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Author: Jim Shay

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
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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
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‘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 
This sign near the entrance of the Ansonia river walk shows the city does love dogs,

Dogs welcome on Ansonia river walk, still banned in Derby

It’s a dog’s tale of two river walks in in the lower Naugatuck Valley. One in Derby that has a rule banning dogs on its paved trail along the Naugatuck River. The Derby Board of Alderman imposed the
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Ganim says, officially, he’s running for Bridgeport mayor

Yes, Joseph Ganim is … officially … running for mayor of Bridgeport. Ganim said he has filed papers to run for mayor, against incumbent Bill Finch, saying “my campaign will be about building a
Cyril Kelsaw.

Second arrest made in Shelton robbery

Shelton police have arrested a second person in a robbery in the Sports Center of Connecticut parking lot last November. Cyril Kelsaw, of Stratford, was charged with first-degree robbery, conspiracy