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UConn officials to discuss Howard’s death

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A University of Connecticut football player died after being stabbed during a fight early Sunday. Jasper Howard, 20, of Miami, a junior and starting cornerback, died following the on-campus incident that took place just hours after the team’s victory over Lousiville. UConn officials have scheduled a 2:30 p.m. news conference to discuss Howard’s death. Coach […] [Read More]
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Car in water in Milford

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There’s been a report of a car submerged in water near Old Gate Lane in Milford. We have a reporter and photographer heading to the scene. We will update the situation as soon as we hear from them. [Read More]
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Photos of Shelton fire

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Here are a few photos of the fire that destroyed a house on Kings Highway. Keith Muratori took the photos. For more photos of fires in the region, check out his Website at firegroundimages.com. [Read More]
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Weird night for Bpt. restaurants

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It was not a good night for those at Bridgeport cafes. Police arrested four people at four separate cafes between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Saturday morning. In the first incident, Hoopz Sports Bar & Grill, on Barnum Avenue, was shut down at 1 a.m. by members of the city’s Strategic Enforcement Team, who have […] [Read More]
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Fire heavily damages Shelton house

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A house at 96 Kings Highway in Shelton was heavily damaged by a fire that erupted near the home’s chimney this morning. The three people in the house at the time escaped without injury. Family members cried and hugged each other as they watched the blaze consume their home. The roof was entirely decimated by […] [Read More]
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With no room in shelters, a man finds rest outside a Bridgeport church

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      The blanket stirred and Mark Dobson poked his face into Friday’s cold morning air. “Yeah. I’m OK,” he says, as he unwinds himself from the flowered blanket that offered him some warmth through Thursday night’s snow flurries. He fell asleep in the side entrance way to St. John’s Episcopal church. He looked […] [Read More]
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Milford street flooding

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Old Gate Lane at its intersection with New Haven Avenue is closed because of street flooding. Factory Lane and Helwig Street near the Lisman Landing marina also has water over the road but remains passable at this time. [Read More]
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A lesson for Finch & Co. on how FOI works

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Mayor Bill Finch and his obstructionist legal team please take note: The spirit of the state Freedom of Information law is alive and well — outside the confines of the Park City, anyway. As we have noted previously, the mayor and his squadron of city attorneys have refused, despite repeated requests, to disclose the bids […] [Read More]
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Arrests in Milford Homicide

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Two additional suspects have been arrested on warrants in connection with the drug-related killing of Jose Chevere on Aug. 23. Police said that one suspect was arrested in Queens, N.Y. with the assistance of the U.S. Marhsal’s service and the other was found in a Massachusetts prison on an unrelated drug charge. Both men are […] [Read More]
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GBS an instrument for good

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Being an instrument for good in the community is something to be mighty proud of … and the folks at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are beaming with satisfaction today. The GBS has announced the results of its spring and summer food drives: Thanks to the generosity of its audiences, more than 6,000 pounds of non-perishable food items, translating to more […] [Read More]
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