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Jim Shay

Bridgeport police probe shooting

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday. The 20-year-old victim, a Bridgeport resident, was shot in the area of Remington Street. Police responded to a report of gunshots and located the victim. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening and he is being treated at Bridgeport Hospital. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Report: Bagley resigns from school board

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BRIDGEPORT — John Bagley, the former Harding High School standout who had five seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1980s, resigned Wednesday from the Board of Education. No reason was given for his resignation and attempts to contact Bagley were unsuccessful. Bagley, 54, was the chairman of the newly formed school board’s Facilities Committee, […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General
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Public works crews from across Connecticut will be competing in Connecticut Association of Street & Highway Snow Plow Roadeo. The event helps crews prepare for winter.

Bridgeport road crews prepare for winter

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Bridgeport’s road crews are preparing to tackle the difficult weather conditions for the upcoming winter that begins in 72 days. This morning, starting at 11, they will be having drills at 567 Seaview Avenue. The drills are also practice for next Thursday’s Connecticut Association of Street & Highway Snow Plow Roadeo. That’s where municipalities from […] [Read More]
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monroe

Fire damages Monroe house

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A fire severely damaged the kitchen and caused smoke damage throughout a house at 193 Turkey Roost Road in MonroeTuesday morning. Fortunately, no one was injured in the blaze battled by 20 firefighters. According to Fire Chief William Davin, Monroe Fire Department’s (Monroe-Stepney-Stevenson) were alerted to the fire at 8:32 AM. The fire inside the […] [Read More]
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The Milford Police Department’s K9 Diesel will be getting a new bulletproof vest.

Milford police dog given bulletproof vest

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The Milford Police Department’s K9 Diesel has been provided a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. which is a Massachusetts based nonprofit organization and Armor Express, a Michigan based manufacturer. K9 Diesel is four-year old German shhepard handled by Officer Sean Degnan of the Milford Police Department’s K9 Unit. […] [Read More]
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Burglars steal 200 cartons of cigarettes in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a commercial burglary in which approximately 200 cartons of cigarettes were stolen. Officer Jose Luna responded to S&A Cigar and Tobacco, at 1055 Huntington Turnpike, at 8 a.m. Saturday on a report of a burglary. Luna discovered a hole cut in the sheetrock between the business and a vacant store next […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Ransey Medina.

Off-duty cop interrupts street robbery

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An off-duty Bridgeport police officer interrupted a street robbery early Sunday. According to Police Spokesman William Kaempffer, Officer Angel Vazquez had completed his shift when he observed the suspect, Ransey Medina, 34, of Bridgeport, assaulting a man. Vazquez stopped his vehicle and witnessed the suspect reach into the victim’s pocket and take his wallet. Vazquez […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Marco Moreira.

Bridgeport cops: Drunk son assaulted mom

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A 29-year-old Bridgeport man was charged Saturday in connection with a domestic dispute involving his mother. Officers Donald Matejek and Phillip Norris responded to 72 Harral Ave. at 11 p.m. Saturday and found the suspect, Marco Moreira, sitting in the kitchen with a laceration to his head. The victim, his 48-year-old mother, told police that […] [Read More]
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Bruce N. Smith, 58, of Rhinebeck, N.Y. was arrested after an investigation into an August 2014 complaint that Smith was touching a female client inappropriately while performing a massage on her at his place of business, said Monroe Police Lt. Brian H. McCauley.

Massage therapist arrested in sex assault

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A massage therapist and executive director and founder of the Etheric Center in Monroe has been charged with fourth degree sexual assault. Bruce N. Smith, 58, of Rhinebeck, N.Y. was arrested after an investigation into an August 2014 complaint that Smith was touching a female client inappropriately while performing a massage on her at his […] [Read More]
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K9 helps bust 2 people on drug charges

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Two people were arrested by Milford police on drug charges with the help of Cedar the police dog. Police said two people were involved in “suspicious activity”  inside a vehicle on Woodmont Road late Saturday night. Police said Cedar located crack cocaine and related drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Heather Cullen, 43, of Boston Post […] [Read More]
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