No foul play in Soundview death

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With the autopsy complete on a 21-year-old New Haven man found dead in Stamford Sunday morning, police say they have found no signs of foul play. The man, George Daniel Pinto, was found dead by the residents in a home at 11 Soundview Ave., early Sunday afternoon. Hohn said Pinto’s autopsy did not turn up […] [Read More]
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Fight leads to two Stamford arrests

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A fight on Stamford’s West Side early Tuesday morning involving a shotgun ended with two arrests, police said. Sgt. William Brevard said police were called at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday to a fight in progress at the corner of Richmond Hill Avenue and Rose Park Place. When officers arrived they found a man sitting on a […] [Read More]
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Greenwich woman arrested for food stamp fraud

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A Greenwich woman who during a 37-month period received $25,000 worth of food stamps was arrested Saturday after state investigators found out she was living with the father of her five children who was working at the time supporting the family, making her ineligible to collect the federal aid. Valarie Morales, 38, of 11 Saint […] [Read More]
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NCC launches new Veterinary Technology program

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Norwalk Community College announces the launch of a new Veterinary Technology starting with the fall 2014 semester. The field of Veterinary Technology is a rapidly growing profession that offers qualified students many exciting and diverse career opportunities. The NCC Veterinary Technology Program is designed as an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited, full-time, two-year, Associate […] [Read More]
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Poll: Do political ads have an influence?

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As the political election season warms up, more money is expected to come in from national political action committees and the gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are buying up air time to win votes. Does all the money spent on ads have an effect on your vote? [Read More]

Man charged with groping 8-year-old girl in Stamford

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STAMFORD — A city construction worker is being held on a $50,000 court appearance bond after police say he tried to buy off an 8-year-old girl with a $5 bill and grope her at an East Side Laundromat while her mother was folding clothes. Jairo Ramirez-Garcia, 32, of 597 Pacific St., Stamford, was charged on […] [Read More]
Clarence Patty-cake Patterson. Contributed photo.

Burglary trial begins today for Stamford career burglar

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A Stamford man whose nursery-rhyme nickname belies his hard-charging criminal ways may be headed for his 30th burglary conviction if Monday’s testimony by a Stamford burglary victim in a jury trial set to begin today is any indicator. The testimony against Clarence “Patty-cake” Patterson couldn’t have been clearer. When burglary victim Lester Segura took the […] [Read More]
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Eduardo Castro-Carino. Photo: Stamford Police Department

Stamford man torches girlfriend’s possessions

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A city man was arrested for torching his girlfriend’s possessions in their West Side driveway Sunday night, police said. Eduardo Castro-Carino, 26, of 131 West Broad St., was charged with reckless burning, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct and held by police on a $10,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. Kelly Connelly said police were […] [Read More]
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