FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — A deadly motorcycle crash, a dad's fight against Stage 4 cancer and the arrest of a retired police chief on drunken-driving charges were among the top stories this past week in Fairfield County.
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Ariel Suero, a 23-year-old Danbury man, was killed in a motorcycle crash late Sunday, May 28, after hitting two cars while traveling at a high rate of speed on Clapboard Ridge Road near Danbury High School, police said.
The Norwalk community is rallying to help Chris Morin — and his wife and kids — after he received a devastating diagnosis : He has Stage 4 colorectal cancer that has spread to his liver. In just days, a huge number of donations after poured him to help pay medical bills.
Alfred Fiore, 61, a former chief of the Westport Police Department, was arrested on drunken driving charges after an accident crash on Compo Road South, police said.
A replica of the 19th-century slave ship the Amistad has dropped anchor at Captain's Cove in Black Rock Harbor, offering education tours and sails.
The body of Christopher Hughes, 52, of Trumbull, was found Friday morning in Panther Pond in Maine after he apparently drowned while canoeing , officials said.
Looking to own a piece of Wilton history? The entire Historic Cannondale Village can be yours for just over $6.8 million.
A Fairfield Police narcotics detective who is also the son of the mayor of Norwalk did not enter a plea when he appeared in court on charges of stealing drugs from his cases.
A 64-year-old man was hit and killed by a car after he got out of his own vehicle on the I-84 off-ramp at Exit 11 in Newtown for an unknown reason, according to State Police.
Scott Pelley, who has a home in Darien, will be leaving his job as anchor of the “CBS Evening News” but will remain on "60 Minutes."
Heather Dial, 46, of New Canaan, was charged with forging her ex-husband's signature in order to deposit a $88,000 check that had been mailed to him, according to police.
Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman, who grew up in Darien and New Canaan, was presented with the award for Best Social Impact Film for his documentary "City of Ghosts" at the Greenwich International Film Festival.
Danbury police seized Xanax, Oxycodone and marijuana as they busted two men on drug-dealing charges as they served a search-and-seizure warrant at a home on Harding Place, according to police. Robert Frey, 23, of Danbury and Jeremy "Papo" Colon, 25, of Bethel, are facing multiple charges.
Kaitlin Buggy, a 32-year-old Stamford resident who was visiting a sober house in Easton, was arrested on three warrants after her friends violated house rules, police said. She was wanted for three separate counts of violation of probation in Norwalk, police said.
A man received a misdemeanor summons after he fought with his girlfriend inside the Fairfield restaurant Crave and continued the argument outside after they were asked to leave, police said.
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