Norwalk

Officer Troy Strauser

Stamford Cop Critically Hurt Falling From Bridge During Chase

There were prayers Thursday evening for a critically injured police officer, hurt earlier in the day chasing down a suspect along Interstate-95 in Connecticut.

05/17/2012

Muslim Praying (file / credit: clipart.com)

Public Hearing Tonight On Norwalk Mosque Proposal

A huge turnout is expected at a public hearing in Norwalk tonight as Muslims renew their efforts to build a mosque in a residential neighborhood in the city.

04/04/2012

Woman and Child on Metro-North (credit: Andrew Vazzano)

Connecticut Blogger Coincidentally Snaps Photo Of Woman Sought By Police

When blogger Andrew Vazzano commutes from New York to Norwalk, he snaps photos of interesting people riding the Metro-North train. What he snapped on Wednesday turned out to be very interesting.

02/03/2012

Actor Avery Brooks (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

‘Star Trek’ Actor Charged With DUI In Connecticut

Avery Brooks, who played Capt. Benjamin Sisko on “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and had the role of Hawk on “Spenser: For Hire” in the 1980s, is set to be arraigned in state court in Norwalk next week.

02/02/2012

Brian Cashman (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cashman’s Car Bumps Another, No One Hurt

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was involved in a minor traffic accident. The Yankees say no one was hurt and neither car received much damage in the fender-bender Thursday night in Norwalk, Conn.

10/28/2011

Reggie, a homeless man, walks the streets - Bridgeport, CT - Sep 18, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Businesses Look To State Gov’t For Confidence Boost, Jobs

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he and legislative leaders agree on 90 percent of the details of a bill that’s supposed to help grow jobs in the long- and short-term.

10/19/2011

Generic car crash graphic (Credit: AP)

Norwalk Police Investigate Hit-And-Run Death

A passing motorist called police after spotting a woman lying at the intersection of Hunt Street and Steepletop Place in the upscale Rowayton section of Norwalk early this morning.

10/05/2011

Police Car - New Haven, CT (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Holding Training Conference After Rash Of Police Suicides

No one has a good explanation for why four Connecticut police officers killed themselves from April to June. For law enforcement officials gathering at a conference Wednesday, the most important question now is how to prevent others from taking their own lives.

08/10/2011

Weevils

Small Bugs Helping To Prevent Power Outages In Connecticut

Little black and orange Weevils are getting high marks for controlling an invasive and fast growing vine that could cause a lot of trouble if left unchecked.

06/18/2011

(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Brings Record High Temperatures To NYC

As the mercury rose Thursday, temperatures continued their relentless march upward. The sweltering, baking Tri-State area broke some records as the heat wave continued for a second straight day.

06/09/2011

People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

Al Sharpton (credit: AP)

Sharpton To Headline NAACP Education Rally

Tuesday evening, Rev. Al Sharpton will be coming to Norwalk to rally support for a homeless woman who is facing criminal charges because she sent her child to a school in a district where she did not reside.

06/07/2011

Pregnant Belly (file / credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

$58 Million Awarded To Connecticut Couple In Delayed C-Section Case

A jury awarded a Connecticut couple $58 million Wednesday after their baby was born with severe injuries in what the couple’s attorneys called the largest medical malpractice verdict in state history.

05/26/2011

Norwalk Community College - Norwalk, CT (file / credit: Norwalk Community College)

Neena Perez, 38, Graduates From Norwalk Community College After Hardships

She never dreamed she would one day graduate from college and, armed with a sheepskin, be propelled into the world of restaurant and food service management.

05/19/2011

Tanya McDowell is seen with the Connecticut NAACP's Scott X. Exdaile outside state superior court - Norwalk, CT - Apr 27, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Stephanie Reitz)

Supporters Rally Behind Homeless Woman Arrested For Sending Son To Norwalk School

Imagine being arrested for sending your child to the school of your choice. That’s what happened to a homeless mother who faces felony charges and 20 years in prison if convicted.

05/11/2011

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