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Knife-wielding man steals lotion at Walgreens

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Bridgeport police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed an employee at a local Walgreens store Tuesday night and made off with lotion. The robbery reportedly happened at the Walgreen’s near the corner of Fairfield and Park avenues. Police said the man was armed with a knife and described him as a black man, […] [Read More]
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PHOTOS: Help us cover New Year’s Eve!

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This New Year’s Eve, many of you will take part in parties and other celebrations across southwest Connecticut, and beyond. Send in your photos to ed@ctnews.com or post them on our Facebook page to make sure you get in our photo galleries of the evening’s revelries. [Read More]
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Arrest made in Milford home invasion

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A man police said forced his way into a former companion’s Milford home early Tuesday is being held on a $100,000 bond on several charges including home invasion. Christiopher Millhouse, 36, of New Haven Avenue in Milford, knocked on the window of his former companion’s home on West Orland Street at 3:30 a.m., and when […] [Read More]
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Alleged mail thieves arrested in Stratford

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Two men have been charged with stealing mail from homes in Stratford, after a detective saw them rifling through the residential mailboxes, police said. Kenyata Williams, 32, and Andre Salmon, 31, were arrested Monday, said Lt. Frank Eannotti, the police department spokesman. Mail from several homes located in the East Broadway area was found in […] [Read More]
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GE Credit Union robbed in Milford

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A man who brandished a semi-automatic handgun took an undetermined amount of money from a cash drawer at a Milford credit union this morning. The suspect, a black man about 5’9 with a thin build, entered the General Electric Employees Credit Union, at 265 Bic Drive at 8:45 a.m., Milford police said. The robber, wearing […] [Read More]
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Study: Hangover won’t be as bad if you stick to clear drinks

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From a press release: This New Year’s Eve, it’s OK to be merry and bright, but remember that a night of drunken reveling can most certainly result in a holiday hangover the next day. And those bells you hear jingeling will only be in your head— and they’ll be loud. According to a previously published […] [Read More]
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Tips from public led to Shelton robber

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The alleged robber of a Webster Bank branch in Shelton on Monday was captured in an adjacent condo complex shortly after, thanks to tips from the public. Shelton police received several phone calls identifying the suspect after the surveillance video was released to the media, Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said. Police were then able to track […] [Read More]
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Emancipation Day service set for Jan. 1 at 11 a.m.

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BRIDGEPORT — The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance’s annual Emancipation Day Service will take place on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, beginning at 11:00 a.m., at Cathedral of Praise C.O.G.I.C. Int’l, 39 Gregory Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Bishop J.C. White will be the Host Pastor and Worship Leader. The featured preacher will be Reverend Dr. Talbert Swan, President, […] [Read More]

CTPost.com’s most viewed stories of the year

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As 2013 winds down, take a look back at the 13 most viewed stories of the past 12 months. And thanks for reading us this year. [Read More]
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Police ID shooting victims

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BRIDGEPORT – Police have identified two victims who were shot Sunday. The shootings do not appear to be related and both victims are expected to recover. The first happened at 1:02 a.m. in the 200 block of Pequonnock St. Officer Jamie Jarrett responded to the location and found the victim, Mireteab Berhe, 30, of Bridgeport, […] [Read More]
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