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Memorial fund set up for slain worker Jose Araujo

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A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Jose Araujo, the Burns Construction Co. worker who was fatally shot at a work site Thursday morning. The fund, set up on gofundme.com, was created by Ken Burns Jr., company president. “This is a fund set up for the family of Jose Araujo, who […] [Read More]
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Stratford man charged with child porn

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A 36-year-old Stratford man has been arrested for possession of child pornography, according to Lt. Frank Eannotti. Stratford Police Youth Bureau arrested John Naughright, on Saturday and will appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on April 2. Eannotti. said the arrest came after investigators served a search warrant at Naughright’s home. Naughright was taken into custody […] [Read More]
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Milford cops: Worker charged $2,364 to employer’s credit card

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Milford police have arrested a Bridgeport man for allegedly using a company credit card for making 51 unauthorized purchases last summer. Stephen Pintek, 36, of Noble Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged with third-degree larceny and was held on $5,000 bond. Pintek is accused of making $2,364 in purchases using a credit card from a local […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Food Mart employees Mohammad Brenjakji and Michele Centeno celebrate sale of Lucky for Life winning Quick Pick for Feb. 12

Trumbull man wins $25,000 for life

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A Trumbull man is lucky for life … really lucky. That’s because he won the Connecticut State Lottery’s “Lucky for Life” game. And the top-winning prize is … $25,000 a year … for life. Pretty nice. Here are the details from a lottery press release: Trumbull Food Mart employees are in full celebration mode today […] [Read More]
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Crash cleared on SB Route 8 in Shelton

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UPDATE: 12:40 PM The Rote 8 accident scene in Shelton has been cleared; traffic now traveling at normal speeds. Northbound, between Beacon Falls and Naugatuck, the right lane of Route 8 remains closed because of an earlier crash. ORIGINAL POST First responders and police responded to a motor-vehicle accident on southbound Route 8 in Shelton […] [Read More]
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Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, right, is pictured in the painting "Onward We March", one of a large series of abstract portraits by artist Robin Morris, on display at the Trumbull Public Library in Trumbull, Conn. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Photo: Brian A. Pounds

Trumbull cops look for woman who defaced art work

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Trumbull police are looking for the woman wanted for damaged a controversial work of art at the Trumbull Library Wednesday night. According to Lt. Leonard Scinto, witnesses reported a woman was seen near the painting reach into her bag and wave her arm around the painting. As the suspect exited the library the witnesses walked […] [Read More]
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This is a photo of the "person of interest" in a Wednesday shoplifting in Stratford.

Stratford cops seek help to catch shoplifter

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The Stratford Police Department is asking for the public’s help to help find a suspected shoplifter. Here is the press release from Lieutenant Frank Eannotti: On Wednesday, March 11,  a shoplifting occurred at the Stop & Shop located on East Main Street in Stratford. The suspect fled the scene and led officers on a short […] [Read More]
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Firefighters put out Seymour house fire

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UPDATE: 1:41 PM Firefighters remain on the scene cutting holes in the building for ventilation. They will remain on the scene to make sure all is safe and secure. UPDATE: 1:21 PM A few firefighters from Oxford are on the scene to relieve some firefighters who have been working the fire for nearly 90 minutes. […] [Read More]
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Power outages in Stratford, Bridgeport

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UPDATE: 9:49 AM UI reports that all but three customers have have power restored. UPDATE: 9:17 AM UI crews are on the scene working to restore power. A total of 696 Bridgeport and 38 Stratford customers are still without power. UPDATE: 8:41 AM United Illuminating is reporting 736 customers are without power in parts of […] [Read More]
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Fire sweeps through Monroe house

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Updated Post 6:45 p.m. The Red Cross is helping a family of four, two adults and two children, from Settlers Farm Road in Monroe. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency food, clothing and household needs. The family was able to make alternate arrangements for housing. Original Post: The following information was issued via […] [Read More]
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