Debate over building crosswalks continues in Norwalk
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — In November 2004, 79-year-old Bernard Wood was struck and killed by a car while trying to cross the road near the intersection of Silvermine and New Canaan avenues.
For years, the Broad River Neighborhood Association had pushed to have crosswalks painted at what ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — It was a trip that was at first euphoric, and then disastrous.
Jose Vasquez knew the risks. He understood that a trip to the U.S.-Mexican border area for someone in his situation could have serious consequences. He spoke to friends and family about not making the trek ...
Nonprofit ensures students don’t go hungry during weekend
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A small nonprofit is filling a big gap in the needs of area families having trouble feeding their kids.
Filling in the Blanks distributes food to children in need in Fairfield County and beyond. The group provides meals to students who receive free or reduced lunch or ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $1.77 billion.
The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $37.02 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $37.78 per share.
The results missed ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Emcor Group Inc. (EME) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $79.4 million.
The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $1.35 per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were $1.36 per share.
The results ...
Substitute teacher charged amid probe into misconduct
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a Connecticut substitute teacher was allowed to teach after he was reported for making students and staff uncomfortable.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man involved in a violent drug burglary last Thanksgiving that left a victim with multiple slash wounds faces seven years in prison.
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — The National Weather Service says two tornados touched down in Connecticut earlier this week as a series of severe thunderstorms made their way across the state.
The EF1 tornado with maximum wind speeds of 100 mph touched down in New Canaan at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday and ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The former chairman of independent Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel’s campaign has appeared in court on a larceny charge.
The Hartford Courant
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $68.8 million.
The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $1.77 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and amortization costs, were $2.20 per ...
Connecticut plans new surveillance systems at train stations
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation plans to install surveillance cameras on the platforms at seven more train stations.
Some railroad stations already have security cameras, including the Stamford station, the busiest on the New Haven Line. Union Station in ...
Chairman of gubernatorial campaign charged with larceny
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Kyle Lyddy, the chairman of independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel’s campaign, has been arrested on a larceny charge.
Norwalk police say Lyddy, 31, of Danbury, was charged after a monthlong investigation with misappropriating $500,000 from the company where he ...
Police: School worker allegedly made threat, had gun in car
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut high school cafeteria worker was found with a rifle in his car and allegedly made a threatening comment to a co-worker.
Authorities increased their presence at the school.
Sixty-nine-year-old Leslie Delaney was charged with possession of ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have rescued two dogs trapped in cars on one of the hottest days of the summer.
The Hour reports two people have been charged with ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A 1600s Native American fort uncovered as part of a rail bridge replacement project is shining some light on a tribe’s first dealings with Europeans, archeologists said on Tuesday during a tour of the site.
The find on a small sliver of land next to railroad tracks ...
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NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut aquarium is asking boaters to help avoid more turtle deaths.
The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk is asking boaters on the Long Island Sound to slow down after the deaths of two sea turtles in the last month.
The Stamford Advocate
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The remnants of a centuries-old Native American fort and several thousand artifacts have been found at a railroad bridge construction site in Connecticut.
State Department of Transportation officials on Thursday
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $977.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $20.13. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $20.67 per ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are reminding the public about a $50,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in the unsolved killings in 2011 of two women.
Norwalk police on Monday marked the seventh anniversary of the slayings of 22-year-old Rickita Smalls and ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ Emcor Group Inc. (EME) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $70.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $1.21. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and to account for discontinued operations, ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Pepperidge Farm is voluntarily recalling four varieties of Goldfish Crackers because of fears they could potentially have salmonella.
The company on Monday took the action after one of its ingredient suppliers notified it that whey powder used in a seasoning may be ...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A drugstore employee has been arrested in Connecticut for alleged theft of prescription medications.
Police say 39-year-old Samantha Jordan, of Norwalk, turned herself in Sunday in at police headquarters for an active arrest warrant in connection to prescription ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who pleaded guilty to strangling his longtime girlfriend even though he maintains he doesn’t remember doing it has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
The Stamford Advocate
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut foundation is offering $1,000 grants to nonprofit agencies that want to improve voter information and increase voter registration among underrepresented voters in Fairfield County.
The nonpartisan “Get Out the Vote”
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NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Video has been released from a daytime shootout in Connecticut that a lawyer says looked like a scene from a Quentin Tarantino movie.
