Stamford police chase suspect through downtown dinner crowd

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Stamford police chased a suspect through the downtown dinner crowd on Bedford Street just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, leaving restaurant patrons at the sidewalk tables wondering what was going on. A man ran up Bedford Street from Broad Street with a uniformed police officer and what looked three plainclothes officers in pursuit, said Lauren Kirchner, […] [Read More]
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Stamford police say they have murder suspect in custody

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Update: 12:20 a.m.: Stamford police have a suspect in custody, according to the department’s Facebook page. More information will be released in the morning, the post says. Original post: Stamford Police are investigating the stabbing death of a Stamford Taxi company driver found dead Wednesday morning inside his car on Doolittle Road with multiple wounds, […] [Read More]
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Stamford woman 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 pit […] [Read More]
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Mount Kisco man suffers non-life-threatening injuries in boating accident

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Update Wednesday Aug. 27: STAMFORD — A 27-year-old Mount Kisco, N.Y., man suffered lacerations to his back and arm after being thrown into Long Island Sound off the coast of Stamford and striking the propeller. Police said the man’s injuries were not life threatening, but the accident comes as a chilling reminder of the dangers […] [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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