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Police: woman beat her 81-year-old mother nearly to death

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BRIDGEPORT – A local woman, upset about a recent breakup with her boyfriend, beat her 81-year-old mother nearly to death, police said. Kelly Mills, 54, was charged Wednesday with first-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree assault on an elderly person and criminal mischief. During her arraignment hearing Wednesday afternoon, Assistant State’s Attorney Craig Nowak told Judge Robin […] [Read More]
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Hit and run former CO gets competency exam

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BRIDGEPORT – A former state corrections officer will undergo an examination to determine if she is mentally competent to stand trial for the horrific hit and run that killed a local woman and injured her young son last December. Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin ordered the examination of Patricia Daniels following a brief hearing in […] [Read More]
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Dad sentenced to 8 years for breaking baby’s arms and legs

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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 anything to hurt them. To be convicted of something that is impossible for me to ever do hurts me,” the 26-year-old Wilkerson told […] [Read More]
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Police: teen had loaded gun in train station

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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 a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit. He was released after posting $10,000 bond. MTA police were patrolling the train […] [Read More]
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Milford rapper found not guilty of murder

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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. Luis “Giz Mula” Rivera, 28, had once been a member of the feared Hoover gang but claimed […] [Read More]
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Woman tells police boyfriend fell on her knife -twice

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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 reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct in the stabbing of 36-year-old Jason Edwards. Edwards was in serious condition at St. Vincent’s Medical Center with two stab […] [Read More]
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Sex offender should have listened to his mother

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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 Judge Robert Devlin Friday to be sentenced for the crime the 34-year-old Frazier incurred his mother’s wrath as he began complaining to the judge how he […] [Read More]
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84-year-old attacks 76-year-old during road rage incident

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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 Wednesday with third-degree assault on an elderly person and second-degree breach of peace. He was released on a promise to appear in court on […] [Read More]
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