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Environmental activists spark police response

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More than a dozen police officers responded to UBS headquarters in Stamford Tuesday morning after three members of the environmental group Hands Off Appalachia tried to hand deliver a letter to the financial giant. The three women were stopped for questioning at 9:30 a.m., patted down and searched before being allowed to proceed to the […] [Read More]
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West Side man charged with child porn

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STAMFORD — A 35-year-old West Side man was charged Monday morning with possession of child pornography after a month-long investigation. Oziel Mazariegos of 12 Annie Place is being held on $100,000 bond and is expected to appear in state Superior Court on Monday. Police notified the Department of Homeland Security and an immigration hold was […] [Read More]

Stamford teacher arraigned on indecency charges

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A Stamford judge on early Thursday afternoon reduced the bail bond of a Stamford substitute teacher accused of masturbating in the hallway of Westhill High School early Wednesday morning. Judge Thomas Colin reduced Michael Luecke’s bond from $25,000 to $10,000 and requires that he post the bond at the courthouse so that he could immediately […] [Read More]
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Westhill substitute charged with masturbating in school hallway

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STAMFORD — A 72-year-old substitute teacher at Westhill High School is facing multiple charges after he was allegedly masturbating in a school hallway Wednesday shortly after the school day began. According to police, Michael Luecke was spotted lying on the floor by a paraeducator who thought he was injured. When she got closer, she realized […] [Read More]
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Police charge Guatemalan convict with probation violation

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STAMFORD — An illegal immigrant convicted of molesting a young family member in 2006 and subsequently deported, was charged Tuesday with violating his probation and will likely face federal charges of illegally re-entering the country. Hector Valle, 48, a Guatemalan national who was living at 23 Quintard Terrace in Stamford, is being held on $100,000 […] [Read More]
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Burst pipe forces closure of Stamford courthouse

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STAMFORD — A burst pipe discovered Monday morning and a no heat condition has closed state Superior Court in Stamford to the public for the day, a court official said. Connecticut Judicial Branch spokeswoman Rhonda Stearley Hebert said the courthouse had no heat at the beginning of the day and the heat situation could be […] [Read More]
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Stamford court evacuated

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STAMFORD — State Superior Court in Stamford has been evacuated. No reason was given for the evacuaton as state Judicial Marshals ordered everyone out of the building and across the street at 3:30 p.m. [Read More]
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Former White House attorney to pay $28.6M in damages

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STAMFORD — A Stamford jury has awarded the ex-wife of former White House Attorney John Michael Farren $28.6 million in damages caused when he nearly beat her to death in their New Canaan mansion in January 2010. The three men and three women sitting on the jury came back with their verdict and award about […] [Read More]

Davalloo expert witness weighs in on Trayvon Martin 911 call

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ABOVE: Trayvon Martin supporters march through the historically African American community of Goldsboro on their way to an NAACP rally in front of the Sanford Police Department on March 31, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. MARIO TAMA/ GETTY IMAGES When it comes national stories, we always try to find local angles and connections. Some are big; […] [Read More]

Isles’ Moulson settles legal dispute from Stamford accident

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ABOVE: New York Islanders’ Matt Moulson looks to pass during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Back in September, a lawyer in Westport wrote us a press release about how his client, a Danbury women, had commenced a […] [Read More]