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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    Police Seek Help Identifying Woman Who Died In Jump Onto I-95 In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — State Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the woman who died after jumping on to Interstate 95 from an overpass in Stamford just before noon Thursday.The woman, who is believed to be Hispanic, jumped from the Main Street overpass at Exit 9 at 11:46 a.m. on to I-95's left lane. She died from severe head injuries, state police said.She was about 5-foot-4 ...

  2. Two More Men Facing Charges In January Armed Robberies In Norwalk

    Two More Men Facing Charges In January Armed Robberies In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Two more men have been arrested in connection with three January armed robberies in Norwalk, police said.Stephen Violet, 19, of 1 Underhill Road, Sandy Hook, was arrested Wednesday on three charges each of first-degree robbery and first degree conspiracy to commit robbery. He's also charged with first-degree threatening and six larceny charges. Jimmie Springer, 24, of ...

  3. Norwalk Cops: Woman Snatched Pills, Swallowed Them At Police HQ

    Norwalk Cops: Woman Snatched Pills, Swallowed Them At Police HQ

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Stamford woman reached through the opening in the glass wall in the booking area of the Norwalk Police Headquarters and grabbed and then swallowed four pills that had been seized from her after she was arrested, Norwalk police said.Shannon Schaeffer, 37, of 47 Selleck St., was charged with interfering with an officer, operating while under the influence, possession of ...

  4. Woman Defrauded United Illuminating Of $4,823, Stratford Police Say

    Woman Defrauded United Illuminating Of $4,823, Stratford Police Say

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A Stratford woman used multiple fake IDs and Social Security numbers in a scheme that defrauded United Illuminating Co. of $4,823, Stratford Police said.Kimberly Lawton, 43, was arrested by warrant Feb. 27 after an investigation that began in October, police said. She used the fake IDs and Social Security numbers to obtain services from the electric utility but didn't ...

  5. Norwalk Cops: Former Tenant Took Almost Everything — Except Kitchen Sink

    Norwalk Cops: Former Tenant Took Almost Everything — Except Kitchen Sink

    NORWALK, Conn. -- He took everything — except the kitchen sink.A tenant stole numerous items — including a toilet, a kitchen stove and kitchen drawers — when he moved out of a Van Zant Street home in Sept. 25, Norwalk police said. On Tuesday, Humayaun Chowdhury, 50, of 6 Ambler Drive, turned himself in to police. He's charged with first-degree criminal damage to a landlord's property by ...

  6. Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    Police: Monroe Mom Live-Streamed 10-Year-Old Son Driving Through Town

    MONROE, Conn. — A Monroe mother who decided it was a smart thing to let her 10-year-old drive a car through town while she broadcast it on Facebook Live has been arrested by Monroe Police.Lisa Nussbaum, 38, was charged Friday with risk of injury to a child after police received several complaints from Monroe residents who viewed the video, Lt. Stephen Corrone said.In the video, which ...

  7. Wilton Cops: Weston Woman Charged With Drunk Driving With 6-Year-Old In Car

    Wilton Cops: Weston Woman Charged With Drunk Driving With 6-Year-Old In Car

    WILTON, Conn., -- A Weston woman was more than three times the legal alcohol limit when she had an accident with a 6-year-old child in her vehicle on Feb. 25, Wilton Police said.Hilary Flora, 58, of 203 Newtown Turnpike Road, Weston, was charged with driving under the influence and risk of injury to a child. She was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.A motorist made a 911 call after a ...

  8. Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    Monroe Police Seek Two In Gas Station Robbery

    MONROE, Conn. -- Monroe Police are looking for two suspects in a robbery at the Henny Penny Gas Station early Friday morning.Two suspects entered the Roosevelt Drive gas station just before 12:30 a.m. and had a physical altercation with the store clerk before fleeing the scene in a silver four door sedan that may be a Ford 500, police said. Police didn't say of any cash or other items ...

  9. Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    Stamford Police Make Second Arrest In January Attempted Murder

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Police have arrested a second man in a January attempted murder in Stamford and said they are relieved to have wrapped up a crime spree involving a number of individuals in Fairfield County.Onaje Smith, 18, of 32 Beechwood Ave., Bridgeport, was charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count conspiracy to commit murder. His bond was set at $1 million."He ...

  10. Norwalk Cops: Man Attempted To Hide Cocaine In Police Car

    Norwalk Cops: Man Attempted To Hide Cocaine In Police Car

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Smooth he ain't. A Norwalk man tried to slip his crack cocaine into the vents on a police cruiser's hood after an officer has detained him Thursday evening, police said.However, Terrence Powell's efforts were for naught as the officer noticed what he was doing, Norwalk Police said.The incident began just before 6 p.m. near Concord and Main streets when an officer on ...

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