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  1. Major Drug Dealer In Custody After Norwalk PD Gets Tips From Residents

    Major Drug Dealer In Custody After Norwalk PD Gets Tips From Residents

    Mulitple anonymous tips from residents landed a major drug trafficker behind bars following an investigation by the Norwalk Police Department.During the month of April, the Special Services Division conducted an investigation into the drug trafficking operation of Joseph Daniels, 35, of Norwalk, after receiving numerous tips from the community regarding Daniels' drug dealing activities ...

  2. Who's The Winner? $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Fairfield County Unclaimed

    Who's The Winner? $1M Lottery Ticket Sold In Fairfield County Unclaimed

    Connecticut Lottery officials are putting out the call for players to check their tickets with a $1 million Fairfield County Powerball winner still at large.The winning ticket, purchased on May 2 at the Georgetown Shell at 912 Danbury Road in Wilton matched five numbers making it worth a million dollars, lottery officials said. The winning numbers were 5-14-31-40-50 and the Powerball ...

  3. Four Tornadoes Confirmed In Connecticut

    Four Tornadoes Confirmed In Connecticut

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that two additional tornadoes made landfall in western Connecticut during Tuesday's intense storms, bringing the total number to pummel the state to four.An EF1 tornado hit Winsted with reported maximum winds of 95 miles per hour, traveling for almost a mile, uprooting trees and damaging all in its path. The storm then moved to the Barkhamsted ...

  4. Beloved Teacher ID'd As New Fairfield Fatality In Storm

    Beloved Teacher ID'd As New Fairfield Fatality In Storm

    A beloved Northern Westchester art teacher has been identified as one of the two Fairfield County residents killed during Tuesday's powerful storms that left a swath of destruction across the region.Lauren Svendsen, 41, died when a tree fell on her car in New Fairfield around 5 p.m., on Brush Hill Road. Her 3-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle but was not injured, reported ...

  5. Hardest Hit By Storm In Fairfield County Can Expect Power To Return Slowly

    Hardest Hit By Storm In Fairfield County Can Expect Power To Return Slowly

    Slowly, power is coming back to the hardest hit residents across Northern Fairfield County region, but many can expect outages in the hardest hit areas to continue, officials said.Clearing trees, repairing infrastructure, damage to homes and safety with live wires seem to be the biggest obstacle for Eversource in restoring power quickly, said Frank Poirot, spokesman for Eversource.Since ...

  6. Police On The Hunt For Fairfield County Purse Thief

    Police On The Hunt For Fairfield County Purse Thief

    Shelton police are asking the public for help identifying a woman who stole the purse of an 86-year-old woman and then used her credit card to go shopping.The theft occurred around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, while the woman was shopping at the Shop Rite located at 875 Bridgeport Ave., in Shelton, said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango."While shopping, the victim walked away from her ...

  7. Firefighter In Fairfield County Caught With Child Porn, Police Say

    Firefighter In Fairfield County Caught With Child Porn, Police Say

    A volunteer firefighter charged in March with arson was arrested again Wednesday and charged with possession of child pornography and promoting a minor in an obscene performance, according to the Shelton Police Department.William Tortora, 57, of Shelton, became the focus of an investigation into a fire in the parking lot of the Echo Hose Fire Company in February, said Shelton Det. ...

  8. Some Customers Could Be Without Power For Days, Eversource Says

    Some Customers Could Be Without Power For Days, Eversource Says

    As the recovery from Tuesday's storm continues, Eversource officials are reporting it has restored power to 75,000 customers statewide, but thousands more could expect to be out of power for at least a couple more days, officials said. The overwhelming majority of such cases will be in Northern Fairfield County, which was hit hardest.Mobility seems to be the biggest issues in ...

  9. Two Tornadoes, Microbursts Confirmed In Putnam, North Salem During Storm

    Two Tornadoes, Microbursts Confirmed In Putnam, North Salem During Storm

    This story has been updated.The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes and two microbursts touched down in the Hudson Valley during the intense storm system that moved through the area Tuesday and resulted in the deaths of an 11-year-old girl in Orange County, 80-year-old woman in Rockland County as well as two adults in Fairfield County.Both tornadoes were in Putnam ...

  10. Wilton Police Nab Woman Wanted For Harassment

    Wilton Police Nab Woman Wanted For Harassment

    A local woman appearing in Norwalk Superior Court was nabbed by Wilton Police on an outstanding warrant for harassing another person and damaging a vehicle, Wilton Police said.Melissa Lee Hernandez, 28, of Waterbury, was arrested Monday for an incident that took place in November when she is accused of causing damage to a vehicle over a former boyfriend and for continuing to threaten ...

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