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Woman Arrested for Larceny

Greenwich, Conn. (WTNH) – The New York City Police Department helped police in Greenwich to arrest a woman wanted for check fraud. The NYPD’s 67th Precinct Detective Squad took Mariel Blackman into custody for an active felony arrest warrant. 134 more words


Connecticut city blames squirrels for Christmas tree snafu

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Squirrels are out to ruin Christmas in one Connecticut city.

Officials in Norwalk are blaming the critters for chewing through the wires on several strands of lights on the Christmas tree outside city hall. 122 more words


Ex-Bridgeport mayor returns to office after prison stint

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The former mayor of Bridgeport, who spent seven years in federal prison for public corruption, will once again be sworn in as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city. 368 more words


Connecticut State Trooper brings baby deer home

SOUTHBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – A Connecticut State Trooper from Troop A is taking on the role of mother to two baby deer.

Trooper Ben Pagoni responded to an incident in which the mother of the deer was killed.   65 more words


Attorney: White House fence jump was act of protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — A college student who jumped over the White House fence while draped in an American flag was committing civil disobedience and had no plans to harm himself or others, his attorney said Sunday. 366 more words


Bobby Valentine's planned off-track betting facility delayed

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The proposal for Stamford’s first off-track betting facility has been approved by the city’s Board of Representatives, but the project remains in limbo thanks to a pending corporate takeover. 125 more words


Serious motor vehicle accident transports one to Norwalk Hospital

WESTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Members of Weston’s Fire and Police Department responded to a one car accident on Lyons Plains Road Saturday afternoon.

Around 2:30 p.m., Weston Volunteer Fire and Police crews were dispatched to the area of 81 Lyons Plains Road for, as described by firefighters, a “serious” motor vehicle accident. 61 more words