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File photo of softballs and baseballs. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 25, 2019 - 5:09 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The former president of a Connecticut girls softball league has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1,500 from the organization. Charles Pia, of Stamford, pleaded guilty Thursday to misappropriation of funds and fourth-degree larceny, both misdemeanors. Pia was charged...
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Matt Dwyer
October 16, 2019 - 4:34 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five Connecticut police officers are suing Stamford alleging that city officials ignored precise scores on the sergeants' exam and overlooked them for promotions. The Stamford Advocate reports that officers are promoted to sergeant if they obtain the top three scores or score...
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AP
October 15, 2019 - 5:02 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ One of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has died. Beverly Sackler died Monday, according to a filing made by her lawyers in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. She was the widow of Raymond Sackler, one of the brothers who bought the drug company Purdue Frederick in 1952...
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John Silva
October 13, 2019 - 9:50 am
(Stamford, Conn./WTIC) - Stamford fire officials say a man was seriously injured Saturday night when his arm became stuck in a chimney flue. They say just after 6:30 p.m., they were dispatched to a home on Givens Avenue. The victim, according to firefighters, was cleaning a construction area when a...
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Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in downtown Stamford, April 2, 2019 in Stamford, Connecticut. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans over the past 20 years. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 04, 2019 - 5:00 pm
By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press (AP) -- Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's offer to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of the nation's opioids crisis. Their...
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AP
September 26, 2019 - 12:34 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Stamford police are investigating a fatal shooting in the city. Police say 39-year-old Torrick Johnson was found at the rear of an apartment complex at about 11 p.m. Wednesday on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Stamford Hospital where he...
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AP
September 23, 2019 - 10:17 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A wind sculpture in memory of three girls who died in a Christmas Day fire at a Connecticut home eight years ago has been dedicated. The Stamford Advocate reports that the sculpture, called ``Three Souls,'' was unveiled Sunday during a ceremony attended by about 100 neighbors...
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AP
September 23, 2019 - 9:25 am
A man charged in the disappearance of his estranged wife is headed back to court over questions about whether he has been complying with the terms of his bond.
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