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Author: Daniel Tepfer

Dad sentenced to 8 years for breaking baby’s arms and legs

BRIDGEPORT – Convicted of breaking his 4-month-old daughter’s arms, legs and ribs, Morice Wilkerson broke into tears Wednesday as he begged for leniency. “I love my family and I would never do
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Police: teen had loaded gun in train station

BRIDGEPORT – A teenager was arrested after police said they found a loaded handgun in his possession at the train station. Terrance Bates, 18, of Hyatt Avenue, was charged with criminal possession of
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Milford rapper found not guilty of murder

BRIDGEPORT – A Milford rapper, who claimed he fled the gang life only to be pulled back into it to defend his friends, was found not guilty of fatally shooting a former rival gang member in the head.
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Woman tells police boyfriend fell on her knife -twice

BRIDGEPORT – A local woman claims her boyfriend accidentally fell onto the knife she was holding –twice. Terene Clark, 30, of Grand Street, was charged Friday with first-degree assault, first-degree
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Sex offender should have listened to his mother

BRIDGEPORT – Harold Frazier should have probably listened to his mother before he decided to sexually assault a 15-year-old girl he found wandering downtown streets. Standing before Superior Court
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84-year-old attacks 76-year-old during road rage incident

TRUMBULL – An 84-year-old Monroe man was arrested after police said he punched out a 76-year-old local man during a road rage altercation. Thomas Sommantico, of Hillcrest Road, Monroe, was charged
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Standing with his lawyer Frank Riccio, right, Vincent Pizzolato, of Monroe, requests accelerated rehabilitation for the accidental shooting of his son during an appearance in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Monroe dad gets probation for shooting son

BRIDGEPORT – A Monroe dad, accused of accidentally shooting his 11-year-old son in the face while he was securing his wife’s gun, was granted a special form of probation Thursday. While Superior Court
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Former hospital aide pleads guilty to sexually assaulting patients

BRIDGEPORT – A former nursing aide at St. Vincent’s Medical Center is facing up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting five male patients at the hospital. Senior
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2nd man pleads not guilty in store owner’s murder

BRIDGEPORT – Leighton Vanderberg waived a hearing on probable cause Wednesday and instead pleaded not guilty in the death of popular store owner Jose Salgado. Vanderberg, 22, of New Haven, simply
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UB student pleads not guilty to rape

BRIDGEPORT – A University of Bridgeport student pleaded not guilty Tuesday to sodomizing a female student during an off-campus party last month. Luis Campozano, 18, of Bronx, N.Y., pleaded not guilty
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