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Jim Shay

WWE’s ‘Diva Emma’ arrested on shoplifting charges

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A female WWE wrestler, whose ring name is “Diva Emma,” has been on shoplifting charges, the Hartford Courant reports. Tenille Dashwood of Winter Park, Fla., was charged with sixth-degree larceny after police say she stole an item from the Wal-Mart store on Monday, police said, the Courant reported. Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment said in a […] [Read More]
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This Piper Meridian plane is similar to the one that crashed at Westchester Airport Friday morning. The pilot was killed. Photo by Gerald van der Schaaf.

Rockefeller dies in plane crash in Westchester

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  A family spokesman says the pilot of a small plane who died moments after taking off from a Westchester County airport was Richard Rockfeller, great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. A pilot is dead after his plane crashed outside of Westchester airport in New York state Friday morning. The plane is […] [Read More]
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Two injured after manholes explode in Norwalk

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Two people were injured in Norwalk Tuesday morning following a manhole explosion. Shortly after 8:30 AM, there were reports of multiple explosions and fire in the area of Main Street and Hoyt streets. When police arrived they found smoke and fire coming from three manholes on Main Street. Sgt. Terrance Blake said the cause of […] [Read More]
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Memorial Day weekend parades, ceremonies

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Where and when the Memorial Day parades and ceremonies are happening this weekend: Memorial Day Weekend events   Ansonia Parade Sun 2 p.m. Starts at Nolan Field and proceeds along Wakelee Avenue, down Jackson Street passing in review at City Hall and proceeding to Big Y Shopping Plaza on Main Street. Ceremony will be held […] [Read More]
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Vietnam veteran Paul Dixon copies the names of his family members who were killed in the Vietnam War, as he makes a sunrise visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington.

Vigil to remember state’s 25 MIAs from Vietnam

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A 25-hour solemn vigil will remember the 25 Connecticut men, who were either captured and never released or went missing and were never recovered. The vigil on May 17 at Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary Post 1592, will start at 1 PM and end at 3 PM May 18. The post is located at 112 Derby […] [Read More]
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Accident closes High Ridge Road

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By John Nickerson A deer darting across High Ridge Road in Stamford helped cause an accident that left a telephone pole hanging by its wires, closing a major north-south artery into the city  for hours Wednesday morning, police said. A Stamford man driving south on High Ridge Road at 7 a.m. had just passed Hoyclo […] [Read More]
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New video of Stamford boat fire

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This GoPro video was recently posted on YouTube by Stamford Fire and Rescue photographer Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography “On scene at two fully involved boats. Several people had to be rescued and treated for smoke inhalation. Stamford Fire and Rescue Department used their brand new fire boat to help put out this fire. Fire appears […] [Read More]
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Power outage in Stamford

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Connecticut Light and Power is reporting that 818 customers are without power in Stamford. No word yet on when power will be restored. To check on the status, click here. [Read More]
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Fire snuffed out at New Canaan house

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A quick response by firefighters helped save a New Canaan house from serious damage early Thursday evening. According to NC Advertiser.com, the fire department was alerted through an automatic fire alarm at 33 Turtle Back Road South. Firefighters found the blaze on the roof and quickly put it out. There was no major damage to […] [Read More]
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CL&P reports power restored

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An earlier power outages affected about 40 customers in Stamford earlier this morning, according to Connecticut Light & Power. But by 7:30 a.m., power was restored. Many of the power disruptions were caused by falling tree branches and winds gusting to 35 mph. For the latest outage details, click here. [Read More]
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