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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

Joseph Russo (credit: Fairfield Police)

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

Joseph Callahan outside court in Bridgeport on Oct. 16, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Man Who Had Arsenal Of Explosives, Guns In Home Pleads Not Guilty

Joseph Callahan, 69, of Fairfield pleaded not guilty in Bridgeport Superior Court to 112 counts of illegal possession of explosives and other charges.

11/05/2013

Joseph Callahan outside court in Bridgeport on Oct. 16, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Man Accused Of Making Bombs In Home Apologizes

“This has been a very stressful time and I truly regret that I put everybody at inconvenience,” 69-year-old Joseph Callahan said following a brief court appearance in Bridgeport on Wednesday.

10/16/2013

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Conn. Beefs Up Enforcement Of Texting While Driving Ban

Authorities call it “high-visibility enforcement” intended to call attention to a law that took effect Oct. 1. It allows reporting of distracted driving offenses to insurance companies and increases fines for texting and using hand-held phones while driving.

10/10/2013

Officials investigate after weapons, explosives found in Fairfield home (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Fairfield Man Claims He Was Making Bomb For Rolling Stones Rocker

Joseph C. Callahan, 69, was charged Monday with 112 counts of illegal possession of explosives, reckless endangerment and manufacture of bombs. He is free on bond and scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 16.

10/09/2013

Joseph Callahan was manufacturing bombs in his Fairfield, Conn., home, police say. (credit: CBS 2)

Fairfield Man Charged With Making Bombs In Home

Police say 69-year-old Joseph Callahan was charged Monday with 11 counts of illegal possession of explosives, one count of manufacturing bombs and six counts of reckless endangerment.

10/07/2013

Police say weapons and explosive devices were found in a Fairfield home (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Weapons, Explosive Devices, 250 Gallons Of Jet Fuel Found In Fairfield Home

Police responded to the Bronson Road home Tuesday and discovered hazardous chemicals, up to 200 guns, tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition and homemade explosive devices.

10/02/2013

Suspect Wanted In Fairfield Bank Robberies (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Police Investigate Fairfield Bank Robberies, Possible Link To Other Heists

Police are investigating whether two recent bank robberies in Fairfield are connected to a series of heists in Greenwich and New Jersey.

09/17/2013

A suspect wanted in connection with a pair of bank robberies in Fairfield, CT. (Credit Fairfield Police)

Police Seek Suspect In Connection With Pair Of Bank Robberies In Conn.

The man indicated that he was armed but did not brandish a weapon, according to a press release issued by the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau.

09/12/2013

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Mechanical Malfunction Blamed For Norwalk Carnival Ride Accident

Investigators blamed a mechanical problem Monday for an accident that caused a carnival ride to come to a halt in Norwalk, Conn., leaving 18 people – most of them children – injured.

09/09/2013

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Cable, Phone, Internet Service Go Down For Many Conn. Residents

A major outage Sunday night shut down cable TV, Internet and phone service for Optimum customers in Connecticut.

08/18/2013

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