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Broadcast of Music for Maren concert

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A private, free concert in tribute to slain Jonathan Law High Maren Sanchez will be held tonight in Milford. Performing will be the band A Great Big World,  a duo from New York that are best known for their breakout hit “Say Something” with Christina Aguilera. Sanchez, 16, was fatally stabbed to death on April […] [Read More]
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Milford cops: ‘Stumbling’ woman in road had heroin

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Milford police have arrested a 36-year-old Bridgeport woman who was seen “stumbling and walking into traffic” on Bridgeport Avenue. Nannette Feliciano, of Iranistan Avenue, was seen around midnight Wednesday near the Exit 34 ramp of I-95, police said. After receiving a complaint, police we dispatched to the scene and found Felicano unharmed. A computer check […] [Read More]
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Cops: Do you know this Papa John’s robber?

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Bridgeport police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a robber who held up a Papa John’s Pizza shop Sunday. Two males robbed a Main Street pizza restaurant Sunday night. Officer Ferdinand Ferrao Jr. responded to the Papa John’s Pizza shop at 2354 Main St. at 11:40 p.m. on a report of a robbery. He […] [Read More]
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Practice fire safety during cookouts

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. It’s also the start of barbeque season with many people firing up the grill. The Shelton Fire Department is reminding people to be careful with outdoor grills. Here are some tips from Ted Pisciotta, Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention with the Shelton FD. “Spring and summertime […] [Read More]
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Milford cops: Man tried to cash bogus check

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Milford police have arrested a New Haven man for allegedly trying to cash a $1,941 bogus check. According to police, on Sept. 20, 2013, police received a complaint about a man who tried to cash a fraudulent check at First Niagara Bank on South Broad Street. An alert teller noticed some discrepancies on the check […] [Read More]
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Ansonia cops arrest man in armed robbery

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Ansonia police have arrested a 21-year-old New Haven man in connection with an armed robbery of a store Sunday night. During the robbery, a store clerk was struck in the face with a handgun and a Taser device was used on him, police said. On Sunday at approximately 9:15 p.m., Ansonia police were called to […] [Read More]
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Lt. Gregory Higgins, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore, stands behind the cutter prior to its commissioning in Key West, Fla.

Cutter, named after lighthouse keeper, commissioned

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A new Coast Guard cutter named after a Bridgeport lighthouse keeper has been commissioned. The newest fast response cutter was welcomed to the fleet earlier this week in Key West, Fla. The cutter is named after Coast Guard heroine Kathleen “Kate” Moore, keeper of the Black Rock Harbor Light on Fayerweather Island in Bridgeport, Conn. […] [Read More]
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Man critical after Bridgeport shooting

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A 26-year-old man was shot in the chest on Logan Street in Bridgeport this AM. The victim, identified as Jamal Wiggins, was shot in front of 423 Logon St..He was taken by private vehicle to Bridgeport Hospital, where he remains in critical condition. According to witnesses, he was with a group of people in front […] [Read More]
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Cops: Help us catch bank robber

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UPDATE; 8:40 PM Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who held up a Webster Bank this morning. The incident happened today shortly after 10 a.m. at the branch at 3546 Main St. The suspect appeared to be accompanied by two other males who also were wearing masks. The suspect brandished a […] [Read More]
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Teen shot in the head in Bridgeport

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Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a 16-year-old youth Friday night. Shortly before midnight, police responded to the area of Connecticut Avenue and Fifth Street on a report of a fight in the street, according to William Kaempffer, police department spokesman. Moments later, police were alerted that there was a gunshot victim at 472 […] [Read More]
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