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Shota Mekoshvili (credit: Stamford Police)

Stamford Police: Suspect In Custody In Fatal Stabbing Of Cab Driver

Stamford police have a suspect in custody in connection with the fatal stabbing of a taxi driver in what appeared to be a robbery.

08/28/2014

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Cabbie Found Stabbed To Death In High-End Stamford Neighborhood

A murder mystery had Fairfield County on edge Wednesday. Police were searching for a killer after the body of a taxi driver was found in a cul-de-sac in Stamford.

08/27/2014

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Funeral Service Held For Greenwich High School Teen Killed In Boating Accident

The funeral for 16-year-old Emily Fedorko was held at St. Clement Church in Stamford Monday afternoon.

08/11/2014

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Stamford Police Bust Alleged Scam Artist By Staking Out His Mom’s Funeral

Police in Stamford, Connecticut have tracked an alleged scam artist who escaped police in that and other states for months.

07/23/2014

FILE - Fireworks (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Weather Forecast Forces Stamford To Push Fireworks Show Back To Saturday

Mayor David Martin said the move was made because there the weather forecast is calling for a 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms Thursday night.

07/02/2014

FILE: Animal shelter.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Rally In Support Of Shelter Worker Accused Of Putting Dangerous Dogs Up For Adoption

Relatives, friends, and co-workers rallied in support of a pet shelter worker who has been accused of secretly putting dangerous dogs up for adoption.

06/29/2014

Stamford Fire Truck (file / credit: Stamford Fire & Rescue Department via Facebook)

Stamford Volunteer Fire Chiefs Say They Were Not Invited To Hurricane Tabletop Drill

Stamford has both professional and volunteer firefighters, but some volunteer fire chiefs said they felt slighted when they said they were not invited to a tabletop hurricane drill in the city this week.

06/25/2014

FILE: Animal shelter.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Stamford Fires Animal Shelter Manager For Allegedly Adopting Out Violent Dogs

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

The board at the New Haven station on May 16, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Downed Wire Makes Mess Of Morning Commute For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

Spokeswoman Marjorie Andres said service was suspended during Friday’s morning rush due to a downed overhead catenary electric line lying across three tracks in Cos Cob, Conn.

05/16/2014

Cars buried after a mudslide in Port Washington on May 1, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Clean Up Continues Across Tri-State After Flooding, Mudslides

Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.

05/02/2014

Yolanda McDowell, 45, has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Stamford. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Stamford Police Investigator’s Mother Killed In Easter Hit-And-Run Accident

Yolanda McDowell, 45, allegedly pulled around stopped cars on Woodland Avenue and struck Gonzalez and another vehicle before feeling the scene, police said.

04/21/2014

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Downgrades On-Time Performance Goals In New Timetables Coming In May

In a letter to Metro-North president Joseph Giulietti, Gov. Malloy wrote: “I expect that the new schedule will reflect your commitment to deliver a comprehensive program of safe, reliable and fast service in Connecticut.”

04/21/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Conn. Lawmakers Deny Chimp Attack Victim’s Appeal To Sue State For $150 Million

The Judiciary Committee voted 35-3 on Wednesday to uphold last year’s decision by State Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., who denied Nash’s request to sue the state for $150 million.

04/02/2014

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Police: Stamford Man Admits To Downloading Child Pornography

Lt. Diedrich Hohn said an early morning raid revealed hundreds of images downloaded onto the computer operated solely by 35-year-old Oziel Mazariegos.

03/31/2014

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Survey: More Than 1 In 4 Car Crashes Involve Cellphone Use

Safety advocates are lobbying now for a total ban on driver phone use, pointing to studies that headsets do not reduce drive distraction.

03/27/2014

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