CRIME & SAFETY
Newtown Real Estate Agent Dies From Injuries After Deer Crashes Through Windshield
Fairfield County resident Erin Heneghan, age 47, of Newtown, was seriously injured on Monday, Nov. 20, around 9 a.m. in Easton in the area of Sherwood Drive. Following the incident, a preliminary investigation determined that the pickup truck had been driving north on Route 59 when a large deer entered the road from the right and was struck by the vehicle, according to Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle.
Man Nabbed For Using Stolen ID At Darien BMW To Buy Car, Police Say
Christopher Louis, of Queens, was charged on Tuesday, Nov. 11 for the incident that occurred in July at BMW of Darien. According to Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police, an employee from BMW of Darien reported a stolen 2020 BMW M4. The employee told officers they sold the BMW...
Shelton News: Downtown Robbery
Shelton CT– On 11/27/2023, Jalen Bolton and Ashan Langston were arrested by the Shelton Police Department in connection with a robbery that took place in downtown Shelton. The charges against them include Robbery 1st Degree, Larceny 3rd Degree, and Conspiracy. Additionally, Jalen Bolton faces a charge of possession of narcotics with intent to sell after crack cocaine was found in his possession.
Body Of Missing 22-Year-Old Man Pulled From River In Westchester
Authorities in Westchester are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man whose body was found in a river days after he had been reported missing, police said. New, updated report: West Harrison Man Pulled From River Remembered As 'Loving Son, Brother, Friend'Jan Carlos Yepes-Perafan, age 2…
Murder Suicide Victim Identified
The name of the Danbury mother who was killed in a recent murder-suicide on Griffing Avenue has been released. It happened on November 20th. Danbury police report that 21 year old Mellyssa DaCosta died of sharp injuries to the head and neck according to the chief medical examiner. DaCosta was killed by her 28-year-old partner […]
Route 8/25 Crash
A three-vehicle accident on Route 8/25 southbound near exit 5. First responders need to go to Trumbull to turn around to get to this crash. DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.
Driver arrested after doing 120 MPH on Route 8
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WFSB) - A driver from New Jersey was arrested Sunday after being clocked doing 120 miles per hour on Route 8 in Bridgeport. Connecticut State Police said 20-year-old Ethan Steier of Warren, New Jersey was seen on Route 8 southbound near exit 2 around 2 a.m. Sunday. According...
Chopt Restaurant Sued After Woman Was Allegedly Served a Human Finger in Her Salad
Allison Cozzi filed a complaint on Monday against the salad chain, saying that she suffered injuries like panic attacks and nausea after eating the contaminated salad
Police Say Stolen Ambulette Crashes Into Cops In the Hudson Valley
Police in New York state say two suspects are facing charges after they stole a vehicle that is normally used for patient transport, and then drove it the wrong way on several major roads. Officials say the pursuit ended when the suspects struck more than one police cruiser. Police say...
Connecticut Department of Transportation warns of deer crashes following woman’s death
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is warning drivers to be cautious on the roads after a woman died as a result of a deer collision in Easton. CTDOT officials said to be on the lookout for deer, especially during rush hour, dusk and dawn. If you see one deer, there […]
Forgery Charge for 31-Year-Old Man
Police on Nov. 5 arrested a 31-year-old Stamford man and charged him with third-degree forgery. At about 6:18 p.m. on that Sunday, an officer on patrol stopped the car the man was driving because it was not registered, according to a police report. Through a subsequent investigation, authorities established probable...
Scarsdale Parents Of 3 Killed In Horrific Crash On Thanksgiving ID'd
The crash happened in Hartford County just after 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 near the Bristol/Farmington town line on Stevens Street in Bristol. According to Lt. Patrick Krajewski, of the Bristol Police, Westchester County residents Toby Cohen, age 41, and Brooke Cohen, age 37, of Scarsdale, were found in a vehicle located off of the roadway along the northern side when emergency responders arrived at the scene.
Pickpocket Thief Working Darien Trader Joe's, Police Say
In the past two weeks, two women have had their wallets stolen out of their purses while shopping at a Fairfield County supermarket. The first incident took place at the Darien Trader Joe's store at 436 Post Road when the victim told police she went to pay for her groceries her wallet was miss…
Man shot multiple times in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A 33-year-old man was in stable condition after being shot early Sunday morning in Bridgeport, according to police. The man was shot at about 2:25 a.m. at Krauszer’s Food Store, according to officers. He had been shot in the leg and torso.
‘I’m feeling broken.’ Effort underway to help Bridgeport family who lost everything in fire
“Right now, everything is hard. Everything is hard,” Mysliwiec told News 12. “I'm feeling broken.”
Crash Victim Petitions Court for Police Investigation Documents
An attorney representing a man seriously injured in New Canaan last December is seeking town documents related to the incident. The victim, a 26-year-old Redding man, was “involved in a tractor/trailer collision on Old Stamford Road” that resulted in “life-threatening and devastating injuries, including but not limited to a traumatic amputation of his left leg,” according to a Petition for Bill of Discovery lodged Nov. 14 by attorney Cindy Robinson of Fairfield-based Robinson Mahony PLLC.