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New Haven man sentenced in fed court for heroin sales

Daniel Evans, “D-Nice,” 41, of New Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 72 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for

Home invasion in Darien

Three men broke into a Darien home late Friday night and assaulted an 18-year-old woman and her 47-year-old father before fleeing, Darien police said. The 18-year-old called police at about 11:45 p.m.

Herold’s attorney gives a statement in the chimpanzee case

Many apologies for not posting this sooner, but the attorney for Sandra Herold, who State’s Attorney David Cohen announced Monday will not face charges in her pet chimpanzee attacking her friend in

Update on Brenda Snell

The Rev. Dawn Snell, the sister of the pedestrian hit by an allegedly stolen taxi Thursday night, gave an update on her sister. Brenda Snell was moved to Yale-New Haven Hospital Friday night, where

Pro forma not guilty

Christopher Davis, 34, of 478 W. Main St., Stamford, a city man who police say was part of a duo that robbed a dozen banks this summer, pleaded not guilty to the robbery charges in state Superior

The karaoke case

The cases against six girls accused of beating up a New York woman after she sang karaoke at a downtown bar were continued for two weeks in state Superior Court Tuesday. An attorney familiar with the


This came across my Twitter feed today, and made me think of The Muppet Show and Wayne’s World all at once. Enjoy.

Want to invite the Advocate to dinner?

For an upcoming project, the Advocate is trying to find families in Stamford or surrounding towns from various cultures who will be having big family dinners over the holidays. For example, my

Jane Goodall on Jon Stewart

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10cJane Goodallwww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Crisis As an anthropology nerd, I was really excited to see Jane

Board of Ed unofficial results

It looks like Democrat Polly Rauh and Republicans Lorraine Olson and Jerry Pia will join the Board of Education. City rules meant voters had to election two Republican candidates and only one