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UB soccer player charged with assault

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BRIDGEPORT – A member of the University of Bridgeport women’s soccer team attacked fellow members of her team in a drunken rage after she was passed over for an award, police said. Danielle Puddefoot, a forward on the soccer team, charged fellow player Hailey Marquis head butting her in the face before police said she […] [Read More]
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Jury awards woman $4.25 million in medical malpractice case

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BRIDGEPORT – A Superior Court jury awarded $4.25 million to a local woman who claimed she was permanently disabled as a result of the malpractice of a local anesthesiologist. The six-member jury deliberated for two and a half days before finding in favor of the lawsuit brought by Erika Andrade of Bridgeport against Dr. William […] [Read More]
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Travis "Scuz" Satawhite is on trial for the 2006 homicide of Jermaine Reese, on Read Street, in Bridgeport, Conn. Contributed photo.

Murder jury ends 7th day of deliberations without a verdict

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BRIDGEPORT – Jurors in the trial of Travis “Scuz” Satawhite, accused of fatally shooting another man in 2006 following a 7-year vendetta, ended a seventh day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict. They are to continue deliberations Wednesday morning. The Superior Court jury has had an up and down ride so far. Twice the […] [Read More]
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Alleged killer faces store owner’s family in court

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BRIDGEPORT –The Salgado family had vowed they would be at every court hearing for their patriarch’s alleged killer and there they were Tuesday morning, sitting in the back of the courtroom as Leighton Vanderberg was brought out in handcuffs and leg shackles. Dressed in a bright-orange prison jumpsuit, the 22-year-old New Haven man stared at […] [Read More]
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Woman escapes abduction attempt near Harding High

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BRIDGEPORT – Police are searching for a man they say tried to kidnap a young woman in front of Harding High School Monday afternoon. Police said the man, who was wearing an New York Yankees striped shirt, grabbed the woman as she was walking in front of the school shortly after 3 p.m. and tried […] [Read More]
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Woman charged with ripping off Stratford bank

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STRATFORD – A Bridgeport woman has been charged with defrauding a local bank out of more than $2,000 in a phony check scheme. Anna Rodriguez, 25, of Bond Street, was charged Monday with first-degree forgery and third-degree larceny. She was released after posting $25,000 bond. Police said Rodriguez used a scheme similar to one that […] [Read More]
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Jurors excused in vendetta murder trial

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BRIDGEPORT -A fourth day of deliberations in the trial of Travis “Scuz” Satawhite, accused of fatally shooting another man in 2006 following a 7-year vendetta, was cut short Friday when three jurors were excused for work-related problems. Deliberations are to reconvene Monday with the three alternates being sworn in as regular jurors. Satawhite, 37, is […] [Read More]
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Man not guilty of sex assault on 4-year-old

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BRIDGEPORT – A city was found not guilty Friday of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy. A Superior Court jury deliberated about a day before finding Edwin Gomez, 25, of Gurdon Street, not guilty of first-degree sexual assault and illegal sexual contact with a child under 16. Gomez broke down in the courtroom following the verdict. […] [Read More]
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