal point of Clam Jam for Fairfield University students. The association here is doing what it can to keep the students out, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Man stabbed on Trumbull Avenue in Bridgeport

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Police said a man was stabbed on Trumbull Avenue near Reservoir Avenue in Bridgeport about 9:40 p.m. He was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center with a non-life threatening stab wound, police said. Police said there are currently no suspects. [Read More]
Categories: General

Two men hospitalized after Westport crash

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From Westport Fire Department: This evening at 7:30 PM the Westport Fire Department, Westport EMS, Access Ambulance and State Police responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries on the Connecticut Turnpike northbound between exits 17 and 18. Access Ambulance was first on the scene rendering care, when Engine 4 from the Saugatuck station […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Fire, Traffic, Westport

DUI checkpoint tonight in Stratford

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Press release: Stratford Police will conduct a roadside sobriety checkpoint for impaired driving enforcement from 6 p.m. on Friday, April 29 to 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Stratford, Traffic

Suspects take cash, cell phone in Bridgeport home invasion

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From Bridgeport Police: Shortly before 4pm, a husband and wife living on Hollister Avenue say two African-American teenage youths walked into their home when one of the two teens pulled a weapon and demanded money. They took about $1100 and the couple’s cell phone then ran off. That was the only phone in the house, […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops

Herbst sponsors free mammogram checkups

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Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst, along with St. Vincent’s Medical Center, is sponsoring free mammogram checkups for woman at Westfield-Trumbull Mall on Thursday, May 5, outside of the food court from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “This is a cause that is dear to my heart,”  Herbst said. “My mom is a breast cancer survivor. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport family asking for help finding missing teen

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A Bridgeport family is asking for help locating a 19-year-old woman who they say they have not seen since Monday night. The sister of Ciara Gonzalez, of Beechwood Avenue, says Gonzalez has not been seen since Monday night around 10:30 p.m. She was last seen wearing a white jacket with a multi-colored shirt, dark denim […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Trucker’s case continued

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A tractor-trailer driver who is fighting a charge for traveling too fast for conditions she received after she crashed into a Stratford fire engine on icy Interstate 95 in January had her case continued Thursday. She will appear again at state Superior Court in Bridgeport to fight the ticket June 2. Nansey Asaro, 48, of […] [Read More]
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Featherheads fad comes to Stratford

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Luna Hair Salon, located at 3563 Main Street in Stratford, hosted a Featherheads party Thursday night complete with wine, snacks and lots of feathers. Why feathers, you might ask? One of the hottest hair trends currently are feather hair extensions made by a company called Fine Featherheads. They’re real rooster feathers that can be fastened […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Features, Stratford