STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford last week:
- The manager Laurie Hollywood of Stamford's Animal Control Center has been fired after a city investigation found that the facility was allowing dogs to be adopted without informing the new owners of the animals' history of biting and aggression.
- Former New York WCBS-TV news anchor Rob Morrison, 46, was arrested in Darien on charges of violating a protective order his estranged wife had against him.
- A simple arrest of a pair of teenagers accused of smoking marijuana in a car turned tense after a Stamford officer pulled out his firearm and called for backup because he suspected one of the resisting teens might have a weapon.
- Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford hosted a wine tasting at The Goose in Darien.
- Two Connecticut dentists, one from Fairfield. Paul Dengelegi, 51, and the other from Stamford. George Betser, 71, have been charged with grand larceny in a case of Medicaid fraud .
- Louis A. DeCarlo of Stamford, a retired chief of the Stamford Police Department died at age of 71.
- The Stamford man Andre Quinn Russell, 20, accused of shooting William "Buttons" James to death was arraigned on first-degree murder charges .