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A New Jersey soldier gave his kids a Christmas surprise when he came home from a deployment to Kuwait. (Credit:CBS2)

New Jersey Soldier Gives Son And Daughter The Ultimate Christmas Surprise

The Christmas list for Reilly and Braddock Archibald isn’t a long one. This year, they have just one request for Santa at the Christmas Caverns in Fairfield.

12/12/2014

Two human skulls found at a garbage processing station in Stamford, Conn. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Conn. Family Comes Forward Saying Recovered Skulls Could Be Those Of Deceased Grandparents

Police have new information regarding two human skulls found last week in a Stamford, Conn., dump.

11/04/2014

Fairfield police are looking for a man who they said tried to lure a child into his minivan. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fairfield Police: ManTried To Lure Child Into Minivan

The incident happened in the Rite Aid parking lot on Post Road in Fairfield last Friday in broad daylight.

10/29/2014

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Fairfield Police Hunting For Suspect In Sex Assault Near Sacred Heart University

Fairfield police are asking the public for help in efforts to find a man accused of sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student at an off-campus home.

09/03/2014

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Fairfield Man Accused Of Sexual Contact With Teen Student

A 26-year-old dance teacher has been arrested after being accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old student.

08/06/2014

Police said a suspicious package (pictured) found near the Fairfield station and caused up to two hour delays on Metro-North's New Haven Line turned out to be a school project. (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Package That Affected Metro-North Trains In Fairfield Was School Project

Fairfield police say the suspicious package that caused delays of up to two hours on Metro-North’s New Haven Line turned out to be a school project.

06/20/2014

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Driver Crashes Into Futon Store In Fairfield, N.J.

A driver slammed into a futon store in Fairfield, N.J. late Thursday afternoon, blowing out the store’s windows but causing no injuries.

04/10/2014

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Police: Phony IRS Scammer Targeting Residents In Fairfield, N.J.

Police in Fairfield, N.J., warned the public Saturday to watch out for an IRS telephone scam that has targeted two residents in the past week.

03/01/2014

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Metro-North Commuters To Air Complaints

Metro-North commuters will have a chance to ask questions of the state’s top transportation official about rail service that has faced criticism in the last few months.

02/18/2014

A plane veered off of the runway at the Essex County Airport on Monday. (Credit CBS 2)

Plane Veers Off Of Runway At Essex County Airport

Investigators said that the plane veered off of the runway at the Essex County Airport, hit a snow bank, and flipped over.

02/17/2014

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Fairfield Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen With Autism At Stratford Funeral Home

Fairfield resident Robert J. Purcell is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy with autism during the victim’s grandmother’s wake back in April, 2012.

02/05/2014

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Police: Metro-North Employee Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Woman On Train

According to Metro-North police, the suspect assaulted the sleeping woman aboard the 7:35 a.m. train to New Haven. The assault occurred within view of other passengers, according to police.

01/28/2014

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Man Accused In University of New Haven Gun Scare Faces Federal Charge

William Dong, 23, has been charged with unlawful transport into Connecticut of a semi-automatic Bushmaster rifle.

01/07/2014

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Police: Conn. Man Said He Wanted To ‘Take Students Hostage, Traumatize Them’

Joseph Russo was arrested Monday and charged with threatening and threatening an act of terrorism, police said.

11/26/2013

Ann and John Betar (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Couple To Mark Their 81st Wedding Anniversary

Ann and John Betar grew up as neighbors in Bridgeport and eloped back in 1932.

11/21/2013

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