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.