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Additional lawsuits filed in Stamford gym teacher sex abuse case

BRIDGEPORT – Two former students of the Rogers School in Stamford claim in lawsuits they were sexually abused by their gym teacher in the 1970s and early 1980s. The lawsuits, filed Wednesday in

Judge throws out sex lawsuit against Stamford ed board

BRIDGEPORT — A Superior Court judge Wednesday threw out a lawsuit against the Stamford Board of Education accusing it of turning a blind eye to allegations that a former Stamford public school gym

Man arrested in string of gym thefts

MONROE – Police have arrested a New Haven man they say is responsible for a series of smash and grab burglaries from cars parked outside fitness gyms from North Haven to Greenwich. Trevor Murphy, 26,

Lawsuit: Stamford teacher abused boys

BRIDGEPORT – A second lawsuit was filed Thursday claiming Stamford school officials failed to protect children from being abused by a public school gym teacher in the 1970s. The latest lawsuit, filed
Stamford Police Officer Gregory Zach, center, was placed on probationary employment status for 18 months and faces additional disciplinary actions after a 2009 incident where he was alleged to have punched a woman at an Alive@Five concert. File photo.

Stamford agrees to settle police brutality suit

STAMFORD – The city of Stamford has agreed to pay $230,000 to a Norwalk woman who was punched in the face by a police officer outside a night club in 2009. The settlement for Brenda Mazariegos was

Stew Leonard settles multi-million lawsuit

BRIDGEPORT – Westport dairy store magnate Stew Leonard has agreed to settle a multi-million-dollar lawsuit brought by the wife of a resort owner who died when he was swept of Leonard’s powerboat off

Stamford man charged with trying to burn prosecutor’s office

Joseph Stephenson, 47, who is incarcerated at the MacDougall Correctional Institution in Suffield, will be arraigned today in Norwalk Superior Court – on charges that he tried to burn down the

Stamford official arrested

A supervisor in the Stamford Water Pollution Control Bureau was arrested today and charged with Workers’ Compensation fraud. Alfred Gorenflo,69, of 25 Stoney Brook Road, Norwalk, was arrested by