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West Side shooting sparks wild chase into Norwalk

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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]
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State’s Attorney rebukes Stamford leaders in school case

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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]

Stamford police investigate West Side home invasion

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STAMFORD – Police are investigating a home invasion in which two armed men broke into a West Side apartment early Sunday morning and fired two shots when confronted by residents of the home. In a statement, police said the homeowners of a Fairfield Avenue residence were awakened around 6:25 a.m. Sunday to find two men […] [Read More]
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Stamford police get ‘Clobbered’

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STAMFORD — Police officers flung open doors and windows and left their offices Monday morning after being overcome by fumes from a potent drain de-clogger used in the basement of their headquarters building at 805 Bedford Street. The exodus happened shortly after 9 a.m. when a city plumber poured an entire bottle of the product […] [Read More]
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Two named Stamford police officers of the year

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Two Stamford police officers are being honored for their work in keeping drugs and weapons off city streets. Officers Michael Connelly and Brendan Phillips are partners in the Stamford Police Department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit and have been named this year’s officers of the year. Over the past three years, the department has credited […] [Read More]
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Stamford police investigate East Side armed robbery

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STAMFORD — Police are searching for an armed robber who entered the Global gas station 765 E. Main Street early Saturday morning and made off with about $500. Lt. Diedrich Hohn said a masked man covered from head to toe in dark clothing and brandishing a silver revolver burst into the gas station at 5:23 […] [Read More]
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Poll: Do you think Stamford police are doing enough to enforce traffic laws?

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Stamford police recently reported the results of a three-week blitz targeting distracted drivers and other violators in which they cited more than 300 drivers. Tell us how you think police are doing in enforcing traffic laws by casting a vote below or leaving a comment. [Read More]
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Robbery of autistic man in Stamford gains national attention

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STAMFORD — The appalling theft of $100 from an autistic man outside the Stamford Town Center mall last week and the subsequent outpouring of community support has gained national attention and will be featured in an upcoming segment of NBC Nightly News. Brian Williams, the anchor and managing editor of the newscast, is coming to […] [Read More]

Police: Springdale mom whipped 3 children

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STAMFORD — A Springdale mother was charged Monday with abusing her three young children, police said. Silvia Serrano, 30, of Hope Street was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault, three counts of risk of injury to a child and two counts of second-degree strangulation. She was held overnight by […] [Read More]

West Side man charged in stabbing

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STAMFORD — A West Side man was charged Monday with stabbing another man at a party on Spruce Street in August. Edgar Najera of 44 Wright St., Stamford, was charged with first-degree assault. The arrest came after police were sent to 145 Spruce St early in the morning of Aug. 24 for a reported stabbing. […] [Read More]