• Fairfield May 27, 2023 1:46 pm

    Homeowners Advised to Not Confront Vehicle Burglary Suspects in Fairfield

    Police are advising homeowners in Fairfield to not confront anyone who is attempting to break into their vehicles after multiple recent incidents. According to police, the most recent incident happened early Saturday morning when a homeowner in the Reef Road area was confronted by someone attempting to break into his vehicle. After attempting to identify the suspects, authorities said a…

  • Fairfield May 18, 2023 8:45 pm

    Police ID Surveyor Struck, Killed by Car in Fairfield Parking Lot

    A 59-year-old Colchester man who was working in a parking lot on Post Road in Fairfield was struck and killed Wednesday morning and police have released his name. The police department said they were called to the area of 2150 Post Road at about 9:18 a.m. for a report of a pedestrian being struck by a car. Responding officers determined…

  • Fairfield May 3, 2023 8:36 pm

    Fairfield Town Official Pleads Guilty in Hazardous Waste Dumping Probe

    A former Fairfield official has been found guilty in connection with the illegal dumping of hazardous materials next to the town’s public works garage, according to the State’s Attorney. Scott Bartlett, 60, is one of five former or current Fairfield officials that allegedly hid the extent of contamination to town property. State authorities said Bartlett faces eight felony charges...

  • Fairfield May 12, 2023 3:50 pm

    Police Seize Dozens of Animals Living in Poor Conditions in Fairfield Home

    Police have removed dozens of animals from a home in Fairfield and a woman has been arrested in connection to the incident. Animal control officers began an investigation on April 17 after getting a report of a dog roaming in the area of Steep Hill Road. The dog appeared to be covered in feces and urine, according to police. Officers…

  • Fairfield April 25, 2023 10:03 pm

    Man Arrested After Stabbing Person in Fairfield: Police

    A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight in Fairfield Tuesday night, police said. The police department said an officer saw two men fighting on Stillson Road at the intersection of Black Rock Turnpike at about 7 p.m. A man that was armed with a razor blade style knife was taken into custody. The man…

  • Fairfield April 9, 2023 3:35 pm

    Person Struck by Train Near Fairfield

    A person was struck by a Metro-North train near Fairfield on Sunday and multiple trains are experiencing delays after the incident. Metro-North said the person was struck near Fairfield late in the morning. Authorities have not released details about the person’s condition. Fairfield police and MTA police are investigating the incident. Several trains are experiencing delays of up to 65…

  • Fairfield March 31, 2023 12:40 pm

    Employee of Online Casino Company Accused of Cheating to Win $50,000 on Blackjack

    A 23-year-old Norwalk man who worked for a gaming company in Fairfield that hosts online casino dealer games is accused of cheating and defrauding DraftKings out of at least $47,000 by manipulating blackjack hands and placing bets, according to state police. State police said the Department of Consumer Protection Gaming Division contacted the Statewide Organized Crime Investigative Task Force in…

  • Fairfield March 27, 2023 12:45 pm

    More Relatives of Colorado Shooting Victims Sue CT-Based Sturm Ruger

    More relatives of people shot to death at a Colorado supermarket in 2021 are suing Connecticut-based gun-maker Sturm, Ruger & Co. over how it marketed the firearm used in the massacre, adding to litigation first filed earlier this month against the company. The lawsuit by relatives of five of the 10 people killed in Boulder was served on the company…

  • Crime and Courts March 16, 2023 5:55 pm

    Son of Colorado Mass Shooting Victim Sues Connecticut-Based Gunmaker Ruger

    The son of one of 10 people killed at a Colorado supermarket in 2021 is suing gunmaker Sturm, Ruger & Co. over how it marketed the firearm used in the massacre — following the litigation road map set by families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims. The lawsuit — filed Tuesday in state court in Connecticut, where Sturm, Ruger…

  • Fairfield March 7, 2023 1:44 pm

    Man Suspected of Killing, Hurting Cats Is Accused of Threatening Fairfield Law Enforcement  

