FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here's a look at the top stories in Fairfield County from last week:
- A 23-year-old Norwalk man was arrested on charges of carrying 122 baggies of marijuana in his backpack.
- A Weston High graduate who survived the Boston Marathon bombing was killed in a fiery crash of a speeding Ferrari in Dubai early Sunday.
- A former Greenwich woman has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for sex trafficking. Sheena Dume, 23, helped to recruit five underage victims, who worked as prostitutes at hotels in Stratford and Milford.
- A New Jersey couple wanted for scamming a Danbury man out of $15,000 in a Craigslist apartment scam were arrested and charged with larceny.
- New York Yankees legend and Latin Grammy nominee Bernie Williams visited Tisdale School in Bridgeport, jamming with students in the music room and helping to donate $8,000 to enhance arts instruction.
- Darien Little League supporter Edward "Tim" Brown, who is battling liver cancer for the third time, is asking for help in finding a liver donor.
- A Ridgefield woman was surprised to find a bear visiting her screened-in porch on Monday night.
- A senior from Bridgeport and a former star at Stratford High School helped Yale University to reach the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time 54 years.
- Connecticut artist Don Gummer's exhibit, “ Don Gummer: The Armature of Emotion,” opened at Fairfield University. Gummer and his wife, Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, were on hand for the opening reception, which drew more than 230 people.
- Housatonic Community College hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday on its Bridgeport campus, officially kicking off the Lafayette Hall expansion project.
- Stratford Library's new director, Sheri Szymanski, had served as assistant director since 2007. She is replacing Barbara Blosveren, who retired.
- A North Stamford man said he was tied up during a home invasion committed early Monday by two men with a semiautomatic pistol.
- Unparalleled customer service with a personal touch is the secret to success at Flourishes in Trumbull. The gift shop is now 20 years old and is still going strong.
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