Faith Sellers

NY woman charged with passing counterfeit bills in Stamford

STAMFORD — Police charged a New York woman with passing counterfeit bills Friday and are urging merchants to use caution when accepting large bills printed prior to 1996. Faith Sellers, 18, of Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway, was charged Friday night with six counts of first-degree forgery, two counts of sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy after […] [Read More]

Three escape fiery accident on East Side

Video by Kristin Clinkenbeard STAMFORD- One man was injured and another arrested for leaving the scene of a crash into a parked car on Warren Street and Lockwood Avenue that caused a spectacular fire that destroyed three cars early Monday morning. Patrol officers and firefighters were dispatched to Warren Street Monday morning at about 3:30 […] [Read More]

Judge raises bond for Stamford teacher

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. Judge Alex Hernandez raised the bond former Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins must post by by $121,000 in cash. For her to be released on the new charges, she would need to post a total of $146,000 in cash. ORIGINAL POST: STAMFORD — A Stamford High School teacher fired last […] [Read More]

Police release video in East Side Subway robbery

Stamford police released video Tuesday of a violent attempted robbery at an East Side Subway sandwich shop Sunday night in hopes of getting help from the public in order to find the three men involved. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said that Sunday night at 9:05 two men walked into the Subway at 1126 E. Main. Without […] [Read More]
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McNair (left) and Hudson (right).

Pair charged in West Side shooting plead not guilty

STAMFORD — A Bridgeport felon with past gang ties to Stamford accused of firing seven shots into a car with two passengers inside on the city’s West Side Friday night, pleaded not guilty Monday to attempted murder and other charges. During a hearing in state Superior Court, a judge maintained bond for Robert “B.J.” Hudson, […] [Read More]
Robert "B.J." Hudson

West Side shooting sparks wild chase into Norwalk

STAMFORD — A Bridgeport felon with past gang ties to Stamford was charged Friday night with attempted murder after firing seven slugs into an occupied car on Stamford’s West Side and then chased along Interstate 95 into Norwalk by his intended victim and girlfriend while continuing to shoot en route. Robert “B.J.” Hudson, 32, of […] [Read More]
State's Attorney David Cohen reads a statement in state Superior Court in Stamford.

State’s Attorney rebukes Stamford leaders in school case

In a strongly worded statement, State’s Attorney David Cohen, the chief law official for the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District, reprimanded city leaders, school administrators and even The Advocate for the lack of reaction in the case of a Stamford High School teacher’s alleged sexual relationship with a student and the failure of administrators to report the […] [Read More]

Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. Judge Richard Comerford granted the request for accelerated rehabilitation to both Stamford High School Principal Donna Valentine and Assistant Principal Roth Nordin, but not before State’s Attorney David Cohen assailed the culture in the schools that puts children’s safety second to keeping the information out of the public eye. The two administrators […] [Read More]