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Cops: Mom gave baby and toddler beer and cocaine

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Bridgeport police arrested a city woman after they said she forced her 4-year-old to chug a bottle of beer and gave him and her 10-month old baby cocaine [Read More]
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Dallas murder fugutives arrested in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — A nationwide manhunt for two suspects being sought in the killing of a Dallas store owner over two boxes of onions and her uneaten lunch ended Thursday when police said the were arrested at a city apartment house. Lamarcus Mathis, 19, and a 17-year-old whose name is being withheld by Hearst Connecticut Media […] [Read More]
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Bobcat Spotted in North Milford

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Animal Control Officer Rick George confirmed Thursday that an animal seen walking through a backyard on Herbert Street in Milford is a bobcat. [Read More]
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Stratford cooling center open through Friday

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Beat the heat: The Baldwin Center will be open to Stratford residents as a cooling center until 9 p.m. today and Friday. The center is at 1000 West Broad Street. [Read More]
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Fairfield libraries are cooling centers

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Fairfield Public Library and Fairfield Woods Branch Library are being used as “cooling centers” through Saturday for residents seeking relief from the heat. The Post Road facility is open through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and the Fairfield Woods Road branch library from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The two libraries will be […] [Read More]
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Warrant Issued for Woman in “Mom-Snatching”

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Milford police obtained an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon for Jerlyn Gray, 54, of Stratford, for taking her elderly mother to Florida in violation of a court order, Sgt. Vaughan Dumas said. Delores Gray suffers from dementia and has a court-appointed conservator. Jerlyn and her brother Jay are fighting in Milford Probate Court over where their […] [Read More]
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Jet-Skier Rescues Drowning Man in Norwalk

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Tom and Gloria Gallo of Trumbull say that if it wasn’t for the quick actions of a man on a nearby personal watercraft, Tom could have drowned in Long Island Sound on Sunday. Michael Ripley of Easton pulled Gallo out of the water after the 55 year-old man had begun gulping water and was being […] [Read More]
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Cooling center open late in Stratford

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Marc Dillon, chief of staff to Mayor John Harkins, just sent the following release: In light of the forecasted heat wave and excessive heat over the next few days, Stratford Mayor John Harkins has announced that the Town of Stratford will be extending the operational hours of the Baldwin Senior Center on West Broad Street […] [Read More]
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