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Author: Daniel Tepfer

Alejandro Velez

Killer shows no remorse, gets 30 years

BRIDGEPORT – Tinese Benson’s family have been waiting more than a year to hear Alejandro “Macho” Velez say he was sorry for stabbing the young mother to death. They were disappointed again Friday as
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This booking photo provided by the Fairfield Police Department shows former Fairfield Ludlowe High School teacher Glenn Mishuck, of Bridgeport, Conn.

Former Fairfield teacher to be tried for sex assaults

BRIDGEPORT – A former Fairfield high school teacher will be tried for allegedly having sexual relations with one of his female students after a judge Thursday refused to dismiss the case. The lawyer
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Man charged with exposing himself to girl

BRIDGEPORT – A local man was arrested after police said he exposed himself to a teenaged girl outside a pharmacy here. Reid Jones, 31, of Gurdon Street, was charged Sunday with public indecency,
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Norwalk man charged with mistaken identity rape

STRATFORD – A Norwalk man has been accused of rape by a local woman who claims she had sex with him after mistaking him for her boyfriend. Francis Springer, 24, of Juhasz Road, Norwalk, was charged
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Angry crowd greets murder suspect in court

BRIDGEPORT – It was an angry crowd that greeted Efraim Rivera as he was led into court Tuesday morning to face murder charges. One side appeared ready to lynch him, the other only to love him. “There
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Landscaper accused of accosting teen at train station

BRIDGEPORT – An Oxford landscaper was arrested after police said he tried to force himself on a 14-year-old boy in the bathroom at the train station. Laman Perry, 36, of Seth Den, Oxford, was charged
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Accused store owner killer faces judge

BRIDGEPORT – Treizy Lopez, his hands bound behind his back, shifted from one foot to another as he stood before the judge Tuesday – his second day in court, charged with the murder of popular store
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Judge rules slip and fall lawsuit doesn’t hold water

BRIDGEPORT – A judge Monday ruled a local man’s $220,000 lawsuit against the city’s Board of Education for a fall on wet stairs just doesn’t hold water. Superior Court Judge Richard Arnold dismissed
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Police: Man tried to lure children into his car

BRIDGEPORT – A New York man was arrested after police said he tried to lure children into his car. Walter Trinidad, 37, of Hilltop Avenue, New Rochelle, was charged with two counts of risk of injury
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Dad convicted of breaking daughter’s arms, legs

BRIDGEPORT – A city man is facing up to 11 years in prison after a Superior Court jury found him guilty of breaking his 4-month-old daughter’s arms and legs. Morice Wilkerson, 26, showed no emotion as
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