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Ekso Bionic Suit (credit: Ekso)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based Charity Tries To Help Paralyzed Vets Walk Again

Four years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.

06/24/2013

Rashad Gross, 12, died after being caught in powerful current while swimming in Connecticut. (Credit: Handout)

Stamford Sixth-Grader Dies After Being Swept Out Into Long Island Sound

The 12-year-old was located about 5 p.m. and was taken to Stamford Hospital. He was in the water for three hours, police said.

06/21/2013

Stillwater Avenue in Stamford, Conn. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Cops: Gang Of Kids Attacking Hispanics In Stamford

A string of violent attacks in Stamford has left some people afraid to go out at night, and police say these attacks have been carried out by children.

06/21/2013

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Police: Suspected Gang Member, 12, Charged In Brutal Stamford Assault

A sixth grader from Stamford has been arrested in connection with a late-night beating and robbery of a 39-year-old man earlier this month.

06/20/2013

Indian Field Road overpass over I-95 in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Group: Hundreds Of Connecticut Bridges Are ‘Structurally Deficient’

“If you put all the structurally deficient bridges end to end from New York, you’d end up in Colorado somewhere, according to Steve Davis with the group Transportation for America.

06/19/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Survey: Connecticut Most Stressed In Tri-State Area

A Gallup survey on stress in America conducted from January to December 2012 and just released this month found that among those in the Tri-State Area, 43 percent of the people surveyed in Connecticut answered yes to having stress.

04/30/2013

A police body cam (credit: MPH Industries)

Stamford Cops Could Be Outfitted With Body Cams

Body cams are lightweight cameras worn by officers which record their interactions with the public.

04/29/2013

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

New Fire Equipment Headed To Stamford

A new engine built to the city’s specifications is on order, with more orders soon to be placed.

04/15/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

3 Men Wounded When Gangs Shoot Up Birthday Party In Stamford, Conn.

Three men were treated for gunshot wounds after rival gangs in Stamford, Conn., opened fire at a 15-year-old girl’s birthday party this weekend.

04/07/2013

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Connecticut Veterinary Hospital Honored By Grateful Pet Owners

A Connecticut veterinary hospital was honored by the owners of its patients Saturday, for rare medical treatment that helped save lives.

03/23/2013

Calendar (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stamford Schools Consider New Policy On Holidays

A Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.

03/18/2013

Donald Saturno mug shot (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Police: Stamford Man Charged After Explosives Found In Home

Authorities say they found what appeared to be a pipe bomb and suspicious chemicals, as well as shotguns, a surveillance system and a fortified tunnel under the backyard of Donald Saturno’s basement apartment.

03/11/2013

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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