Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash
Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash A 2-year-old boy was killed in a single-vehicle crash after the car he was a passenger in collided with a utility pole and was trapped by a tree on the side of a Fairfield County roadway. The incident took place in Bridgeport around 6 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 on Reservoir Avenue near Saunders Avenue. The child was in a 2005 Honda Accord with a 29-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman traveling northbound on Reservoir Avenue when the driver lost control and hit the utility pole before coming to rest on a tree off the northbound side of the road, said Sgt. Darryl Wilson of the Bridgeport Pol…
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns More than three-quarters of a million Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled due to potentially faulty air bags that could cause them to deploy unexpectedly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the motor vehicle giant is recalling upwards of 750,000 cars, SUVs, minivans, and pick-up trucks due to the malfunctioning air bags, which could pose a safety hazard, the agency says. Recalled models include Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, Fit, HR-V, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Passport, Ridgeline vehicles, as well as the Acura MDX, RDX and TLX that were produc…
Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says
Fairfield County Commercial Market Ends Year On 'Generally' Positive Note, Report Says A new report shows that the Fairfield County commercial market ended the year in a good place. Bolstered by the Greenwich office and retail markets, the Fairfield County commercial market completed 2023 on "a generally positive note," according to the Houlihan Lawrence Fairfield Commercial Market report released on Tuesday, Feb. 6. According to the report, Greenwich retail rental rates ended 2023 at the best levels ever seen in late Spring. Greenwich office occupancy and lease rates remained remarkably stable over the second half of 2023.  However, the greater…
Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Northern Westchester Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Northern Westchester
Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Northern Westchester Was he just horsing around? Firefighters were left confused after a horse pulled a fire alarm at a farm in the region and then declined to explain his actions.  The incident happened in Northern Westchester County on Sunday, Feb. 4, when a commercial fire alarm went off at a horse farm on Guard Hill Road in Bedford. Firefighters said that the activation came from a pull station, meaning that someone had physically pulled an alarm to trigger it, according to the Bedford Fire Department. After arriving crews inspected the entire system, they eventually found a pull station in the …
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Supermarket chain Stew Leonard’s has recalled several of its chicken products. The company said the voluntary recall was issued because the chicken salad and sliced chicken items may contain undeclared milk.  The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 and Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. The products are: Sliced and Shaved Chicken Sliced and Shaved Buffalo Chicken Chicken Salad Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich Buffalo Chicken Salad Boom Boom Chicken Salad Cape Cod Chicken Salad  Lite Chicken Salad  The products were sold at Stew Leonard’s seven loca…
Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say
Wilton Man Nabbed For Possession Of Child Porn, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with possession of child pornography after police allegedly found 153 video files containing child sex abuse during a search of his home. Eduardo Barajas-Mendoza, age 37 of Wilton, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 30 by the Wilton Police following an intensive investigation. According to Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police, the department received information from the Connecticut State Police task force reporting that the distribution of child sexual abuse material may have occurred in Wilton. A search warrant was completed for the IP Addr…
Martha's Vineyard Man Who Wore Wig, Used Fake Bomb In Bank Robbery Gets 8 Years: Feds Martha's Vineyard Man Who Wore Wig, Used Fake Bomb In Bank Robbery Gets 8 Years: Feds
Martha's Vineyard Man Who Wore Wig, Used Fake Bomb In Bank Robbery Gets 8 Years: Feds A 40-year-old Martha's Vineyard former clothing store owner who admitted to robbing a bank on Cape Cod last year will spend more than eight years behind bars, authorities announced.  Petar Petyoshin, of Edgartown, pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery in October and was sentenced to 100 months in prison on Monday, Feb. 5, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said. He faced a potential 25-year prison sentence.  Investigators said Petyoshin robbed the Rockland Trust Bank branch in the Cape Cod town of Falmouth on April 8, wearing a blonde wig and face mask and pointing a pi…
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich A 78-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a Range Rover on a Fairfield County roadway. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 8:45 a.m., Monday, Feb. 5 on Railroad Avenue in the area of Field Point Road. According to Capt. John Slusarz, of the Greenwich Police, the woman was hit when a 35-year-old Stamford resident driving a Range Rover, was turning left from Field Point Road when he struck the woman crossing the street.  The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Slusarz said. The woman, of Flushing, New …
Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say
Police-Involved Shooting: Bridgeport Officers Kill Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop, Cops Say Police in Fairfield County fatally shot a suspect allegedly involved in weapons and narcotics who fled from officers and took them on a police chase.  The shooting incident began in Bridgeport around 5:10 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 4, and ended in New Haven County in Ansonia with the death of the unnamed suspect.  According to Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police, officers were conducting a criminal investigation into weapons and narcotics violations in the area of Oak Street in Bridgeport when they attempted a motor vehicle stop. The driver of the vehicle fled from officers tra…
CT Grocery Store Rebuilding After Blaze Damages Building: 'Everything Is Fixable' CT Grocery Store Rebuilding After Blaze Damages Building: 'Everything Is Fixable'
CT Grocery Store Rebuilding After Blaze Damages Building: 'Everything Is Fixable' A Connecticut grocery store housed in a historic building that has been a mainstay for several generations has been forced to temporarily close as it repairs damage caused by a fire.  Hartford County's Kensington Market, located in Berlin at 1014 Farmington Ave. (Route 372), was damaged by a blaze that broke out on Saturday, Feb. 3 at around 1:40 a.m., according to the Berlin Fire Department.  Arriving crews soon discovered smoke coming from the rear of the building and inside the first floor and called for help from surrounding departments. Firefighters then entered the market an…
Scam Alert: Text Alerts About Traffic Cameras, Fines Not Real, Westport Police Say Scam Alert: Text Alerts About Traffic Cameras, Fines Not Real, Westport Police Say
Scam Alert: Text Alerts About Traffic Cameras, Fines Not Real, Westport Police Say A police department in Fairfield County is warning residents that text messages regarding traffic cameras and fines are a scam and not to fall for them. Lt. Eric Woods, of the Westport Police, said that a member of the department received a text on Monday, Feb. 5 saying they owed money for a traffic violation connected to a traffic camera. "The Westport Police Department does not use traffic cameras and we do not solicit payment for any violations in this manner," Woods said. Woods encouraged residents who receive suspicious emails, texts, or phone calls to ignore and delete them.
Bethel Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway Bethel Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway
Bethel Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway A Connecticut woman was charged with alleged driving under the influence after causing a crash while driving in the wrong direction, according to State Police. Fairfield County resident Heather Maton, age 55, of Bethel, was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 4 around 12:30 a.m. in New Haven County in the town of Seymour. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers responded to a crash involving a Jeep and a Lexus which was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Route 8 on Sunday, Feb. 4 at about 12:30 a.m. Maton reported no injuries, according to police.  The driver of the Jeep rep…