Christine Dempsey, Stamford Advocate

Christine Dempsey

Stamford Advocate

Hartford, CT, United States

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Past articles by Christine:

Mistaken for 'suspicious person,' school resource officer triggers lockdown at Stamford High, officials say

Stamford High was briefly locked down Friday morning after officials say a school... → Read More

Light snow possible this weekend in CT, weather service says

There’s a chance of some snow this weekend in Connecticut, although some may get rain — or no precipitation at all, the weather service says. → Read More

Wilton drivers asked to avoid area due to fallen tree and downed wires

Authorities in Wilton alerted drivers that Old Huckleberry Road is closed at its intersection with Old Kingdom Drive because of a downed tree and wires. → Read More

Woman who died in CT after plane hit turbulence was a former White House official for Obama and Clinton

Dana Hyde, the woman who died in Connecticut after jet experienced turbulence, was a White House official for Obama and Clinton administrations. → Read More

Southbury man caught with loaded gun at Westchester airport, TSA says

A Southbury man was arrested after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Westchester County Airport Monday, the TSA says. → Read More

Brookfield restaurant agrees to settlement over ADA violations, officials say

Down the Hatch in Brookfield has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office after allegations that it failed to comply with ADA laws. → Read More

Greenwich woman caught with loaded gun to JFK airport checkpoint, officials say

A Greenwich woman, who was escorting a child to the gate, was arrested after caught with loaded gun at security checkpoint at JFK airport, TSA says. → Read More

Racist graffiti at RHAM High is second incident in three months at Hebron school, officials say

After a noose was found in November, officials say a racist message was written in a bathroom last week at RHAM High School in Hebron. → Read More

Man died in Colchester during tree-cutting accident, police say

Connecticut State Police said Jody Fellows was killed Saturday when a tree he was cutting down fell on him behind a Colchester home. → Read More

UConn identifies student who died on Storrs campus last week

The University of Connecticut has identified Joy Iwuagwu, 19, as the student who died on the Storrs campus last week after an apparent medical emergency. → Read More

Husband forgives former CT resident Lindsay Clancy who is accused of killing their kids

The husband of Lindsay Clancy, who grew up in Wallingford and graduated from Quinnipiac, says she should be forgiven after the deaths of their three children. → Read More

Transfer of woman who nearly killed Hartford cop focus of psychiatric review board hearing today

Chevoughn Augustin, who nearly killed former Hartford Police Officer Jill Kidik in 2018 by stabbing her in the neck, is the subject of a hearing Friday. → Read More

OSHA investigates Wilton house collapse that injured two workers

OSHA is investigating the collapse of a Wilton home under construction on Cannon Road Friday that injured two workers, officials said. → Read More

Rain changing to snow in CT will cause slippery condition this afternoon, weather service says

Rain will turn to sleet and snow today in Connecticut, causing slippery road conditions and some school closures and early dismissals. → Read More

Middletown basketball brawl triggered hoax threat, lockdown at CT tech schools, police say

All Connecticut technical high schools were placed on "secure" mode Friday after a threat was made stemming from a Middletown High basketball brawl, police say. → Read More

Former Hartford police officer decries transfer of psychiatric patient who nearly killed her

Former Hartford Police Officer Jill Kidik blasted the decision to move her attacker, Chevoughn Augustin, to a less secure settling at Whiting Forensic Hospital. → Read More

Light snow causes school delays and slippery roads in CT

Some Connecticut residents woke up to unexpected snow this morning, which is causing some roads to become slippery and school delays. → Read More

Man sentenced to five years for role in Connecticut drug ring

A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a Connecticut drug ring that trafficked large amounts of cocaine, officials said. → Read More

Milford resident lost $41,000 in Bitcoin scam. Why police say they don't expect any arrests.

Connecticut State Police task force helped recover more than half of the money a Milford resident lost in Bitcoin scam, but they don't expect any arrests. → Read More

Police: More drivers caught speeding in CT around New Year's than previous two years

Connecticut State Police say troopers issued more speeding tickets and helped more motorists over New Year’s weekend than they did in the last two years. → Read More