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.
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.
Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.
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.
Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
Yolanda McDowell, 45, allegedly pulled around stopped cars on Woodland Avenue and struck Gonzalez and another vehicle before feeling the scene, police said.
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.”
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.
Lt. Diedrich Hohn said an early morning raid revealed hundreds of images downloaded onto the computer operated solely by 35-year-old Oziel Mazariegos.
Safety advocates are lobbying now for a total ban on driver phone use, pointing to studies that headsets do not reduce drive distraction.
A woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack appealed Friday for permission to pursue a $150 million lawsuit against the state, appearing before lawmakers to argue that officials knew the animal was a threat and failed to take action.
The city of Stamford has started testing 5,000 wells in its post northern area. Many of the wells are tucked away in the basements of homes far from public water systems.
Nash contends the state had the authority and obligation to seize the dangerous animal. But a state commissioner last year dismissed Nash’s request for permission to sue the state government for $150 million.
An Amtrak train got stuck – reportedly for over four hours – in Cos Cob, Conn. Tuesday, and passengers sounded off about it on Twitter.
Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.