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State: 5 Milford stores sold booze to minors

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The Department of Consumer Protection and the Milford Police Department checked 30 package and grocery stores to make sure the businesses were not selling alcohol to peope under the legal age of 21. Last Saturday’s joint undercover operation with officers from the Milford Police Department and youth volunteers from the Governor’s Prevention Partnership found that […] [Read More]
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Muro's Original New York Bakery had its windows shattered Tuesday morning after a series of manhole explosions in downtown Norwalk. WTNH photo.

Two injured after manholes explode in Norwalk

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Two people were injured in Norwalk Tuesday morning following a manhole explosion. Shortly after 8:30 AM, there were reports of multiple explosions and fire in the area of Main Street and Hoyt streets. When police arrived they found smoke and fire coming from three manholes on Main Street. Sgt. Terrance Blake said the cause of […] [Read More]
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Arrrest in Bridgeport stabbing; victim has collapsed lung

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Detectives have arrested a suspect in connection with a robbery and stabbing that happened over the weekend. Detectives Art Calvao and Chris Borona investigated the attack, which left the victim with multiple stab wounds including to his head, face and chest. The victim was located in the area of Main and Lumber streets Officer Thomas […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport shooting probed

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Shortly before 2 a.m., Sunday, Bridgeport police responded to a report of a man on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound at the intersection of Beach and Jane Streets. First responders located the victim, who was shot in the leg. Police received basic information about a possible suspect and detectives are investigating. The possible […] [Read More]
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Photo by Angel Ortiz.

Three rescued in Stratford clam boat fire

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Three people were on a 40-foot clam boat on the Housatonic River when it caught fire shortly after 12:30 PM. Saturday. The boaters were able to escape the fire by jumping onto a nearby clam boat. Moments later, the boat became fully engulfed with flames. Other boaters on the Housatonic rescued the three and took […] [Read More]
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Restored Oxford House reopens as restaurant

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The Oxford House, an Oxford landmark for centuries, has been restored and has reopened as an Irish restaurant. The building dates back to 1795, when it was built by brothers Daniel and Job Candee as a hotel on the then newly constructed Oxford Turnpike, now Route 67. Last year, developer Jay Borkowski and his business partner, […] [Read More]
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Man shot multiple times in Bridgeport

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Updated as of 8:45 p.m. Bridgeport Police say they arrested 24-year-old George Padilla, of Bridgeport on numerous counts including criminal attempt of murder in connection with Thursday’s shooting. Padilla was caught while detectives were interviewing his girlfriend, and he knocked on the door. Police opened the door and apprehended him after a brief struggle. While the […] [Read More]
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Car crashes into Fairfield house

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A car traveling south on Stratfield Road in Fairfield left the roadway and crashed into a house early this morning, according to Doing It Local. Around 1 AM Thursday, the car struck the front porch of the house located at 508 Stratfield Road, at the corner of Jackman Avenue. Doing it Local says the driver […] [Read More]
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Man leads police on chase; nearly hits cruisers

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A 35-year-old Bridgeport man is in custody after leading police on a car chase in Westport, Fairfield and Interstate and nearly crashing into two police cruisers on Wednesday,  police said. Nelson Rivera, of East Main Street, in Bridgeport, is facing multiple charges following the Wednesday’s chase. On Wednesday, Westport Police Officer David Scinto observed a […] [Read More]
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This is the scene of the Milford shooting. Reporter Dan Tepfer says there is a man's body undernearth the blue tarp.

At least 1 dead in Milford shooting

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Two people have been shot near Midway and Hollywood avenues in Milford. At least one of the victims is dead. Reporter Daniel Tepfer on the scene reports “there is a man’s body under a blue tarp on a roof on Midway Ave. Neighbors tell me the man was shot and climbed up the ladder to […] [Read More]
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