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Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, center,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman (second, right) with a Silver Award. Attending the event were, from left, Officer Mark Siglinger, Officer Chris Roback with his award; and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right). Officers Siglinger and Zaksewicz are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton PD honored by AAA

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Ansonia PD are Santa’s helpers Saturday

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ANSONIA-Children from three lucky families will be shopping with police to buy Christmas presents this morning. Lt. Andrew Cota said Target was “gracious enough to help us spread a little holiday cheer.” “We are going to let the children shop in the store and let them buy presents for their family.” Police also helped increase […] [Read More]

Lawsuit claims sex abuse at hospital

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BRIDGEPORT—A New Haven man Friday filed suit against St. Vincent’s Medical Center claiming he  was sexually assaulted by a former nursing assistant at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. In the lawsuit filed in Superior Court against the hospital, 51-year-old Juan Villanueva claims he was molested by 53-year old Gonzalo Flores, as he lay incapacitated in his […] [Read More]
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UNH gunman sentenced to 2 years

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MILFORD-William Dong the UNH student arrested after his carrying a gun on campus set off a scare was sentenced to 2 years in state prison. Following completion of his term, Dong, a Fairfield resident will be on probation for 5 years and is prohibited from setting foot on the University of New Haven campus. [Read More]

Councilman Torres defends Obama to Limbaugh

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Bridgeport Councilman Enrique Torres, R-130, who can spur constructive policy debates in this Democrat-controlled city, or leave some folks baffled by his behavior, proved to be an interesting caller to Rush Limbaugh’s conservative radio program. Torres, born in the U.S. to Cuban immigrants, earlier this week expressed to the Connecticut Post some support for Democratic […] [Read More]
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State Police close Route 8 ramp for “suspicious death’

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UPDATE 9:25 AM The southbound Exit 5 off-ramp on Route 8/25 has reopened. UPDATE 9:20 AM BRIDGEPORT — State Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man who apparently was involved in an altercation with another motorist on the Exit 5 ramp of Route 8/25. The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was […] [Read More]
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Danbury drug ring head gets 10 years

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BRIDGEPORT – A Danbury man, who federal authorities said was the head of a Fairfield County drug trafficking ring, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Demetrios “Jimmy” Papadakos, 67, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, oxycodone and marijuana and was sentenced Wednesday […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man shot in buttocks isn’t talking

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BRIDGEPORT — A 19 year-old man was treated at Bridgeport Hospital for non-life threatening injuries after he was shot in the buttocks Wednesday evening. Emmanuel Ranger told police that he was walking with friends on Fairfield Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he’d been struck, department spokesman William Kaempffer said. Detectives are investigating but […] [Read More]
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