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Police dog helps bust man for pot

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“Cedar,” Milford’s police dog,  is being credited for helping to bust a Shelton man for allegedly having 1o3 grams (3.63 ounches) of marijuana. Police say members of the narcotics and vice unit observed suspicious activity inside a vehicle parked at Walnut Beach on Thursday. Milford detectives with the assistance of Cedar (pictured above), located the […] [Read More]
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Monroe cops: Woman stole, cashed landlord’s checks

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Monroe police have arrested a woman, who they say, stole and then cashed her landlord’s checks. Police say Vanessa Renda. 39, of Norwich, had rented an apartment from a Monroe resident. The landlord reported that he had been contacted by his bank that his account was overdrawn. Upon investigation, it was determined that Renda had […] [Read More]
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Milford police have released this photo of the man who held up Milford Bank in January.

Man arrested in Milford bank robbery

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Milford police have arrested a 46-year-old Manchester man for the January robbery of Milford Bank at 205 Bridgeport Avenue. The suspect, John Dearborn, was charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree larceny and breach of peace. Police didn’t have to go far to find Dearborn because he was already in jail for another arrest. Investigators secured an […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cops: Help us find kid missing since 2001

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Bridgeport police are asking for the community’s help in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a child in 2001. Bianca Lebron disappeared on Nov. 7, 2001. “I believe there are people who have information that can help us,” said Detective John Burke, the lead investigator in the case. “We want to bring her home. […] [Read More]
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Wild turkey moves to downtown Bridgeport

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As we reported last week, one of the newest residents in downtown Bridgeport isn’t living in Bijou Square, the new apartments at 666 State Street or in the artists’ lofts in the former Read’s building. That’s because this resident is a wild turkey. The turkey has been living in downtown Bridgeport for a few months. […] [Read More]
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Report of fire evacuates Metro-North train

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CLICK HERE for an updated report.  A New York City-bound Metro-North train was evacuated early Tuesday morning after a report of a fire on the train. The passengers were safely evacuated from the train near the Fairfield Metro station after there were reports of sparks and smoke aboard the train. Fairfield firefighters and police units […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man grabbed boy’s bottom

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A 28-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested by Milford police on charges that he inappropriately touched a juvenile at the Milford YMCA. Kevin Lipscomb, of Taft Street in Bridgeport, was charged with fourth degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. On Friday, police received a complaint from the YMCA administration regarding a […] [Read More]
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Two bitten by rabid kitten in Derby

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A scare for some animal volunteers and vet workers in Derby after they had a brush with a kitten with rabies. WTNH News Channel 8 reports that two people were bitten and others came in close contact with the kitten. Animal control says the kitten was so cute that many just wanted to help it […] [Read More]
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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton to have booking signing in CT

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear at a book-signing here on Saturday July 19 at R.J. Julia, the independent bookstore in Madison. Clinton, a presumptive candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, will sign copies of her book, “Hard Choices,” at 4 p.m. at the bookstore, a Boston Post Road […] [Read More]
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Hidden camera found in state park bathroom

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Madison police are searching for the person who planted a hidden camera inside a changing room at Hammonnaset State Park, WTNH News Channel 8 reports. The camera was in plain sight in the unisex handicap accessible bathroom at the campground at Hammonasset, the station reported. It was hidden in what looked like a towel hook. […] [Read More]
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