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Conn. Mom Arrested After Son Brings Grenade To Show-And-Tell

Lisa Miguel of Stratford was charged with risk of injury to a minor, reckless endangerment and illegal possession of an explosive.

06/10/2014

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Fairfield Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen With Autism At Stratford Funeral Home

Fairfield resident Robert J. Purcell is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy with autism during the victim’s grandmother’s wake back in April, 2012.

02/05/2014

Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Stratford, Conn. Town Council Votes To Name School For Slain Teacher

The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.

01/14/2013

Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Sign Petition To Have Street Renamed For Hero Newtown Teacher

More than 3,000 petitioners are asking Stratford to rename a street to honor a teacher who was among six educators and 20 children who were fatally shot in a Newtown grade school rampage.

12/27/2012

Wake for teacher Victoria Soto Dec. 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family, Friends Remember Teacher Vicki Soto Who Died ‘Doing What She Loved’

The 27-year-old has been hailed a hero for trying to shield her students from the gunfire when shooter Adam Lanza burst into her classroom Friday morning.

12/18/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Teacher Remembered For Heroics To Save Students At Vigil

Hundreds of people stood on the front lawn of Stratford’s town hall to remember Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Vicki Soto.

12/16/2012

Rail bridge connecting Milford and Stratford as seen from the Connecticut Turnpike (file / credit: Google Maps)

Connecticut To Replace Swing Bridges On New Haven Line

The bridges are in Greenwich (Cos Cob) and Milford-Stratford (over the Housatonic River), as well as Norwalk and Westport. They are over 100-years-old.

06/19/2012

ADL regional director Gary Jones, homeowner Barbara Cadrenel, St. Sen. Martin Looney, and St. Sen. Bob Duff at ADL's office - Hamden, CT - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Condo Association In Connecticut Reverses Ban On Religious Objects On Doors

The California Condominium Association of Stratford calls the dispute a misunderstanding, but condo owner Barbara Cadranel said Tuesday that the order to pull down the mezuzah in the first place has left her feeling violated.

04/10/2012

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Authorities Investigating Fatal NJ Car Fire

A New Jersey police chief says a woman trapped behind the wheel of a car that burst into flames has died, but a passenger managed to escape and went looking for help.

04/01/2012

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Attorney Expects Guilty Plea From Ann Pettway, Charged With Kidnapping Baby 24 Years Ago

Ann Pettway faces up to 20 years in prison, but Carlina White’s family said she should serve the same amount of time their girl was missing.

02/09/2012

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

The outdoor Shakespeare stage - Stratford, CT (credit: Festival! Stratford)

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Includes First In Decades Open House

This weekend, the annual festival gets underway under a huge tent outside because the theater itself has no certificate of occupancy.

08/11/2011

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Man Charged In 4 Southern NJ Bank Robberies

Camden County authorities say a man accused of robbing two banks Saturday morning has also been charged with two other bank robberies that occurred in recent weeks.

07/02/2011

Ann Pettway (credit: AP)

Suspect In ’87 Harlem Baby Snatching Held Without Bail

The North Carolina woman accused of kidnapping a baby from Harlem Hospital 23 years ago has been ordered held without bail on kidnapping charges.

01/24/2011

Carlina White (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: Woman Who Raised Stolen NY Baby Held in Conn.

The woman who raised Carlina White (pictured-left), who was kidnapped from a Harlem hospital two decades ago, was taken into custody Sunday on a parole violation charge, the FBI said.

01/23/2011

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