One dead, two hurt after car accident in Norwalk

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One person has been killed and two others were hurt after being struck by a vehicle on Woodward Avenue Friday night. Arriving officers found three victims at the scene. All three were transported to the Norwalk Hospital. One of the victims has succumbed to their injuries. The other two sustained non life threatening injuries. The […] [Read More]
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Dion McBride

Repeat Stamford felon high on PCP caught with guns

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A city man with a long list of felony arrests and convictions was arrested again Wednesday afternoon after he was spotted carrying two long guns down a busy West Side street. Dion Marcell McBride, 42, of Hope Street, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and single counts of resisting arrest […] [Read More]
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Stamford mom arrested for abandoning baby

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A teenaged mom, who appears to be homeless, was arrested Thursday night for leaving her three-month old baby boy with strangers in one of the city’s seediest motels. Steffy Santiago, 19, who in the past has resided in Bridgeport and The Bronx, was charged with risk of injury to a child and abandonment of a […] [Read More]
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Fund set up for Stamford woman killed by car on Hope Street

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As the woman killed on Hope Street last Saturday morning is being laid to rest today, friends and family are asking for donations to benefit the education of her two children. Angela Lopez, 34, was standing next to her new husband Rafael Escobar on Hope Street at about 7:30 putting gas into the tank of […] [Read More]
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Got guns? Stamford gun buy back Saturday

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In a continuing effort to reduce gun violence in the city, the Stamford Police Department is hosting its fourth Gun Buyback this year on Saturday. The program offers individuals an opportunity to turn in firearms or other dangerous weapons to the police, who will properly dispose of it. Those individuals turning in operational firearms will […] [Read More]
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Deposition ordered in Stamford larceny case

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Because of the failing health of an elderly Stamford man allegedly chiseled out of $138,000 to fix his 23-year-old decrepit station wagon, a Stamford prosecutor was granted an unusual request Thursday to have the larceny victim deposed in case he won’t make it to trial. The case involves a drifter named Jimmy Megel, 42, of […] [Read More]
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Lazy Eye Bandit ready to accept plea and jail time

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A Bronx woman known as the “Lazy Eye Bandit” was about to plead guilty to a first-degree larceny charge when a Stamford judge stopped the plea hearing because he said the woman was not listening to him. Cheryl Townes, 55, had just made the guilty plea when Judge Richard Comerford stopped the hearing, saying she […] [Read More]
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Matthew Kurtz

Westport man charged with drug possession

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STAMFORD — A Westport man was charged with drug possession Wednesday after he mistakenly passed a civil court clerk a small bag of cocaine folded inside some bills he was using to pay for some copies from his divorce file. Matthew Kurtz, 46, of Kings Highway North, was charged with possession of narcotics and released […] [Read More]
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