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Fire reported at Foran High in Milford

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UPDATE 4:30 PM The small fire was found in the third floor bathroom and was made up of trash, according to a release by the Milford Fire Department. The Fire department responding to the scene found the building already evacuated. The fire, which was reported at 12:22 p.m., was quickly extinguished with minor damage sustained […] [Read More]
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Security camera footage from City Sound Electronics showing burglary suspect. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport police seek ID of store burglar

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BRIDGEPORT – Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who burglarized City Sound Electronics last week. Police responded to a burglary at store, at 1094 Main Street, at about 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16, and were able to get a photo of the suspect from the security camera. Detectives also are investigating whether […] [Read More]
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Fire guts Milford home

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MILFORD — A heavy fire Monday afternoon destroyed a portion of a home at 28 Underhill Road. Flames and smoke were shooting out of the rear of the house and were approaching the garage when firefighters arrived at 2:15 p.m., said Capt. Greg Carman, the Milford Fire Department spokesman. “Multiple hose lines were used to […] [Read More]
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Cops: Robber used dye-covered cash to buy pizza

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NEW HAVEN — This city has amazing pizza, and police here say that an alleged bank robber used dye-covered money from the recent holdup of a Webster Bank to buy himself a slice or two. WTNH reports that Derrell Soulds is in custody under a $200,000 bond after the cheesy caper. Read the full WTNH story […] [Read More]
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Former Milford cop fighting to stay out of prison

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MILFORD — Jason Anderson, the former Milford police officer who was convicted in 2012 in the deaths of two teens in a high-speed crash, is appealing his 5-year prison term. The Milford Patch reports that lawyers for Anderson, now 39, argued in State Appellate Court last week that the jury and the sentencing judge did not […] [Read More]
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OSHA: Roofers in Bridgeport exposed to danger

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BRIDGEPORT — Employees of a New Haven roofing contractor working at a job site here were “exposed to potentially fatal falls… due to their employer’s deliberate failure to supply required fall protection,” workplace safety investigators said. Some of the workers were not provided safety harnesses or used harnesses that were not properly secured, said Robert […] [Read More]
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NOAA fisheries lab holds open house Saturday

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United Illuminating crews working to restore power in Fairfield in 2013. CT Post file photo

Scattered power outages in area towns

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United Illuminating Co. reports that 77 customers in Bridgeport are without power as of 10 a.m. and 28 more in Stratford are also in the dark. The outages are largely due to fallen tree limbs, officials said. Connecticut Light & Power Co. reports that two customers in Monroe and one in Oxford are currently without […] [Read More]
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Christopher Plaskon at at earlier court appearance. CT Post file photo. To his immediate right is Richard T. Meehan Jr. and to his far left is Edward Gavin

Milford teen accused of killing classmate due in court

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MILFORD — The Jonathan Law High student accused of fatally stabbing a classmate when she refused to go to prom with him is due in court today. The lawyer representing Chris Plaskon has suggested that he will explore using a “diminished capacity” defense. Plaskon is charged with murder in the death of Maren Sanchez, a […] [Read More]
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Finch: The honor of a Presidential visit worth the cost

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch, in a hastily called press conference, said that the city’s share of the cost of President Obama’s canceled visit is “irrelevant.” “We’ve hosted 100 or so Presidential visits in Bridgeport’s history, and we’ll host 100 more, God willing” Finch said. “We’ll spare no cost to protect our commander in chief.” […] [Read More]
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