YONKERS, N.Y. – A Yonkers cab driver says he was robbed early Tuesday morning by two armed men, according to News 12.
Quaiser Zaidi says he was punched and robbed by assailants at St. Mark's Place near McLean Avenue around 3:30 a.m.
Zaidi was held at gunpoint as the robbers stole his cellphone and cash, reported News 12.
Residents say that there have been other robberies in the area ...
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Fairfield County will be dealing with thunderstorms over the next few days.
While the National Weather Service forecast for rain ranges between 20 and 30 percent Wednesday and Thursday, with a much higher chance on Friday.
The odds for rain on Friday are 70 percent, with thunderstorms likely.
Forecasts are predicting anywhere between one-half to ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – One of the first two women to pass the Army's Ranger School training program is a Connecticut native, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Kristen Griest, of Orange, passed the program along with Shaye Haver of Texas.
Ranger training takes place over 62 days, and features three stages at Fort Benning in Georgia, in the Appalachian mountains, and in the swamps of ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Edward F. Carroll, of Fairfield, died on Sunday, Aug. 16.
Carroll was born in the Bronx, N.Y. to Edward and Mary (née Tivnan) Carroll, and was a member of the Fairfield Gaelic-American Club and the Knights of Columbus, and volunteered at St. Vincent Medical Center.
He was predeceased by his parents and daughter Regina Ogden.
Carroll is survived by his wife Kathleen ...
WILTON, Conn. – The Wilton Fire Department welcomed four new firefighters this past weekend.
The newest members of Local 2233 are Eric Tucker, Noah Fouad, Don Scarpetti and John Edwards.
On Monday, the quartet began training and orientation, scheduled to last several.weeks.
At the completion of the program, each firefighter will be assigned to one of the four shifts available at the ...
NORWALK, Conn. Laurence Victor (Leo) Cochrane II, of Norwalk, died on Monday, Aug. 10, at his home. He was 51.He was born in Baltimore to Hugh and Alice Cochrane, moving with the family from Pittsburgh to Darien in 1974.Cochrane graduated from Darien High School and the University of Virginia, working as the northeast fleet manager for Enterprise Rent A Car and the director of ...
LARCHMONT, N.Y. – John Lawler, of Larchmont, died on Monday, Aug. 17, of brain cancer. He was 44.
Lawler was born on Dec. 12, 1970.
He graduated from Iona Prep and Syracuse University. He was a partner at the Bristol Consulting recruiting firm in New York City.
He is survived by his wife, Ashley, three children, Jack, Quinn and Molly; parents Michele and William Phelan, step-siblings ...
STAMFORD, Conn. – Tatiana (Tanja) Paturynski, a longtime resident of Stamford, died on Sunday, Aug. 16. She was 91.
Paturynski was born Sep. 6, 1923. in Kharkov, Ukraine to Julia and Neil Ivanova.
She emigrated to the United States in 1950 with her husband, Vincent, and worked at Norma Hoffman in Stamford, Pierre's in New Canaan and Pitney Bowes.
Paturynski was predeceased by her ...
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – A Peekskill man was arrested by state police and charged with unlawfully collecting unemployment last Wednesday.
Wagner Alava-Giler, 35, is accused of collecting at least $7,400 in unemployment benefits. He had certified that he was unemployed while actually working.
State police charged Alava-Giler with two first-degree felonies: offering a false instrument for ...
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Walmart reported their quarterly earnings for the second quarter of the year, and the results came in lower than expected, Business Insider reported.
While the company's earnings were slightly above projections, the stock numbers were below projections.
Stocks ended the quarter at $1.08 a share, below the expected $1.12, according to Business Insider.