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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter fmaceachern@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. 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 El Salvador in 2013 after an assault conviction, federal authorities said.It is unclear how or when 39-year-old Oscar Hernandez returned to the country. He was deported after being convicted of ...

  2. Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    STAMFORD, Conn. — After Donald Trump was elected president, an undocumented immigrant in Stamford said that her 7-year-old American-born son turned to her and asked whether it meant she would be returned to her Central American homeland."The day that the president was elected he asked: 'Why was he picked? He's a bad man, he's going to send you back,' " the woman said through ...

  3. Bridgeport Police: Ordeal Ended For Kidnapped 6-Year-Old With Crash In Pa.

    Bridgeport Police: Ordeal Ended For Kidnapped 6-Year-Old With Crash In Pa.

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A night of horror for a 6-year-old girl who was snatched by her father after he killed her mother early Friday ended in a car crash during a police pursuit in Pennsylvania, Bridgeport Police said.Police said Aylin Sofia Hernandez was found safe but did suffer minor injuries. Her father, Oscar Hernandez, 39, is the suspect in the murder early Friday of Nidia Gonzalez, ...

  4. Missing Bridgeport Girl, 6, Found Safe In Pennsylvania; Father Arrested

    Missing Bridgeport Girl, 6, Found Safe In Pennsylvania; Father Arrested

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Pennsylvania State Police said a missing 6-year-old Bridgeport girl has been recovered and her father, who is suspected of abducting her and stabbing her mother to death, is in custody as of late Friday morning.  Aylin Sophia Hernandez, 6, and her father, Oscar Hernandez, had been spotted earlier Friday in the Altoona area, Pennsylvania State Police said. ABC 7 New ...

  5. Police Searching For 6-Year-Old Bridgeport Girl After Mother Is Found Dead

    Police Searching For 6-Year-Old Bridgeport Girl After Mother Is Found Dead

    UPDATE: Aylin Sofia Hernandez has been found safe in Pennsylvania and her father is in police custody. Click here for updated story. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police are searching for 6-year-old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, who was abducted by her father after he stabbed her mother to death in their Bridgeport home early Friday in a violent domestic violence attack, police said.   Oscar Hernandez, ...

  6. Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford Mayor David Martin will meet with local NAACP members as the controversy grows over a racial slur that was spraypainted on the garage of a High Clear Road home.The home at 81 High Clear Drive is owned by Heather Lindsay, who is white, and she shares it with her husband, Lexene Charles, who is black. She has accused the police of not conducting a proper ...

  7. Stratford Woman Charged With Spitting On Ex-Boyfriend In Fairfield

    Stratford Woman Charged With Spitting On Ex-Boyfriend In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn., -- More than two months after she allegedly spit on her ex-boyfriend's face a Stratford woman turned herself in to police on Saturday.Alanah M. Cook, 21, turned herself in after learning there was a warrant for her arrest. She was was charged with breach of peace and released after posting a $1,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday. Police said that ...

  8. Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- George Washington may not have slept in Greenwich, but another George who became president called it home while he was growing up. As the nation marks Presidents Day, Fairfield County is remembered as a place near and dear to many presidents of the United States -- but to two in particular. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president, was raised in the Bush family home on ...

  9. Florida Man To Face Bank Robbery Charges In Stratford After Crashing Car

    Florida Man To Face Bank Robbery Charges In Stratford After Crashing Car

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- A Florida man who robbed a Webster Bank in Stratford of $1,200 on Friday and later attempted to rob a Walgreens Pharmacy was arrested after he crashed a stolen car in Milford, police said. Stratford Police said charges were pending against Keith Able, 55, of Florida. The car was stolen in South Carolina, police said. There were no weapons displayed and no one was ...

  10. Teen Linked To Holdup Of Bridgeport Food Delivery Driver Charged In Norwalk

    Teen Linked To Holdup Of Bridgeport Food Delivery Driver Charged In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. — A suspect in two robberies of Norwalk food delivery drivers — including one who was shot and wounded — was arrested Friday morning when he appeared in Bridgeport Superior Court, Norwalk Police said.Tyriek Gantt, 19, of 142 Connecticut Ave., was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree assault ...

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