Stamford biking group asks for feedback

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People Friendly Stamford, a bike and pedestrian advocacy group, has for a second year in a row released a survey  called “Stamford Share the Road.” Designed by bike activist and blogger Mike Norris, the data accumulated from the survey aims to identify dangerous streets and, for the first time, rate the bike-and pedestrian-friendly transportation efforts […] [Read More]

Three escape fiery accident on East Side

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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]

Stamford announces schedule for warming centers

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In advance of the expected frigid temperatures over the next few days, Mayor David Martin’s office has released a list of official warming centers where citizens without heat can take shelter. Earlier today, Gov. Dannel Malloy activated the state’s severe cold weather protocol, which coordinates the running of shelters. For the first time, Stamford is […] [Read More]
McNair (left) and Hudson (right).

Pair charged in West Side shooting plead not guilty

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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

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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]
State's Attorney David Cohen reads a statement in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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]

Judge grants probation to Stamford High principals

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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]

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]

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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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]