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Norwalk mosque dispute prompts US Justice agency involvement

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Norwalk, which engaged in a lengthy dispute over plans for a mosque, has been asked by the Department of Justice to review regulations related to religious institutions. 118 more words


Stamford man held in fatal beating of mother over medication

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 76-year-old Stamford woman who police say was severely beaten by her son has died.

Maryann Anderson died Thursday after being hospitalized three days. 135 more words


Short but intense allergy season possible for Connecticut

TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) — A sputtering spring and long winter could make this allergy season one of the most miserable in quite some time.

Snow on the ground, trees budding, and flowers popping are a mix blessing for allergy sufferers. 338 more words


Bridgeport PD vote for new contract with city

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– Members of the Bridgeport police department have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new four year contract with the city.

The deal features ‘wages’, concessions and it gives the chief more power. 31 more words


Corrections officer arrested again, on assault charges

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– The state corrections officer accused in connection with a deadly hit-and-run is in even more legal hot water.

46-year old Patricia Daniels now faces charges of assault and risk of injury to a minor. 65 more words


Bridgeport mayor raps convicted predecessor seeking comeback

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has urged former Mayor Joseph Ganim, who was jailed for seven years for corruption, to abandon a comeback bid. 140 more words


NY man pleads guilty in gambling operation

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A New York man plead guilty in federal court for failing to file a wagering tax return Wednesday.

According to a release, 33 year old Salvatore Ferraioli of Staten Island was involved in an illegal sports gambling operation based out of Stamford. 81 more words