NEW CANAAN, Conn. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in New Canaan this week:
- New Canaan Police issued a verbal warning to a 45-year-old female pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle near the New Canaan train station. The woman, who suffered a broken leg, was crossing against the light.
- Residents reported seeing a pair of coyotes on Deep Valley Road in New Canaan.
- Court records revealed that Natalie Carpenter, an 18-year-old from Torrington 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.
- New Canaan police charged a local man Vito Luciano, 41, with violating a protective order.
- A New Canaan resident reported that jewelry worth $15,000 to $20,000 was stolen from his Talmadge Hill Road home.
- Police were warning residents of a kidnapping phone scam after a parent of a Darien High School student fell victim to it.