Bethel Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse That Killed Stamford Man: DA Bethel Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse That Killed Stamford Man: DA
Bethel Contractor Charged In Connection To Fatal Trench Collapse That Killed Stamford Man: DA A Connecticut contractor has been criminally charged in connection to a trench collapse at a construction site in New York that killed a 46-year-old man, officials announced. Fairfield County resident Michael Conway of Bethel, age 59, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on criminal charges in connection to the fatal collapse, which happened in Mamaroneck in May 2021 and killed Stamford resident Jose Vega, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 26.  Earlier Report - Worker Dies After Being Trapped In Trench In Westchester Conway is the di…
Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death
Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death A freshman at a prestigious Massachusetts college who graduated from a Connecticut high school in 2023 is being remembered as a brilliant musician who always followed his curiosity into success.  The death of Fairfield County resident Toby Woods, a 2023 graduate of New Canaan High School who was a freshman at Williams College in the Berkshire County town of Williamstown, was announced by officials at both schools on Friday, Feb. 23.  Earlier Report - Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says In a letter to students, faculty, and staff, Wi…
IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including 2 From Fairfield County, In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95 IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including 2 From Fairfield County, In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95
IDs Released Of 4 Killed, Including 2 From Fairfield County, In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95 The identities have been released of two men and two women all in their 20s who were killed in a horrific wrong-way crash on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut. It happened at around 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in New Haven County on the southbound side when a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes in West Haven, Connecticut State Police said.  The pickup truck then crashed into a Nissan Altima while in the left lane.  Following impact, the Silverado entered the center lane and collided with a southbound Nissan Sentra.&…
Road Rage: Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On CT Highway, Police Say Road Rage: Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On CT Highway, Police Say
Road Rage: Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On CT Highway, Police Say A New York woman was taken into custody in connection with a confrontation on a busy Connecticut road during which she claimed to be a police officer, authorities said.  Westchester County resident Kimberly Nelson of New Rochelle, age 25, turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in connection with an incident that happened in March 2023, State Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 22.  According to police, on March 23, 2023, troopers received a call from a complainant who reported an incident on Interstate 691 East in the area of Exit 10 in the New Haven…
4 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95 Stretch In CT 4 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95 Stretch In CT
4 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On I-95 Stretch In CT An investigation is underway after four people were killed in an overnight wrong-way crash on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut. Click here for a new, updated story: IDs Released Of 4 Killed In Wrong-Way Overnight Crash On I-95 Stretch It happened at around 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in New Haven County on the southbound side when a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes in West Haven, Connecticut State Police said.  The pickup truck then crashed into a Nissan Altima while in the left lane.  Following impact, the S…
Fairfield County Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later In Upstate NY, Police Say Fairfield County Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later In Upstate NY, Police Say
Fairfield County Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later In Upstate NY, Police Say A suspected catalytic converter thief from New York has been nabbed over five years later following an investigation that began in Connecticut and spanned two states and three counties. Jeraud Anthony, age 38, of the Bronx, was arrested on multiple charges Monday, Feb. 12, in connection with a stolen catalytic converter outside a business in Fairfield County. According to Darien Police, a woman contacted officers in September 2018 saying that someone had cut the catalytic converter off of her vehicle outside Darien Sport Shop on Post Road (Route 1). A witness told police they saw a vehicle…
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster The return of La Niña and historically warm water across the Atlantic Ocean have some forecasters sounding the alarm about what could be a super-charged 2024 hurricane season. Those two factors will set the groundwork for a potentially blockbuster season, and there are already “serious and growing concerns," AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter said. The season runs from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, Nov. 30.  La Niña typically leads to more tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic due to reduced wind shear, or disruptive winds high in the atmosphere. "The …
Norwalk Police Officer Charged With Stalking, Harassment In Bridgeport Placed On Leave Norwalk Police Officer Charged With Stalking, Harassment In Bridgeport Placed On Leave
Norwalk Police Officer Charged With Stalking, Harassment In Bridgeport Placed On Leave A patrol officer has been placed on leave and stripped of his police powers after being charged with stalking and harassment in Fairfield County. Norwalk PD Officer Hector Delgado was arrested on Friday, Feb. 23 on a warrant by the Bridgeport Police Department, said Lt. Tomasz Podgorski of the Norwalk Police. Podgorski said the charges against Delgado are related to a family violence incident. Delgado was placed on administrative leave. His duty firearm was seized, and his police powers were suspended. An Internal Affairs will be initiated, Podgorski said.  If you or someone yo…
US Secret Service Recruitment Scheduled In CT: Here's Where, When US Secret Service Recruitment Scheduled In CT: Here's Where, When
US Secret Service Recruitment Scheduled In CT: Here's Where, When If you've ever dreamed of guarding a president or running down virtual currency crooks then now is your chance to apply to become a US Secret Service agent. The department is holding a hiring event at the University of Hartford for students, and members of the public from Monday, Feb. 26 to Thursday, Feb. 29. Applicants will be able to apply to be a US Secret Service special agent or Uniformed Division officer during the hiring event, said the Secret Service.  The event is open to students throughout Connecticut as well as the public. Applicants will have the ability to take part in a…
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know A highly contagious stomach bug is spreading nationwide with the highest positivity rate now in the Northeast, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach or intestines, which is called acute gastroenteritis. The most common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain, with fever, headache, and body aches also associated with the illness. Norovirus outbreaks frequently occur in schools, childcare centers, colleges, and universities. Foods that are commonly involved in norovirus outbreaks include: Leaf…
Police In CT Investigating Assault Of Girl First Reported As Possible Kidnapping Police In CT Investigating Assault Of Girl First Reported As Possible Kidnapping
Police In CT Investigating Assault Of Girl First Reported As Possible Kidnapping Police in Connecticut are investigating after receiving numerous calls of an alleged kidnapping of a girl that turned out to be an assault. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22 on Golden Street in Meriden.  According to Lt. Darrin McKay of the Meriden Police, after receiving the calls, officers responded to the area and found an unoccupied vehicle. Officers then went to the address of the car's owner and found a man who said he was involved in the altercation, McKay said. Detectives, who took over the investigation, learned there was video survei…
Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says
Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says A community is mourning the loss of a bright young man who graduated from a high school in Connecticut last year. New, updated report: Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death The death of Toby Woods, a 2023 graduate of New Canaan High School, was announced by New Canaan Public Schools Superintendent Bryan Luizzi on Friday, Feb. 23 in a communication to district families.  In his letter to families, Luizzi called Woods a "bright, kind, talented, and thoughtful young man."  "His passing is a painful loss for our New Canaan Schoo…