• Fairfield July 13, 2024 9:06 am

    Teen missing from Fairfield found safe in New Jersey

    A 16-year-old girl missing from Fairfield has been found safe in New Jersey, according to police. The girl was reported missing on July 2 from the Elm Street area of Fairfield. Police said she left home around 5:45 p.m. that day. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children said the girl told her family that she was going for…

  • Fairfield July 3, 2024 2:52 pm

    Fairfield police issue warning after finding skimming device on gas station ATM

    Fairfield police are issuing a warning after a skimming device was reportedly found on an ATM in town. Police said the skimming device was found on the ATM at the Mobil Gas Station on Stratfield Road on Monday. An ATM repair person found the device. It’s unclear when the device was put there. Anyone who used the ATM should...

  • Fairfield June 4, 2024 1:30 pm

    Firefighters rescue trapped fawns in Fairfield

    Fairfield firefighters and animal control reunited a family of deer after two fawns got stuck. The Fairfield Fire Department said the two baby deer were caught between a fence and a shed and they had been stuck overnight. After firefighters were able to free them, the babies walked away with some minor cuts and bruises. Then, animal control reunited them…

  • Fairfield June 4, 2024 1:17 pm

    Firefighters rescue fawns trapped in Fairfield

    Firefighters rescued two fawns that were stuck between fences in Fairfield.

  • Fairfield May 30, 2024 9:57 am

    Jackknifed truck caused miles of delays on I-95 North in Fairfield

    A jackknifed truck caused delays on Interstate 95 North in Fairfield and congestion for miles. A Facebook post from the Fairfield Fire Department said the driver was not hurt but a 50-gallon diesel saddle tank ruptured. Firefighters responded while the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection supervised. The Fairfield Fire Department has also put out a call for truck…

  • Fairfield May 22, 2024 3:22 pm

    Crews rescue several people stranded on boat in Fairfield

    Several adults and one child were rescued after getting stranded off Fairfield Beach Road on Tuesday evening. The Fairfield Fire Department said they responded to a call for help in the water. Crews rescued six adults and a child, who were all stranded at night and couldn’t start up the boat’s engine. The boaters all had life vests on....

  • Fairfield May 22, 2024 1:41 pm

    Elementary school student hit by vehicle near bus stop in Fairfield

    An elementary school student was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street to get to a bus stop in Fairfield on Wednesday morning, according to police. Police said the student was struck around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Nichols Avenue and First Street. The Fairfield Fire Department and AMR responded quickly, provided a medical evaluation and the…

  • Fairfield April 15, 2024 3:08 pm

    Man arrested for stabbing partner multiple times in Fairfield: police

    A man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his partner multiple times at a home in Fairfield on Sunday. The police department said they were called to Mountain Laurel Road just after 11 p.m. for a reported domestic incident. Officers said they arrested Robert Van Weddle, 51, after he allegedly stabbed his partner, resulting in serious injuries. The person remains…

  • Fairfield April 11, 2024 2:27 pm

    Threat to Notre Dame High School in Fairfield appears to be ‘swatting' incident: police

    Notre Dame High School in Fairfield was placed on lockdown on Thursday after a threatening call and police said they believe it was a “swatting” incident. Officers responded to the school just after 1 p.m. and determined that all students and staff were safe and that there was no active threat, police said. An investigation is underway, but police believe…

  • Fairfield April 2, 2024 6:14 pm

    Beloved restaurant in Fairfield to close its doors after nearly 50 years

    A beloved family-owned restaurant in Fairfield is getting ready to close its doors after nearly 50 years in business. Mancuso’s Restaurant and Bar, located on Kings Highway East, opened in 1977. Back then, it was called Three Brothers Restaurant. The restaurant changed its name to Mancuso’s in the early 2000s. “Sal and Carmen have seen generations of families come through…

  • Fairfield March 25, 2024 2:20 pm

    Watch: Burglars crash into Mohegan Smoke Shop in Fairfield

    Burglars broke into a smoke shop in Fairfield by crashing into it and it was captured on video.

  • Fairfield March 25, 2024 2:21 pm

    Watch: Vehicle crashes into smoke shop in Fairfield during brazen burglary

    Burglars broke into a smoke shop in Fairfield by crashing into it and it was captured on video. Police said it happened at the Mohegan Smoke Shop at 525 Tunxis Hill Cutoff around 3:23 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded when an alarm went off and they found a lot of damage from a vehicle that had crashed through the storefront. Video…

  • Fairfield March 10, 2024 1:14 pm

    State police now say incident on I-95 in Fairfield was medical assist, not pedestrian struck

    A pedestrian who troopers said was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 95 South in Fairfield on Sunday was not hit and instead required assistance for a medical problem, according to updated information from state police. Troopers originally said the collision involving a pedestrian happened near exit 21 around 10:30 a.m. State police originally said injuries were reported and the…

  • Fairfield March 4, 2024 5:47 pm

    Shelter in place in Fairfield has been lifted following investigation

    A shelter in place that was issued for a portion of Fairfield has since been lifted, according to police. Residents near Longdean Road were advised to stay indoors Monday afternoon. The police department initially asked residents to shelter in place, and everyone else was told to avoid the area. Authorities said there isn’t an active threat. Some officers will...

  • Fairfield February 21, 2024 11:58 am

    Carly Thibault-DuDonis, carrying on the family business, has Fairfield on a 20-game winning streak

    Fairfield head coach Carly Thibault has her Stags on the cusp of entering the AP Top 25 for the first time in program history.

  • Fairfield February 21, 2024 12:03 pm

    Former school employee charged with child pornography is re-arrested in Fairfield: police

    A former Fairfield Public Schools employee previously arrested for child pornography has been arrested for a second time, police said. The police department initially arrested Peter Wheeler Jr., 24, of Fairfield, on Jan. 23. Fairfield police were notified by the Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit of a tip they received. Investigators identified Wheeler as a suspect. Authorities said Wheeler…

  • Fairfield February 12, 2024 4:17 pm

    Suspected animal organs found at Fairfield park: police

    Fairfield police are investigating after finding what appears to be animal organs at a Fairfield park last week. Authorities said they received a report of items resembling animal organs at Gould Manor Park on Thursday. The discovery is actively being investigated by police, who believe the suspected animal organs suggest a Santeria-type ritual. The police department said there is no…

  • Fairfield February 1, 2024 3:56 pm

    Notre Dame High School in Fairfield is sold to Sacred Heart University

    Notre Dame Catholic High School in Fairfield has been sold to neighboring Sacred Heart University for $15 million. SHU officials announced that they have reached an agreement with the Diocese of Bridgeport. According to the university, both institutions have a long history and partnership with each other. Over the years, both institutions have shared facilities such as athletic fields, the…

  • Traffic January 26, 2024 1:45 pm

    Two dead after crash on I-95 in Fairfield

    Two people have died after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Fairfield late Thursday night. William Foster, 75, of Bridgeport, and Fred Eugene Nimmon, 70, of Aspers, Pennsylvania, were killed in the crash, according to state police. The crash happened on Interstate 95 North, near exit 22, at 11:59 p.m. State police said the Chevrolet Impala that Foster was…

  • Fairfield January 23, 2024 10:27 pm

    School employee arrested for child pornography in Fairfield: police

    A Fairfield Public Schools employee has been arrested on child pornography charges, police said. The police department said they arrested Peter Wheeler Jr., 23, of Fairfield, on Tuesday. Fairfield police were notified by the Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit of a tip they received. Investigators identified Wheeler as a suspect. Authorities said Wheeler was an employee of the Fairfield…

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