Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination
Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination A recall has been issued for thousands of pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with a foreign object. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Sunday, Nov. 19 that Skyline Provisions, Inc. is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of raw ground beef products that were produced and packed on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023.  The items were shipped to locations in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin. FSIS said it is concerned that some products may be in instituti…
Breaking: Body Found Near Waterfront In Bridgeport Breaking: Body Found Near Waterfront In Bridgeport
Breaking: Body Found Near Waterfront In Bridgeport An investigation is underway after a body was found off the coast of Connecticut. The discovery was made in Fairfield County around 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport.  "This is an active investigation and currently no further information is available," Bridgeport Emergency Management said in a statement issued just after 6:30 p.m. Monday. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Duo Beats, Robs 75-Year-Old In His Bridgeport Backyard, Police Say Duo Beats, Robs 75-Year-Old In His Bridgeport Backyard, Police Say
Duo Beats, Robs 75-Year-Old In His Bridgeport Backyard, Police Say Two men are accused of beating and robbing a 75-year-old man outside his Fairfield County home. The incident happened Thursday, Nov. 16, in Bridgeport at a home on East Main Street, according to Bridgeport Police. Both men approached the victim with their hands in their pockets, motioning that they had a gun, police said. They allegedly punched the victim and pushed him against a dumpster before stealing his wallet. The victim suffered a minor head injury in the ordeal. The following morning, on Friday, Nov. 17, detectives arrested 33-year-old Carlos Souffront and 46-year-old Angel …
Winner, Winner: $2 Million Lotto Prize Sold At Norwalk Convenience Store Winner, Winner: $2 Million Lotto Prize Sold At Norwalk Convenience Store
Winner, Winner: $2 Million Lotto Prize Sold At Norwalk Convenience Store One lucky person is $2 million richer after this Connecticut convenience store sold a prize-winning Powerball ticket, lottery officials announced. The winning ticket was claimed on Friday, Nov. 17 after being purchased at a convenience store in the Fairfield County city of Norwalk. According to the Connecticut State Lottery, the Powerball ticket, worth a prize of $2 million, was sold at Norwalk Convenience Mart Inc., located in the Exxon Mobil at 219 East Avenue. The winner, who is from Norwalk, has not made their identity public. The $2 million prize is one of four lottery winnings c…
COVID-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households COVID-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households
Covid-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households The federal program offering free COVID-19 rapid at-home tests through the mail has just been restarted ahead of the winter holiday season and a potential rise in cases. Every American household may order four of the tests starting Monday, Nov. 20 by visiting covid.gov/tests, the Department of Health and Human Services says. If a household did not order four tests when the program was restarted in late September, it may place two orders for a total of eight tests now. About 15 million households ordered tests in September. Rapid tests ordered this week will begin being delivered…
CT Man With 10 Warrants For Fleeing From Police Nabbed After Chase, Police Say CT Man With 10 Warrants For Fleeing From Police Nabbed After Chase, Police Say
CT Man With 10 Warrants For Fleeing From Police Nabbed After Chase, Police Say A Connecticut man with 10 warrants for his arrest fled from police when he was spotted and ran over stop sticks in his Corvette. The incident took place in New Haven County in Milford on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the parking lot of the boat ramp area on Naugatuck Avenue. The pursuit began when a Milford police officer noticed the vehicle with no registration plate and the owner Jeffrey Yu, age 28, of Milford. Yu fled from officers and drove over deployed stop sticks. The vehicle became disabled near 534 Oronoque Road and Yu was seen running into the wooded area, police said. After a foot …
Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say
Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged with DUI and failure to drive in the proper lane after crashing his vehicle into a telephone pole. Armando Romero, age 60, of Stamford, was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 12 following the crash in the area of 140 Ledge Road in Darien. According to Sgt. Dan Skoumbros, of the Darien Police, officers arriving on the scene found a vehicle turned over upside down in the roadway and a telephone pole knocked over causing power lines to hang in the roadway.  Officers made contact with Romero and while speaking with him smelled alcohol, Skoumbro…
Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears
Recall Issued By Ice Cream Manufacturer Due To Listeria Fears A recall has been issued for a brand of ice cream, ice cream bars, yogurt, and gelato due to Listeria concerns. Vermont-based Wilcox Ice Cream says that one lot of the Super Premium Mint Chip manufactured on Tuesday, Nov. 14 may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. In addition to the mint chip flavor, the company is recalling all other products manufactured at its facility during the same time period.  Products were distributed in retail stores and co-ops located in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The products, with best-by dates from 9/14/24 to 11/…
New Update: Missing Westport 15-Year-Old Located In Manhattan New Update: Missing Westport 15-Year-Old Located In Manhattan
New Update: Missing Westport 15-Year-Old Located In Manhattan Latest update: A 15-year-old Connecticut boy who went missing has been located in New York. Fairfield County resident Maxwell David Yeater had last been seen at the Newman’s Preservatory Trail off Bayberry Lane in Westport at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Early Sunday evening, Nov. 19, Westport Police announced he had been located in Manhattan in the afternoon. "Through the use of law enforcement sharing and social media platforms, the Westport Police Department was able to track Maxwell Yeater to a New York City Library in the vicinity of Grand Central Station," according to Wes…
First-Ever 'Vampire Virus' Discovered In US: Here's What It Is First-Ever 'Vampire Virus' Discovered In US: Here's What It Is
First-Ever 'Vampire Virus' Discovered In US: Here's What It Is A so-called "Vampire Virus" that latches onto and expands into other viruses has been identified in the United States for the first time. The discovery came from a student project led by professor Tagide deCarvalho at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County which is outlined in the Journal of the International Society for Microbial Ecology. The so-called MiniFlayer "viral hitchhiker" was found about 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC in a soil sample in Poolesville, Maryland after a virus satellite they named MindFlayer was detected in 2019. "No one had ever seen one virus latch…
Honda Recalling Nearly 250K Vehicles Due To Engine Concerns Honda Recalling Nearly 250K Vehicles Due To Engine Concerns
Honda Recalling Nearly 250K Vehicles Due To Engine Concerns Honda is recalling nearly 250,000 vehicles due to damaged engines that can run improperly or stall while driving, increasing the risk of a fire, crash, or injury. This week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that 248,999 vehicles have been subject to the recall, which spans several years and different model types. According to officials, due to a manufacturing error, "the connecting rod bearing in the engine may wear and seize, damaging the engine."  Models subject to the recall include certain:  2015-2020 Acura TLX; 2016-2020 Acura MDX; 2016 …
CT Man Kills Daughter's 2-Year-Old Dog: 'We Too Are Appalled, Disturbed,' Police Say CT Man Kills Daughter's 2-Year-Old Dog: 'We Too Are Appalled, Disturbed,' Police Say
CT Man Kills Daughter's 2-Year-Old Dog: 'We Too Are Appalled, Disturbed,' Police Say A man faces animal cruelty charges after allegedly killing his daughter's dog with a kitchen knife in Connecticut, police said. New Haven County resident Arnaldo Silva of Northford, age 51, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 15 after killing his daughter's two-year-old dog at his Woodvale Drive home, North Branford Police announced.  The events leading to Silva's arrest began on Monday, Nov. 13 just before 11:30 p.m., when authorities responded to the home and found a blood trail leading from the living room, down the hallway, and into Silva's bedroom, police said. Officers saw that…