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Jim Shay

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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Cops: Man threatened Bridgeport priest

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A 48-year-old man was arrested  Tuesday afternoon after a confrontation with a priest at St. Augustine’s Church on Washington Avenue. Police spokesman William Kaempffer said officers were called to the church at about 3 p.m. on a report of a disturbance. A priest reported that the suspect was acting erratically. The priest stated he asked […] [Read More]
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Red Cross helping displaced Bridgeport fire tenants

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The Red Cross is helping 10 people who were displaced by a fire Tuesday on Helen Street in Bridgeport. Fire officials say the fire may have started from embers from the nearby Remington Arms complex that caught fire Tuesday morning. The fire at 101 Helen Street broke out around 1:20 PM. The American Red Cross […] [Read More]
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Firefighters battle Bridgeport blaze

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  Bridgeport firefighters are battling a series of fires in the vacant Remington factory complex on the city’s East Side. The fire was reported around 11:15 AM in the former administration building at the sprawling complex. The fire then spread to other buildings in the complex. See a live image from the DOT cams HERE. […] [Read More]
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Milford cops: Man shoplifted $750 in fragrances

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A 24-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested for allegedly stealing about $750 worth of fragrances from Macy’s. Milford police say Roger Craig III, of Roosevelt Street in Bridgeport, shoplifted the fragrances from the store in the Connecticut Post Mall on Saturday. They say Craig took the fragrances from the stole without paying for them. He […] [Read More]
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Stratford issues coyote warning

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Press release: The Stratford Police Department, and the Animal Control Division, have been receiving reports from residents with sightings of coyotes, according to Captain John Popik. “While there have been no reports of incidents involving aggressive behaviors, coyotes have become a regular part of our landscape and we are providing the following information from the […] [Read More]
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Body found in Derby lake

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The body of a 33-year-old Ansonia man was found in a lake at Witek Park in Derby early Tuesday morning. The body was found near the dam near Sentinel Hill Road, police said. The body was recovered by members of the Shelton Police Department’s dive team. Derby Police Lt. Justin Stanko said the man’s family […] [Read More]
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Man wounded in Bridgeport shooting

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Bridgeport police detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred late Friday. Police responded to St. Vincent’s Medical Center shortly after 11 p.m. on a report of a person shot, according to William Kaempffer, police spokesman. The victim stated the incident happened in the area of Capitol Avenue and Main Street, but provided police with few […] [Read More]
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New video promotes town of Trumbull

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Trumbull has published a new video on its town website and Facebox page. The promotional video touts Trumbull’s history, parks, schools and prime location between New York and Boston. The video begins with a message from First Selectman Tim Herbst who said Trumbull’s three pillars of strength are strong finances, strong schools and a strong […] [Read More]
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2 Milford men arrested on strangulation charges

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Milford police have arrested two people on strangulation charges in two separate incidents. Robert Stevens, 26, of Baxter Lane, is accused of choking his mother during a dispute on Wednesday afternoon. He was charged with third-degree strangulation, disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order. He was held on $5,000 bond. In a separate incident […] [Read More]
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