STAMFORD, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Stamford this week:
- Darien teenager Grace Cashman, daughter of Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman, is starring in a Stamford production of "The Wizard of Oz."
- Court records revealed that Natalie Carpenter, an 18-year-old Torrington woman who was arrested last month, was plotting to carry out a Columbine-style shooting at Danbury High School to get back at people she felt bullied her.
- A suspicious incident in which a man in a black vehicle offered a 13-year-old Westport girl a ride to school turned out to be a misunderstanding.
- Chicago couple Shantae McGhee-Brown, 25, and John Coley, 36, who were in the area for an appearance on the TV show “Maury” in Stamford, were charged with damaging property in Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk.
- Darien police charged Mark Breslin, a 62-year-old Stamford man, with driving while intoxicated after he was unable to stand up for a field sobriety test.
- Former Darien lacrosse and football coach Christian Garnett, a Stamford resident, has applied for several diversionary programs in an effort to have the charges dropped that were brought against him after his arrest in Norwalk in October on drunken-driving charges.
- Oziel Mazariegos, a 35-year-old Stamford resident, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography after an investigation conducted by the Stamford Police Digital Forensics Unit and the State's Attorney's Office.
- Arena Gymnastics of Stamford crowned three all-around state champions and seven state champions in individual events at the U.S. Gymnastics Connecticut State Championships at Hamden Hall.
- 1 Stamford Woman Found Dead After Suspicious Fire In Home
- 2 Stamford Police Seek Suspect Involved In Crash, Chase
- 3 Police Corral 90-Pound Alligator Crossing Street In New York City
- 4 Shark Sightings Lead To Beach Closure On Long Island
- 5 Women Betrayed Group To Rally Against Planned Parenthood In Stamford