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Christine Hall

Stamford police post video of break-in at Subway

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Stamford police posted a long and detailed video Wednesday of a break-in at the Subway sandwich shop on East Main Street on August 19 at about 2:30 a.m. The thief, who can be seen entering the shop, opening the cash register and taking stacks of cash, appears in the video to be a younger man […] [Read More]
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Police ID suspect in fatal stabbing of cab driver

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Update 1:50 p.m. STAMFORD — A 29-year-old Georgian Republic man with a series of burglary arrests was charged Wednesday night with the murder of a Stamford cab driver after an intense manhunt and chase through downtown. Police announced the capture of Shota Mekoshvili at a press conference Thursday morning for the brutal stabbing death of […] [Read More]
Stamford Police crime scene investigation van arrives at Doolittle Road Wednesday morning.

Police identify suspect in fatal stabbing

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Update – 11:50 a.m.: The suspect in the stabbing death of Mahomed Kamal, 47, has been identified by police as Shota Mekoshvili, 29, a citizen of the Republic of Georgia. 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 […] [Read More]

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 police chase suspect in Prius through downtown

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A man driving a black Prius crashed into several cars while fleeing police in downtown Stamford Monday midday, Lt. Michael Noto said. The suspect failed to stop after hitting a vehicle near UConn, and led multiple police cruisers through the downtown area south into the Shippan section of the city, Noto said. The chase likely […] [Read More]
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Stamford man faked death to avoid wedding, report says

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A Stamford man faked his own death to avoid marrying an English woman he met at UConn, according to a report in the British tabloid The Daily Mail. Tucker Blandford, 23, of Stamford, admitted in the newspaper article that he impersonated his parents and called his bride-to-be Alex Lanchester, 23, of the West Midlands in […] [Read More]
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Five injured in Stamford shooting captured on video

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Five people were shot early Sunday morning outside a downtown Stamford nightclub in a wild scene captured on video. None of the injuries was life threatening, police said. A suspect was quickly identified and arrested. The shooting took place in Columbus Park outside Tino’s Nightclub just after 1:30 a.m. as the streets were filling with […] [Read More]
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How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo of a door with a doozy of a first step somewhere in the city. What's your guess?

Where is this in Stamford?

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How well do you know Stamford? Our photographer took this photo of a door with a doozy of a first step somewhere in the city. What’s your guess? [Read More]

Poll: Are dogs from Stamford’s shelter safe?

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The former manager of the city’s animal shelter was recently fired and then criminally charged in connection with allowing dangerous dogs to be adopted, even when they were brought back after biting their adoptive owners. What do you think? Take our poll: Advocate animal control shelter coverage: Stamford dog shelter manager fired after dog bites […] [Read More]
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