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  1. New Canaan Home Burglarized While Family Away On Vacation, Police Say

    New Canaan Home Burglarized While Family Away On Vacation, Police Say

    Following a home burglary in New Canaan in which the family was away on vacation, police are asking residents to be sure and secure their residences.The burglary was discovered around 10:51 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at a home on Route 106 (Silvermine Road) when the family returned from vacation and found they had been the target of thieves, said New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski.The ...

  2. Dog Shot, Killed By Intruder Of Home In Bridgeport

    Dog Shot, Killed By Intruder Of Home In Bridgeport

    A dog was shot and killed by an intruder in a Fairfield County home, according to News 12.Bridgeport police told News 12 the pit bull was shot by an intruder who was running through the backyard of a home on Remington Street Friday.The animal died after being shot in the head and stomach, said News 12.Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

  3. Greenwich Man, 22, Nabbed On Active Warrant For Assault, Strangulation

    Greenwich Man, 22, Nabbed On Active Warrant For Assault, Strangulation

    A Greenwich man wanted on an active warrant was arrested Wednesday morning for assault and strangulation, amid other offenses.Matthew S. Medina, 22, was arrested around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday after police discovered his whereabouts and positively identified him by his state ID card, Greenwich Police said.He was arrested in connection with an Aug. 13 incident, but details surrounding the ...

  4. Man Killed After Vehicle Crashes Down Embankment In Southbury

    Man Killed After Vehicle Crashes Down Embankment In Southbury

    A 43-year-old man was killed following a single-vehicle crash earlier in the week, according to the Connecticut State Police.The victim of the crash, which occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 on Purchase Brook Road in Southbury, has been identified as Dermont Daly of Roxbury, said state police.When Southbury Police, fire, and EMS, arrived on the scene, they found the vehicle down ...

  5. Bat Found In New Canaan Tests Positive For Rabies

    Bat Found In New Canaan Tests Positive For Rabies

    A bat found inside a New Canaan home that tested positive for rabies is one of six bats that have been captured inside town residences since July 1.The residents of the Tommys Lane home where the bat was found in a bedroom, have been advised to receive a series of rabies shots, said New Canaan Police Animal Control Officer Allyson Halm."Shots are a must," Halm said. "You ...

  6. Father Sexually Assaults Daughter At Fairfield Service Plaza, Police Say

    Father Sexually Assaults Daughter At Fairfield Service Plaza, Police Say

    A 41-year-old man was arrested for sexually assaulting his daughter in the berth of his tractor-trailer while stopped at a Fairfield Service Plaza on I-95, Connecticut State Police said.Chad J. Harris of Sanford, Maine, was arrested Friday while on an Amtrak train that passed through New Haven with the assistance of Amtrak Police, said Connecticut State Police.The case against Harris ...

  7. Truck Slams Into Train Overpass In Fairfield County

    Truck Slams Into Train Overpass In Fairfield County

    For the second time this summer, a tractor-trailer has hit the top of a railroad overpass in Fairfield County.The latest incident took place around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwich at the Steamboat Road railroad overpass, said Greenwich Police.The truck's roof was torn off but managed to make it out from under the bridge. The same overpass was hit on June 29 when another truck almost tore ...

  8. One Killed, One Severely Injured In Crash On Quinnipiac Avenue After Police Chase

    One Killed, One Severely Injured In Crash On Quinnipiac Avenue After Police Chase

    This story has been updated.One person was killed and another severely injured in a crash following a police chase that started in Hamden and ended in New Haven, according to state police.Janelle Gibbs, 24, of New Haven, was killed around 2 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Quinnipiac Avenue and Foxon Boulevard following a chase with the Hamden Police, said Trooper Kelly ...

  9. 2-Year-Old Drowns In Bridgeport Backyard Pool

    2-Year-Old Drowns In Bridgeport Backyard Pool

    A 2-year-old boy died after being pulled from a swimming pool at a Fairfield County home.The incident took place around 7:30 p.m. Thursday when Bridgeport Police were called to a home on Charron Street for a drowning, said Av Harris, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.When officers arrived EMT's were already on performing CPR on the child who was then transported to an area ...

  10. Fire Displaces 16 In Bridgeport

    Fire Displaces 16 In Bridgeport

    An intense fire on the third floor of a building in Fairfield County sent one resident and two firefighters to the hospital and left 16 people homeless.The fire at 2487 Main St., in Bridgeport, started around 8 p.m. in a third-floor apartment of the building that houses Sorrento Importing Company, along with several apartments, said Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode.Once on scene, ...

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