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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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N.J. Woman Sentenced For Strangling Her 81-Year-Old Mother With Necktie

A New Jersey woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the strangulation death of her mother in their home.

08/13/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

911 Calls Show Passengers Remained Calm Aboard Metro-North Trains Involved In Collision

Within seconds, the first caller to 911 had first responders heading in the right direction with accurate information about the derailment and collision.

07/12/2013

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.

05/18/2013

This Cessna made a nose landing at Essex County Airport on April 9, 2013. (credit: Essex County Police)

Small Plane Makes Nose Landing At Essex County Airport

The Fairfield Police Department got a 911 call about the emergency landing at around 12:21 p.m.

04/10/2013

Geoffrey Weglarz (Fairfield PD)

Police: Enraged Fairfield Man Throws Food At Pregnant McDonald’s Manager

A Fairfield, Conn. man was arrested after police said he became enraged and threw his food at a McDonald’s worker.

03/27/2013

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nephew Of Giants Owner John Mara Charged With Felony Assault

The nephew, also named John Mara, was arrested by Fairfield police Friday and posted $150,000 bail.

02/25/2013

The air traffic controller at Essex County Airport in New Jersey could close. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

FAA Cuts Could Mean Layoffs At Essex County Airport

Significant budget cuts by the Federal Aviation Administration could mean closed air traffic towers and possible layoffs if those in Washington are unable to reach an agreement.

02/23/2013

Bobby Valentine (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox, Mets Manager Bobby Valentine Hired As AD At Sacred Heart

Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletic director at Sacred Heart University. The university in Fairfield, Conn., said Friday that Valentine’s appointment will be formally announced next Tuesday.

02/22/2013

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