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Author: Jim Shay

Downed wires blocking Bridgeport street

By Frank Juliano BRIDGEPORT — Downed wires are blocking a section of North Avenue, between Lindley and Remer streets. A United Illuminating Co. Crew is on the scene, along with Bridgeport Fire

Increased security at Foran High School after threat in Milford

By Frank Juliano MILFORD – Joseph A. Foran High School is open and operating normally this morning, after police investigated an alleged threat Thursday evening. Principal Max Berkowitz said in a

Ex-official pleads guilty to shady deal with plumbing company

A former West Haven Housing Authority official is facing prison time has to pay back $137,004 after pleading guilty Thursday to federal charges. John Sandella, 54,  of Orange, pleaded guilty before

Bridgeport PD seeks suspect in shooting

Bridgeport detectives are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who shot at two victims in the Greene Homes housing complex on last Monday at 6:51 p.m. The two victims were able to escape

Birds force closure of Charles Island in Milford

Stay off Charles Island. That’s the order from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Why? Because of the annual return of endangered birds that nest on the island. Charles

Man arrested in Milford home burglary

Milford police have arrested a Bridgeport man, who they say, broke into a Milford Point Road early Saturday morning. Sgt. Jeffrey Neilsen said residents of the house found the man inside their home

Ex-detention center site becomes new Bridgeport park

Remember the time the state tried to pull a fast one by building a woman’s detention center in a Bridgeport residential neighborhood? That was back in 2010 when then Gov. Jodi Rell’s administration

Cops: Driver using cell phone busted for drugs

A person, who was allegedly using a cell phone while driving, got more than a ticket when Milford police stopped him Thursday evening. According to Sgt. Jeffrey Nielsen, an officer stopped a vehicle
Echo Hose Co. of Shelton posted this photo of Thursday's fatal crash on Route 8 via NBC Connecticut.

Another killed on deadly stretch of Route 8

Another person has been killed in a traffic accident on a deadly stretch of Route 8 in Shelton, near Exit 13. Thursday’s accident is the third fatal crash on the highway in four weeks. All the fatal

‘Monsignor Meth’ gets 65 months in jail

Monsignor Kevin Wallin has been sentenced to 65 months in prison for dealing crystal meth, the highly addictive drug made famous on TV’s “Breaking Bad.” Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello