• Ezra Miller August 8, 2022 5:20 pm

    Actor Ezra Miller Charged in Vermont Burglary

    Actor Ezra Miller is facing a felony burglary charge in Vermont, police said Monday. The troubled 29-year-old movie star, listed as a resident of Stamford, Vermont, is accused of stealing several bottles of alcohol from a home in that town on May 1. The homeowners were not present at the time, Vermont State Police said. The star of the upcoming…

  • Stamford July 6, 2022 6:39 am

    WATCH: Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped Under Bus in Connecticut

    Several firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped under a CT Transit bus in Stamford on Tuesday. The incident happened at the intersection of Broad and Atlantic streets about 3 p.m. Officials said they received several 911 calls reporting the incident. Responding officials said a woman was trapped under the front axle of a tandem-style CT Transit bus. Crews said…

  • NBC Sports Group February 11, 2022 5:25 am

    Want to See Behind The Scenes at the NBC Olympics Headquarters?

    The main control room for all of NBC Sports’ Olympics coverage isn’t in Beijing, or even China.

  • Investment strategy January 1, 2022 8:13 am

    To Make Your Financial New Year's Resolutions Stick, Here's What You Need to Do

    It’s easy to come up with New Year’s resolutions and even easier to break them. Experts give their advice on how to stay on track.

  • Stamford December 23, 2021 11:03 am

    Wealthy TV Producer Pleads Not Guilty to Child Sex Charges

    A television producer has pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges in connection with paying a Nevada woman to bring her 9-year-old daughter to Vermont to engage in illegal sexual activity at a Ludlow ski house.

  • coronavirus outbreak May 7, 2021 6:01 pm

    Connecticut Man Arrested After Fraudulently Receiving Millions in COVID Relief Funds

    A Stamford man was arrested on federal bank fraud and wire fraud offenses after receiving nearly $2.9 million in COVID-19 relief funds. The U.S. Department of Justice said 45-year-old Moustapha Disakhate was arrested Friday on a federal criminal complaint with offenses related to his receipt of the millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funds guaranteed by the U.S. Small...

  • Bobby Valentine May 7, 2021 11:41 am

    Bobby Valentine Running for Mayor of Conn. Hometown

    Former Major League player and manager Bobby Valentine announced Friday he is running for mayor of Stamford. “It’s official! I’m seeking your support to be the next Mayor of Stamford, CT!” he tweeted Friday. Valentine, 70, who currently serves as the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, posted a video on social media and said he’ll run as an...

  • Attorney September 12, 2019 6:48 am

    Raoul: Purdue Pharma Deal Should Hold Sacklers Accountable

    Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul says any deal with Purdue Pharma for the role it played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis must hold the Sackler family, owners of the company, accountable. A tentative settlement with Purdue Pharma announced Wednesday would have Purdue file for a structured bankruptcy and pay as much as $12 billion over time, with about $3...

  • Attorney September 11, 2019 7:10 pm

    Tentative Opioids Settlement Falls Short of Nationwide Deal

    A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the company and the family that owns it. The agreement with about half the states and attorneys representing roughly 2,000 local governments...

  • Indiana September 3, 2019 10:39 am

    Purdue University: School Has No Connection to Purdue Pharma

    Purdue University in Indiana wants the public to know that it has no connection to a Connecticut-based company blamed for helping drive the nation’s opioid crisis.

  • NBC March 5, 2019 10:36 am

    OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Exploring Bankruptcy: Source

    OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is exploring filing for bankruptcy as one of its options to address potentially significant liabilities from thousands of lawsuits alleging the drug maker contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the U.S., NBC News confirmed through a source familiar with the matter. The deliberations show how Purdue and its wealthy owners, the Sackler family, are under...

  • Florida July 6, 2018 6:24 am

    Unsealed Lawsuit Claims Opioid-Maker Placed Profits Over People

    A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee’s attorney general says the maker of the world’s top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management background or training....
    The lawsuit says Purdue violated a 2007 settlement with the state, placing profits over people with a deceptive narrative that claimed its opioids were safer than they...

  • Connecticut June 8, 2018 6:33 pm

    Marilyn Monroe Statue Near Conn. Church Draws Some Ire

    Marilyn Monroe’s rear is getting some leers in Connecticut. A 26-foot statue of the iconic actress has been placed in a Stamford park across the street from a church, which is getting a full view of her behind. It depicts the famous scene from the 1955 movie “The Seven Year Itch” where Monroe holds down her dress as air blows...

  • Europe March 19, 2018 6:12 pm

    ‘Beetle Bailey' Cartoonist Mort Walker Dies at 94

    Comic strip artist Mort Walker, a World War II veteran who satirized the Army and tickled millions of newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy private “Beetle Bailey,” died Saturday. He was 94. Walker died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, said Greg Walker, his eldest son and a collaborator. His father’s advanced age was the cause of death,...

  • Connecticut October 9, 2017 10:25 pm

    Rascal Flatts to Open Restaurant in North Suburb: Report

    Country music stars Rascal Flatts plans to open one of its nationwide restaurant franchises and venues in South Barrington, according to the Daily Herald.

  • Connecticut September 17, 2017 6:00 am

    Cyndi Lauper Drops Asking Price for Stunning Connecticut Home

    Cyndi Lauper appears to have dropped the asking price for her gorgeous home in Stamford, Connecticut, from $1.25 million to $935,000, according to the updated listing. The French Country Colonial-style estate sits on the 1.58-acre property. The 3885-square-foot home’s interior was designed by Howard Kaplan, and includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and three fireplaces. Designer Vince Camuto, founder of Nine…

  • NBC August 2, 2017 10:24 am

    NBC Moving Studio Show to England for Premier League Openers

    NBC is moving its Premier League studio show to England for the season openers for the first time. The network said Wednesday that Rebecca Lowe will host broadcasts on site from Aug. 11-13 with a rotating group of the network’s analysts and commentators. The Premier League season opens on a Friday night for the first time on Aug. 11 when...

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  • Connecticut January 25, 2018 8:57 am

    Cyndi Lauper's Stamford Estate Is Sold

    Cyndi Lauper’s home in Stamford, Connecticut, has sold. It was originally listed at $1.25 million, but sold for $804,625. The French Country Colonial-style estate sits on the 1.58-acre property. The 3885-square-foot home’s interior was designed by Howard Kaplan, and includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and three fireplaces.

  • reporter April 13, 2020 8:25 am

    Actor Gene Wilder, Star of ‘Willy Wonka' and Mel Brooks Movies, Dies at 83

    Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the deranged animator of “Young Frankenstein,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

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