The video shows what authorities described as a brazen assassination attempt in Norwalk in July 2017. The Stamford Advocate
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut firefighters needed medical treatment after helping to put out an early-morning blaze.
Authorities say one firefighter was treated for a knee injury and the other suffered dehydration after fighting the fire at a store on Main Street in Norwalk early ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was assaulted by three juveniles while at work has been sentenced to serve time in jail for stabbing an attacker.
The Connecticut Post
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Most agree that, one way or another, a 122-year-old movable bridge on the nation’s busiest passenger rail corridor needs to be fixed or replaced, given its tendency to get stuck and snarl traffic.
But Connecticut’s plan to spend more than a billion dollars on a ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) _ FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $74.7 million.
The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $1.91 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs, were $2.18 per ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The New England Auto Museum is close to finding a permanent home in Connecticut.
Museum President and CEO Michael Scheidel tells The Hour the museum is evaluating a historic office building in Norwalk.
The roughly 250,000-square-foot building was built in 1923 ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A propane explosion has forced a Norwalk couple to flee their new home.
The Connecticut Post reports that Simon and Mamata Bertrand were asleep on the second floor of the ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state agency says a bar where more than 100 underage patrons were found one night in April has agreed to close its doors for good.
The Department of Consumer Protection said Monday that the permit will be canceled for Johnny Utah’s in Norwalk.
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been killed in a car crash that sent debris flying into other vehicles.
The Greenwich Time reports 46-year-old Hongying Tian was ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman has died in a fiery crash that involved three vehicles on a Connecticut highway.
State police say 46-year-old Hongying Tian, of Avon, was driving south on the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk at about 10 p.m. Tuesday
Troopers say she traveled into ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut high school athletic trainer leapt into action and saved a parent suffering from a seizure at a game.
The Hour reports Brien McMahon High ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who nearly blinded a 2-year-old girl in a violent assault has been sentenced to four years in prison.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for kicking his girlfriend during a drunken fight, causing her to fall and suffer a fatal head injury.
The Stamford Advocate
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police are investigating a motorcycle crash that has left one man dead.
The Hour reports State Police responded to a crash on Interstate 95 in ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — One man has pleaded guilty in a daytime shootout in Connecticut that his attorney says looked like a scene from a Quentin Tarantino movie.
The Stamford Advocate
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A harbor seal that gained some fame by making annual Super Bowl picks usually incorrectly has died at a Connecticut aquarium.
The 35-year-old seal was named Orange and had been at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk since 2005. The aquarium said Monday that Orange had ...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer and then failed to pay taxes on the pilfered money has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to filing false tax returns.
Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Eddie Chan, of ...
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — In the brightly colored Healthyville Cafe at Stepping Stones Museum, Director of Strategic Initiatives Bill Jeffries looked up at the museum’s spring menu. Among the options were a turkey caprese salad and a green goddess salad with all natural grilled chicken, both ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection to a Westport highway crash that killed a child.
Thirty-year-old Jesse Zorski of Freeport, Maine turned himself in to the state police in Bridgeport Friday on an active arrest warrant.
Zorski was driving a car that ...
Roni Alam used to drive 6 miles to Norwalk to shop at his nearest big-box home-improvement store. Now the Stamford resident has found a much closer alternative.
The Home Depot opened Thursday an approximately 140,000-square-foot complex on Stamford’s West Side, its 29th location in ...
When homeless people show up in hospital emergency rooms, clinicians provide them the best care they can, knowing full well that they’ll be back again soon.
One homeless man visited the ER at Norwalk Hospital 110 times in a single year.
“It’s difficult to provide homeless people with ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has unexpectedly pleaded guilty to strangling his girlfriend just days before his murder trial was scheduled to begin.
The Stamford Advocate
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some gubernatorial candidates and elected officials are expected to voice support for a citizens group suing the state of Connecticut over plans to build a new $1.1 billion bridge over the Norwalk River.
Members of the organization Norwalk Harbor Keeper filed suit ...
NORWALK — Reports indicate a possible brush fire Saturday afternoon on the side of the Merritt Parkway is under control.
The brush fire is reportedly between exits 38 and 39 southbound. Firefighters identified it as a “small fire” and said it was “under control” around 3 p.m. It was ...