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Thousands Raised For Paralyzed Danbury Teen After Suicide Attempt: 'An Awesome Son'
Community members are rallying to support the family of a 14-year-old Danbury boy who was paralyzed after a suicide attempt.
The support is coming in the form of a GoFundMe page, which has raised thousands of dollars so far to benefit the family of Higor Santos, who attempted suicide by jumping off of a bridge in Danbury on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022.
The attempt came after much bullying that Santos had been experiencing at school, his family said.
Luckily, Santos survived the jump, but was paralyzed, which "changed everything in the house," his mother, Idaiane Santos, wro…
Candidate Accused of Domestic Violence, Dropped Out Of Race, May Still Win GOP Nomination
Early voting results indicate that a man who was arrested and then dropped out of the primary election for Congressional Second District could win the nomination.
As of Wednesday, Aug. 12, morning, Republican Thomas Gilmer, who had dropped out of the race on Monday, Aug. 10, was leading Justin Anderson by just a handful of votes:
Gilmer, 29, of Madison, was arrested Monday, Aug. 10, and charged with first-degree unlawful restraint and second-degree strangulation, police said.
The Connecticut GOP confirmed Aug. 11 that Gilmer had been arrested and drop…