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Daniel Tepfer

Swim coach seeks probation on “sexting” charges

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BRIDGEPORT – The former coach of a regional youth swim program, charged with “sexting” a 13-year-old Shelton girl, is seeking probation for the alleged crime. Alan Marcel, 28, of Comstock Hill Road, Norwalk, who is charged with risk of injury to a minor and enticing a minor, applied for accelerated rehabilitation Tuesday. Accelerated rehabilitation is […] [Read More]
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Raheem Dicks

3 shot, one arrested in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Police are investigating three shootings that occurred Monday, one that left a local man in critical condition. Shortly after 8 p.m., police said Lamaine Heard, 25, was shot in the left hand, leg and foot in the Greene Homes housing project. He was driven to Bridgeport Hospital where he was in stable condition. […] [Read More]
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Police search for store owner’s killer

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BRIDGEPORT – Police officials pledged Monday detectives will be “working around the clock,” to find the two men responsible for last weekend’s murder of a popular grocery store owner. “I am confident we will find out who these people are and bring them to justice,” said Assistant Police Chief James Nardozzi. In the meantime, family […] [Read More]
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Police: drug counselor was major drug dealer

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STRATFORD – A counselor of a state-wide drug treatment is accused of supplying large amounts of heroin to street-level dealers in Bridgeport and Stratford. Jonathan Lucky, 28, a clinician at Connecticut Renaissance, was found with more than a pound of heroin when police said they arrested him Thursday following a lengthy investigation by local police […] [Read More]
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Teen sentenced to 20 years in killing

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BRIDGEPORT – A city teen was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a high school student two years ago that sparked a city-wide curfew. The Main Street courtroom was packed with friends and family as 19-year-old Kyle Brodie was brought before Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin. But unlike the […] [Read More]
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Shooter claims he is not a violent man

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BRIDGEPORT – He shot another man seven times but George “Rico” Padilla claims he is not a violent man. “Meaningless violence is just not my thing,” the 25-year-old Padilla told Judge Robert Devlin during his sentencing hearing Friday in Superior Court. “I didn’t explain this before cause I wasn’t sure how it would play out.” […] [Read More]
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Lawyers in Lanza suit making progress

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BRIDGEPORT – Lawyers for 15 lawsuits by parents of children and teachers who died in the Dec. 14, 2012 Newtown  massacre that killed 20 first-grade students and six teachers, reported they are negotiating to collect on Nancy Lanza’s home owner insurance. The eight lawyers representing the plaintiffs and three for the insurance company and the […] [Read More]
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Medical Examiner: remains are Bridgeport grandmother

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STRATFORD – The human remains found in a marsh off Lordship Boulevard have been identified by the state medical examiner’s office as that of missing Bridgeport grandmother Minnie Lincoln. Her cause of death has been determined to be as a result of a homicide. Lincoln, 57, disappeared March 27 after Bridgeport police said she left […] [Read More]
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