    A Fairfield man who is accused of killing one cat and torturing another is also accused of sending threatening and harassing texts to law enforcement and was arrested Monday.   Raymond Neuberger, 39, was arrested on Oct. 4, accused of assaulting and abusing a cat, which ultimately died of its injuries. In August 2022, police started investigating after an emergency…

  • Fairfield February 8, 2023 3:11 pm

    Man Charged for Abusing, Killing Cat in Fairfield Has Been Arrested Again: Police

    Police have arrested a Fairfield man for a second time on animal abuse charges after allegedly killing another cat in October 2022. Police previously said the man was arrested for allegedly assaulting and abusing a cat, which ultimately died of its injuries. Authorities said 39-year-old Raymond Neuberger was re-arrested on Monday on new animal cruelty charges and was released on…

  • Fairfield February 1, 2023 6:25 pm

    Middle Schoolers Approached by Man Wearing Ski Mask in Fairfield: Police

    Two middle schoolers in Fairfield told police they were approached by a man wearing a ski mask while walking home from the bus stop Wednesday afternoon. Police said the incident happened in the area of Collingwood Avenue at 3:30 p.m. Authorities said a stranger wearing a ski mask drove up to the middle school-aged girls as they were walking home…

  • Fairfield January 11, 2023 10:53 pm

    2 Teens Arrested After Fight at Fairfield Warde High School

    Two teenagers were arrested Monday after a fight at Fairfield Warde High School last week, according to police. Police said a physical altercation took place at the school on Friday, and two girls were arrested for their role in it. A student was treated for injuries sustained during the fight and was later released. Both teens are scheduled to appear…

  • Sacred Heart University January 9, 2023 6:12 pm

    Sacred Heart University Opens New $75M Hockey Arena

    The $75 million arena, financed in part by private donations, took about two years to complete, finally giving both the men’s and women’s ice hockey programs a home on campus.

  • Sacred Heart University January 9, 2023 6:13 pm

    Sacred Heart University Opens New $75 Million Hockey Arena

    “It’s incredible,” said graduate student Kelly Solak. “There’s everything you could possibly want in an ice arena on this rink.” Solak is hardly exaggerating. Sacred Heart University’s new 122,580-square foot Martire Family Arena has everything. “There’s no words to be spoken. You walk in, and you want to be in this environment,” junior Erin Fleming said. It has the...

  • Fairfield December 9, 2022 4:21 pm

    Suspicious Package in Fairfield Was Not Harmful: Police

    Fairfield police investigated a suspicious package Friday that turned out to be nothing of concern. The investigation was in the area of Beaconview Drive and Pine Tree Lane. As a precaution, McKinley School followed secure school protocol and Warde High School was notified to avoid the area after dismissal. Police said the item turned out to be a piece of…

  • Fairfield November 10, 2022 11:25 pm

    Fired Up: Fairfield Couple's Car Catches Fire One Day After Vehicle Repair

    A Fairfield couple picked up their car from a repair shop less than 24 hours before it caught fire on the highway.

  • Fairfield November 11, 2022 11:14 am

    Fired Up: Fairfield Couple's Car Catches Fire One Day After Vehicle Repair

    A Fairfield couple picked up their car from a repair shop less than 24 hours before it caught fire on the highway. Julie Carey of Fairfield had been driving. Her husband Tim was in the passenger seat. “We’re running away and literally within 10 to 15 seconds, the car was engulfed in flames,” explained Tim, who said he could feel the…

  • Fairfield November 7, 2022 7:23 pm

    Former Fairfield Town Official Pleads Guilty in Hazardous Waste Dumping Probe

    The former director of public works in Fairfield has pleaded guilty to several counts of environmental and fraud offenses. The Division of Criminal Justice said 61-year-old Joseph Michelangelo, of Fairfield, faces nine charges in connection to the hazardous waste dumping probe. Michelangelo entered pleas to receiving solid waste at an unpermitted facility, illegal disposal of asbestos, illegal disposal of polychlorinated…

  • Halloween October 28, 2022 2:32 pm

    CT LIVE!: Enter the Land of Fairytales at The Enchanted Castle

    The family-friendly Halloween experience is located instead the Burr Homestead in Fairfield.

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