FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Fired FBI Director James Comey was still in the headlines after selling his Westport home at a $575,000 loss and being called a "nut job" by President Donald Trump. The front-runner to replace him at the FBI is former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, a Stamford native.
Here are some other top stories from this past week in Fairfield County — click on the link to read the story.
Details emerged in the death of Jayson Negron, who was shot by a Bridgeport police officer during a stolen car investigation.
- A video shot just after the shooting was released on Twitter and showed that the 15-year-old may have still been alive after he was handcuffed and left on the ground.
- Julian Fyffe, the passenger in the car who was also shot, filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city and the police department.
- The officer who fatally shot Negron is also being sued by someone who claims the officer broke his nose during a televised arrest last year.
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A New Canaan dad and his teenage son were arrested in connection with an underage drinking party held in their home. Douglas Knight, 59, was charged with interfering with a 911 call after advising partygoers not to call police after a teen was injured at the party, police said. His son, Andrew Knight, 18, was charged with delivery of alcohol to a minor and permitting minors to possess alcoholic liquor.
Leighton Vanderberg, 23, faces 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to the shooting death of Jose Salgado, owner of Sapiao’s Grocery in Bridgeport, during a robbery two years ago.
Paradice Cream, a new sweet shop set to open soon in Stratford, is already creating a buzz on social media. One of its new signature treats will be the Paradise Blast — and it will dish up sundaes named for Stratford and Bunnell high schools.
A Norwalk grocery store and a bar were found to be selling alcohol after hours , police said.
Laurie Tuck of Darien was inspired to start her new business — Wear & Away — after a tanning mishap/clothing disaster .
A Redding woman died after she was attacked by her own dog , police said. She suffered “very serious injuries,” which set off a series of events that led to her death, police said.
A 15-year-old Trumbull resident was charged with grabbing an 8-year-old girl and pulling her into his house, where he sexually assaulted her, according to police.
Maryjane, a Chihuahua mix puppy who had to to have her leg amputated after being hit by a car in Norwalk, had a successful surgery and is recovering.
This year's graduating class at Danbury High School boasts two students — Joseph Waldron and Michael Halas — who have been earned appointments as cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point .
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