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  1. Area Man Charged With Rape Of Child After Mother Informs Police

    Area Man Charged With Rape Of Child After Mother Informs Police

    A 25-year-old area man has been charged with the rape of a minor after the mother of the victim became aware of the abuse in Putnam County.Marco Jacinto-Mendez of Southeast was arrested Tuesday for two counts of rape and promotion of a sexual performance by a child, all felonies, said New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks.Troopers were alerted to the sexual assault by the mother ...

  2. Chaotic Commute: Storm's Strength Catches Motorists, Officials Off Guard

    Chaotic Commute: Storm's Strength Catches Motorists, Officials Off Guard

    Snowfall totals from throughout the regionEveryone was caught off guard by the strength of the season's first Nor'easter, especially commuters who were caught in hours-long traffic backups.The storm caused havoc on roadways and created a nightmare for state and local officials who had not prepared for such heavy snow and sleet.What happened? The changeover to sleet happened ...

  3. ID Released For Man Hit, Killed By Car After Stepping Out Of Vehicle On I-95 During Storm

    ID Released For Man Hit, Killed By Car After Stepping Out Of Vehicle On I-95 During Storm

    A 24-year-old man who was a passenger in a car that was disabled in the left lane of I-95 was struck and killed by a passing vehicle has been identified.Alfredo Javier Lopez Marrero, of Tampa, Florida, was killed around 2:40 a.m. Friday while standing outside of the disabled vehicle on northbound I-95 just south of exit 40 in Milford, said the Connecticut State Police.The incident, ...

  4. Victim Identified In Fatal I-95 Crash

    Victim Identified In Fatal I-95 Crash

    This story has been updated.A 24-year-old man who was a passenger in a car that was disabled in the left lane of I-95 was struck and killed by a passing vehicle has been identified.Alfredo Javier Lopez Marrero, of Tampa, Florida, was killed around 2:40 a.m. Friday while standing outside of the disabled vehicle on northbound I-95 just south of exit 40 in Milford, said the ...

  5. Handyman Hired To Paint Porch Charged With Exposing Himself To Homeowner In Monroe

    Handyman Hired To Paint Porch Charged With Exposing Himself To Homeowner In Monroe

    An area handyman was arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a homeowner he was working for.Vincent Martire, 72, of Stratford, was arrested by Monroe Police on Tuesday, Nov. 13 and charged with public indecency and breach of peace following an investigation, said Monroe Police Department Lt. Steve Corrone.Corrone said a female homeowner had hired Martire to paint her ...

  6. Investigation Into Possible Theft Underway After Mailbox At Greenwich Post Office Found Damaged

    Investigation Into Possible Theft Underway After Mailbox At Greenwich Post Office Found Damaged

    Postal officials are investigating after the blue drop-off mailbox at the Old Greenwich Post Office was found damaged on Thursday.Police, who said the Postal Service is handling the investigation, do not know at this time if any mail was stolen.Residents and businesses who may have used the box at this location should follow-up with the recipients of their mail to confirm that it has ...

  7. Family Of Four Escapes House Fire In Norwalk

    Family Of Four Escapes House Fire In Norwalk

    A Norwalk family escaped injury when a fire started in the ceiling of their home Wednesday evening.The four, including two children, evacuated the home when they smelled smoke around 6:30 p.m. at 61 Rampart Road, and called 911, said the Norwalk Fire Department. The father then went back inside the home to attempt to put out the fire with a garden hose before firefighters ...

  8. Several Carcasses Believed To Be Dogs Found In Fairfield Home, Police Say

    Several Carcasses Believed To Be Dogs Found In Fairfield Home, Police Say

    Several dead animals believed to be dogs were found at a Fairfield home after police received a report of animal cruelty.The animal remains were found around 4 p.m. Wednesday after the Fairfield Police Department responded to Prince Street, for a report of animal cruelty, said Fairfield Police Lt. Robert Kalamaras.Officers responded to find several animal carcasses, which ...

  9. Police Asking Public For Help In Finding Suspects In Halloween Homicides In Bridgeport

    Police Asking Public For Help In Finding Suspects In Halloween Homicides In Bridgeport

    Bridgeport Police are asking the public for help in locating a car and the people responsible for gunning down two residents on Halloween.The murders took place around 11 p.m., Oct. 31, in front of 848 Maplewood Ave., killing 41-year-old Myoshi Bagley, a mother of two, and David Belle, 28, said the Bridgeport Police.Police report that the shots were fired from the passenger side of a ...

  10. One Person Hospitalized Following Fire At Two-Family Residence In Bridgeport

    One Person Hospitalized Following Fire At Two-Family Residence In Bridgeport

    One person was hospitalized following a kitchen fire at a two-story, two-family residence in Bridgeport.The call for the fire came in around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday at 54 Ives Court, said Bridgeport Fire Assistant Chief Rich D'Onofrio.When firefighters arrived they found a kitchen fire on the second floor which seemed to be fueled by natural gas, the chief said.The one resident of the home ...

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