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Jury awards inmate $10 in suit against corrections officer

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BRIDGEPORT – A federal court jury Thursday found a state correctional officer civilly liable for allegedly assaulting a Danbury man in the prison. But the jury found that Joseph Izzo, who is serving a 30-year sentence for burglary, conspiracy and possession of a firearm, is only entitled to $10 in damages. “This case was about […] [Read More]
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Bethel man wins paczki-eating contest

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A Bethel bodybuilder body slammed the competition Tuesday at the annual paczki-eating contest at Eddy’s Bake Shop in Ansonia. Manny “The Manimal” Cambra devoured a dozen Polish doughnuts in 5 minutes in his first-ever paczki-eating battle. The Polish pastries are not of the light and airy variety. Paczkis are stuffed with a fruit filling and coated with […] [Read More]
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