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Tara O'Neill

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Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Tara:

1 hospitalized after crash with entrapment in Danbury

One person was sent to the hospital and another was evaluated by medics after a crash with entrapment in the city late Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Police: 88-year-old missing from Stamford

STAMFORD — City police are asking any sightings of a missing woman be called in to the police immediately. On Wednesday, police said 88-year-old Mary Helen was missing. There was no further information immediately available, including when she was last seen or what she was last seen wearing. Stamford police asked anyone who sees her to call the department at 203-977-4444. → Read More

Hamden High School site of pop-up coronavirus testing

The town has partnered with some health agencies to offer a pop-up COVID-19 testing site at Hamden High School on Thursday. → Read More

Campgrounds reopen across CT

Campgrounds across Connecticut's state parks and forests reopened on Wednesday. → Read More

Milford PD: $9,000 in jewelry taken from CT Post Mall

City police are asking for the public's help to identify two men they say involved in a larceny of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry last month. → Read More

New Haven Mayor: Over 2 million gallons of sewage discharged into Mill River

A massive sewage leak in the Mill River Tuesday led officials to urge residents to avoid contact with the water for several days. → Read More

Police: East Haven woman hasn’t been seen since July 1

East Haven police are asking the public to report any sightings of a woman who was last seen six days ago. → Read More

DNA analysis can’t identify 1944 Hartford circus fire victims

The DNA of two victims of the 1944 Hartford circus fire did not match the DNA of the granddaughter of one of the six victims still listed as missing. → Read More

N.Y. man ID’d as New Haven homicide victim

New Haven police say the man found dead from a gunshot wound early Sunday morning was 29-year-old Joel Price of Oyster Bay, N.Y. → Read More

Thunderstorms hit Danbury area

The Danbury area saw more than an hour of on-and-off rain thanks to a string of thunderstorms Wednesday night. → Read More

Working fire confirmed at New Haven home

City firefighters are battling a working fire on Beacon Avenue Wednesday night. → Read More

Former Greenwich police officer dies at 75

A former Greenwich police officer, who spent more than 20 years with the town's police force, died earlier this week, according to Chief James Heavey. → Read More

‘Perfectly healthy’ tree found cut down in Norwalk park

NORWALK - Police are investigating after a "perfectly healthy" maple tree was found cut down in a park Tuesday, the city said. The city announced in a social media post Tuesday afternoon that the tree was found cut down in Mill Pond Park. The tree also knocked over a garbage can, scattering litter across the park. City officials did not shed further light on the situation, other than to urge… → Read More

Hamden Police Chief to retire June 30

The town announced that it will reform its Hamden Police Chief Community Input & Transparency Committee to find the chief's replacement. → Read More

Hamden police: Man taken into custody had loaded, stolen gun

Police responded to the area of Fitch and Arch streets on June 19 for a report of an unwanted person/stalking. → Read More

New Haven police investigate double shooting

City police are investigating a double shooting Tuesday that left two men with gunshot wounds, according to police officials. → Read More

Stamford PD: Alcohol likely a factor in major weekend crash

Alcohol might have been a factor in a major crash on Saturday, which left one person with life-threatening injuries, police said Tuesday. → Read More

Stamford PD: 3 burned, injured after car burst into flames following crash

Three city residents suffered various degrees of burns after being in a vehicle that crash into a tree and burst into flames Monday night. → Read More

Tips to protect pets during Fourth of July

One in five pets is reported missing after being scared by loud noises, including fireworks, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Loud firework shows tend to frighten pets, who can become disoriented by the sound. The ASPCA urges pet owners to keep their animals safe at home in an escape-proof area. → Read More

13 more coronavirus-linked deaths in CT

There have been another 13 coronavirus-associated deaths in Connecticut, according to data released by the state on Saturday. → Read More