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69-Year-Old Man Hurt After He Falls Overboard Near Penfield Reef Lighthouse

69-Year-Old Man Hurt After He Falls Overboard Near Penfield Reef Lighthouse

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A 69-year-old man suffered cuts when he fell out of a malfunctioning boat and was hit by the propeller while he was fishing Sunday afternoon off the coast of Fairfield, according to police and media reports. 

Marine units from the Fairfield and Westport police departments assist...

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Injured Jet Skier Rescued From Housatonic River By Shelton Firefighters

Injured Jet Skier Rescued From Housatonic River By Shelton Firefighters

SHELTON, Conn. — A person injured in a jet ski collision was found clinging to the boat of a Good Samaritan on Saturday in the Housatonic River, according to the Shelton Fire Department. ...

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Driver Sent To Hospital After Rollover Crash On Route 8

Driver Sent To Hospital After Rollover Crash On Route 8

SHELTON, Conn. — A person was ejected from a car during a rollover crash on Route 8 in Shelton late Friday afternoon, according to a Facebook post from Echo Hose and Fire Company. At 4:53...

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Bridgeport Police Bust Large-Scale Drug Trafficker With 400 Bags Of Heroin

Bridgeport Police Bust Large-Scale Drug Trafficker With 400 Bags Of  Heroin

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A “large-scale” Fairfield County drug trafficker was behind bars Friday, after police found 400 bags of high-grade heroin, hundreds of grams of crack-cocaine and cocai...

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Trumbull Police Arrest 3 Teens In Car Stolen Out Of Stamford

Trumbull Police Arrest 3 Teens In Car Stolen Out Of Stamford

TRUMBULL, Conn. — Three teenagers found driving around town in a stolen car in the middle of the night on Thursday have been arrested, Trumbull police said Friday.  At 2:20 a.m. Aug. 17, ...

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Police: Stratford Man, 21, Charged In Fatal Shooting Of His Niece, 27

Police: Stratford Man, 21, Charged In Fatal Shooting Of His Niece, 27

UPDATE: STRATFORD, Conn. — A 21-year-old Stratford man has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his 27-year-old niece early Sunday, the Stratford Police Department said Friday. Michael ...

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Person Reported Shot In One Of Two Bridgeport Robberies

Person Reported Shot In One Of Two Bridgeport Robberies

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — At least one person was shot during one of two robberies reported in Bridgeport on Friday, according to the Connecticut Post. Police received a report of shots fired i...

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Update: Missing 70-Year-Old Man From Milford Found Safe

Update: Missing 70-Year-Old Man From Milford Found Safe

UPDATE: MILFORD, Conn. —  The missing 70-year-old man from Milford was found safe Friday afternoon after he went missing in the morning, according to the Greenwich Fire Department. . He w...

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Actor Denis Leary's Largesse Spells New Fire Safety Truck For Bridgeport

Actor Denis Leary's Largesse Spells New Fire Safety Truck For Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — In 2000, actor Denis Leary started The Leary Firefighters Foundation after a tragic Worcester, Mass., fire killed his cousin, a childhood friend and four others. On Th...

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