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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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Workers from Industrial Rigging assemble a crane in preparation for hoisting a HVAC unit 11 stories in downtown Bridgeport Saturday morning.

Crane work closes Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport

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If you like to see big industrial cranes in action, head to downtown Bridgeport this morning. That’s where crews from Industrial Riggers will be hoisting a heating/air conditioning unit 11 stories on the RBS Financial Center building at 1000 Lafayette Boulevard. On Saturday morning, workers were assembling a crane that will hoist the unit above […] [Read More]
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Bank held up in Stratford

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Police are looking for two men who held up the First Niagara Bank on 225 Hawley Lane in Stratford on Saturday morning. Scanner reports say the two men displayed handguns and fled in an unknown direction. Both men were also wearing masks, gloves and hoodies. We’ll provide more information when it becomes available.   [Read More]
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Milford cops: Woman passed counterfeit bill, fled store

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A New York City woman is behind bars Friday after attempting to use a counterfeit $100 bill and then flee from a store. The incident happened around 2:30 PM Thursday at Big Lots at 56 Turnpike Square, according to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen. He said Christina Kipp, 22,  of 109th Avenue Jamaica Queens in New York […] [Read More]
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Defective taillights leads to 8 arrest charges

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A man who was driving after 3 AM, allegedly with defective tail lights, is facing facing multiple charges after he fled from police who ordered him to stop. Frank Gallipoli III, 32, of New Haven Avenue, was arrested on eight different charges According to Officer Jeffrey Nielsen, an officer on patrol at 3:25 AM Friday […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport firefighters battle house fire

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UPDATE: 11:14 AM Recall of the fire was at 10:46 AM The address of the fire is 24-5 Old Town Road. According to Bridgeport property records, the house is owned by David Coleman, of Dublin, New Hampshire, and has an accessed value of $273,820. The Cape has 1,708 square feet of living space. UPDATE: 10:37 […] [Read More]
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Seymour fireworks postponed

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First Selectman Kurt Miller posted on his Facebook page that the Seymour Land Trust fireworks scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6th have been postponed until Saturday, December 13th at 6:00 due to impending inclement weather. Rain and strong winds are forecast for Saturday. Meanwhile, plans are still on for downtown Seymour’s Christmas celebration with Santa’s arrival […] [Read More]
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