Second Bronx brother takes plea in Greenwich burglary spree

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The second of two Bronx brothers caught in a late night string of car thefts and burglaries in Cos Cob and Byram in February has accepted a plea agreement to reduced charges and was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in jail. Jose Colon, 20, pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree larceny […] [Read More]
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Stamford pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

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A pedestrian was struck by a car on Stillwater Avenue near West Main Street late Wednesday night and has been admitted to the critical care unit, police say. Sgt. Andrew Gallagher said the 30-year-old Stamford resident was walking with a friend at about 11:21 p.m. when both attempted to cross from the west side of […] [Read More]
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Stamford man tests positive for West Nile

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STAMFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that a Stamford resident contracted West Nile Virus and has been treated and released from the hospital. The unidentified resident is the second person in the state this season to test positive for the mosquito-borne virus. According to Anne Fountain, the city’s director of public […] [Read More]
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Fugitive from justice arraigned in Stamford

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A Cove man was arrested Monday and held for a short time on a $500,000 bond after police in Long Island asked Stamford police for help in finding a suspected cocaine dealer. Gustavo Aguirre, 32, of 79 Cove Road, Stamford, was arraigned on a charge of being a fugitive from justice at the Stamford courthouse […] [Read More]
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Stamford man arrested for groping young relative

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A Stamford man was arrested Tuesday after a young female relative came forward and told authorities that he had inappropriately touched her repeatedly over the past year. Jesus Castillo, 25, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. He was held in lieu of a $25,000 court appearance bond and […] [Read More]
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Stamford driver arrested for pretending to be wanted sister

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A city woman driving even though her license was suspended was arrested during a traffic stop Tuesday evening when she pretended to be her sister. She gave up the ruse, however, when the patrolman came back to the car to inform her that her sister had a warrant out for her arrest. Tiffany Moore, 32, […] [Read More]
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Robbery of autistic man in Stamford gains national attention

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STAMFORD — The appalling theft of $100 from an autistic man outside the Stamford Town Center mall last week and the subsequent outpouring of community support has gained national attention and will be featured in an upcoming segment of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams, the anchor and managing editor of the newscast, is coming to […] [Read More]

Stamford dog pound officer takes another continuance

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The attorney for former Stamford Animal Control Manager Laurie Hollywood, who is accused of falsifying paperwork in order to allow the adoptions of formerly violent dogs go through, asked a Stamford judge for a month’s continuance at court. Stamford Attorney Mark Sherman appeared briefly with Hollywood, 43, before Judge Richard Comerford and asked for more time […] [Read More]
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