Firefighters remove child’s finger from seatbelt buckle
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters in Connecticut say they were able to safely remove a 5-year-old child's finger after it got stuck in a school bus seatbelt buckle.
Woman facing animal cruelty charges offered plea deal
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly allowing five dogs to starve to death has been offered a plea deal that includes jail time.
Marchi, Chestnut spark Sacred Heart to 30-10 victory
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Logan Marchi threw for 316 yards with three touchdowns, Julius Chestnut caught two scoring passes plus rushed for 162 yards and another TD as Sacred Heart walloped Bucknell...
Doctors, state pay Fairfield woman $2.5M to settle claim
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa and a group of doctors at University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City will pay a Fairfield woman $2.5 million after she lost both legs to amputation and...
6 arrested after hourslong standoff with federal agents
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Northern California say federal agents arrested six people after using tear gas to force them from a Fairfield home following an eight-hour...
Former officer gets probation for painkiller thefts
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — A former police officer accused of stealing painkillers from a southeastern Iowa veterinary clinic has been given five years of probation.
Charges dropped against octogenarians accused of lewdness
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against an octogenarian couple from Connecticut who had been accused of engaging in lewd sexual behavior in a car at a park earlier this...
Veteran Connecticut officer facing drunken driving charge
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — State police say a veteran Connecticut police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after allegedly sideswiping a truck on a highway and leaving the...
6 seniors face sex charges after conservation area arrests
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Six people ranging in age from 62 to 85 face sex charges after being arrested in a conservation area in Connecticut.
Bridgeport man drowns at Fairfield lake
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man rescued from a lake after he disappeared beneath the water has died.
Geovanny Tapia-Zuniga, of Bridgeport, was swimming at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield...
3 men charged in hazardous waste dumping scheme
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Two Fairfield, Connecticut public works employees and a local developer have been charged in a scheme that allegedly allowed hazardous material to be illegally dumped on...
Connecticut man charged with killing wife found dead
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with killing his ex-wife has been found dead after a standoff with police.
Authorities say 75-year-old James Taylor was found dead inside a...
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Newborn twins, including one who died, were found abandoned near a dumpster at a California strip mall after being born just minutes earlier, police said...
Baby dies after being left near California dumpster
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two newborn babies have been found abandoned near a Northern California dumpster and one has died.
The infants are believed to be twins. Police say...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man has been killed by a tree limb that fell on his car after a lightning strike.
Fairfield police Capt. Robert Kalamaras says 21-year-old...
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim and outspoken advocate for greater school safety measures says he's running for the Connecticut...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sixteen baby herons and egrets have been rescued after their tree collapsed in Oakland, hurling them from their nests to the pavement.
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Fireworks blamed for condo fire in Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fire officials in Connecticut say a fire that forced a family to evacuate a condominium on July Fourth is believed to have been caused by illegal fireworks.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut driver has been killed by a tree limb that fell on his car shortly after powerful thunderstorms moved through the state.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with killing his ex-wife is being evaluated to determine whether his attorney can use an insanity defense.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut State Police trooper has suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries while helping a motorist who had pulled over.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A festival is being held in Newtown to raise money for an animal sanctuary that is being built to honor the memory of a 6-year-old Sandy Hook School shooting...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters in Connecticut say two toddlers escaped serious injury when a metal spike propelled into the air by a lawn mower smashed through a back door window of their...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for a 75-year-old Connecticut man charged with killing his ex-wife says he plans to pursue an insanity defense.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut lighthouse on Long Island Sound is moving closer toward becoming a final resting place for cremated human remains.
- Business WireHFF Arranges $400.6M Acquisition Financing for 56-Building Industrial Portfolio in Westchester and Fairfield CountiesApril 12, 2019
- Business WireHFF Closes $487.5M Sale of a 56-Building Light Industrial Portfolio in Westchester and Fairfield CountiesApril 11, 2019
- Business WireHarvest Snaps Launches Salad Toppers™ at Expo WestMarch 6, 2019
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Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town's rejection of a proposed school for disabled teenagers and adults was overturned Thursday by the state Appellate Court, which said concerns about...
Man convicted of killing woman in highway body case
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — A Marion man has been convicted of killing a woman whose body was found on the side of an eastern Iowa highway.
The Muscatine Journal reports that a jury found Douglas...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz urged Connecticut lawmakers on Wednesday to pass a bill allowing political candidates to use public campaign financing funds for...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jay Young joked that among the exciting aspects of the head coaching job at Fairfield, he's now two hours closer to Fenway Park and his beloved Boston Red Sox.
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Beto O'Rourke on Friday acknowledged making mistakes as a teen and as a candidate, responding to criticism of his campaign rhetoric toward...
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke (all times local):
Democratic presidential contender Beto O'Rourke is acknowledging...
College denies wrongdoing in eating contest death
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut university is denying wrongdoing in the choking death of a student during a pancake eating contest on campus in 2017.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fairfield has fired coach Sydney Johnson after a 9-22 season.
Johnson, who previously led Princeton to a berth in the NCAA Tournament, was hired at Fairfield in 2011,...
LIU-Brooklyn beats Sacred Heart 71-62 in NEC tourney
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 21 points as Long Island-Brooklyn topped Sacred Heart 71-62 in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
Manhattan and Fairfield meet in MAAC tourney
No. 10 seed Fairfield (9-21, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Manhattan (10-20, 8-10)
Metro Atlantic Conference Tourney First Round, Times Union Center, Albany, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m....
Sacred Heart faces LIU Brooklyn in quarters
No. 6 seed Long Island-Brooklyn (15-15, 9-9) vs. No. 3 seed Sacred Heart (15-16, 11-7)
Northeast Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut;...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Koreem Ozier had 19 points off the bench to lead Sacred Heart to a 94-84 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday.
E.J. Anosike had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Sacred...
St. Pete’s looks for home win vs Fairfield
Fairfield (9-20, 6-11) vs. St. Peter's (8-21, 5-12)
Yanitelli Center, Jersey City, New Jersey; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: St. Peter's looks for its fifth straight win over...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu tied his career high with a season-high 22 points plus 11 rebounds as Fairfield topped Marist 59-44 on Friday night.
St. Francis looks to extend streak vs Sacred Heart
St. Francis (Pa.) (16-12, 12-5) vs. Sacred Heart (14-16, 10-7)
William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
Hoehn lifts Sacred Heart over Robert Morris 87-63
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Sean Hoehn had 31 points as Sacred Heart routed Robert Morris 87-63 on Thursday night.
Fairfield looks to sweep Marist
Marist (12-16, 7-9) vs. Fairfield (8-20, 5-11)
Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Fairfield goes for the season sweep over...
Robert Morris looks to extend streak vs Sacred Heart
Robert Morris (15-14, 10-6) vs. Sacred Heart (13-16, 9-7)
William Pitt Center - West Gym, Fairfield, Connecticut; Thursday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Robert Morris looks for its seventh...
Taliaferro carries Fairfield over Manhattan 72-59
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Landon Taliaferro had 26 points as Fairfield got past Manhattan 72-59 on Sunday.
Matija Milin had 14 points for Fairfield (8-20, 5-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic...
Siena freshman guard Jalen Pickett excelling in MAAC
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Pickett is right where he wants to be — with the ball at the top of the key in a tie game late in the second half.