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Groping Suspect, Opening Book On Finances Top Week's News In Bridgeport

Sketch of a suspect in a groping case in Stamford.
Sketch of a suspect in a groping case in Stamford. Photo Credit: Stamford Police Department

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here's a look at the top stories from Fairfield County in the past week.

An angry ex-girlfriend from Norwalk went on a rampage, smashing windows at her ex-flame's home in Darien after spying him inside, police said.

Stamford police are seeking help in finding a Hispanic man who exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop and then touched her before fleeing.

More than 30 restaurants will be dishing up special deals throughout the 10-day celebration of Greenwich Restaurant Week , which begins Nov. 11.

Michael Borecki, a junior from Darien High School , and Porter Bowman, a junior at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan , are competing in the 2016 "Jeopardy Teen Tournament" that begins airing this week.

A University of Connecticut freshman from Norwalk who was found dead in his dorm room in Storrs last month died of an accidental drug overdose , the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Thursday.

Darlene Garrison, a familiar face from lending services at the Danbury Library, has turned her gem-collecting hobby into a business — Garnets in the Rough — which sells her handmade jewelry and other items.

Mariola Galavis of New Canaan has opened a new School of Rock in Ridgefield , where musicians of all ages are learning to rock out to the classics.

Francis Cullen, a 75-year-old Ridgefield man, died in the hospital three days after he was struck by a van in the common driveway of Scoops and the Village Market in Wilton, police said.

Primark discovered that payment card "skimmers" had been illegally placed on a number of card payment machines in six of its U.S. clothing stores, including at the Danbury Fair mall.

Kyle Navin, 28, who is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his Easton parents last year, is considering whether to accept a plea bargain or go to trial . He is accused of shooting both to death and dumping their bodies in a deserted Weston yard under leaves because they planned to cut him off financially.

Business owners whose websites are out of date and ones just starting out will find a one stop place for solutions at Mack Media Group in Brookfield .

A 23-year-old Danbury man, formerly of Bethel, who claimed on his LinkedIn page that he would "buy and sell products one by one for a great mark up" to make money for himself and others was sentenced to two years in prison for stealing over $280,000 from people who invested in his Internet business.

A $2.4 million grant will fund a collaborative effort for five years to provide greater opportunities and help for Shelton students who are English Language Learners .

A Monroe man was arrested Thursday night after he sideswiped five cars parked on Howe Avenue in Shelton and then led officers on a brief chase through the woods, police said.

The man who shot in the chest by Stratford police officers last month after luring them to Russian Beach and confronting them with what appeared to be a gun has been identified as a 40-year-old disabled Iraq war veteran.

Westport's Susan Goldfein spent more than 25 years as a speech pathologist, but it wasn’t until she retired at 70 that she found her own voice — as a blogger.

David Brant, executive director of the 50-year-old Aspetuck Land Trust, is responsible for protecting over 120 open spaces and 40 miles of hiking trails on more than 1,700 acres in Westport, Weston, Fairfield, Easton, Wilton, Redding and Bridgeport.

Bridgeport rolled out its finances for all to see when it unveiled OpenBridgeport, two online portals that will allow taxpayers to get an understanding of the city’s overall budget and expenditures — and even dial down to view each individual check cut by the city.

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