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Stamford police investigate untimely death

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Stamford police were investigating an untimely death at 150 Doolittle Road in the Roxbury section of town Tuesday morning. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Kelly Connelly would not say whether foul play is suspected. She released a statement that read: “At this time the Stamford Police Department is investigating an untimely death that occurred on Doolittle Road. […] [Read More]
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Shelter volunteer challenges mayor to kiss a pitbull

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  Loreen Nargi Capano, a volunteer at the Stamford Animal Shelter, wants Mayor David Martin to kiss a pitbull or pay up to save one. In  the video linked here, the shelter volunteer urges Martin to kiss a pitbull on video or donate to Outreach for Pets in Need of other groups that help rescue […] [Read More]
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Man rushed from boat to hospital after being struck by prop

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Update Wednesday Aug. 27: Stamford police said the man injured by a motorboat propeller Tuesday night while wakeboarding on Long Island Sound suffered non-life threatening injuries. Original post: Stamford EMS and Fire responded to Brewers Yacht Haven just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night on a call of a man overboard who had been injured by […] [Read More]
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Stamford police seek stabbing suspect

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Police are seeking a man who slashed a Spruce Street resident’s face and stabbed him four times late Saturday night during a dispute at a party at the victim’s residence, Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn said. The victim was released following treatment at Stamford Hospital, Hohn said. The assault occurred around 11:30 p.m. when the […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s AmeriCares sends Ebola aid to Liberia

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The Stamford-based humanitarian aid nonprofit AmeriCares sent a large shipment of medicines and protective gear Monday to health workers fighting Ebola in Liberia. The shipment destined for Monrovia includes 15,000 pairs of gloves and nearly 10,000 protective masks to help prevent transmission of the virus, which is transmitted through body fluids. “While there is no […] [Read More]
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Stamford CEO caught on video abusing dog, report says

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The CEO of a giant Stamford catering company that counts major league sports teams among its clients has been accused of animal abuse after a video emerged of him kicking his dog. British Columbia’s news outlet Global News reported Sunday that the man in the video is Des Hague, the CEO of the giant foods […] [Read More]
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Stamford drunk driving checkpoint yields four arrests

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Stamford police set up extra drunk driving patrols this weekend using Connecticut Department of Transportation grant money and arrested four people: Officers on roving patrol observed a red pickup truck swerving across the road and stopped the vehicle on Hoyt Street near Franklin Street, according to a police report. The driver, Thomas Perri, 64, allegedly […] [Read More]
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Stamford pedestrian hit by car Sunday night

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A woman was treated and released from Stamford Hospital after being hit by a car backing out of a driveway on Clinton Avenue Sunday evening, according to police. [Read More]
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