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Police: Woman likely set house fire that took her life

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Stamford woman found dead after a fire in her home apparently set the blaze.

Authorities were called to the North Stamford home at around 7:30 a.m. 93 more words


Stamford woman found dead in burning home

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Stamford Police found a woman dead in a bedroom of a burning home Monday morning.

The Stamford police responded to a call on Webbs Hill Road to find Heisze Chan, 36, dead on the second floor of the burning residence. 57 more words


Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt after gunman fires into restaurant

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a restaurant worker in Bridgeport was fatally shot last weekend.

Police say 33-year-old Derrick Hill was leaving the Rootsman Kitchen in Bridgeport around 6:30 p.m. 94 more words


Suspect wanted in Stamford hit-and-run, police pursuit

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Stamford police are looking for a person who they say was involved in a hit-and-run and police chase earlier in July. 72 more words


Yankees legend Paul O’Neill makes managerial debut with Bluefish

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)–Last year, the Bridgeport Bluefish brought in Pete Rose to manage the team for a night. On Friday night, they brought in another former Cincinnati Red and beloved New York Yankees star to take over the team. 198 more words


United Technologies: US probes Sikorsky on Navy contract

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Justice Department has launched a criminal probe into allegations that subsidiary helicopter maker Sikorsky and two subsidiaries overbilled the Navy, United Technologies Corp. 317 more words


Homes, businesses evacuated due to Shelton gas leak

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — About 25 people were evacuated in Shelton Thursday night due to a gas leak.

Fire officials say streets were shut down, and businesses and apartments evacuated when a gas line broke near Center Street and Corum Avenue. 39 more words