• valerie reyes Sep 9

    Lawyer: Killer of Woman Who Was Found in Suitcase Remorseful

    A man who killed a New York woman whose body was found in a suitcase that was dumped in Connecticut is remorseful and understands he must serve a long prison sentence, his lawyers said in new court documents. Javier Da Silva’s lawyers filed the documents Wednesday in federal court in White Plains, New York, in a bid for leniency....

  • Greenwich Jul 15

    Police ID Greenwich Woman Killed in Crash

    Investigators have identified the Greenwich woman who died after a single-car crash on Lake Avenue on Tuesday night. Greenwich police said 52-year-old Serena Bechtel was driving north on Lake Avenue when her 2013 Chevy Suburban went off the road between Round Hill Road and Parsonage Road and struck a stone wall and tree. Bechtel was pronounced dead at the scene,…

  • Greenwich Jul 5

    1 Dead, 1 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-95 North in Greenwich

    One person has died and another person is injured after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 north in Greenwich on Saturday night. State police said a tractor-trailer was parked in the right shoulder of I-95 north, just north of exit 2 in Greenwich shortly before 10 p.m. At the same time, authorities said 45-year-old Josephine Sciarrino, of Stamford, was driving…

  • Greenwich Jan 23

    Greenwich Youth Club Facing Sex Abuse Suits Had Lax Oversight: Judge

    A youth club in which six men say they were sexually abused as children lacked proper training and supervision for staff and had no system in place for reporting abuse, a Connecticut judge said. The Greenwich Boys & Girls Club had a “very lax method of conducting its operations” in the 1970s and 1980s, when the men say a teenage…

  • Covid-19 Vaccine Jan 21

    More COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Open on the Shoreline

    Yale New Haven Health opened six COVID-19 vaccination sites on Thursday for people 75 and older who qualify under the state’s Phase 1B. Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), 4A Devine Street, North Haven NEMG, 112 Quarry Road, Trumbull NEMG, 501 Kings Highway East, #204, Fairfield NEMG, 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich NEMG,  633 Middlesex Avenue, Old Saybrook NEMG, 194 Howard Street,…

  • health disparities Jan 18

    COVID-19 Vaccines Are Reaching White Populations Before Black and Other Minority Communities, Study Finds

    As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, a study has found that they are disproportionately reaching white populations before Black and other minority communities. One of the authors of the Business Insider report, senior healthcare reporter Shelby Livingston, joined LX News to discuss the difference in vaccination rates, and the questions it raises about racial equity.

  • Greenwich Dec 17, 2020

    One Dead After Car Crashes Into Store, Catches Fire in Greenwich: Police

    One person is dead after their car crashed into a store and caught fire in Greenwich Thursday afternoon, according to police. Officials said a car crashed into a store in the Thruway Shopping Center located at 1233 East Putnam Ave. at approximately 3:50 p.m. Preliminary investigation shows that the car operator died in the crash, according to crews. No other…

  • COVID-19 Nov 12, 2020

    CT Hospital Uses Familiar Treatment on Severe COVID Cases — With Promising Results

    A Connecticut hospital is now using hyperbaric chamber therapy as a treatment for some of its most critical COVID patients — and is seeing some promising results

  • Michael Skakel Oct 30, 2020

    State Won't Retry Michael Skakel in Moxley Murder

    A state prosecutor Friday said he will not retry Michael Skakel in the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley.

  • Michael Skakel Oct 30, 2020

    State Will Not Retry Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel in 1975 Martha Moxley Murder

    A prosecutor said Friday that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel will not face a second trial in the killing of Martha Moxley, an announcement that came 45 years to the day after the teenager was found bludgeoned to death in her wealthy Connecticut neighborhood. Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. made the announcement at Stamford Superior Court, where Skakel and his…

  • silver alert Apr 18, 2020

    87-Year-Old Man Reported Missing From Greenwich Found

    A man in his 80s who was the subject of a Silver Alert after being reported missing from Greenwich on Saturday has been found. Greenwich police said 87-year-old Joseph Oddi was last seen on Friday after he left a home in town around 7 p.m. He did not return home and did not have a cell phone. On Saturday afternoon,…

  • Greenwich Apr 9, 2020

    New York Educator Accused of Child Porn, Sex Assault in Greenwich

    A New York educator is accused of child pornography and sexual assault in Greenwich. Greenwich police and members of the New York Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force from Westchester County arrested 69-year-old John Mueser, 69, of Tuckahoe, New York, who has been charged with possession of child pornography in the first degree, risk of injury to a minor, sexual…

  • Greenwich Mar 30, 2020

    Mother Left Infant Alone in Car While Shopping: Police

    A 23-year-old mother was arrested after Greenwich police said she left her infant alone in a vehicle while she went shopping. A passerby noticed an infant crying in a car on Liberty Way in Greenwich on March 11 and called police. The witness told police the child was alone for at least 15 minutes. Officers arrived at the scene and…

  • coronavirus Mar 22, 2020

    Parks Busy, Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns

    That includes tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds, ball fields, school grounds and open spaces First Selectman Fred Camillo says the parks are being overwhelmed by visitors who are not practicing social distancing. He says the shutdown is in the best interest of everyone’s health and safety amid coronavirus concerns. On Sunday, the West Hartford Reservoirs were packed with people,...

  • Greenwich Mar 14, 2020

    Greenwich United Way Gives Food Pantry Grant to Help Families in Need During COVID-19 Outbreak

    The Greenwich United Way announced they are giving a $25,000 emergency grant to the Neighbor to Neighbor food pantry. The funds will help expand the organization’s food pantry and its ability to provide groceries for town residents in need, according to the United Way. Residents served by the food pantry are at extreme risk now more than ever because of…

  • Greenwich Feb 25, 2020

    Woman Tried Getting Bank Account Info Using Fake ID in Greenwich: Police

    Greenwich police are trying to identify a woman who is accused of entering separate branches of the same bank and trying to get information about an account that wasn’t hers earlier this month. Police said the woman entered the banks and tried to get information from an account that wasn’t hers by using fraudulent government identification on Wednesday, Feb....

  • Greenwich Feb 24, 2020

    No Dogs Allowed at Greenwich Point Park After Several Raccoon Deaths

    Dogs are not allowed at Greenwich Point Park as a precaution after several raccoon deaths. A notice on the town website says the health director issued the closure order after test results on dead raccoons found in the park identified distemper within that population. Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems…

  • Greenwich Feb 13, 2020

    Raccoons Found Sick, Dying in Greenwich Were Not Rabid: Police

    Police are working to solve the mystery of what has sickened and killed several raccoons in Greenwich after tests revealed that the animals did not have rabies. Several raccoons have been found at Greenwich Point in Greenwich over the last week and a half and two were found dead on Wednesday and Thursday, police said. There was no sign that…

  • Greenwich Feb 13, 2020

    Police Investigating After Finding Several Sick, Dying Raccoons in Greenwich

    Police are investigating to determine what has caused several raccoons at Greenwich Point in Greenwich to get sick and/or die over the last week and a half. Police said animal control responded and the distressed animals “were dispatched for humanitarian reasons” and tested for the rabies virus. Those results are pending, and police said there was no immediate indication...

  • Greenwich Feb 8, 2020

    Driver Identified in Fatal Crash in Greenwich

    The driver in Thursday nights fatal crash in Greenwich has been identified as Andrew Miller, 47, of Bridgeport. The single car crash happened at the intersection of Post Road and Cross Lane just before 10:30 p.m. According to police, the car had been traveling east when it drove off the roadway. The driver hit a tree and utility wires before…

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