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Bridgeport man stabbed to death

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James Cleary Jr., 49, was stabbed to death Tuesday night following a dispute on Benham Avenue. Police have arrested his neighbor, Cargil Nicholson, 50, and charged him with murder. [Read More]
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Bpt school board members criticize charter commission

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OPEN LETTER TO BRIDGEPORT CHARTER REVISION COMMISSION C/O CATHLEEN SIMPSON, CHAIR MARCH 13, 2012 We are in receipt of your letter dated February 21, 2012 inviting us to participate in the charter revision process. In that letter you state that “Given your interest in the welfare of Bridgeport’s children, we would like to invite you […] [Read More]
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City man stabbed in back, hospitalized

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By Tim Loh BRIDGEPORT — A city man was stabbed in the back Tuesday evening and is being treated at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The middle-aged man collapsed about 6:07 p.m., after managing to exit his three-story apartment complex at 345 Benham Avenue, in the Hollow section of Bridgeport, and moving toward Park Avenue, witnesses […] [Read More]
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Charges against bullying victim dismissed

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Last September, I reported a story about Ells Ellsworth, a teen who was bullied because he has Asperger’s syndrome. The worst of it happened one day on the bus. We reported: The bully kept slapping him and Ells kept kicking back, Ells said in a statement filed later with the New Haven police department. Ells […] [Read More]
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An explanation for the hawk’s aggressiveness?

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If you’ve been following the story of the aggressive hawk in Fairfield, you know it has attacked several people since January. The hawk attacked a bikers and cut a student in the head when it swooped down on him when he was leaving Fairfield Ludlow High School earlier this month. Feds caught the hawk on […] [Read More]
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