Stepped Up Security At Westhill High Tops Stamford News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in Stamford this week.

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford this week:

  • Stamford's Westhill High School stepped up security measures following arrest of three students in a hazing incident, described as "freshmen hunting" on the school website.
  • Mario Mejia, 38, who lived in Stamford, was sentenced to 38 months in prison for illegally re-entering the United States after he was deported.
  • A 17-year-old Stamford High School student was charged after allegedly helping to start a brawl during the Thanksgiving Day football game between Stamford and Westhill.
  • The city of Stamford and Mayor David Martin may buy a 10.8-acre parcel of land on the site of Sacred Heart, located at 200 Strawberry Hill Ave for a possible public school to ease overcrowding.
  • A possible tragedy was averted when a Metro-North train stopped within 10 feet of a Norwalk school bus stalled and sitting on the tracks with about 40 children on board.
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