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Man shot in the neck in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in the Marina Village housing complex early Saturday. The victim, identified as Eugene Williams, 48, of Bridgeport, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. He was transported to Bridgeport Hospital where he underwent surgery. Police responded to the area of 380 Iranistan Ave. at about 2:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Monroe cops probe ‘suspicious circumstances’ death

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Monroe police announced Friday morning they are investigating an “untimely death under suspicious circumstances” of a 41-year-old Monroe woman. The woman was found beaten and bleeding in a condo parking Monday morning and died of her injuries on Thursday. Police are looking for the woman’s ex-boyfriend an have seized and searched his pickup truck. According […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclist killed in I-95 accident

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A 27-year-old motorcyclist was killed Thursday afternoon after he lost control of his bike near Exit 40 in Milford, State Police said. Christian K. Festa, of Rollwood Drive in Guilford, was traveling southbound at around 4:13 PM when his motorcycle veered off of the left side of the roadway. The 2005 Yamaha motorcycle struck the […] [Read More]
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Video: Help catch these armed Bridgeport robbers

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Bridgeport police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects responsible for an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday evening at the Campus Package Store at 378 Park Ave. The video should two men wearing hoodies coming into the store with guns drawn. The video has a surprise ending. I won’t spoil it […] [Read More]
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Kenneth Maloney, former Barnum fest ringmaster, dies

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Kenneth Maloney Sr., a World War II veteran, former Barnum Festival ringmaster and public relations firm owner, died Saturday at age 92. Maloney, a Fairfield resident, was a lifelong supporter and leader of the Barnum Festival. He served as its president in 1958, its ringmaster in 1960, and has been an active board member ever […] [Read More]
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Stratford PD plans DUI checkpoint

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The Stratford Police Department announced Tuesday it will be conducting roadside sobriety checkpoints and increased patrols throughout the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Lt. Curtis Eller said the sobriety checkpoint is scheduled from Friday evening into early Saturday morning sometime between 5 PM to 4 AM. The department is participating in the 2014 Comprehensive DUI […] [Read More]
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SHU student dies after being hit by car

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Bridgeport police said Saturday morning that the SHU student hit by a car has died. The victim is identified as Kaitlyn Doorhy, 20, of Mattituck, New York. She is a junior at Sacred Heart University. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Brandon M. Pouncie, 28, of Bridgeport. The incident remains under investigation. […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian critical after being struck by car

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Update, Saturday, 8:06 a.m.  The young woman struck by a car in Bridgeport on Friday has died, Bridgeport police confirm. Original story, Friday, 12:45 p.m. A young woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car as she was crossing Madison Avenue Friday afternoon. The woman, who was not immediately being identified, was […] [Read More]
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Police: Gaming system just rocks in a box

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A Milford resident, who thought they were exchanging a gaming system, ended up with a box of rocks, police said. Daryl Johnson, 19, of Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven, was charged with sixth degree larceny. The victim of the theft said they made arrangements with Johnson through Craigslist to exchange their gaming systems with each […] [Read More]
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Cops: Milford hotel worker rented rooms, kept money

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A former Milford hotel employee has been arrested for stealing more than $30,000 from the business, police said. Tonisha Parker, 36, of Newhall Street in New Haven, was charged with first degree larceny and held on $100,000 bond. According to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen, police received a complaint last November from the Spring Hill Suites regarding […] [Read More]
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