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Stamford cops seize flood of “Yukon” heroin

STAMFORD – Police made three heroin busts over the weekend, all turning up packets of the drug marked “Yukon.” In three incidents over two days, police apprehended two men and two women, recovering

Stamford police arrest suspected prostitute at Bedford Street condo

STAMFORD – After possible johns asked for directions to a suspected prostitute’s condominium, neighbors complained to city police. Those complaints, coupled with an advertisement on Backpage and some
Parim Vrzivoli

Stamford check-cashing robbery suspect turns himself in

  Police said Monday that a man wanted for robbing a West Side check-cashing business at gunpoint has turned himself in. Police Capt. Richard Conklin said that 35-year-old Parim Vrzivoli
CT portal

Connecticut debuts new home page

  The state of Connecticut launched its long-promised website overhaul Tuesday, which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy promised will improve access, efficiency, interactive service and transparency. The new
Gabriela Castrovinci

Conn. woman could be “Tough Enough” for WWE

From more than 11,000 applicants, WWE chose 13 contestants for its WWE Tough Enough reality series that will premier June 23 at 8 p.m. on USA Network. One Connecticut resident made the final cut in
Superintendent of Stamford Public Schools Dr. Winifred Hamilton looks on during the special Board of Education meeting at the Stamford Government Center in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Photo: Jason Rearick

Stamford Republicans call for Hamilton’s immediate removal

Apparently unsatisfied with her pledge to step down in seven months, the Stamford Republican Town Committee demanded Stamford Public Schools Superintendent Winifred Hamilton’s immediate dismissal
Heidi Klum

Report: supermodel scopes out Rowayton island

Apparently undeterred by Connecticut’s impending tax hikes, supermodel Heidi Klum reportedly has inquired about Tavern Island off the shore of Rowayton, which is listed for $11 million by Higgins
Pointing Man

Report: Greenwich financier in record sculpture purchase

Steven Cohen paid $141.3 million for “L’Homme au Doigt” or “Pointing Man,” making the bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti the most expensive ever according to the New York Post, which did not

Stamford man suffers life-threatening injuries in hit-and-run

A Stamford motorcyclist was critically injured Sunday night when he was struck by a car that turned in front of him and then fled, police said. The 35-year-old man, who has not been identified, was

Stamford man arrested for kissing woman in store

STAMFORD-A city man was arrested in a Glenbrook supermarket after an employee caught him kissing a strange woman on her derriere as she bent over to pull a food item off a shelf. Wendell Woodroffe,