STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford last week:
- Daniel Gonzalez, 39, of Stamford is charged with second-degree assault after he was accused of giving his girlfriend two black eyes.
- A woman walking home with her intoxicated boyfriend was assaulted by a man who came behind her, lifted up her dress and penetrated her with his hand. Stamford Police are looking for the suspect.
- A 16-year-old Greenwich girl was killed after she became entangled in a boat propeller while water-tubing with three other friends in the waters of Long Island Sound.
- A two-car collision at the Interstate-95 southbound exit for 287 in the City of Rye ejected both occupants of a military truck, which flipped on its head, and killed the passenger.
- Dwayne Lyle of 39 Hillcrest Ave. was arrested adter he was accused of challenging the manager of Curley's Diner to a fight after he was told to leave the downtown eatery due to his erratic behavior.
- Two Connecticut teachers Jennifer Hunt, a teacher at Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford, and D. Claude Morest, a teacher at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford have been honored as recipients of the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award by National History Day.
- Stamford Public Schools received the Power of Change Award for innovation in energy efficiency during a ceremony at the state capitol.