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  1. Deadly Tick-Borne Virus Confirmed In Area For Second Straight Year

    Deadly Tick-Borne Virus Confirmed In Area For Second Straight Year

    A case of a deadly tick-borne virus has been confirmed in the Hudson Valley for the second straight year.Dutchess County health officials confirmed Tuesday that a case of the Powassan virus, a rare but potentially serious disease, has been found in a Dutchess County resident. The individual contracted the virus in the late spring and is currently recovering at home. The precise location ...

  2. 60-Year-Old Woman Faces Charge After 'Verbally Berating' Victim In Greenwich, Police Say

    60-Year-Old Woman Faces Charge After 'Verbally Berating' Victim In Greenwich, Police Say

    A 60-year-old woman was arrested Monday for disorderly conduct after allegedly verbally berating another person.Valeria Ann Grassi of Greenwich was arrested around 11:51 p.m. Monday when police responded to Quarry Knoll for a report of an altercation, said Greenwich Police Lt. John Slusarz.When officers arrived, they found that Grassi had verbally berated the victim in a public access ...

  3. Bat Found In New Canaan Tests Positive For Rabies

    Bat Found In New Canaan Tests Positive For Rabies

    A bat found inside a New Canaan home that tested positive for rabies is one of six bats that have been captured inside town residences since July 1.The residents of the Tommys Lane home where the bat was found in a bedroom, have been advised to receive a series of rabies shots, said New Canaan Police Animal Control Officer Allyson Halm."Shots are a must," Halm said. "You ...

  4. 15-Year-Old Charged After Car Stolen In Stamford Turns Up In Greenwich

    15-Year-Old Charged After Car Stolen In Stamford Turns Up In Greenwich

    A 15-year-old was nabbed in a stolen vehicle after police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle.The unidentified teen was arrested around 3:12 a.m. Monday after Greenwich Police investigated a complaint of a suspicious, possibly stolen vehicle on River Road at Post Road in Cos Cob, Greenwich Police said.Following the stop, officers determined the vehicle was stolen in Stamford and ...

  5. Man Driving Drunk Plows Into Patrol Cruiser On I-95, Police Say

    Man Driving Drunk Plows Into Patrol Cruiser On I-95, Police Say

    A 28-year-old man driving drunk hit the back of a Connecticut State Trooper cruiser on I-95 that was stopped to help another driver, according to state police.The crash occurred around 8 p.m. Friday when Douglas Alqueza of East Lyme was traveling northbound on I-95 near Old Lyme when he hit a set of flares set out by the trooper and then slammed into the back of the cruiser, said the ...

  6. New Round Of Stratford Larcenies From Vehicles Reported

    New Round Of Stratford Larcenies From Vehicles Reported

    A new rash of larcenies from vehicles in Stratford has resulted in police again warning residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables.Over the weekend, eight unlocked vehicles had items removed and one was stolen in the Second Hill Lane area of town said Stratford Police Capt. Frank Eannotti.The incidents occurred on Lawlor Terrace, Brooklawn Road, Henry Avenue, Oceanview ...

  7. Sandy Hook Woman On Parole, Felon Nabbed With Heroin, Loaded Gun At Hotel

    Sandy Hook Woman On Parole, Felon Nabbed With Heroin, Loaded Gun At Hotel

    A convicted felon on federal probation and a woman on state parole were nabbed with a large amount of heroin and a loaded gun and ammunition during a takedown at a local hotel.The two were busted when the Stamford Police Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit received intel that they would be in town to make a large heroin delivery at the notorious Red Carpet Inn, 1209 East Main St., early ...

  8. Woman Hits Gas Instead Of Brake, Ends Up In Pool, Police Say

    Woman Hits Gas Instead Of Brake, Ends Up In Pool, Police Say

    A woman who thought she was hitting the brake on her vehicle, but instead hit the gas, ended up at the bottom of a clubhouse pool, police said.The incident took place around 9 a.m. Monday in rainy conditions at the Retreat Senior Living community on Langdon Grove off Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel, said Carmel Police Lt. John Dearman.Darman said the 67-year-old Carmel woman told officers ...

  9. One Dead, One Critical In Overnight Fairfield County Shooting

    One Dead, One Critical In Overnight Fairfield County Shooting

    A Bridgeport man is dead and another in critical condition following a drive-by shooting in Fairfield County.Len Allen Smith, 25, was fatally shot while sitting in a car parked at Union and Stratford Avenues around 12:27 a.m. Monday, said Bridgeport Police Spokesman Av Harris.A second victim, Georgia Comacho, 33, also of Bridgeport, was in the back seat and was also shot, Harris ...

  10. One Dead, One Critical In Overnight Bridgeport Shooting

    One Dead, One Critical In Overnight Bridgeport Shooting

    This story has been updated.A Bridgeport man is dead and another in critical condition following a drive-by shooting in Fairfield County.Len Allen Smith, 25, was fatally shot while sitting in a car parked at Union and Stratford Avenues around 12:27 a.m. Monday, said Bridgeport Police Spokesman Av Harris.A second victim, Georgia Comacho, 33, also of Bridgeport, was in the back seat and ...

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