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Jim Shay

Pedestrian struck in Fairfield

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Mill Plain Road Friday morning. The accident, near Unquowa Road, happened just before 7:30 AM. Northbound traffic on Mill Plain Road is shut down. The extent of the pedestrian’s injuries is unknown at this time. First responder dispatches say the pedestrian was down on the road when […] [Read More]
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Walter Gonzalez

Bridgeport man charged in Monroe burglary

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A 43-year-old Bridgeport man was arrested by Monroe police for allegedly stealing electronics, jewelry and sports memorabilia from a Stonecroft Way house. According to Lt. Brian McCalley,Walter Gonzalez, of Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass and third-degree larceny. McCalley said, “During the course of their investigation, Monroe Police Detectives collected […] [Read More]
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Trumbull declares state of emergency

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From Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst: I am declaring a State of Emergency for the Town of Trumbull effective at 12:00 PM today, January 26, 2015. Please listen carefully to the following instructions: Trumbull Town Hall will be closed on tomorrow and Wednesday. The Trumbull Transfer Station will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday. Residents wishing […] [Read More]
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Towns winning battle in snow cleanup

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Greater Bridgeport towns and cities are cleaning up after the biggest snowfall of the season, a storm that dumped up to 5 inches of snow. Department of Public Works crews are reporting they are winning the battle of cleaning up local roads. Officials say the clean-up effort will be done quicker if residents follow parking […] [Read More]
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Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.

Poll: Should convicted felons be allowed to run for office?

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Ex-Bridgeport Mayor and convicted felon Joseph P. Gamin is considering running for his old job at the Park City’s chief executive. And (twice convicted) former state Sen. Ernie Newton has tried (unsuccessfully) to return to office. Now, current Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has said he doesn’t believeĀ  “a convicted felon should ever be allowed to […] [Read More]
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The Stratford facility of General Linen Service at 895 Woodend Road
Stratford from the company's web site.

Fire strikes Stratford linen service

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A fire late Friday night consumed several large bins full of recently cleaned linens at the General Linen Service, according to Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal Brian Lampart. Shortly after 10 PM Friday, the Stratford Fire Department responded the business to 895 Woodend Road for a reported activated fire alarm. Lampart said firefighters arrived to […] [Read More]
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Shelton police say Hitzler

Homeowners find ‘unknown woman’ in Shelton house

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Talk about an uninvited “guest.” Shelton police say they arrested a 21-year-old Shelton woman who was found in a Cots Street home after midnight Wednesday. According to Lt. Robert Kozlowski, residents of the house returned home and discovered an “unknown woman” inside their home. “The female fled on foot after a brief discussion and the […] [Read More]
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Police report rash of burglaries in Stratford

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  UPDATE Thursday, Jan. 8 11 AM Police have received a break in the case and hope to release the identity of a suspect within a day or two, Eannotti said. “We are hoping to be able to link the suspect to 7 burglaries and 3 attempted burglaries,” the police spokesman said. ORIGINAL POST, Wed. […] [Read More]
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Police: Man tries to bite Milford officer, 3 cops hurt

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Three Milford police officers received minor injuries Tuesday after they tried to take a Bridgeport man into custody. Police took Albert Dias, 27, of Sylan Avenue in Bridgeport, into custody for an outstanding warrant for credit card theft. According to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen, Dias “became combative with several officers, resisted their efforts and attempted to […] [Read More]
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Ex-boyfriend held on $1M bond after assault, abduction

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A Bridgeport man faces felony charges for abducting and assaulting his ex-girlfriend Monday. According to William Kaempffer, police spokesman, Officer Benita Bailey responded to the 100 block of Beardsley Street Monday just before 8:30 a.m. on a report of a woman calling for help because she was trapped in her room. Officers entered the house […] [Read More]
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