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Bridgeport gas station held up early Monday

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BRIDGEPORT — Two men dressed in dark clothing, one of them displaying a handgun, held up the Mobil Service Station at 1360 Noble Avenue early Monday. Police were called to the station at 1:17 a.m., spokesman William Kaempffer said. “They fled on Noble Avenue with some cash,” he said. “There is no indication that anyone […] [Read More]
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Couple rescued from damaged boat off of Milford

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MILFORD — A man and a woman were rescued by Milford firefighters Monday morning after their sailboat became stuck in the mud off of Fort Trumbull Beach. “We received a call for a boat in distress at 9:30 this morning,” said Capt. Greg Carman, the fire department spokesman. “The 22 to 24 foot sailboat was […] [Read More]
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Derby High closed today; new leaders at DMS

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DERBY — Flooding problems have led to the decision to close Derby High School this morning and suspend all classes. All other Derby public schools are open and following the normal class schedule, Supt. Matthew Conway said. Conway also announced on the Derby Public Schools web site a shakeup in the leadership of Derby Middle […] [Read More]
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Fairfield man sentenced in Oxycodone case

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A Fairfield man will spend four months confined to his home, followed by another three years and six months of probation following his sentencing today on federal drug charges. David Wolvovsky, 31, will also pay a fine of $2,000, forfeit $21,034 in cash and performe 100 hours of community service. U.S. Judge Stefan R. Underhill […] [Read More]
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Jayson Karczmarczyk. Photo courtesy of Shelton police.

Shelton man charged in violent assault

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SHELTON — Police responding to a domestic dispute Wednesday night arrested a man who’d displayed a gun and barricaded himself inside for an hour. A woman was kicked several times in the head and an officer attempting to arrest the suspect injured his hand, said Lt. Robert Kozlowsky, the department spokesman. Officers responding to a 911 […] [Read More]
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Elderly couple pulled from burning Bridgeport house

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BRIDGEPORT — A 93 year-old woman and an 87 year-old man were rescued by firefighters from the second floor of their burning Bennett Street home on Wednesday night. Assistant Chief Christopher Martin said the couple was removed from the house while the fire raged all around. They were transported to Bridgeport Hospital’s emergency department and […] [Read More]
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Shelton police make arrest in June store holdup

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SHELTON — A New Haven man was arrested Tuesday while in court on an unrelated matter and charged in connection with the June 22 armed robbery of the Cumberland Farms on River Road. Wayne Bunting, 22, was arraigned on charges of first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny, and is being held on a $75,000 bond, police […] [Read More]
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Derby Middle School open with “re-entry plan”

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DERBY — The middle school is open for classes this morning after being closed  Tuesday so police could investigate a threatening message scrawled in a girls’ bathroom. Police quickly determined on Monday afternoon that the threat, naming specific people at the school and stating an intention to bring a bomb or gun into the building, […] [Read More]
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Drugs, weapons seized in Bridgeport sweep

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BRIDGEPORT — A man being held at the Bridgeport Correctional Center on drug and weapons charges was arrested at the facility this morning on additional charges. Michael A. Young, 43, of Sunshine Circle, will be arraigned Wednesday morning in Bridgeport Superior Court on the additional charges of operating a drug factory, possession of narcotics with […] [Read More]
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Bank robbery suspect Dennis Wilson. Photo courtesy of Ansonia police.

Arrest made in 2009 Ansonia bank robbery

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ANSONIA — DNA and other forensic evidence has led to the arrest of a suspect in the March 4, 2009 holdup of the Naugatuck Valley Savings Bank here, police said Tuesday. Dennis Wilson, 42, of Waterbury was taken into custody by Ansonia detectives at the Otisville Federal Prison in New York, Lt. Andrew Cota said. […] [Read More]
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