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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. Monroe Cops: Healthcare Aide Fraudulently Used Elderly Client's Credit Card

    Monroe Cops: Healthcare Aide Fraudulently Used Elderly Client's Credit Card

    MONROE, Conn. -- A home healthcare aide did some extra grocery shopping on her 91-year-old client's dime, Monroe Police said as they arrested a 34-year-old Bridgeport woman.Diane Kenyon, 34, was charged Saturday with second-degree larceny and credit card fraud. She posted $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on March 21.The investigation started in ...

  2. Monroe Man Charged With Letting Girlfriend's 10-Year-Old Son Drive Car

    Monroe Man Charged With Letting Girlfriend's 10-Year-Old Son Drive Car

    MONROE, Conn. -- At least he kept his eyes open for his mugshot. A Monroe man is facing charges that he allowed his girlfriend's 10-year-old son to drive a vehicle through Monroe and streamed it on Facebook live — just like his girlfriend Lisa Nussbam is accused of doing on a separate occasion, Monroe Police said.Harry Hamlet, 40, was charged with risk of injury to a child Friday. He ...

  3. Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — State Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the woman who died after jumping on to Interstate 95 from an overpass in Stamford just before noon Thursday.The woman, who is believed to be Hispanic, jumped from the Main Street overpass at Exit 9 at 11:46 a.m. on to I-95's left lane. She died from severe head injuries, state police said.She was about 5-foot-4 ...

  4. Newtown Teen Faces Charges In January Armed Robberies In Norwalk

    Newtown Teen Faces Charges In January Armed Robberies In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Two more men have been arrested in connection with three January armed robberies in Norwalk, police said.Stephen Violet, 19, of 1 Underhill Road, Sandy Hook, was arrested Wednesday on three charges each of first-degree robbery and first degree conspiracy to commit robbery. He's also charged with first-degree threatening and six larceny charges. Jimmie Springer, 24, of ...

  5. Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    MONROE, Conn. — A Monroe mother who decided it was a smart thing to let her 10-year-old drive a car through town while she broadcast it on Facebook Live has been arrested by Monroe Police.Lisa Nussbaum, 38, was charged Friday with risk of injury to a child after police received several complaints from Monroe residents who viewed the video, Lt. Stephen Corrone said.In the video, which ...

  6. Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    MONROE, Conn. -- Monroe Police are looking for two suspects in a robbery at the Henny Penny Gas Station early Friday morning.Two suspects entered the Roosevelt Drive gas station just before 12:30 a.m. and had a physical altercation with the store clerk before fleeing the scene in a silver four door sedan that may be a Ford 500, police said. Police didn't say of any cash or other items ...

  7. Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Police have arrested a second man in a January attempted murder in Stamford and said they are relieved to have wrapped up a crime spree involving a number of individuals in Fairfield County.Onaje Smith, 18, of 32 Beechwood Ave., Bridgeport, was charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count conspiracy to commit murder. His bond was set at $1 million."He ...

  8. Arrest Made In Execution-Style Shooting Of Teen At Bodega In Stamford

    Arrest Made In Execution-Style Shooting Of Teen At Bodega In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 19-year-old man who escaped an ambush on High Street in Stamford on Jan. 19 thought the coast was clear when he entered a West Side bodega about 15 minutes later, police said. But he didn’t know his hunters had followed him into the store, police said.In an execution-style assassination attempt, a shooter put a gun to the teen's head and pulled the trigger, police ...

  9. Redding Couple Facing Charges In Dispute With Stamford Contractor

    Redding Couple Facing Charges In Dispute With Stamford Contractor

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Confronting a Stamford contractor over a missing computer ended badly for a Redding couple, who were arrested in events arising out of the confrontation, Stamford Police said.Elizabeth Blair Quinn, 51, of 7 Sport Hill Road and her fiancé, James Joseph Roche, 51, of the same address, went to a Stamford residence Monday evening to speak with a man who had done work for ...

  10. ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

    ICE: Man Accused Of Bridgeport Murder, Kidnapping Was Deported in 2013

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The man accused of killing his girlfriend and abducting their 6-year-old daughter early Friday, leading to a multi-state Amber Alert, had been deported to his native El Salvador in 2013 after an assault conviction, federal authorities said.It is unclear how or when 39-year-old Oscar Hernandez returned to the country. He was deported after being convicted of ...

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