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Corrections officer jailed after judge increases bond

BRIDGEPORT – A state corrections officer, awaiting trial for the horrific hit and run that killed a local woman and injured her young son, was taken into custody Thursday morning after a judge raised

Jurors fall ill in vendetta trial

BRIDGEPORT – Deliberations in the trial of Travis “Scuz” Satawhite, accused of fatally shooting another man in 2006 following a 7-year vendetta, were abruptly cut short Wednesday when two jurors

Trumbull student wins settlement for volleyball hit

BRIDGEPORT – The Trumbull Board of Education has settled a lawsuit by a former Trumbull High School student who claims she suffered severe injuries when she was hit in the face with volleyball during

Former nurse aide charged with seven sex assaults

BRIDGEPORT – A former nursing assistant at St. Vincent’s Medical Center is now charged with sexually assaulting seven male patients. During an appearance Tuesday in Superior Court on the five pending

2nd suspect arraigned in store owner’s murder

BRIDGEPORT – Captured Monday after a two-week manhunt, Treizy Lopez, 18, was arraigned Tuesday for the fatal shooting of a popular store owner. Lopez, who was arrested in West Haven, is charged with
Vincent Pizzolato was putting his gun away in a safe Sunday, March 8, 2015, when it fired a round that passed through a wall, striking his 11 year-old son in their Partridge Lane home in Monroe, Conn. The state's attorney will decide whether or not to charge Pizzolato. Brian Pounds/Connecticut Post

Monroe dad seeks 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, is seeking probation. Vincent Pizzolato, 44, was arraigned Tuesday in

Second shooting on city’s East Side

BRIDGEPORT – A teenager was in stable condition Monday afternoon after being shot in the back on Stratford Avenue. The male teen, who was not identified, was walking on Stratford Avenue about 4:30

Trumbull man accused of driving drunk and texting before crash

TRUMBULL – A local man was reading a text from his father urging him not to drive drunk when police said he plowed his car into a pickup truck on Main Street. Following the crash police said they

Radcliffe to receive Liberty Bell Award

BRIDGEPORT – Superior Court Judge Dale W. Radcliffe will be the 2015 recipient of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association’s Liberty Bell Award at the association’s Law Day celebration on May 4. The

Fugitive in murder case arrested

Update, 2:26 p.m. For more on this story, click here. Original post Bridgeport – Police have arrested the second suspect in the murder of a local grocery store owner earlier this month. Treizy Lopez,