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Westport Police Identify Elderly Man Killed When Car Plunges Into River

Westport Police Identify Elderly Man Killed When Car Plunges Into River

WESTPORT, Conn. — The cause of death was drowning for the elderly man from Long Island whose car plunged into the Saugatuck River in Westport late Saturday, the Westport News said.

The state medical examiner confirmed the cause of death, the News said. But Westport police did not return calls abou...

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Fairfield Cops: Kohl's Worker Tried To Steal $1,367 Through Fake Returns

Fairfield Cops: Kohl's Worker Tried To Steal $1,367 Through Fake Returns

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Kohl’s employee was arrested Friday after she tried to scam the Tunxis Hill Road store out of about $1,367 by making fake returns, Fairfield police said. Store manag...

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Fairfield Police: Bridgeport Man Picked A Fight At Child's Birthday Party

Fairfield Police: Bridgeport Man Picked A Fight At Child's Birthday Party

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Bridgeport man who got in a physical altercation with a Bridgeport woman at their son’s birthday party turned himself in to Fairfield police Friday, police said. Keen...

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Fairfield Cops: Mom Leaves 6-Year-Old In Car To Shop At BJ's

Fairfield Cops: Mom Leaves 6-Year-Old In Car To Shop At BJ's

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Mill Hill Terrace woman was arrested Saturday after she left her 6-year-old daughter unattended in a Mercedes while she went shopping at BJ’s in Fairfield, police sai...

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Fairfield Cops: Man Faces Drugs, Weapons Charges In Two Warrant Arrests

Fairfield Cops: Man Faces Drugs, Weapons Charges In Two Warrant Arrests

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield man faces multiple charges, including two counts of driving under the influence, after he was arrested Friday in connection with two incidents in 2016, poli...

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Stratford Man Killed In I-95 Crash In Fairfield

Stratford Man Killed In I-95 Crash In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A Stratford man was killed in a one-car crash on I-95 in Fairfield early Monday morning, state police said. James A. Mindrum, 43, of Stratford was traveling north on I...

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26-Year-Old Bridgeport Man Charged With Murder In Late-Night Shooting Death

26-Year-Old Bridgeport Man Charged With Murder In Late-Night Shooting Death

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in a shooting Friday night that sprang from an altercation between two men on Berkshire Avenue in Bridgeport, the Connec...

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Westport Police: Man Dies, Woman Saved After Car Goes Into Saugatuck River

Westport Police: Man Dies, Woman Saved After Car Goes Into Saugatuck River

WESTPORT, Conn. — A man died after a car went into the Saugatuck River in Westport, but the actions of diners at a riverside restaurant who called 911 after hearing a woman's screams save...

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Bridgeport Police Investigating Late-Night Fatal Shooting

Bridgeport Police Investigating Late-Night Fatal Shooting

RIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police are investigating after a 26-year-old man found shot on Berkshire Avenue late Friday night died of his injuries at Bridgeport Hospital, the Connecticut Post repo...

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Police: Milford Contractor Failed To Even Start Home Improvement Project

Police: Milford Contractor Failed To Even Start Home Improvement Project

WESTPORT, Conn. — A home contractor was arrested after taking over $32,000 from a customer last fall but failing to even begin the promised project, police said.  Jeffrey Chirillo, 36, of...

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State Trooper From Bridgeport Risks Life To Save Another On The Q Bridge

State Trooper From Bridgeport Risks Life To Save Another On The Q Bridge

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Connecticut state trooper from Troop G in Bridgeport put his own life on the line as he moved to stop a man from jumping from the I-95 southbound Q Bridge in New Hav...

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ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The man accused of killing his girlfriend and abducting their 6-year-old daughter early Friday, leading to a multi-state Amber Alert, had been deported to his native E...

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